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Posted: November 23, 2020

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Sgt. Darren Kakuno

This past week, November 16 through November 22, Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 48 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files to which our officers responded.

No injuries in early morning crash in national park

On Monday, November 16 at 4:30 a.m., police were called to a single vehicle motor vehicle incident on Highway 93 in Kootenay National Park. The driver of a Hyundai Accent lost control of his vehicle and went over an embankment. The driver was uninjured.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Tuesday, November 17 at 2:50 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Kootenay #3 Road in Windermere. While speaking to the driver, the officer noticed a male passenger who had an outstanding warrant for breaching his probation. The male was arrested without incident and released on an Appearance Notice to attend court at a later date.

Unwanted guest moved along

On Tuesday, November 17 at about 4 p.m., officers attended a residence on 11th Avenue in Invermere after receiving a complaint of a guest who was refusing to leave. Upon police arrival, the male made the decision to leave on his own accord.

Woman arrested for breaching Conditional Sentence Order

On Tuesday, November 17 at 8:45 p.m., an officer attended the residence of an individual to ensure she was complying with her court ordered condition to be at her residence 24 hours a day. The individual was not located at the residence during the check and was arrested later in the evening for breaching her Conditional Sentence Order. The female was held for a bail hearing and later released.

Man arrested for mischief and held in cells until sober

On Saturday, November 21st at about 7:30 a.m., police responded to an address on Kootenay #3 Road in Windermere for a male who was reportedly causing damage inside the residence. Police located and arrested an intoxicated adult male for mischief. The male was held in cells until sober.

– Sgt. Darren Kakuno is commander of the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment


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