Crime

VPD reports resident finds naked man cooking eggs in kitchen

VPD reports resident finds naked man cooking eggs in kitchen

If you think or thought you heard or seen it all, read about the Vancouver resident who found a naked man in his house cooking eggs in the kitchen.

Vancouver Police reporter shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday (October 18), a 35-year-old man walked into a home near Cambie Street and King Edward Avenue through a closed, but unlocked door.

Vancouver media release said the man removed his shoes and all of his clothing, took eggs out of the fridge, and began making a meal in the kitchen, damaging the stove and microwave in the process.

Police dealing with multiple clown sightings

Police dealing with multiple clown sightings

The "creepy clown craze" is continuing to create concerns for cops, according to Trail top cop Sgt. Darren Oelke.

In a press release today, Oelke said Trail RCMP continue to receive reports of clown sightings in Trail and Fruitvale.

"Since last Friday there have been seven reports made to the police," he said. "Some of the reports have been proven to be false. No individuals dressed as clowns have been located or identified by the police.

Five people taken to hospital following Playmor Junction accident

RCMP is considering charges after a two-vehicle accident Monday night at Playmor Junction.

Five people were transported to Trail Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Monday evening following a two-car accident at the junction of Highway 3A & 6 said RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor in a media release Tuesday.

Taylor said the accident happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Playmor Junction intersection.

"The preliminary investigation identifies that one of the vehicles, the blue Honda Civic, made a left-hand turn in front of the on-coming Infiniti,” Taylor explained.

Pet owners warned of poisonous substance in Cranbrook community forest

Two dogs died recently from ingesting a poisonous substance near Cranbrook.

The Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Recreation Sites and Trails BC is warning residents and visitors to keep pets on leash in the Cranbrook Community Forest, or avoid the area altogether, after two dogs died recently from ingesting a poisonous substance.

Warning signs have been posted at multiple access points to the community forest.

The two dogs were observed eating a white fatty-like substance. Local RCMP are investigating the incidents.

Two Nelson men in custody following Friday morning takedown in South Slocan

Two Nelson men in custody following Friday morning takedown in South Slocan
Two men from Nelson are in custody awaiting bail hearings following an early morning takedown by RCMP near South Slocan Friday.
 
RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor of Nelson detachment said in a media release shortly before 8 a.m.

Bizarre 'creepy clown craze' reaches the Kootenays

Bizarre 'creepy clown craze' reaches the Kootenays

A bizarre US trend - dubbed the 'creepy clown craze' by media - has made its way to the Kootenays, according to Trail RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr.

Orr says the phenomenon (which Time Magazine says began in August in South Carolina after reports of people in clown costumes trying to lure children into the woods and has since expanded to see reports of “killer clown” sightings all over the US and even some in the UK), has escalated to violence and has achieved a sort of cult following.

Police seek public information in disturbing animal cruelty case

Police seek public information in disturbing animal cruelty case
The Castlegar RCMP are investigating a disturbing incident of animal cruelty, according too RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.
"Some time in the early morning hours of Oct. 12, a resident in the rural 2000 block of Charleston Avenue in Robson went into her yard and discovered a cat that had been hung on her fence."
Mathew said the woman  was able to cut the cat down from the fence, but the cat died just prior to the police arriving.

UPDATED: RCMP confirm suspect in Golden shooting found deceased

UPDATED: RCMP confirm suspect in Golden shooting found deceased

RCMP have confirmed that police have located the body of the suspect Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said in a media release Wednesday.

Dan Moskaluk said Thunderblanket was found deceased.

"A positive confirmation of identification and the exact cause of death is now the subject of a full investigation by the BC Coroner Service," Dan Moskaluk said in the media release.

"The deceased was located within the identified search area east of Revelstoke," he added.

Man arrested for assault following fight with NPD officer

A local man facing charges after fight with police.

The flood of sirens and police cars descending on lower Gyro Park concluded with the arrest of man for assault Friday afternoon said a Nelson Police media release.

"A local man was arrested and charged with assaulting police, resisting arrest and obstruction after an incident in the lower Gyro Park area," said Acting NPD Sergeant Matt Caldwell in the media release.

RCMP collar alleged child predator

RCMP collar alleged child predator

A proactive online investigation by the BC Integrated Child Exploitation (BC ICE) Unit has resulted in charges of Making Child Pornography and Arrangement or Agreement to commit a sexual offence against a child. 

On March 10, 56-year-old Ronald Gardner, of no fixed address, was arrested and subsequently charged with the above noted offences, as well as Failing to Comply with Prohibition Order originating from historical child-pornography-related charges.

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