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Nelson police called after house party turns violent

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
March 19th, 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.

Falcone said the call came in at 3:30 a.m. (March 18) that a large fight was happening.

“Nelson Police members attended and located a young male with fresh injuries to his face,” Falcone said.

“He was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital to attend to his injuries.”

Falcone said two suspects have been identified while the incident remains under investigation with charges of assault pending.

Female arrested following domestic incident

Falcone said Saturday (March 18) at 5 a.m. NPD responded to a domestic incident at a residence in Uphill.

“When members arrived on scene hearing several screams,” Falcone explained.

“A female was arrested on scene for assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm.”

Falcone said B.C Ambulance Service transported the male victim to the Kootenay Lake Hospital to be treated for serious cuts to the head.

Falcone said after completing a bail hearing with a Judicial Justice, Nelson Police released the female resident of Nelson, B.C. on strict conditions.

Her next appearance is scheduled for April 11, 2017 in Nelson Provincial Court.

Youth arrested after vehicle reported missing

Nelson Police arrested a young man after a vehicle was reported missing to dispatch Wednesday (March 15)

The call came in at 4 a.m. from a Nelson resident reporting her vehicle was missing.

Falcone said approximately 35 minutes later, Nelson Police members located the vehicle travelling in the downtown core, pulled the vehicle over and arrested the male youth without incident.
“He was charged for taking a vehicle without consent and breaching a curfew condition,” he said.

The male is currently in police custody and is scheduled to attend Nelson Provincial Court on March 20, 2017.

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