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Trail RCMP report fireworks fury, mattress muddle and more

A few case highlights from the Trail and Greater District RCMP

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On Thursday, Nov. 4, Trail police received a report about a yellow and black 1975 Yamaha GT80 dirt bike stolen from a carport in the 200 block of Currie Street, in Annable. The motorcycle is worth approximately $1,000. Photo: Trail RCMP

November starts with plenty of calls to Trail RCMP

Attempted theft, weary gleaner and man brandishing knife prompts calls to Trail detachment

On Thursday, Nov. 4, Trail police received a report about a yellow and black 1975 Yamaha GT80 dirt bike stolen from a carport in the 200 block of Currie Street, in Annable. The motorcycle is worth approximately $1,000. Photo: Trail RCMP
Local Search and Rescue teams were searching the area on Sunday looking for Gary Camozzi. Trail and Greater District RCMP ask the public to call them at 250-364-2566 to provide any information about Mr. Camozzi’s possible current whereabouts. Photo: South Columbia Search and Rescue/Facebook

Search and Rescue teams sweep area for missing Rossland man

Gary Camozzi has not been seen in Rossland or the greater area for more than a week

Local Search and Rescue teams were searching the area on Sunday looking for Gary Camozzi. Trail and Greater District RCMP ask the public to call them at 250-364-2566 to provide any information about Mr. Camozzi’s possible current whereabouts. Photo: South Columbia Search and Rescue/Facebook
RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich met with Trail city council at the GOC meeting Oct. 25 to release the third quarter crime statistics.

Trail RCMP releases crime report, responds to council concerns

The 2021 Third Quarter Crime Statistics show thefts from vehicles more than double

RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich met with Trail city council at the GOC meeting Oct. 25 to release the third quarter crime statistics.
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Police ask for help to local Rossland man

Mr. Camozzi has not been seen in Rossland for around one week.

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An employee folds yoga pants as the types of pants are animated and displayed on digital screens instead of mannequins at a Lululemon Athletica store in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Flexible Vancouver thief re-arrested days after pilfering 47 pairs of yoga pants

32 people were arrested and nearly $18,000 in stolen property was recovered in weekend crackdown

An employee folds yoga pants as the types of pants are animated and displayed on digital screens instead of mannequins at a Lululemon Athletica store in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Calgary Courts Centre is pictured in Calgary, Alta., Monday, March 11, 2019. A man who removed his mask and deliberately coughed on a server at a Calgary bar last year has been convicted of assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta judge convicts man of assault for coughing on server in Calgary bar

Judge notes three other cases where people were convicted after coughing on others during pandemic

The Calgary Courts Centre is pictured in Calgary, Alta., Monday, March 11, 2019. A man who removed his mask and deliberately coughed on a server at a Calgary bar last year has been convicted of assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
South Rutland Elementary. (Contributed)

Kelowna woman charged after allegedly embezzling $20K from elementary school PAC

Andrea Blanchard, 46, is facing several fraud-related charges

South Rutland Elementary. (Contributed)
An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room, rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. An Alberta man facing trial later this month in the slaying of a family doctor at a medical clinic has died. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Man accused of killing doctor in clinic dies weeks before Alberta murder trial

Deng Mabiour, 54, was charged with first-degree murder in last year’s death of Dr. Walter Reynolds

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room, rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. An Alberta man facing trial later this month in the slaying of a family doctor at a medical clinic has died. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A courtroom in the Abbotsford Law Courts. (B.C. government photo)

Man pleads guilty to smuggling 200 kg of meth across U.S. border into Abbotsford

Zacchary Hecock was caught driving ATV and trailer with drug-filled duffel bags

A courtroom in the Abbotsford Law Courts. (B.C. government photo)
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Murder-suicide behind 2 bodies found in Osoyoos: RCMP

One body was found in an abandoned vehicle and another in a home

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2 bodies found in Osoyoos, RCMP investigating

Police say the two victims were known to each other and there is no threat to the public

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Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. An uptick in random assaults that has been highlighted by the Vancouver police points to bigger problems in the city that may be magnified because of the pandemic, say experts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

COVID may be contributing to increase in ‘random assaults’ in Vancouver: experts

1,555 “unprovoked, stranger assaults” involving 1,705 victims reported over 12-month period

Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. An uptick in random assaults that has been highlighted by the Vancouver police points to bigger problems in the city that may be magnified because of the pandemic, say experts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Tommy Johnson with daughter Chelsea Lloy and son Brad Johnson. (Facebook photo)

‘They both had such big hearts’: Father and son identified as victims in Island killings

Tom and Brad Johnson known for their big hearts and willingness to help out anyone

Tommy Johnson with daughter Chelsea Lloy and son Brad Johnson. (Facebook photo)
Comox Valley RCMP are advising the public to be on the lookout for a blue 2013 Honda Civic after the occupant allegedly damaged at least two vehicles with an axe. File photo

Man wanted after at least two cars hacked with axe on Vancouver Island

Motivation unclear, blue 2013 Honda Civic with Nova Scotia licence plates

Comox Valley RCMP are advising the public to be on the lookout for a blue 2013 Honda Civic after the occupant allegedly damaged at least two vehicles with an axe. File photo
North Port, Fla., police officers block the entrance to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in North Port, Fla. Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie and potential human remains were found in a Florida wilderness park during a search for clues in the slaying of Gabby Petito . (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

FBI: Remains found in Florida park identified as Brian Laundrie

Dental records confirmed Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito

North Port, Fla., police officers block the entrance to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in North Port, Fla. Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie and potential human remains were found in a Florida wilderness park during a search for clues in the slaying of Gabby Petito . (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
FILE - This police camera video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug. 12, 2021. (The Moab Police Department via AP)

‘Probability is strong’ human remains may be Brian Laundrie, suspect in Petito death

Lawyer for family of missing Brian Laundrie told CNN remains in Florida nature preserve may be his

FILE - This police camera video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug. 12, 2021. (The Moab Police Department via AP)
SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards speaks during a news conference as SEPTA Transit Police Chief Thomas Nestel III stands behind her on an El platform at the 69th Street Transportation Center, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in Philadelphia, following a brutal rape on the El, as other riders watched, over the weekend. They discussed the emergency call boxes on SEPTA trains and how to properly contact police from the trains. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Charges unlikely for riders who saw Philadelphia train rape

Officials says about 10 people were walking, sitting or standing near where the attack was occurring

SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards speaks during a news conference as SEPTA Transit Police Chief Thomas Nestel III stands behind her on an El platform at the 69th Street Transportation Center, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in Philadelphia, following a brutal rape on the El, as other riders watched, over the weekend. They discussed the emergency call boxes on SEPTA trains and how to properly contact police from the trains. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Timothy Durkin is pictured in a photograph filed in Federal Court. The B.C. Securities Commission claims the Sooke man defrauded an investor out of $1 million. (Federal Court)

B.C. man accused of selling fake ownership in world-renowned Sooke Harbour House

Timothy Durkin faces B.C. Securities Commission in November

Timothy Durkin is pictured in a photograph filed in Federal Court. The B.C. Securities Commission claims the Sooke man defrauded an investor out of $1 million. (Federal Court)