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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 29 2011

Never mess with a man’s beer.

After one man stole a full can of beer from another Monday night, a fight broke out in the lane behind the Hume Hotel.

The man who stole the beer pulled out a folding knife and slashed the other man twice, once on the right hand and then on the left forearm.

The fight involved several men...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jun 27 2011

Three out-of-town men are finding their visit to Castlegar yielded less than the promised Happily-Ever-After, after being arrested in what appears to have been a botched burglary attempt at Martech Electrical Systems Sunday.

According to RCMP Staff Sgt. Laurel Mathew, Martech had been the victim of break-and-enters twice already this month, on June 14 and 24,...
by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Jun 24 2011

Police are asking for help to locate a truckload of tires valued at over $40,000 that was stolen from the Grand Forks Kal Tire shop. The break-in took place on Thursday, Jun. 23 sometime during the night and the thieves made off with numerous new and re-tread tires.

"The outside fenced compound had been broken into," said Corporal Richard Lanz, operations supervisor at the Grand Forks...

by Contributor on Friday Jun 24 2011

Chilliwack RCMP have shut down a Compassion Club that advertised medical marijuana but was allegedly planning to peddle hash oil and drug-laced lollipops.

The Be Kind Medical Clinic, complete with doctors and a pharmacist, had a business licence but was open only two days before RCMP obtained a warrant. Investigators located a marijuana hashish lab and marijuana oil...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Jun 23 2011

A mix of alcohol, wind and rain led to the disappearance of a 56-year-old man on Slocan Lake Wednesday night — with search and rescue finding him Thursday morning.

The man had set out on Slocan Lake on Wednesday evening around 7 p.m. from Silverton in a 14-foot aluminum boat with an electric trolling motor.

The man and an adult friend had...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 23 2011

Following a lengthy bail hearing on June 22 at the Nelson Courthouse, a youth suspect charged in the May 15 sudden death of a 25-year-old Trail resident was released from custody on bail with strict conditions.

The entire list of charges against the youth, whose name cannot be released, now includes: second degree murder, three possession and one possession of the...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jun 20 2011

A 25-year –old Salmo man is facing a laundry list of charges after apparently trying to run people down with his car after a disagreement, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Dan Seibel.

Seibel said police responded to a call at about 11 p.m. on Saturday, and found a 1991 Chev Blazer that had crashed into a cement barrier and flipped onto its roof.

“Witnesses added that the vehicle had...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 20 2011

By Yoko Kubota, Reuters

Japanese video game developer Sega Corp said on Sunday that information belonging to 1.3 million customers has been stolen from its database, the latest in a rash of global cyber attacks against video game companies.

Names, birth dates, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords of users of Sega Pass online...

by Contributor on Saturday Jun 18 2011

The B.C. Criminal Justice Branch has put in place a team of professional Crown prosecutors who will work with police and lead all aspects of the prosecution related to the June 15 riot, Premier Christy Clark announced Friday.

Evidence amassed in the coming weeks will determine the ultimate size and extent of the prosecutorial team required.


by Contributor on Thursday Jun 16 2011

An open letter to British Columbians from Premier Clark

British Columbians are understandably embarrassed and disappointed by
Wednesday night's activities. It should have been a celebration of the tremendous effort by the Canucks in their playoff run. It turned into a shameful display of behaviour by people bent on violence.

The vast majority of citizens gathered and...


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