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by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday May 09 2011

Two more Nelsonites have come forward to report that they were the victims of Internet fraud, the Nelson Police said Monday.

In the first incident, a woman reported she had placed an ad to sell her personal bike. The seller thought she had sold her bike after receiving a money order from the buyer, but the money order turned out to be fake, said acting NPD Sgt. Paul...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday May 08 2011

Bears are back in Nelson.

On Saturday a motorist called the Nelson Police Department to report a sighting of two “sub-adult” grizzly bears on Highway 6 near the local cemetery service road.

“They appeared to be grazing by the road and not causing any issues,” said NPD Const. P. Bayes.

The next day, a hiker reported...

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday May 04 2011

Small amounts of cash and property associated with “unlawful activity” could be quickly seized by the provincial government if an amendment to the Civil Forfeiture Act passes.

If passed, Bill 6 - The Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act would make BC the first province to establish “administrative forfeiture.”

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by Andy George on Wednesday May 04 2011
Two meter high flames leaped above the rim of a steel bin before firefighters arrived on the scene to douse a dumpster fire Tuesday night in the alleyway behind Pharmasave in Grand Forks.
 
“Something just didn’t smell right,” was the initial impression of Jay Alblas, night manager at Panago Pizza. At approximately 8:18 p.m., Tuesday, May 3 he went behind the store...
by Contributor on Tuesday May 03 2011

Last year, the Operations Communications Center (OCC) in Kelowna received a total of 221,073 911 calls, of which 46,033 were abandoned. Over half (53 percent) of those abandoned calls were generated from mobile devices, as more and more people are primarily using wireless technology as means of communication.

The RCMP Southeast District 911 OCC located in Kelowna is now campaigning to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 02 2011

Three people walking on a Nelson street Saturday night were attacked in what police say was apparently a random assault.

Paul Burkart, acting Sergeant with the Nelson Police Department, said the three were accosted in the 100 block of Morgan Street by two males who jumped out of a car.

“Two of the victims managed to elude their pursuers without...

by Castlegar Source on Monday May 02 2011

Three people walking on a Nelson street in the wee hours of May 1were attacked in what police say was apparently a random assault.

Paul Burkart, acting Sergeant with the Nelson Police Department, said the three were accosted by two males who jumped out of a car.

“Two of the victims managed to elude their pursuers without injury, however the third man was sprayed with bear spray,”...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Apr 27 2011

 Police are no longer withholding the name of a 19-year-old Castlegar teen facing his second set of charges for possession of child pornography.

 
Wheeler Wood made an appearance in Nelson court today after RCMP checked to see if he was complying with the conditions of release from a previous child-porn conviction, and found an electronic device that allowed Wood access to...
by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Apr 27 2011

Spring fever has hit the city and the Nelson Police are left having to deal with the resulting fracas.

In a four-day span the police dealt with 64 calls for service, with many domestic disputes, alcohol-related incidences and instances of mischief peppering their calls.

Transients of “no fixed address” were the alleged culprits found damaging...

by Anonymous on Tuesday Apr 26 2011

Online job searches are convenient, reach a wide audience quickly, and are often free.

Unfortunately, the BC RCMP Federal Commercial Crime Section (CCS) needs to warn you about a growing problem with “online jobs” linked to the production and distribution of fraudulent cheques targeting victims across Canada and the United States.

On Tuesday...

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