RCMP Briefs

The BC SPCA is conducting a follow up investigation with the owners. Photo: File

RCMP help rescue neglected pets in Fruitvale

Police says both animals continue to do well in care of shelter staff.

 

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Police campaign aims to prevent B.C. seniors falling victim to scams

The Times often receives calls about locals, usually seniors, targeted by a scammer.

 

The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash

Trail RCMP arrest klutzy Castlegar thief after he trips up

The suspect attempted to flee but the officer followed him in a marked police vehicle

 

The month of May marks the beginning of increased traffic on British Columbia roadways and, with more road users, BC Highway Patrol cautions commuters about the potential for an increase in collisions. Photo: CHUTTERSNAP/Unsplash

Trail RCMP catch driver going 122 clicks in 60 km zone

BC Highway Patrol: May is High Risk Driving month

The month of May marks the beginning of increased traffic on British Columbia roadways and, with more road users, BC Highway Patrol cautions commuters about the potential for an increase in collisions. Photo: CHUTTERSNAP/Unsplash
A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash

Trail and Salmo RCMP team up to nab alleged car thief from Kelowna

Michael Shimaro-Campbell remains in custody charged with criminal offences in Trail and Salmo.

A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash
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Trail senior hurt in alleged assault, woman suspect charged

The alleged assault occurred in downtown Trail Friday at 6 p.m.

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ICBC has done away licence plate validation decals. Photo: Unsplash

Trail RCMP: No more plate decals, no problem

B.C. motorists have the choice to leave their current decal on their licence plate or remove it.

ICBC has done away licence plate validation decals. Photo: Unsplash
Police briefs. (File photo)

Rossland hit by series of thefts

Police reports that a man and woman were seen rummaging through unlocked vehicle in Rossland.

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Naloxone is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids. It is commonly used to counter decreased breathing in opioid overdose. Photo: Phil McLachlan

Trail RCMP officer administers naloxone, helps save a life

Const. Nickel discovered an unconscious man laying on the ground who had stopped breathing.

Naloxone is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids. It is commonly used to counter decreased breathing in opioid overdose. Photo: Phil McLachlan
Burnt out red Chevrolet HHR car in downtown Trail. Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail police suspect arson after car goes up in flames

Anyone with information about the arson is asked to call the Trail RCMP at 250.364.2566.

Burnt out red Chevrolet HHR car in downtown Trail. Photo: Trail RCMP
RCMP logo. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP issue theft warning for Trail and Rossland

RCMP: Report suspicious activities and sightings to the Trail detachment

RCMP logo. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
After meeting with Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin and council in August 2020, the RCMP stepped up foot patrols in downtown Trail. “The city takes our citizens’ concerns and safety very seriously,” Pasin said. “These are very challenging times and we are very aware of the unwanted activity in our city. Although increased foot patrols won’t solve all the issues we are currently facing, it is a proactive step in the right direction.” Photo: RCMP

Trail RCMP report Q1 crime numbers

Numbers are fairly static to last year’s first quarter, with a few exceptions.

After meeting with Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin and council in August 2020, the RCMP stepped up foot patrols in downtown Trail. “The city takes our citizens’ concerns and safety very seriously,” Pasin said. “These are very challenging times and we are very aware of the unwanted activity in our city. Although increased foot patrols won’t solve all the issues we are currently facing, it is a proactive step in the right direction.” Photo: RCMP
RCMP logo. Image: The Canadian PTess/Darryl Dyck

Trail RCMP release plan for the next 12 months

The APP identifies the most important issues affecting communities within the Trail detachment.

RCMP logo. Image: The Canadian PTess/Darryl Dyck
Trail RCMP officers swept the area and located a 26-year-old Surrey man and a 27-year-old Castlegar woman near the parked truck. Photo: Randy Tarampi/Unsplash

Trail police clock driver going 83 km above speed limit

Police say the man was driving at the speed of 153 km/h in a 70 km/h zone

Trail RCMP officers swept the area and located a 26-year-old Surrey man and a 27-year-old Castlegar woman near the parked truck. Photo: Randy Tarampi/Unsplash
With the three RCMP detachments teaming up — Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar — the man is facing seven criminal charges. Photo: Trail Times file

Castlegar man in custody after alleged gas station robbery, flight from police

RCMP say the suspect, a Castlegar man, ran out of gas near Champion Lakes

With the three RCMP detachments teaming up — Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar — the man is facing seven criminal charges. Photo: Trail Times file
This June 17, 2019, file photo shows 5-mg pills of Oxycodone. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Trail, Castlegar RCMP bust trafficking ring, seize drugs and $15,000

Operation E-PREPPY was carried out over 3 months in 2020

This June 17, 2019, file photo shows 5-mg pills of Oxycodone. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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Trail police nab 4 impaired drivers over long weekend

Police do not have to suspect that a driver is impaired before they stop a vehicle.

Photo: Penticton Western News/File
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BC RCMP: Cyclists must also follow rules of the road

“There’s no question that helmets save lives,” says Sgt. Peter DeVries.

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Const. Carissa Fowler jumped into action, while off duty, to help a senior driver who appeared to be unconscious behind the wheel at a red light in East Trail. Photo: Unsplash

Off-duty officer helps Trail man in medical distress

A bystander reported the incident to 911 while the officer assisted the driver

Const. Carissa Fowler jumped into action, while off duty, to help a senior driver who appeared to be unconscious behind the wheel at a red light in East Trail. Photo: Unsplash
Trail police recently nabbed two drunk drivers after they allegedly failed roadside breath tests. Photo: RCMP

Second week of April brings a range of calls to Trail RCMP

Police release details on calls attended in Trail area from April 6 to April 12

Trail police recently nabbed two drunk drivers after they allegedly failed roadside breath tests. Photo: RCMP