RCMP Briefs

A suspect in a break-and-enter and robbery at a Prideaux Street apartment last month apologized to the victim before leaving the scene, say police. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect breaks into B.C. woman’s bedroom, demands money, apologizes

Woman came face-to-face with intruder in her Prideaux Street apartment

 

Call outs for paramedics attending drug overdoses doubled in Trail in 2021. (File photo)

Paramedic calls for drug overdose doubles in Greater Trail in 2021

“We have seen a dramatic increase in drug overdoses in the area,” said Trail Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

 

Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash

SOS for emergencies, not for help clearing snow; Kootenay RCMP

A woman was signaling for help getting a driveway cleared of snow

 

RCMP gave a verbal warning to the punch-throwing neighbour, though he could still be charged. Photo: Unsplash

Trail police attend snow spat after punches thrown

The RCMP were called to a Casino Road property Sunday night at 7 p.m.

RCMP gave a verbal warning to the punch-throwing neighbour, though he could still be charged. Photo: Unsplash
Police are asking locals to take caution when clearing out heavy snow after the sudden death of a Trail man, aged 55, on the weekend. Photo: Unsplash

Police report sudden death in Rossland

The Trail man was shovelling snow with his wife when he began to feel unwell

Police are asking locals to take caution when clearing out heavy snow after the sudden death of a Trail man, aged 55, on the weekend. Photo: Unsplash
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Trail police find Jesus and Mary

The statutes are being stored at the Trail RCMP detachment until returned to rightful owner

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Hospital worker assaulted at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

The woman, 39, has alleged an assault occured on Jan. 2 just before noon

Photo: Trail Times file
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Be on the lookout for fires in downtown Trail

Trail RCMP officers put out two small fires in the downtown area with snow over the holidays

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Image of the trucks stuck on the Warfield Hill Monday. Photo: Amy Shepherd posted this photo on the West Kootenay Highway & Road Conditions Facebook page.

Trail emergency responders meet with highway contractor after 4 stuck trucks back up traffic

The Trail area was hit with upwards of 25 cm of snow by Monday morning

Image of the trucks stuck on the Warfield Hill Monday. Photo: Amy Shepherd posted this photo on the West Kootenay Highway & Road Conditions Facebook page.
L-R: Constable Ben Ansems, Principal Brian Stefani, and Constable Alanna Fitzgerald joined forces to address the harm of cyberbullying with Webster’s elementary students. Photo: Trail RCMP

RCMP address cyberbullying with Kootenay Columbia students

Cyberbullying involves threatening or aggressive e-mails, instant messages etc.

L-R: Constable Ben Ansems, Principal Brian Stefani, and Constable Alanna Fitzgerald joined forces to address the harm of cyberbullying with Webster’s elementary students. Photo: Trail RCMP
Trail RCMP have been dealing with numerous reports of theft and break-and-enters this month. Photo: Justus Menke/Unsplash

Trail RCMP respond to reports of theft and break and enters

Business owners can call the Trail RCMP non-emergency line at 250.364.2566 to speak to an officer.

Trail RCMP have been dealing with numerous reports of theft and break-and-enters this month. Photo: Justus Menke/Unsplash
A screenshot of the man and woman who robbed a downtown Trail electronics store Dec. 9. Image: Submitted

Trail police looking for thieves who stole $17,000+ from downtown store

VIDEO IN LINK: Trail RCMP are looking for tips to this Dec. 9 crime

A screenshot of the man and woman who robbed a downtown Trail electronics store Dec. 9. Image: Submitted
Trail RCMP attended a vehicle rollover Dec. 16 outside of Trail. Detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich is reporting winter road conditions are suspected to be a factor in the pickup leaving the road and crashing down an embankment. Photo: Max Fuchs/Unsplash

Salmo mother critically injured in vehicle rollover near Trail

Trail RCMP report that winter road conditions are considered a factor in the Thursday crash

Trail RCMP attended a vehicle rollover Dec. 16 outside of Trail. Detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich is reporting winter road conditions are suspected to be a factor in the pickup leaving the road and crashing down an embankment. Photo: Max Fuchs/Unsplash
Naloxone is an opioid antidote that can reverse the potentially fatal effects of an overdose. Naloxone is effective against all opioids including: codeine, morphine, hydromorphone, meperidine, oxycodone, fentanyl, heroin, methadone, buprenorphine and others. Photo: File

Police warn of toxic drug supply after Trail man dies

Trail RCMP report sudden death from suspected fentanyl overdose Dec. 7

Naloxone is an opioid antidote that can reverse the potentially fatal effects of an overdose. Naloxone is effective against all opioids including: codeine, morphine, hydromorphone, meperidine, oxycodone, fentanyl, heroin, methadone, buprenorphine and others. Photo: File
Trail police are stepping up road safety enforcement all month. Image: RCMP logo

Trail RCMP remind locals, ‘Prank calls aren’t funny’

Latest briefs from the Trail and Greater District police

Trail police are stepping up road safety enforcement all month. Image: RCMP logo
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Missing Rossland man located deceased

Trail RCMP do not suspect foul play; the coroner has taken over the investigation

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Theft from motor vehicles are often crimes of opportunity with thieves taking advantage of unsecured doors and windows to steal valuables. Photo: Jisoo Kim/Unsplash

Lock it or lose it — an ongoing message from Trail police

Greater Trail RCMP briefs covering the final few days of November

Theft from motor vehicles are often crimes of opportunity with thieves taking advantage of unsecured doors and windows to steal valuables. Photo: Jisoo Kim/Unsplash
Police are helping a senior get a door lock fixed after being twice summoned for service to her West Trail home. Photo: Perry Merrity/Unsplash

Lighter side of the law in the City of Trail

Trail and Greater District RCMP recently responded to three out of the ordinary calls for service

Police are helping a senior get a door lock fixed after being twice summoned for service to her West Trail home. Photo: Perry Merrity/Unsplash
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Police nab impaired driver with loaded shotgun, warrants in West Trail

The officer, only a month on the unit, found himself entering into a multi-faceted investigation.

Photo: Times file
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Stay vigilant against theft police warn after Rossland business targeted

The RCMP suspect that businesses may be continue to be targets for theft.

Photo: File