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Posted: June 21, 2021

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Sgt. Darren Kakuno

This past week, June 14 through June 20, Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 71 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files our officers responded to.

Chainsaw stolen from back of pickup

On Monday, June 14, a Stihl 034 chainsaw was reported stolen from the back of a Ford F350 that had been parked in the Industrial area of Invermere. The theft was believed to have occurred sometime on Saturday night.

Sprinkler heads vandalized at golf course

On Monday, June 14, the Copper Point Golf Resort reported damage to several sprinkler heads on the course. It appeared that someone had intentionally damaged numerous sprinkler heads on holes 16, 17 and 18 of the Ridge course. The vandalism was believed to have occurred over the weekend.

No injuries in two vehicle collision

On Thursday, June 17 at 3:30 p.m., emergency crews attended a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 4th Street in Invermere. The driver of Toyota Tacoma was northbound on 7th Avenue and struck a southbound Subaru Impreza while attempting to make a left hand turn at the intersection. Neither driver was injured. The driver of the Toyota Tacoma was issued a violation ticket for failing to yield to a vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

– Sgt. Darren Kakuno is Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment commander

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