RCMP Briefs

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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
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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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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
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Update: Person found deceased in Fruitvale parking lot

Greater Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich will be reporting on this case this week

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Trail RCMP report three impaired driving investigations. Photo: Black Press file

Trail RCMP take three impaired drivers off the road

Two women from Fruitvale and a Rossland man each allegedly failed their roadside screening test

Trail RCMP report three impaired driving investigations. Photo: Black Press file
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Trail RCMP stats indicate a decline in crime

Pandemic related calls are becoming more common.

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RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)

Hefty fines create ‘financial woes’ for Nanaimo driver caught going 85 km/h over speed limit

Nanaimo RCMP report motorist who was excessively speeding was also driving without insurance

RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)
Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash

One man fined, another banned from Trail store for refusing to wear masks indoors

Trail RCMP: Businesses have the right to ask customers to wear face coverings or non-medical masks

Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash
After a passenger threw a lit cigarette on the ground during a traffic stop, the Trail RCMP determined he was in violation of curfew and probation orders. Photo: Mathew MacQuarrie on Unsplash

Trail police report mischief and more

Greater Trail RCMP media report includes details on some cases they were called to last week

After a passenger threw a lit cigarette on the ground during a traffic stop, the Trail RCMP determined he was in violation of curfew and probation orders. Photo: Mathew MacQuarrie on Unsplash
Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash

Refusal to wear a mask prompts calls to the Trail RCMP

Trail RCMP; Businesses have the right to ask customers to wear face coverings or non-medical masks

Trail police advise that fines for refusing to wear a mask may apply under the Emergency Programs Act. Photo: visuals on Unsplash
One complaint the Trail RCMP had to deal with involved laundry. Photo: Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Off the cuff calls to the Trail RCMP

Greater Trail police responded to several vehicle collisions as well as a few more usual cases

One complaint the Trail RCMP had to deal with involved laundry. Photo: Annie Spratt on Unsplash