RCMP Briefs

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Creston RCMP Report: Seeking public assistance to identify shoplifter

Also in this report, a house gets repeatedly egged, and a couple causes concern jamming out to AC/DC’s Back in Black

 

The damaged bridge. (Courtesy of Creston RCMP)

Multi-vehicle collision damages Highway 3 bridge outside of Creston

A multi-vehicle collision on Highway 3 has left damage to Walker Bridge.…

  • Jun 30, 2022

 

The cost to repair the towers is estimated in tens of thousands of dollars. (Photo courtesy of Creston RCMP)

Creston RCMP investigates mischief to transmission towers

The cost to repair the towers will be in the tens of thousands of dollars

 

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Creston RCMP Report: Woman stabs her partner multiple times in domestic assault

From May 30 to June 6, Creston RCMP received 72 calls for service

  • Jun 8, 2022
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Police campaign aims to prevent B.C. seniors falling victim to scams

The Times often receives calls about locals, usually seniors, targeted by a scammer.

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The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash

Trail RCMP arrest klutzy Castlegar thief after he trips up

The suspect attempted to flee but the officer followed him in a marked police vehicle

The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash
A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash

Trail and Salmo RCMP team up to nab alleged car thief from Kelowna

Michael Shimaro-Campbell remains in custody charged with criminal offences in Trail and Salmo.

A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash
With the three RCMP detachments teaming up — Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar — the man is facing seven criminal charges. Photo: Trail Times file

Castlegar man in custody after alleged gas station robbery, flight from police

RCMP say the suspect, a Castlegar man, ran out of gas near Champion Lakes

With the three RCMP detachments teaming up — Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar — the man is facing seven criminal charges. Photo: Trail Times file
This June 17, 2019, file photo shows 5-mg pills of Oxycodone. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Trail, Castlegar RCMP bust trafficking ring, seize drugs and $15,000

Operation E-PREPPY was carried out over 3 months in 2020

This June 17, 2019, file photo shows 5-mg pills of Oxycodone. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
The Creston RCMP have addressed reports of an assault circulating on social media. (Stock Photo)

Creston RCMP address alleged assault behind grocery store amid social media posts

Facebook posts speculated on an attack that occurred behind a local grocery store

The Creston RCMP have addressed reports of an assault circulating on social media. (Stock Photo)
Trail RCMP officers had their hands full responding to calls for service this past week. (Pixabay.com)

Prank calls on the rise in Trail; RCMP call for removal of community centre payphone

A stolen SUV, an arrest and flight-by-foot, plus another bogus 911 call

Trail RCMP officers had their hands full responding to calls for service this past week. (Pixabay.com)
Trail RCMP report that officers seized $3,800 in cash, 26 grams of suspected cocaine and seven grams of suspected heroin from a Greenwood man after he was pulled over for an alleged traffic infraction. Photo: Trail RCMP
Trail RCMP report that officers seized $3,800 in cash, 26 grams of suspected cocaine and seven grams of suspected heroin from a Greenwood man after he was pulled over for an alleged traffic infraction. Photo: Trail RCMP

RCMP want to know who is lighting ‘kootenay candles’ at Rossland ski hill

Trail police warn this ongoing occurrence is potentially dangerous as the fire could spread

The Creston RCMP are seeking a missing person. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Creston RCMP Report: Man arrested for theft and break-and-enter

The Creston RCMP received 69 calls for service from Feb. 7 to…

The Creston RCMP are seeking a missing person. (Black Press Media stock photo)
A Trail RCMP officer discovered the man after he smelled the cigarette the man was smoking while he hid from police. Photo: Stephen Hocking/Unsplash

Man hiding from Trail RCMP arrested after officers catch whiff of cigarette smoke

Wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant, the Trail man’s car and later his cigarette led to his arrest

A Trail RCMP officer discovered the man after he smelled the cigarette the man was smoking while he hid from police. Photo: Stephen Hocking/Unsplash
“We will be regularly attending the border crossing this weekend and liaising with our CBSA (Canada Border Service Agency) counterparts to monitor the situation,” Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said. Photo: Rose Butler on Unsplash

Trail RCMP: Prepare for slower crossing at Paterson border this weekend

Avoid the area between noon and 4 p.m. or consider crossing at Waneta or Nelway

“We will be regularly attending the border crossing this weekend and liaising with our CBSA (Canada Border Service Agency) counterparts to monitor the situation,” Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said. Photo: Rose Butler on Unsplash
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia is B.C’s “integrated anti-gang police agency.” Photo: Trail Times

Provincial anti-gang force executes search warrant in Trail

Tuesday morning, the Times received calls from locals that a 10-vehicle “SWAT” team was in town

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia is B.C’s “integrated anti-gang police agency.” Photo: Trail Times
Creston RCMP responded to 100 calls from Jan. 25 to Feb. 6. (File photo)

Creston RCMP Briefs: Man arrested for assaulting his elderly parents

The Creston RCMP received 100 calls for service from Jan. 25 to…

  • Feb 8, 2022
Creston RCMP responded to 100 calls from Jan. 25 to Feb. 6. (File photo)
The Creston RCMP have provided the latest briefs. (Black Press Media stock photo)
The Creston RCMP have provided the latest briefs. (Black Press Media stock photo)
A suspect in a break-and-enter and robbery at a Prideaux Street apartment last month apologized to the victim before leaving the scene, say police. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect breaks into B.C. woman’s bedroom, demands money, apologizes

Woman came face-to-face with intruder in her Prideaux Street apartment

A suspect in a break-and-enter and robbery at a Prideaux Street apartment last month apologized to the victim before leaving the scene, say police. (News Bulletin file photo)