RCMP Briefs

The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo

RCMP suspect car blast linked to Kootenay drug trafficking, organized crime

The explosion happened Sept. 9 in the bedroom community of Montrose, near Trail

 

RCMP badge. (File photo/Phil McLachlan)

RCMP continue to investigate 2 ‘suspicious’ fatalities in Golden

Two deceased individuals were found in a car on Sunday morning on Bowles-Evans Drive

 

(Black Press file photo.)

Man killed in Highway 3 crash near Yahk

There were two serious collisions in the same stretch last week

 

‘When you call 911, the RCMP officer responds with priority to the scene of the alleged emergency,’ says RCMP. (Pixabay.com)

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

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

‘When you call 911, the RCMP officer responds with priority to the scene of the alleged emergency,’ says RCMP. (Pixabay.com)
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)
RCMP cruiser, no date.

Quick work on vehicle fire helps avert potential disaster

Notes from the Ashcroft RCMP detachment, including car seat tips to keep kids safe

  • Sep 22, 2021
RCMP cruiser, no date.
An aerial view of Kyuquot. (Photo courtesy, Walters Cove Resort)

RCMP called after decomposed body found by cleanup crew on Vancouver Island

Remains ‘very old’, BC Coroners Service investigating

An aerial view of Kyuquot. (Photo courtesy, Walters Cove Resort)
RCMP cruiser, no date.

Ashcroft RCMP seeing an upswing in local property crime

Take extra precautions when securing your personal belongings and property

  • Jul 15, 2021
RCMP cruiser, no date.
Alleged suspect in two Cache Creek crimes, April 2021. Photo credit: RCMP

RCMP still looking for tips in Cache Creek motel break-in

Police briefs from the Ashcroft RCMP detachment

  • Jun 2, 2021
Alleged suspect in two Cache Creek crimes, April 2021. Photo credit: RCMP
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

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

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

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