Drinking during street hockey nets penalties

Greater Trail On The Beat

A game of road hockey turned street party left a number of youth with tickets for drinking last week in downtown Rossland.

About 100 teens gathered on the corner of Columbia Avenue and Washington Street last Tuesday night to watch from the sidelines or partake in some pavement puck action.

Several violation tickets were issued to minors for possession of liquor while some alcohol found in a backpack was dumped around 10:30 p.m.


A 25-year-old Trail man is facing charges in relation to an incident involving his common-law spouse.

Adam Jacobson was arrested June 16 for allegedly uttering threats and breaching his “no-contact condition.”

He appeared in Nelson court on June 20 and will be back in court on Sept. 15.


Trail RCMP are reminding residents to be aware of pedestrians or cyclists on the move, now that the warm weather has locals opting out of taking their car.

A man in his mid-80s is being charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident following a hit and run in Trail in the 3,000 block of Highway Drive at around 11:30 a.m. on June 19.

A witness, who saw the senior rear-end another vehicle when the car in front stopped for a cyclist to pass, flagged a police officer down.


Two young men caught street racing have been left with hefty fines.

They are charged with driving without due care and attention in relation to an incident that occurred between Trail and Montrose on June 18 after midnight.

In addition to having their vehicles impounded for a week, they now face a $368 fine each.


Trail RCMP are looking for the rightful owner of a digital camera/video.

The Sony device was found June 17 at Gyro Park and was brought into the Trail detachment.

If this is your camera, please call the 364-2566 to identify and claim it.