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Motorcycle rider suffers serious injuries after morning crash on Highway 3A

RCMP said a motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries from a three-vehicle accident that halted traffic Tuesday morning on Highway 3A north of Nelson. RCMP said officers responded to a report of a three-vehicle motor vehicle collision that occurred near Nasookin Road approximately seven kilometres from the Heritage City. “Investigation showed the collision was the result […]

ICBC and police launch campaign to address increase in impaired related crashes

Over the summer months every year, impaired driving-related crashes where someone is injured or killed increase by 27% in B.C. The largest increase occurs in northern B.C. (up 63%) followed by the Southern Interior (up 53%), Vancouver Island (up 21%) and Lower Mainland (up 11%). This is why ICBC and police are launching a summer-long […]

UPDATE: Missing Nelson woman located

Nelson Police is advising the public that the Nelson woman reported missing last week has been found. Nelson Police said that 49-year-old Marieke Thiessen, who was last seen May 29th, was safely located Tuesday. Nelson Police would like to thank the public with assisting in locating Marieke Thiessen. Previous Story: Nelson Police requesting public assistance […]

Traffic stops near Rock Creek leads to contraband tobacco seizure — RCMP

A routine traffic stop netted police illicit tobacco and a large amount of currency RCMP said Monday in a media release. The traffic stop by Midway RCMP officer, to check for valid driver’s license and registration, happened near Rock Creek on Highway 3, Saturday, June 1, 2024. RCMP said during the interaction with the driver, […]

Trail RCMP respond to single-vehicle rollover

On Friday, May 24,  at 3:35 a.m. a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer received a report about a single motor vehicle rollover incident near the intersection of Carnation Drive and Hwy 3B, in Trail, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue was at the scene when the officer arrived. […]

Nelson Police confirm cause of explosions near Government Road to be small propane canisters

Multiple 911 calls reporting explosions and a large fire near the intersection on the west side of the Heritage City saw officers respond quickly Nelson Police said in a media release Tuesday. The incident happened on Saturday, May 18, 2024, near the intersection of Government Road/Highway 6/3A in Nelson. Officers, joined by Nelson Fire Department, […]

Creston RCMP conduct third drug related search warrant at the same residence

Crestone RCMP executed a third search warrant and the same residence for related reasons today, May 14. The subject residence had two previous search warrants conducted on it. Find the last two media releases here: RCMP in British Columbia – Creston RCMP seize drugs during search warrant (rcmp-grc.gc.ca) RCMP in British Columbia – Creston RCMP […]

Kamloops police issue warning following recent shootings

An uptick in local violence associated to an organized crime conflict has Kamloops police warning residents about an increased risk to public safety. The warning comes following a recent series of shots fired reports, arsons, and targeted criminal acts believed to be connected to the conflict. Kamloops RCMP investigators are expecting the violence to continue […]

Police search for potentially-armed suspect around Jaffray

On the morning of May 8, 2024, frontline officers were dispatched to a rural property near Baynes Lake, near the community of Jaffray, BC, for a report of a disturbance involving a weapon. “No one has been reported injured,” says Cpl. James Grandy, BC RCMP spokesperson. “However, a police presence will be seen in near […]

Two men charged in Williams Lake homicide

On May 5, 2022, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Williams Lake Mounties, attended a fatal stabbing death. Richard Richie Todd (19) was found critically injured and died in hospital from his injuries. The North District Major Crime Unit took conduct of the investigation and worked tirelessly with Williams Lake RCMP and B.C. Coroners Service on the investigation. […]