RCMP Report (July 4)

Police files from the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment.

Grad 2012

Congratulations to all the kids who graduated last week. All the hard work over the last several years has resulted in this celebration with your immediate as well as extended family. No doubt many came great distances to share your achievements. All the best in your future endeavours.

June 22

At 4:35 p.m., Columbia Valley detachment members were requested to attend a minor accident involving an ‘88 Ford pickup and a 2004 GMC station wagon. The accident happened near the grocery store in the Village of Radium Hot Springs. The damage was minimal and no injuries were sustained. The drivers were simply advised to exchange driver and vehicle information and contact their insurance company. During the busy summer, detachment members will not be attending accidents where the damage is minimal and there are no injuries or where vehicles are not blocking the road. Due to manpower resources during July and August, other priority calls and investigations will be keeping the officers busy.

The detachment received a traffic complaint in regards to a painting crew that appeared to have no flagging people providing direction to drivers or properly wearing safety equipment. This causes some confusion for the drivers and puts the workers at risk. If you happen to see any situation like this, give the detachment a quick call. Police did attend and spoke with the operator of the company. WorkSafeBC was also advised of the complaint. The crew complied with the police request.

Columbia Valley detachment members responded to a complaint of threat in the Edgewater area in regards to two adult males in an argument. A 47-year-old male was spoken to in regards to the threat and no charges were requested. As a result of the investigation, it was determined the male was in possession of a rifle but his possession licence had expired. The weapon was not involved in any threat; however, the rifle was seized until the male renewed his possession licence.

June 23

At 3:35 p.m., Columbia Valley detachment members responded to a complaint of two males on a balcony on 3rd Avenue shooting what appeared to be a gun in the direction of geese in the wetlands. Attendance determined that the gun was a plastic toy gun that shoots spring loaded plastic bullets that could not travel any great distance. The men co-operated and it was learned the geese were not being harmed. The men were advised that given what the citizen observed, the complaint was taken seriously and to discontinue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

The end of an Echo

Invermere Valley Echo shuts down operations in Columbia Valley

Creating a new narrative for Canal Flats

Economic development consultant hired, lists vision for next 90 days

UPDATE: Crews battle as wildfires rage in B.C. Interior

Crews brace for another day on B.C. firelines as no let up is likely

VIDEO: B.C. wildfires by the numbers

Wildfires continue to engulf regions of B.C.’s forests and communities.

VIDEO: More than 180 wildfires burning across B.C.

Firefighters from other provinces called in to assist

DTSS Grad March 2017

DTSS Grad March 2017

59 cats seized in Chase

59 neglected and injured cats were seized from a property in Chase

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dead at age 52

The singer/songwriter passed away early Thursday morning in Detroit

Paying tribute to a primeval passage

Uninterrupted celebrates the Adams River sockeye run in an extraordinary way.

UPDATE: Pemberton Music Festival cancelled, no automatic refunds

In the past, the music festival located in Pemberton drew large crowds last year of 180,000 fans

Medical wait times cost B.C. patients $2,300 each

New Fraser Institute report places B.C. at second worst in costs associated with long wait times

UPDATE: 22 killed at Ariana Grande concert

Witnesses reported hearing two loud bangs coming from near the arena’s bars at about 10:35 p.m.

One in three Canadian high school students have rode with drinking drivers, study reveals

Nearly one in five rode with a driver who’d been smoking pot

Top court to hear federal government’s appeal on residential school records

A lower court judge ruled to destroy the stories after 15 years unless consent is given to preserve

Most Read