Columbia Valley RCMP Report
This past week, April 25 through May 1, Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 74 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files our officers responded to.
Bicycle found in Invermere turned into detachment
On Monday, April 25, a grey Norco bicycle was turned into the Columbia Valley Detachment. The bicycle was located near 13th Avenue in Invermere. The owner can contact the Columbia Valley RCMP to claim it.
No injuries in early morning crash near Simpson Monument
On Wednesday, April 27 shortly after midnight, emergency crews responded to a single vehicle collision near the Simpson Monument on Highway 93 in Kootenay National Park. The driver of a Ford Explorer failed to negotiate a curve in the road and drove into the ditch. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
Minor injuries to driver after collision with deer near Brisco
On Thursday, April 28 at about 6:45 a.m., emergency crews responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 95 near Brisco. The driver of a Honda Civic struck a deer and sustained minor injuries. The driver was assessed by paramedics and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
Suspected attempt at catalytic converter theft in Windermere
On Friday, April 29, a resident of Ridge Way in Windermere reported the attempted theft of a catalytic converter. The resident noticed a partial cut in the exhaust pipe of his motorhome and suspected someone had tried to cut the catalytic converter out sometime over the past two weeks.
– Sgt. Darren Kakuno is Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment commander