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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Apr 16 2017

A 27-year-old man faces charges of breach of Recognizance and possession of a Controlled Substance after being spotted by police Thursday (April 13) evening.

Sergeant Dino Falcone said in a Nelson Police Department media release the man was observed in the downtown core by officers on a routine control that was outside his residence past his 9 p.m. curfew.

"Upon his arrest, the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 11 2017

Two people are facing assault charges after Nelson Police were called to a pair of complaints in the downtown core of the Heritage City.

Early Sunday morning (April 9), officers were flagged down after an altercation occurred in a parking lot of a local business Nelson Police Department Sergeant Corey Hoy said in a media release Monday.

Hoy said officers were advised that a male...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 06 2017

Two West Kootenay residents are facing charges for trafficking after Nelson Police found drugs in a vehicle during the execution of a traffic stop in the downtown core Tuesday (March 28) Sergeant Dino Falcone said in a media release Thursday.

Falcone said the arrest began when police officers pulled over a vehicle at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday with a male driver and female passenger.

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by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Apr 03 2017

Grand Forks RCMP were able to locate some of the items stolen from Florences Jewellery and Gifts during a theft in December 2016.

Detachment Commander at Grand Forks RCMP, Sgt. Jim Fenske said in a media release during the early morning December heist, an unknown suspect entered the store, stealing approximately $100,000 worth of jewelry.

At the time RCMP Forensic...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 03 2017

A man in his 40s will now need to wait until summer before mounting his motorcyle for a second time after losing his license for 90 days under the Immediate Roadside Prohibition program Sergeant Chad Badry of the West Kootenay Traffic and Integrated Road Safety Unit said in a media release Monday.

Badry said the incident happened Sunday afternoon near Thrums when a member of the West...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Mar 29 2017

Grand Forks RCMP made an arrest after three schools in the city were vandalized Monday.

The arrest came after officers responded to complaints at John A. Hutton and Dr. D.A. Perley Elementary schools and Grand Forks Secondary.

The first complaint came in Monday (March 27) as RCMP responded to a complaint of mischief at John A. Hutton and Dr. D.A. Perley Elementary Schools in the...

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Mar 28 2017

A 59-year-old Trail woman has been charged after police allegedly found fentanyl and cocaine in her home, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.

“In the early morning hours of March 25, members of the Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant on a residence on Topping Street,” Oelke said in a press release. “Police located substances believed to be cocaine and fentanyl...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 20 2017

Almost 100 drivers in the West Kootenay still are not getting the message that cellphone distraction has a similar effect on driving as alcohol.

Sergeant Chad Badry of the RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services said in a media release Monday that during March West Kootenay Traffic and West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit have been working with Traffic Services across the province to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 19 2017

Nelson Police experienced a busy few days as officers responded to a calls of a missing vehicle, house party fight and domestic incident at an residence in the Uphill district said Sergeant Dino Falcone said in a media release Sunday.

House party turns violent

Nelson Police dispatch was alerted to a fight at a house party in Uphill early Saturday morning.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Mar 18 2017

A spike in impaired drivers has Nelson Police reminding the public of the dangers of drinking and driving.

This comes after the department noticed an increase in impaired driving by both alcohol and drug in recent days causing some individuals to have their vehicles seized and driver’s licenses suspended. 

“The Nelson Police Department would like to remind those individuals...

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