RCMP Briefs

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue and Emergency Health Services (ambulance) were notified and took over the medical care of the man after arriving on scene. Photo: File

Man found dead on Trail riverbank, police suspect overdose

The man’s death is under investigation by the coroner, though RCMP suspect an illicit drug overdose

 

The 911 of a motor vehicle collision came into regional fire rescue at 12:14 p.m., May 31. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar woman dies from injuries sustained in May vehicle collision near Genelle

Trail RCMP: Genelle crash led to death of passenger, no criminal charges for driver

 

A Trail man reported to police that he sent a nude photograph to another social media account, then received a message to transfer $400 electronically or the photo would be posted to the public on the internet. Photo: Unsplash

Nude photo prompts online extortion case for the Trail RCMP

Trail police determined the attempted extortion was likely perpetrated from a foreign account.

 

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Police campaign aims to prevent B.C. seniors falling victim to scams

The Times often receives calls about locals, usually seniors, targeted by a scammer.

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The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash

Trail RCMP arrest klutzy Castlegar thief after he trips up

The suspect attempted to flee but the officer followed him in a marked police vehicle

The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash
A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash

Trail and Salmo RCMP team up to nab alleged car thief from Kelowna

Michael Shimaro-Campbell remains in custody charged with criminal offences in Trail and Salmo.

A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash
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Trail senior hurt in alleged assault, woman suspect charged

The alleged assault occurred in downtown Trail Friday at 6 p.m.

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With the three RCMP detachments teaming up — Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar — the man is facing seven criminal charges. Photo: Trail Times file

Castlegar man in custody after alleged gas station robbery, flight from police

RCMP say the suspect, a Castlegar man, ran out of gas near Champion Lakes

With the three RCMP detachments teaming up — Trail and Greater District, Salmo, and Castlegar — the man is facing seven criminal charges. Photo: Trail Times file
This June 17, 2019, file photo shows 5-mg pills of Oxycodone. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Trail, Castlegar RCMP bust trafficking ring, seize drugs and $15,000

Operation E-PREPPY was carried out over 3 months in 2020

This June 17, 2019, file photo shows 5-mg pills of Oxycodone. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
The Creston RCMP have addressed reports of an assault circulating on social media. (Stock Photo)

Creston RCMP address alleged assault behind grocery store amid social media posts

Facebook posts speculated on an attack that occurred behind a local grocery store

The Creston RCMP have addressed reports of an assault circulating on social media. (Stock Photo)
Trail RCMP officers had their hands full responding to calls for service this past week. (Pixabay.com)

Prank calls on the rise in Trail; RCMP call for removal of community centre payphone

A stolen SUV, an arrest and flight-by-foot, plus another bogus 911 call

Trail RCMP officers had their hands full responding to calls for service this past week. (Pixabay.com)
Trail RCMP report that officers seized $3,800 in cash, 26 grams of suspected cocaine and seven grams of suspected heroin from a Greenwood man after he was pulled over for an alleged traffic infraction. Photo: Trail RCMP
Trail RCMP report that officers seized $3,800 in cash, 26 grams of suspected cocaine and seven grams of suspected heroin from a Greenwood man after he was pulled over for an alleged traffic infraction. Photo: Trail RCMP

RCMP want to know who is lighting ‘kootenay candles’ at Rossland ski hill

Trail police warn this ongoing occurrence is potentially dangerous as the fire could spread

A Trail RCMP officer discovered the man after he smelled the cigarette the man was smoking while he hid from police. Photo: Stephen Hocking/Unsplash

Man hiding from Trail RCMP arrested after officers catch whiff of cigarette smoke

Wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant, the Trail man’s car and later his cigarette led to his arrest

A Trail RCMP officer discovered the man after he smelled the cigarette the man was smoking while he hid from police. Photo: Stephen Hocking/Unsplash
“We will be regularly attending the border crossing this weekend and liaising with our CBSA (Canada Border Service Agency) counterparts to monitor the situation,” Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said. Photo: Rose Butler on Unsplash

Trail RCMP: Prepare for slower crossing at Paterson border this weekend

Avoid the area between noon and 4 p.m. or consider crossing at Waneta or Nelway

“We will be regularly attending the border crossing this weekend and liaising with our CBSA (Canada Border Service Agency) counterparts to monitor the situation,” Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said. Photo: Rose Butler on Unsplash
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia is B.C’s “integrated anti-gang police agency.” Photo: Trail Times

Provincial anti-gang force executes search warrant in Trail

Tuesday morning, the Times received calls from locals that a 10-vehicle “SWAT” team was in town

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia is B.C’s “integrated anti-gang police agency.” Photo: Trail Times
Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash

Trail RCMP: Case of when karma comes calling?

A security officer called in a vehicle break-in and theft in the 1000-block of Aldridge Avenue

Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash
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

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)
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

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
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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