RCMP Briefs

An aerial view of Kyuquot. (Photo courtesy, Walters Cove Resort)

RCMP called after decomposed body found by cleanup crew on Vancouver Island

Remains ‘very old’, BC Coroners Service investigating

 

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Trail RCMP

Police looking for tips to suspicious fire in downtown Trail

First responders were called to the alley by Selkirk College Sunday just after 4:30 a.m.

 

Image: Black Press

Trail RCMP report theft, vehicle recovered and impaired driver

RCMP: Ensure vehicles and property are kept secure at all times to avoid theft

 

A woman has formally been charged with arson in relation to a fire lit under the Old Trail Bridge on May 25. Photo: Stephen Miller

Trail woman charged with arson

A large fire was intentionally lit under the Old Trail Bridge just before 5 p.m. May 25

A woman has formally been charged with arson in relation to a fire lit under the Old Trail Bridge on May 25. Photo: Stephen Miller
Photo: South Columbia SAR

RCMP divers recover missing swimmer from West Kootenay lake

SAR deployed; RCMP divers locate and aid in the recovery of a missing swimmer

Photo: South Columbia SAR

Suspect in Trail homicide arrested and released

The homicide resulted after an apparent altercation in Trail on Canada Day eve

Note: Model and year of stolen Ford Escape but this is not the vehicle taken on Saturday. Image: ConsumerReports.org

Trail police issue BOLO for stolen vehicle

Ford Escape stolen from Iris Crescent on June 19

Note: Model and year of stolen Ford Escape but this is not the vehicle taken on Saturday. Image: ConsumerReports.org
Refusals to wear masks had Trail police called to two separate scenes on Saturday. Photo: Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash

Trail police called to mask confrontations

The Province of BC has masks being mandatory indoors

Refusals to wear masks had Trail police called to two separate scenes on Saturday. Photo: Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash
A B.C. police officer shows an approved roadside screening device. Photo: Saanich News file

Woman caught passed out behind the wheel in Trail

Police located the 38-year old in her parked but still running car, and had to rouse her awake.

A B.C. police officer shows an approved roadside screening device. Photo: Saanich News file
Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP start June by nabbing impaired drivers

Latest brief from the Trail and Greater District police

Photo: Trail Times
The man was extricated and taken to shore via the regional rescue boat. Photo: Trail Times file

Emergency call for help prompts advisory for Greater Trail

To get the man out safely and quickly, firefighters used the rescue boat to extricate him.

The man was extricated and taken to shore via the regional rescue boat. Photo: Trail Times file
Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail arrest leads to seizure of loaded handgun, drugs and cash

The Castlegar man was released on a $1,500 cash surety

Photo: Trail RCMP
Trail police are asking the public to help identify a man and woman, as well as green Dodge Dakota pickup a who are suspected to have stolen more than $600 worth of goods from Canadian Tire. Photo: BC RCMP

Trail RCMP asking for tips to identify suspects in theft from Canadian Tire

A spate of theft from Trail Canadian Tire has police asking for tips from the public

Trail police are asking the public to help identify a man and woman, as well as green Dodge Dakota pickup a who are suspected to have stolen more than $600 worth of goods from Canadian Tire. Photo: BC RCMP
View of the red SUV down an embankment. Photo: Trail RCMP

High speed crash sends 4 people to Trail hospital

The collision happened May 14 at the intersection of Highway 3B and Devito Drive

View of the red SUV down an embankment. Photo: Trail RCMP
The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash

Trail RCMP warn of digital sexploitation scheme targeting youth

Police want to get the message out to victims that you are not alone.

The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash
A Rossland man was fatally injured in a May 10 pedestrian/vehicle collision on Kootenay Avenue. Photo: RCMP

Rossland pedestrian dies after being pinned between 2 vehicles

RCMP Sgt. advises that victim services is available for anyone requiring help

A Rossland man was fatally injured in a May 10 pedestrian/vehicle collision on Kootenay Avenue. Photo: RCMP
Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Heads up for wildlife warn police after crash with elk on West Kootenay highway

The accident happened in the early morning hours of April 30

Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash
Trail police provided an April 6 media update on the case. Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP identify suspicious truck

The pickup was reported to be fitted with police-like lights on the grill

Trail police provided an April 6 media update on the case. Photo: Trail Times
Instead of getting a Maltese puppy through an online sale, a Trail woman was scammed of $400 and sadly, received no puppy. Photo: Noelle on Unsplash

Trail woman bilked of $400 in puppy scam

RCMP advise the pandemic has increased the number of puppy scams being perpetrated

Instead of getting a Maltese puppy through an online sale, a Trail woman was scammed of $400 and sadly, received no puppy. Photo: Noelle on Unsplash
Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)

Nanaimo man hospitalized after pouring gunpowder onto backyard fire

RCMP investigating explosion in Harewood also came across a still for making alcohol on property

Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)