RCMP Briefs

Panic alerts can go a long way in helping prevent further medical complications for seniors who live alone. Photo: Akshay Paatil on Unsplash

Police breach door to help Fruitvale senior

RCMP officers attended a Fruitvale home on Nov. 14 in response to a panic alarm

 

Photo: Trail Times

Castlegar man and woman arrested in downtown Trail

Police allege the truck they were in had a stolen licence plate on the rear

 

Trail RCMP seized illicit drugs, cash and a weapon following a traffic stop in West Trail on Nov. 18. Photo: Trail RCMP

West Kootenay man, woman face drug charges after traffic stop

Police report that three types of illicit drugs were seized as well as cash and a stun gun

 

A traffic unit pulled over this Trail driver on Friday amid a heavy snowstorm that hit the West Kootenay. Photo: Trail RCMP

Dude, where’s your windshield?

Windshields must be cleared of material and debris under the BC Motor Vehicle Act

A traffic unit pulled over this Trail driver on Friday amid a heavy snowstorm that hit the West Kootenay. Photo: Trail RCMP
Photo: Trail Times

Update: Person found deceased in Fruitvale parking lot

Greater Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich will be reporting on this case this week

Photo: Trail Times
Trail RCMP report three impaired driving investigations. Photo: Black Press file

Trail RCMP take three impaired drivers off the road

Two women from Fruitvale and a Rossland man each allegedly failed their roadside screening test

Trail RCMP report three impaired driving investigations. Photo: Black Press file
RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)

Hefty fines create ‘financial woes’ for Nanaimo driver caught going 85 km/h over speed limit

Nanaimo RCMP report motorist who was excessively speeding was also driving without insurance

RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)
Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash

One man fined, another banned from Trail store for refusing to wear masks indoors

Trail RCMP: Businesses have the right to ask customers to wear face coverings or non-medical masks

Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash
Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash

Refusal to wear a mask prompts calls to the Trail RCMP

Trail RCMP; Businesses have the right to ask customers to wear face coverings or non-medical masks

Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash
First responders at a crash scene near Rossland on Thursday, Oct. 22. Photo: Trail RCMP

First snow in West Kootenay causes vehicle collisions

The Trail and Greater District RCMP’s weekly brief contains details on collisions

First responders at a crash scene near Rossland on Thursday, Oct. 22. Photo: Trail RCMP
A man was arrested in Nanaimo for spray-painting an RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
A man was arrested in Nanaimo for spray-painting an RCMP vehicle. (File photo)
The RCMP is reporting another Trail resident has been scammed for thousands of dollars in a phone scam. Photo: Miryam León on Unsplash

Kootenay man bilked of $5,100 in phone scam

This latest fraud resulting in a Trail man losing thousands was reported to the RCMP on Saturday

The RCMP is reporting another Trail resident has been scammed for thousands of dollars in a phone scam. Photo: Miryam León on Unsplash
(Times file)

Trail RCMP report golf course break-in, lost child and more

Anyone with information about the Birchbank break-in is asked to call the Trail RCMP

(Times file)
The Trail and Greater District RCMP have set up an important new service called the Wander Registry. (Photo by Nina Hill on Unsplash)

Trail RCMP set up critical new service to help keep loved ones, safe

Registration is voluntary and can be withdrawn at any time

The Trail and Greater District RCMP have set up an important new service called the Wander Registry. (Photo by Nina Hill on Unsplash)
(Trail Times file photo)

Kootenay cops nab couple for drug trafficking twice in 8 days

Both times the arrests were made by the same Roving Traffic Unit

(Trail Times file photo)
(Trail Times file photo)

Kootenay cops nab couple for drug trafficking twice in 8 days

Both times the arrests were made by the same Roving Traffic Unit

(Trail Times file photo)
Signage is posted in school zones, like this one on Schofield Highway warning drivers of the Webster Elementary School zone. (Trail Times file)

BC RCMP remind drivers to slow down as students return to class

Enforcement will begin again starting Tuesday, Sept. 8

Signage is posted in school zones, like this one on Schofield Highway warning drivers of the Webster Elementary School zone. (Trail Times file)
Police have seized a substantial amount of illicit drugs from two people on Pine Avenue. (Google Maps)

Trail police seize $10,000 worth of street drugs

The Trail pair are slated for court later this fall

Police have seized a substantial amount of illicit drugs from two people on Pine Avenue. (Google Maps)
(Trail Times file photo)

Trail RCMP report sabotage, a side-swipe and more

Briefs from Trail and Greater District police Sergeant Mike Wicentowich

(Trail Times file photo)
Police are confirming that a stabbing took place at Gyro Park in Trail on Sunday. (Jim Bailey photo)

Man suffers life-threatening injuries from stabbing near Trail park

RCMP have confirmed the stabbing happened on July 19 near the East Trail park

Police are confirming that a stabbing took place at Gyro Park in Trail on Sunday. (Jim Bailey photo)