Crime

POLICE: Possible sexual predator in area

POLICE: Possible sexual predator in area

Police are asking area women to be cautious after as many as a half-dozen alarming events in Nelson.

Nelson Sgt. Pat Severyn said, "Over the past few days, a man has been driving around Nelson, and stopping to talk to women, asking, at first,  for directions.

"He then makes a request that the female get in his van and have sex with him. His request is quite vulgar, and in a couple of occassions, he has demanded that the female get in his vehicle.

Former Nelson lawyer Singleton convicted of theft, fraud

Nelson Provincial Courthouse - TND file photo.

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

After years on the run from the law and legal entanglements in the U.S., former Nelson lawyer Marvin Singleton was convicted in Nelson Supreme Court of theft and fraud of an estate he was the executor for.

Justice Elizabeth Arnold-Bailey found the 77-year-old Singleton guilty of taking almost $500,000 in the early 1990s that was supposed to go to the beneficiaries of John George.

Two Slocan residents found guilty in grow operation case

Two Slocan residents found guilty in grow operation case

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A Crime Stoppers tip has landed one man in jail and handed a woman an eight-month conditional sentence after both pled guilty on drug charges in Nakusp Provincial Court Thursday.

Slocan residents Ezra Buller, 36, and Angela Jacobs, 32, were both convicted of charges of production of a controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) for the purpose of trafficking. 

ATM robbers now known to police but have evaded capture

The thieves on Sept. 15, caught on video surveillance.

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The RCMP have identified the individuals in the ATM robberies that plagued the Slocan Valley and Castlegar back in mid September, says the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment’s operations NCO.

Staff Sgt. Dan Seibel said following up on some evidence obtained from the crime scenes have allowed the police to narrow the search for the perpetrators.

Community to begin fundraising for new rescue boat: Kaslo mayor

Community to begin fundraising for new rescue boat: Kaslo mayor

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The loss of the RCMP boat on Kootenay Lake in Kaslo could open the door to a community effort to replace it, says the village’s mayor.

Greg Lay said the notion of the community fundraising and purchasing a boat for Kaslo Search and Rescue to replace the RCMP boat that has resided in the village for several years is a very real possibility.

Wikileaks website attacked; millions of files to be released tonight

Wikileaks website attacked; millions of files to be released tonight

 Wikileaks' website is reportedly under attack as it prepares to release up to 2.7 million documents, described as "diplomatic dynamite", detailing communication between United States embassies.

Uphill marijuana grow operation set to harvest busted by police

Uphill marijuana grow operation set to harvest busted by police

The Nelson Daily staff

A sizable marijuana grow operation has been unearthed in an Uphill neighbourhood.

Nelson Police Department officers have busted a marijuana grow operation in the basement of an Uphill home, with three people facing charges after 90 plants in full bloom were seized by police.

According to police, the plants were ready to be harvested and had an estimated street value of over $30,000.

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