Car accidents and theft – RCMP report April 27

The Columbia Valley RCMP detachment report for the week of April 27.

April 14

Columbia Valley detachment received a complaint of theft of a bike in the 1200 block of 9th St. The bike is described as a KHS 21″ Montana Comp Jett Rock Shox, red in colour.

April 15

A routine check was done on a 2007 Toyota Corolla due to the driver being observed talking on a cell phone.  As a result of the check the 28- year-old male from Nova Scotia displayed signs of being impaired.  An impaired investigation was initiated and an ASD demand was read for a breath sample. The male blew a fail.  As a result his driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the company car was impounded for 30 days.

Columbia Valley detachment responded to a domestic assault complaint in Invermere.  A 56-year-old male was arrested and charged with assault.

Columbia Valley RCMP responded to a single vehicle accident on Hwy. 95 south of Brisco Rd.

A 2003 Ford pick-up with a trailer was hauling power poles when the vehicle lost control and went into the ditch.  There were no injuries to the driver or the passenger.

April 16

Detachment members responded to a disturbance complaint in the 8000 block of Grainger Road in Canal Flats.  The person causing the disturbance had already departed the area.  The damage to the property that was being rented will be handled through the damage deposit.

April 18

As a result of a disturbance complaint on the Shuswap Band land a 59-year-old male was arrested for being drunk in a public place to avoid further problems.  The male was released the next morning when sober.

Columbia Valley detachment responded to a single vehicle accident on Hwy. 93/95 south of Columere Park. A ’98 Ford pick up driven by a 42-year-old male from Canal Flats hit an elk. The driver was located at the Invermere hospital with minor injuries.