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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 13 2017

Nelson Police is continuing its investigation after the report a trio of downtown business were burglarized early Tuesday morning Sergeant Corey Hoy said in a media release.

Hoy said officers responded to a call at approximately 3:47 a.m. Tuesday.

“Upon police arrival, it was determined that three businesses in the same complex had been broken into and various items had been...

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 02 2017

Unlocked vehicles are being targeted by thieves in Warfield, according to RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid.

"On June 2, Trail RCMP received 13 reports of theft from unoccupied motor vehicles in the Warfield area," Reid said in a press release early Friday afternoon. "In each case, police were advised that the target vehicles had been left unlocked. The items stolen ranged from small amounts of...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The total calls for service for Grand Forks RCMP in the region have increased by nine per cent for the first quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, while mental health-related calls rose in Grand Forks rose by 25 per cent.

Total calls for service in Grand Forks for the first quarter of 2017 have increased by 12 per cent — from 377 to 426 calls — rising as well in Christina Lake but by 28 per...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 31 2017

Nelson Police said a man from Alberta is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court on a trafficking charge following an arrest early Wednesday morning near Cottonwood Park.

NPD Sergeant Dino Falcone said the arrest happened at approximately 2 a.m. while members were conducting a routine patrol in the industrial area near Cottonwood Falls Park.

"While members were conducting routine...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday May 31 2017

Just after 11 a.m. Wednesday, Trail RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail for breaching his bail conditions by contacting two children under the age of 16, according to Acting Sgt. Darryl Orr.

“This stems from an investigation back in February, when this same individual was arrested for luring a child via computer,” Orr said, adding a resident witnessed him making contact with two young...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday May 30 2017

The tale of transient camps continued in May in Grand Forks as the problem of people starting illegal temporary residence continues to escalate.

City bylaw services reported that it had removed 12 more transient camps during the last month, with a "relatively large" camp removed four separate times from the Grand Forks area.

Last month the city’s bylaw services and the RCMP...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 30 2017

The Kootenay Boundary Regional RCMP in Nelson are seeking the public assistance in locating missing person, Lemar Halimi.

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said in a media release, Lemar Halimi of Richmond, BC was last seen in the Nelson area on May 15, 2017.

Moskaluk said the 22-year-old Halimi had been in the Nelson area for a few days and has not been heard from since Monday, May 15th.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 28 2017

It doesn’t seem to matter the time of the year or the fact that tax deadline has passed, scammers are continually on the hunt trying to steal money from the pockets of honest citizens.

Nelson Police report receiving numerous complaints from the public regarding telephone calls made by scammers pretending to be from Canada Revenue Agency and/or a collection agency.

“The caller...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 22 2017

Nelson Police said a man in his mid-20's remains in custody following a window smashing spree through downtown Nelson early Sunday (May 21) morning.

NPD Sergeant Dino Falcone said police attended an alarm in downtown Nelson at approximately 5 a.m. after it was reported a window had been smashed.

Falcone said while officers were waiting for the property owner to...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Wednesday May 17 2017

Selkirk College now has a Sexual Violence Policy in place making a clear commitment to creating and maintaining a safe and respectful learning, working and living environment.

“The safety and well-being of our students and staff is of vital importance,” says Selkirk College President Angus Graeme. “This is an important step in letting everyone know that there is zero tolerance for...

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