Slocan Lake RCMP seek witnesses to incident on Hwy 6 last week

Male suspect and one police officer sustained minor injuries after incident Mar. 8

On March 8th, 2013 at approximately 10:20 pm, a member of the Slocan Lake RCMP attempted to execute a traffic stop with a camper van that was southbound on Hwy 6 near Hills, BC.

The vehicle was traveling at approximately 30 km/hr in the 80 km/hr zone and was driving on the shoulder of the road obstructing traffic. It was  further observed that there was no licence plate attached to the vehicle.

The officer attempted to execute a traffic stop, but the driver continued on until Rosebery prior to pulling over.

The male driver and female occupant refused to identify themselves to police and both were arrested for Obstructing a Police Officer.

Additional police officers attended and had to forcibly remove both occupants from the vehicle. The male driver and female passenger were not know to local police and were determined to be  transient

The male suspect and one police officer sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.

Once the identity of the individuals was confirmed, both were released from custody with a requirement to attend the Nakusp Provincial Courthouse on April 25, 2013.

Police are recommending charges of Obstructing a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest against the female passenger.

Charges of Assaulting a Police Officer, Obstructing a Police Officer, and Resisting Arrest are being recommended against the male driver. Both suspects have also been charged with a number of offences under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying motorists that may have witnessed this incident. Please contact the Slocan Lake RCMP at 250-358-2222 if you observed the police incident described above.

 

Just Posted

Suspect in custody after Castlegar break and enters

RCMP reminding residents to look their doors.

Passenger counts still rising at West Kootenay Regional Airport

Reliability rates also on rise in second quarter.

Buddhist monument to be dedicated in Slocan cemetery

A new post has been created to mark the site where at least nine Japanese Canadians were cremated

PLACE NAMES: Grand Forks neighbourhoods, Part 2

No nuts were grown in Almond Gardens

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Two dead in two-vehicle crash between Revelstoke and Golden

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Most Read