Two arrested in Robson for possession of stolen, loaded handgun

On Nov. 30,  the Castlegar RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with assistance of General Duty officers, executed a search warrant to a property located in the 1000 block of Mountain Street in Robson, according to RCMP Cpl. James Grandy. [On Nov. 30, the Castlegar RCMP Crime Reduction Unit with assistance of General Duty officers were following […]

Three Trail firefighters charged with assaulting homeless man

Three Trail firefighters are facing charges after allegedly attacking a homeless man, according to Trail RCMP NCO/ic Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. Charges were laid Wednesday in Rossland Provincial Court against Gregory Ferraby, Richard Morris and Wesley Parsons, with one count of assault each. “The man was allegedly punched in the head several times, may have lost consciousness, and had a […]

Police seek tagger 'Rory' after Rossland Legion vandalised

On Nov. 25, 2023, a frontline Trail and Greater RCMP officer received a report about graffiti to the Royal Canadian Legion building in Rossland, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. “An unknown suspect had painted Rory in three different areas on the building including one of the murals,” Wicentowich said. “Most of the graffiti was […]

Police arrest leads to drug and weapon seizure, arrest of Castlegar woman in Rossland and Trail man

On Nov. 11, 2023, at 6:33 a.m. a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a complaint about two people passed out inside a running vehicle in the 600 block of 10th Avenue in Warfield, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. “The officer arrived and located a 29-year-old Castlegar woman and a […]

UPDATED: Crown adds additional charges in City park attack

RCMP said that after further investigation by Grand Forks RCMP, Crown Counsel has added additional charges of Assault with a Weapon and two counts of Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace following a knife at Gyro park. RCMP said in a media release that Crown has also elected to proceed by Indictment, meaning […]

Missing Nelson person has been located — NPD

Nelson Police said the missing person, Shelby Haynes, has been located. Nelson Police would like to thank the public for assisting in locating the missing person. Previous Story: Nelson Police request public assistance in locating missing woman In a media release Thursday, Nelson Police said the department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Shelby […]

All clear message given after bomb scare forces evacuation of L.V. Rogers High School

Students at L.V. Rogers High School received an early start on Halloween trick or treating after the facility was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a bomb scare. A social media post by the City of Nelson said that all students and faculty had been safely evacuated following the scare. Nelson Police, local RCMP and Nelson […]

Search warrant in Robson sees four arrested

On Oct. 25, officers with Castlegar RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit (CRU), with support from frontline general duty officers, executed a search warrant at a residence located in the 5200 block of Broadwater Road in Robson, BC. The search warrant was obtained to further investigate the trafficking of drugs.  Upon execution of the search warrant, four […]

Trail man sustains non-fatal gunshot wound during home invasion

On Sunday, Oct. 22, at 10:30 p.m., frontline Trail and Greater District and Castlegar RCMP officers responded to a report of a home invasion in the 400 block of Rossland Avenue in Trail. When officers arrived at the residence they discover a 55-year-old Trail man had sustained a non-life-threatening gun shot wound to his abdomen. […]

Crime is trending down in the Boundary Region — RCMP

The latest release of crime statistics shows many crimes are down in the Boundary Region compared to the same time period of last year said Detachment Commander Sergeant Darryl Peppler in a media release Monday. Sgt. Peppler  said the Boundary region RCMP is comprised of two detachments — Midway Detachment which also covers Greenwood, Rock […]