RCMP Briefs

Police also describe a car crash in the parking lot that sent a woman to the hospital for assessment. Photo: Black Press file

Trail RCMP save senior from losing $10,000 in phone scam

Weekly briefs provided to media by Greater Trail Sgt. Mike Wicentowich

Police also describe a car crash in the parking lot that sent a woman to the hospital for assessment. Photo: Black Press file
A Montrose man is suspected of using his drone to look into neighbourhood homes, and possibly film those inside. Photo: David Henrichs on Unsplash

Trail RCMP report drone mischief and a hit and run

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Trail detachment

A Montrose man is suspected of using his drone to look into neighbourhood homes, and possibly film those inside. Photo: David Henrichs on Unsplash
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721. Photo: Trail Times

Woman charged for allegedly entering Castlegar home and stabbing 2 teens

Castlegar police report the two teenagers are recovering in hospital

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721. Photo: Trail Times
Trail police recently dealt with driving offences and a fight between landlord and tenant. Photo: Kaffeebart on Unsplash

Trail RCMP report driving offences and an air freshener dispute

Briefs from Sgt. Mike Wicentowich of the Trail and Greater District RCMP

Trail police recently dealt with driving offences and a fight between landlord and tenant. Photo: Kaffeebart on Unsplash
Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash

A show of compassion by the Trail RCMP saves a life

The Montrose senior penned a thank you note to the two Greater Trail RCMP officers

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash
Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash

A show of compassion by the Trail RCMP saves a life

The Montrose senior penned a thank you note to the two Greater Trail RCMP officers

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash
Brian Stefani, principal of Webster Elementary School in Warfield, safely escorted a school intruder, suspected to be suffering a mental health crisis, from inside the building on Friday, Feb. 12. Image: Google maps

Kootenay Columbia principal escorts erratic intruder from school grounds

Police were called to an emergency at the Warfield elementary school the morning of Feb. 12

Brian Stefani, principal of Webster Elementary School in Warfield, safely escorted a school intruder, suspected to be suffering a mental health crisis, from inside the building on Friday, Feb. 12. Image: Google maps
A few years ago, city parking metres were vandalized to the tune of $16,000. Another four were damaged earlier this month. Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP report vandalism, impaired driver and more

Briefs from the Greater Trail police

A few years ago, city parking metres were vandalized to the tune of $16,000. Another four were damaged earlier this month. Photo: Trail Times
This disturbing case was reported to the Trail RCMP on Saturday night. Photo: Bacila Vlad on Unsplash

Trail RCMP looking for animal abuse suspect

Anyone with information or witnessed this case of animal cruelty is urged to call the detachment

This disturbing case was reported to the Trail RCMP on Saturday night. Photo: Bacila Vlad on Unsplash
A Midway woman, 30, is scheduled to appear in the Rossland courthouse on March after being arrested in downtown Trail Jan. 30. Image: Black Press

Trail police arrest two wanted individuals

Driving while prohibited or with a suspended licence is a crime in B.C.

A Midway woman, 30, is scheduled to appear in the Rossland courthouse on March after being arrested in downtown Trail Jan. 30. Image: Black Press
Trail police report officers confiscated brass knuckles from an Alberta man who was openly wearing the prohibited weapon in downtown Fruitvale. Photo: Commons.Wikimedia.org

Man openly wearing brass knuckles, arrested in downtown Fruitvale

In Canada, brass knuckles, or any similar devices made of metal, are listed as prohibited weapons

Trail police report officers confiscated brass knuckles from an Alberta man who was openly wearing the prohibited weapon in downtown Fruitvale. Photo: Commons.Wikimedia.org
Charges against Matthew Ponka were entered into the court registry the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 26. Photo: Trail Times

Rossland mayor shares concerns over city hall intruder

RCMP report the armed man arrived at city hall around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

Charges against Matthew Ponka were entered into the court registry the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 26. Photo: Trail Times
Photo: Trail Times file

RCMP identify man who entered Rossland City Hall armed with weapons

Matthew Ponka is facing several charges related to the Tuesday, Jan. 26 incident

Photo: Trail Times file
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

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

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

Trail RCMP report brazen daytime theft

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

Photo: Black Press
Photo: File

Trail man jailed after police find loaded handgun during check stop

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

Photo: File
Photo: Trail Times
Photo: Trail Times
(Black Press Media file photo)

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

(Black Press Media file photo)
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