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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jun 30 2017

Drugs in the downtown core of the Heritage City continues to be a problem for police as Nelson members dealt with two separate files this past week said Sergeant Corey Hoy in a media release Thursday.

Thursday, shortly after the noon time bell, NPD dispatch received a call for service after it was reported two females were found using drugs in a local public washroom. 

Upon...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 29 2017

ICBC and police are urging drivers to plan ahead for a safe ride home if any of your activities this summer involve alcohol, especially with Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend.

Each year in B.C., 66 people die in crashes involving impaired driving and nearly half* of those deaths happen during summer months. On...

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Jun 27 2017

Kelowna RCMP said the suspect who sparked a multi detachment man hunt Tuesday afternoon, and prompted a warning to the public to avoid picking up hitch hikers is now in police custody and faces potential charges.

Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey spokesperson for the Kelowna Regional RCMP said in a media release, just prior to 12 noon Tuesday (June 27), Kelowna Rural RCMP responded to a report of a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 26 2017

“Repulsive” is the reaction from Regional District of Central Kootenay Parks Operation Supervisor Cary Gaynor, to the reports of vandals earlier this month who painted a set of swastikas along a public access road to Morning Mountain Recreation Site located west of Nelson.

“It’s always alarming when graffiti of this kind is found,” Gaynor told The Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 25 2017

Nelson Police Department is asking for public assistance in locating a Nelson man missing since early June.

Darwen Greyeyes, 55, was last seen at 9:30 p.m. on (Sunday) June 4, 2017.

"He was last seen in the 200 block of Anderson Street in Nelson," said Nelson Police Sergeant Dino Falcone in a media release Sunday. "Mr. Greyeyes is a 55-year-old First Nations male (...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 23 2017

A woman will be in Nelson Provincial Court Tuesday, June 27 after breaching conditions set down earlier in the day by a Judicial Justice Nelson Police Sergeant Dino Falcone said in a media release Friday.

Wednesday (June 21) police arrested the 43-year-old woman for trafficking a controlled substance-Cannabis (marihuana) in the 400 block of Baker Street.

"The female was...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 20 2017

Nelson Police have made an arrest of a man after three Baker Street businesses were burglarized last week.

Nelson Police Sergeant Corey Hoy said in a media release Tuesday the man is not a resident of Nelson.

"(Monday) at approximately (4 p.m.), the Nelson Police Department arrested a male for all three incidents," Hoy said.

"The male is known to police to be transient and...

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.

Police...

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...

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