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Posted: August 1, 2022

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Sgt. Darren Kakuno

This past week, July 25 through July 31, Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 108 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files our officers responded to.

Truck stolen from Creston found by officer in Radium

On Monday, July 25 at about 3:30 p.m., an officer was conducting patrols in Radium Hot Springs and located an unoccupied Ford F250 at a business on Highway 95 which had been reported stolen out of Creston the day prior. Officers conducted a search of the area but did not locate any suspects. The truck was towed to secure area where it was processed for forensic evidence.

Ford F250 with “Ski Home” written on both sides stolen in Invermere

On Wednesday, July 27 at about 12:40 a.m., Columbia Valley RCMP was advised that a white 2007 Ford F250 had just been stolen from Industrial Road 2 in Invermere. The truck had B.C. license plate KK0516 attached to it and “Ski Home” written on both sides of the truck.

Dodge 3500 stolen from a property on Forster Landing Road

On Sunday, July 31st Columbia Valley RCMP was advised that a white 2007 Dodge 3500 pickup had been stolen from a property on Forster Landing Road sometime overnight. The truck had B.C. license plate 1177KY attached to it when it was stolen. Anyone with information about any of the stolen trucks is asked to contact the Columbia Valley RCMP or Crimestoppers.

Man ‘resting’ beside Highway 95 arrested on outstanding warrant after officer checks on his well-being

On Sunday, July 31st at about 9:00 pm police received a request to check on a man who was laying on the shoulder of Highway 95 near Edgewater. An officer attended and spoke to the man who said he was just taking a rest. While speaking to the man, officers learned he had an outstanding arrest warrant. The man was arrested without incident and brought before a judge where he was released on conditions.

– Sgt. Darren Kakuno is Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment commander


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