RCMP Briefs

Police were called after a man was witnessed stabbing tires with the fence post. Photo: Thanh Serious on Unsplash

Trail RCMP eport erratic man, suspicious fire and prohibited driver

Brief from the media release from the Trail and Greater District RCMP detachment

 

More than 1,200 drivers were checked for sobriety, insurances and valid licences in the Trail area over the holidays. Photo: Black Press

Trail RCMP nab impaired drivers

Highlights from first media release of 2021 by the Trail and Greater District RCMP

 

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Trail RCMP report brazen daytime theft

Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to call the Trail detachment

 

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Trail man jailed after police find loaded handgun during check stop

The incident occurred at a checkpoint Trail police set up over the holidays

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Woman tells police her dog was driving after vehicle ends in ditch on Vancouver Island

Woman allegedly refuses to give breath sample, slapped with 90-day driving prohibition

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The Trail and Greater District RCMP remind the public to take precautions against theft of packages this 2020 Christmas season as home delivery begins to peak over the next 10 days. Photo: Tobias Tullius on Unsplash

Tips from the Trail RCMP to avoid theft from your doorstep

Make it difficult or impossible for thieves to bag-and-run with your home deliveries

The Trail and Greater District RCMP remind the public to take precautions against theft of packages this 2020 Christmas season as home delivery begins to peak over the next 10 days. Photo: Tobias Tullius on Unsplash
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Trail RCMP check 450 cars, two impaired drivers taken off the road

Trail RCMP will continue with ramped up impaired driving enforcement this month

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Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP nab man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

The Kamloops man is back in jail reports Sgt. Mike Wicentowich from the Trail RCMP detachment

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Trail police warn of the latest phone/social media scams. Photo: Unsplash

Trail RCMP warn of recent scams

To read more on frauds and scams visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre website

Trail police warn of the latest phone/social media scams. Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Black Press file
Photo: Black Press file
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Trail police asking for witnesses to indecent act

The Trail detachment received a report of an indecent act on Friday afternoon

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Photo: Black Press file

Trail traffic stop yields stolen cheque investigation

Trail RCMP will continue enhanced impaired driving enforcement this holiday season

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Greater Trail RCMP urge locals to stay off the roads

By noon there were four commercial tractor trailers stuck on hills in the Trail area

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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

Panic alerts can go a long way in helping prevent further medical complications for seniors who live alone. Photo: Akshay Paatil on Unsplash
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Castlegar man and woman arrested in downtown Trail

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

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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

Trail RCMP seized illicit drugs, cash and a weapon following a traffic stop in West Trail on Nov. 18. Photo: Trail RCMP
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Shoveling snow leads to physical altercation in East Trail

District police were called to the alleged incident on Friday the 13th

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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
Do not send money electronically or make payments to anyone over the telephone. Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash

Telephone fraudsters targeting Greater Trail

A local grandmother called the Trail Times to warn others about telephone scam artists

Do not send money electronically or make payments to anyone over the telephone. Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash