Tag Archives: RCMP

Series of charges for impaired driver after hit and run

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 44 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. On September 13, at approximately 2 p.m., Columbia Valley RCMP were stopped … > Read More

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RCMP find missing owner of vehicle

UPDATE: Cranbrook RCMP reported at 7:09 p.m. that the owner of the vehicle has been found. Cranbrook RCMP is currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle associated to a missing person. The vehicle, a 1990 Pontiac 6000 station wagon … > Read More

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Police nab youths after plundering parked vehicles

On September 5, at 2:15 a.m., Kimberley RCMP responded to a report of several youths attempting to gain access to parked vehicles in the area of 307th Ave in Marysville. Police were able to apprehend two youths aged 16-years-old.  Several stolen items … > Read More

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Mounties get their man at Fort Steele

A man has been arrested and almost $200,000 worth of stolen property was recovered in Fort Steele on Friday, August 29. Beginning August 27, Cranbrook RCMP responded to a marked increase of property related offences. Several businesses and vehicles were … > Read More

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Snack shack broken into

Sometime over the night of August 30, the snack shack at Kimberley Golf Course was broken into. Merchandise including some alcohol and chocolate bars were stolen. The suspect(s) caused considerable damage by smashing a hole in the roof. If anybody … > Read More

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Cause of structure fire undetermined

On August 26, at approximately 8:15 p.m. the Kimberley Fire/Rescue received a call for a structure fire at the One Love Hot Yoga studio, located at 136B Wallinger Avenue. The fire department responded with two fire engines, three support units, … > Read More

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Strutting catwalk to raise funds for Cops for Kids

It’s that time of year again to come out and cheer as RCMP officers, Kootenay ICE players and the College of the Rockies Avalanche players strut the catwalk at Tamarack Centre to raise funds for Cops for Kids. Ticketholders can … > Read More

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Thinking ability was obviously greatly impaired

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 8:23 p.m. on August 23, a Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment member checked a 2006 Ford pickup on Sinclair Street in Windermere. The 34-year-old driver from Calgary displayed signs of having consumed … > Read More

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Stay vigilant to reduce thefts from vehicles

In the spring Kimberley RCMP noted a spike in thefts from vehicles. The incidents were often in parking areas near popular hiking trails including Northstar Rails-to-Trails. Police took a proactive approach and in addition to increasing random patrols put notices … > Read More

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Cell phones found; are they yours?

Periodically cell phones are turned into the RCMP.  Unfortunately, they are rarely returned to the rightful owners as we cannot determine who they belong too. Older phones did not employ the same security features new phones have. It was not … > Read More

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