Cocaine seizure leads to trafficking charges

There are, at the time of this report, 64 more sleeps before Christmas.

There are, at the time of this report, 64 more sleeps before Christmas. Near time for thieves to start thinking of shopping for items for Christmas and your unlocked car might as well have a sign saying “open for business” if you don’t get in the habit of locking your car.

October 15

A search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act was executed in the 1000 block of 13th street. As a result of the search, a 31-year-old male well-known to the police has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking as a result of cocaine seized as well as Breach of Condition. The male was remanded in custody to appear in Invermere Provincial Court at the end of the month.

October 17

An elderly male reported that while he was in the parking lot of Sobeys, a black truck had made contact with his vehicle. No plate was provided.  The report was made to the police days later.

October 18

At 1:15 p.m., the detachment was made aware of a hazardous situation when a dump truck, a red Kenworth, was observed on 10th Street in Invermere with the tailgate down, and rocks and boulders were observed as having the potential of falling out of the truck.  Any similar observations should be reported to the detachment. Patrols for the truck were negative.

October 19

At 9:30 a.m., it was reported that a grey Ford F150 pickup was damaged between October 14 and 17 while parked in the 4800 block of St. Joseph Street in Radium. Scratches were observed on the truck.

The detachment received a complaint of mischief when a Coke machine located near Hill Crescent apartments was pushed down a hill. A number of youths were located in the area and admitted to pushing the machine.  No damage to the machine. The owner was able to get the machine back to its location.

October 20

At 2:30 p.m., detachment Members stopped a ’96 GMC Sierra on Laurier Street and Panorama Drive. The driver displayed signs and admitted to consuming liquor. An ASD demand was read and the 42-year-old driver from Invermere blew a warn. The vehicle was impounded for three days and the driver’s licence suspended for three days.

October 21

At 1:30 p.m., while doing bar checks in the town area, a 24-year-old male known to have conditions of not to consume liquor was determined to have been drinking. The male was arrested and charged with Breach of Condition. The male is to appear in Invermere Provincial Court on December 10.

At 10 p.m., the Columbia Valley detachment received a complaint of theft from an unlocked vehicle in the 4000 block of Lakeview Meadow Close. A remote control for a garage was stolen. Fortunately the remote was not for the house where the theft happened.

October 22

At 9:15 a.m., the Columbia Valley detachment received a complaint of theft from vehicle in the 4000 block of Timbervale Place. A satellite radio and sunglasses were stolen. The report did not state if the vehicle was unlocked or not.


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