RCMP Briefs

Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)

Nanaimo man hospitalized after pouring gunpowder onto backyard fire

RCMP investigating explosion in Harewood also came across a still for making alcohol on property

 

A youth was arrested following a car crash on Wallace Street on Saturday, April 10. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home

Police arrest older teen, call video shared on social media ‘disturbing’

 

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721. Photo: Trail Times

2 teens in hospital, woman charged after early-morning stabbing in Castlegar home

Castlegar police report the two teenagers are recovering in hospital

 

(Black Press Media file photo)

Woman tells police her dog was driving after vehicle ends in ditch on Vancouver Island

Woman allegedly refuses to give breath sample, slapped with 90-day driving prohibition

(Black Press Media file photo)
Lytton RCMP Sgt. Curtis Davis accepts a plaque from Patsy Weekley of the Lytton post office in Oct. 2018, to commemorate a first responders stamp from Canada Post. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Lytton RCMP sergeant says farewell as posting comes to an end

Sgt. Curtis Davis is transferring out of Lytton and is sad to be leaving the area

  • Dec 2, 2020
Lytton RCMP Sgt. Curtis Davis accepts a plaque from Patsy Weekley of the Lytton post office in Oct. 2018, to commemorate a first responders stamp from Canada Post. (Photo credit: Submitted)
RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)

Hefty fines create ‘financial woes’ for Nanaimo driver caught going 85 km/h over speed limit

Nanaimo RCMP report motorist who was excessively speeding was also driving without insurance

RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)
Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash

One man fined, another banned from Trail store for refusing to wear masks indoors

Trail RCMP: Businesses have the right to ask customers to wear face coverings or non-medical masks

Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash
‘If I can’t see you, you can’t see me. Right?’ (Photo credit: Needpix.com)

Sub-par hide-and-seek skills sink suspect sought by police

Plus Lytton RCMP remind drivers to get those snow tires on their vehicles, including motorcycles

  • Nov 3, 2020
‘If I can’t see you, you can’t see me. Right?’ (Photo credit: Needpix.com)
A man was arrested in Nanaimo for spray-painting an RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
A man was arrested in Nanaimo for spray-painting an RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
Have you seen this compressor, which was stolen from a worksite near Lytton? If so, or if you have any information about its theft or whereabouts, Lytton RCMP would like to hear from you. (Photo credit: Lytton RCMP)

Lytton RCMP looking for air compressor stolen from worksite

Plus a motorcyclist had a novel excuse for some exceedingly excessive speed

  • Sep 30, 2020
Have you seen this compressor, which was stolen from a worksite near Lytton? If so, or if you have any information about its theft or whereabouts, Lytton RCMP would like to hear from you. (Photo credit: Lytton RCMP)
Lytton RCMP leave a calling card at massive grow-op bust site

Lytton RCMP leave a calling card at massive grow-op bust site

Plus catalytic converter theft comes to the area

  • Sep 9, 2020
Lytton RCMP leave a calling card at massive grow-op bust site
‘Just say no’ works in some circumstances, but not when police are trying to give you a ticket. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Manitoba man has some explaining to do after Lytton gas and dash

Plus two fires, excessive speed, an unusual weapon, and more from the Lytton RCMP

  • Aug 26, 2020
‘Just say no’ works in some circumstances, but not when police are trying to give you a ticket. (Photo credit: Stock image)
Ashcroft RCMP remind drivers that this sign on highways and roads is the law, not a suggestion.

Ashcroft RCMP target suspicious vehicles and speedy drivers

Ashcroft RCMP Cops’ Corner

  • Aug 19, 2020
Ashcroft RCMP remind drivers that this sign on highways and roads is the law, not a suggestion.
Would you try to pass someone along this stretch of the Trans-Canada north of Lytton known as the snake pit? One driver recently did, with unfortunate results. (Photo credit: BC Back Country)
Would you try to pass someone along this stretch of the Trans-Canada north of Lytton known as the snake pit? One driver recently did, with unfortunate results. (Photo credit: BC Back Country)
This home on Stage Road in Cache Creek was destroyed on April 15, 2020 in a fire deemed ‘suspicious’ by Ashcroft RCMP, and police are asking anyone with information about it to contact them. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
This home on Stage Road in Cache Creek was destroyed on April 15, 2020 in a fire deemed ‘suspicious’ by Ashcroft RCMP, and police are asking anyone with information about it to contact them. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Complaint leads Lytton RCMP to a bounty of stolen potato chips

Complaint leads Lytton RCMP to a bounty of stolen potato chips

‘The Lytton RCMP does not support a diet of potato chips. They are a snack.’

  • Jul 8, 2020
Complaint leads Lytton RCMP to a bounty of stolen potato chips
Lytton RCMP files: Working together to get the job done

Lytton RCMP files: Working together to get the job done

When a logging truck shed its load, police, firefighters, and motorists got the highway cleared

  • Jun 17, 2020
Lytton RCMP files: Working together to get the job done
A car was trashed by a black bear in West Trail on Monday. (Trail RCMP photo)

VIDEO: Police give B.C. bear bandit the boot

The RCMP report that garbage was locked in the trunk of the car

A car was trashed by a black bear in West Trail on Monday. (Trail RCMP photo)
Lytton RCMP files: One stolen vehicle potentially leads to another

Lytton RCMP files: One stolen vehicle potentially leads to another

Plus not heeding calls top stay at home leads to a serious accident

  • May 6, 2020
Lytton RCMP files: One stolen vehicle potentially leads to another
UPDATE: Chilliwack RCMP identify missing, potentially armed man

UPDATE: Chilliwack RCMP identify missing, potentially armed man

David McCullum, 39, was driving a Toyota Tacoma and RCMP say his intentions are unknown

UPDATE: Chilliwack RCMP identify missing, potentially armed man