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by Castlegar Source on Monday Jun 19 2017

On June 17 at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP responded to a call regarding a dog that had been thrown from a car window, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

“The witness stated that a car had driven into the rural area of Woodland Drive near the gravel pit in Castlegar, thrown the dog out the window, then sped off, leaving the dog in the gravel, Mathew said.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

 

The Nelson Police Department would like to make something specifically clear — the police force does not solicit money from the public through direct or through a third party.

Cst. Alain Therrien said in a media release Monday Nelson Police would like to send out an alert regarding the latest scam that targets the public.

"This morning, a resident of Nelson received a...

by Castlegar Source on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Investigators with the Trail and Greater District RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services attended a fatal collision on Hwy 22 near Genelle this past Tuesday.

On June 13 at 3:20 p.m. the Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of a head-on collision on Highway 22 near Genelle. Upon attending the location, investigators determined that a northbound 2010 grey Toyota Yaris...

by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Jun 11 2017

Grand Forks RCMP is once again reminding the public the fraudsters are everywhere, trying to steal people’s hard-earn cash with money scams.

RCMP said the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) continues to receive reports associated to tax scams targeting Canadians by email and phone.

Tax scams can involve two variations:

The CAFC says the first involves fraudsters calling...

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 02 2017

Unlocked vehicles are being targeted by thieves in Warfield, according to RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid.

"On June 2, Trail RCMP received 13 reports of theft from unoccupied motor vehicles in the Warfield area," Reid said in a press release early Friday afternoon. "In each case, police were advised that the target vehicles had been left unlocked. The items stolen ranged from small amounts of...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The total calls for service for Grand Forks RCMP in the region have increased by nine per cent for the first quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, while mental health-related calls rose in Grand Forks rose by 25 per cent.

Total calls for service in Grand Forks for the first quarter of 2017 have increased by 12 per cent — from 377 to 426 calls — rising as well in Christina Lake but by 28 per...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday May 31 2017

Just after 11 a.m. Wednesday, Trail RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail for breaching his bail conditions by contacting two children under the age of 16, according to Acting Sgt. Darryl Orr.

“This stems from an investigation back in February, when this same individual was arrested for luring a child via computer,” Orr said, adding a resident witnessed him making contact with two young...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday May 30 2017

The tale of transient camps continued in May in Grand Forks as the problem of people starting illegal temporary residence continues to escalate.

City bylaw services reported that it had removed 12 more transient camps during the last month, with a "relatively large" camp removed four separate times from the Grand Forks area.

Last month the city’s bylaw services and the RCMP...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 30 2017

The Kootenay Boundary Regional RCMP in Nelson are seeking the public assistance in locating missing person, Lemar Halimi.

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said in a media release, Lemar Halimi of Richmond, BC was last seen in the Nelson area on May 15, 2017.

Moskaluk said the 22-year-old Halimi had been in the Nelson area for a few days and has not been heard from since Monday, May 15th.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 28 2017

It doesn’t seem to matter the time of the year or the fact that tax deadline has passed, scammers are continually on the hunt trying to steal money from the pockets of honest citizens.

Nelson Police report receiving numerous complaints from the public regarding telephone calls made by scammers pretending to be from Canada Revenue Agency and/or a collection agency.

“The caller...

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