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RCMP investigate stolen trophy antlers, animal hides and ammunition

On Friday, February 9, 2024, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of residential break and enter to an abandoned property located on the 8200 block of 98 Street, Fort St John. Fort St John RCMP frontline police officers attended and found the rear door had been kicked in and various items stolen from […]

Nelson Police stop chase of alleged stolen pickup truck

Nelson Police are pursuing charges against a driver who sped off from officers at a high rate of speed Saturday (February 24, 2024) afternoon in the 800 block of Hume Lane. Nelson Police said officers continue to gather evidence and anticipate charging a person known to police for Flight from Police Officer and Dangerous Operation […]

National coordination team is helping advance multiple extortions investigations throughout Canada

A nation-wide alliance of various police departments across Canada is in place to help coordinate and advance a series of threat/extortion investigations underway. The RCMP National Coordination and Support Team (NCST) has been established and is working with police departments in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and outside of Canada to address a number of similar […]

Castlegar RCMP investigating multiple thefts

The Castlegar RCMP are investigating multiple theft from vehicles, two break and enters to residences, and a theft of a vehicle which occurred over the February 17th, 2024 weekend. RCMP received complaints earlier Sunday morning after property owners discovered property missing and vehicles rummaged through. As of this date it appears the incidents are related […]

Columbia Valley school teacher charged with sexual exploitation, luring a child

A Columbia Valley teacher has been arrested following alleged dealings with a student at a high school in Invermere. RCMP said in January of 2024, Columbia Valley RCMP initiated an investigation involving allegations that a teacher at Invermere’s David Thompson Secondary School located had engaged in inappropriate communication with a student. Police said that based […]

RCMP employee charged in National Security Investigation

RCMP said in a media release Tuesday that an officer is facing charges after being alleged to have assisted a foreign actor. RCMP said that on Feb. 10th, 2024, the RCMP Federal Policing Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) arrested an Alberta RCMP frontline police officer who accessed non-Top Secret RCMP records systems in order […]

RCMP nab impaired drivers over weekend

Police officers with the Grand Forks RCMP were kept busy this weekend removing impaired drivers from the road. Midnight impairment The first was Friday night, February 9th around midnight when officers noted a truck travelling at a high rate of speed on Central Avenue near 5th Street only ‘slamming’ on the brakes for a red […]

RCMP say recovery efforts completed after fatal helicopter crash

RCMP said the remains of those who died in the fatal helicopter crash from last week have now been recovered. On Monday, January 22, 2024, Terrace RCMP were notified of a helicopter crash approximately 50 km’s north west of Terrace. Three helicopters were running a heliskiing operation in the mountainous back country with numerous people […]

Top 10 Excuses for No Insurance — RCMP

BC Highway Patrol – Kootenay has found a shocking number of drivers operating vehicles without valid insurance. From December 1, 2023, to January 11, 2024, BC Highway Patrol – Kootenay has located 177 drivers operating uninsured vehicles. Each driver received a violation ticket for no insurance for $598 dollars. As a result, BC Highway Patrol […]

BBB Scam Alert: Don’t do this friend a favour

In this new con, a scammer poses as a friend asking for a simple favour. The email is so convincing that Better Business Bureau staff almost fell for it. How this scam works: You get an email that appears to be from a friend or family member. The message looks harmless and casual—like something a […]