RCMP Briefs

Photo of handguns and illicit drugs Trail RCMP reported to have seized from a Trail man on Sunday. Photo: Trail RCMP

Drugs and guns seized from Trail man

A call came into the detachment that a man was asleep behind the wheel

 

The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash

Trail RCMP warn of digital sexploitation scheme targeting youth

Police want to get the message out to victims that you are not alone.

 

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Rossland pedestrian dies after being pinned between 2 vehicles

RCMP Sgt. advises that victim services is available for anyone requiring help

 

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Trail cops called to COVID contraventions

The RCMP remind the public that outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people

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Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Heads up for wildlife warn police after crash with elk on West Kootenay highway

The accident happened in the early morning hours of April 30

Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash
Trail police provided an April 6 media update on the case. Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP identify suspicious truck

The pickup was reported to be fitted with police-like lights on the grill

Trail police provided an April 6 media update on the case. Photo: Trail Times
Instead of getting a Maltese puppy through an online sale, a Trail woman was scammed of $400 and sadly, received no puppy. Photo: Noelle on Unsplash

Trail woman bilked of $400 in puppy scam

RCMP advise the pandemic has increased the number of puppy scams being perpetrated

Instead of getting a Maltese puppy through an online sale, a Trail woman was scammed of $400 and sadly, received no puppy. Photo: Noelle on Unsplash
Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)

Nanaimo man hospitalized after pouring gunpowder onto backyard fire

RCMP investigating explosion in Harewood also came across a still for making alcohol on property

Nanaimo RCMP say a man was injured while pouring gunpowder on a backyard fire in Harewood on Wednesday, April 21. (File photo)
Manage household attractants as hungry bears are out from Rossland to Trail. Photo: WildSafeBC Rossland/Trail

Trail RCMP report burglars, traffic burden

In one call, the suspect had fled the scene on all four feet.

Manage household attractants as hungry bears are out from Rossland to Trail. Photo: WildSafeBC Rossland/Trail
Trail RCMP report finding a substantial amount of fentany. (Courtesy photo)

Woman busted in West Trail with drugs, weapons

Police report finding drugs and prohibited devices during arrest on outstanding warrants

Trail RCMP report finding a substantial amount of fentany. (Courtesy photo)
Trail Times file photo

Trail RCMP nab wanted man

Police responded to a call for assistance in East Trail on April 7, at 2 a.m.

Trail Times file photo
Gus doing a little hard time before reuniting with his owners. Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail RCMP report cheery conclusions to missing cases

Media brief from the Trail and Greater District RCMP

Gus doing a little hard time before reuniting with his owners. Photo: Trail RCMP
A forensic anthropologist ruled bones found by the Columbia River Skywalk to be from a bear. Photo: Chilli Charlie/Unsplash

Bones found by Trail bridge, ruled not human

A Trail man made the discovery on Friday, April 8

A forensic anthropologist ruled bones found by the Columbia River Skywalk to be from a bear. Photo: Chilli Charlie/Unsplash
Police are advising of a scam actively happening in the Kootenay Boundary, one that involves a person trying to sell the victim gold for cash. Problem is, the gold is fake. Photo: Matt Flores on Unsplash

Fake gold scam re-surfaces in the Kootenay Boundary

Victims are approached in high-traffic areas by someone claiming to need emergency cash

Police are advising of a scam actively happening in the Kootenay Boundary, one that involves a person trying to sell the victim gold for cash. Problem is, the gold is fake. Photo: Matt Flores on Unsplash
A youth was arrested following a car crash on Wallace Street on Saturday, April 10. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home

Police arrest older teen, call video shared on social media ‘disturbing’

A youth was arrested following a car crash on Wallace Street on Saturday, April 10. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
(Trail Times file photo)

Trail RCMP seek tips in locating white truck outfitted with police-like lights

Driver reports white pick up traveling west on Hwy 3B activate red and blue lights

(Trail Times file photo)
A police cruiser drives down the Trail Esplanade as part of regular rounds. Photo: Trail RCMP

Police foot patrols to resume in downtown Trail

Community feedback shows this is a valued policing measure

A police cruiser drives down the Trail Esplanade as part of regular rounds. Photo: Trail RCMP
Image: Black Press

Greater Trail RCMP keeping an eye on school zones

A 30 km/hr speed limit is in effect in school zones from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

Image: Black Press
Police reported they seized a hunting knife (not pictured) and BB pistol from a Trail man. Photo: David Ballew on Unsplash
Police reported they seized a hunting knife (not pictured) and BB pistol from a Trail man. Photo: David Ballew on Unsplash
Police and the conservation service were notified of a cougar sighting in Warfield on Wednesday, only to find it was a decoy to ward birds away from the treatment plant reservoir. After originally reporting it was a plush, zooming in on the object, police later discovered it is actually a plastic animal/coyote decoy. Photo: Trail RCMP

Update: Trail police track down cougar, discover it’s a decoy

Animal spotted in reservoir of water treatment plant near Warfield

Police and the conservation service were notified of a cougar sighting in Warfield on Wednesday, only to find it was a decoy to ward birds away from the treatment plant reservoir. After originally reporting it was a plush, zooming in on the object, police later discovered it is actually a plastic animal/coyote decoy. Photo: Trail RCMP