RCMP Briefs

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Shots fired at Trail hospital; 1 person arrested

RCMP reported that shots were fired at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

 

The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo

Man arrested for impersonating doctor, barricading himself at Trail hospital

The Trail man, 39 was later released from police custody on several conditions

 

Video surveillance footage, recently obtained by police, show a suspected jewelry thief and the vehicle with which he is associated. (Photo submitted)

RCMP ask for help finding suspect who ‘tried on’ necklace at jewelry store then made a run for it

Suspect allegedly stole $5,500 necklace from Peoples Jewellers in Nanaimo

 

The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo

RCMP suspect car blast linked to Kootenay drug trafficking, organized crime

The explosion happened Sept. 9 in the bedroom community of Montrose, near Trail

The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo
RCMP badge. (File photo/Phil McLachlan)

RCMP continue to investigate 2 ‘suspicious’ fatalities in Golden

Two deceased individuals were found in a car on Sunday morning on Bowles-Evans Drive

RCMP badge. (File photo/Phil McLachlan)
(Black Press file photo.)

Man killed in Highway 3 crash near Yahk

There were two serious collisions in the same stretch last week

(Black Press file photo.)
Nanaimo RCMP hope to return tools believed stolen to their owner that were confiscated from the driver of an illegally parked car. (Photo submitted)

Suspected stolen tools seized from car after Nanaimo RCMP hear ‘nonsensical’ excuses from driver

Officer investigated after coming across illegally parked vehicle on Victoria Road

Nanaimo RCMP hope to return tools believed stolen to their owner that were confiscated from the driver of an illegally parked car. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP have seized a vehicle and are looking for witnesses to come forward to help the investigation into a hit-and-run incident that injured a woman and her dogs in Lantzville in March. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP have seized a vehicle and are looking for witnesses to come forward to help the investigation into a hit-and-run incident that injured a woman and her dogs in Lantzville in March. (News Bulletin file photo)
A suspect in Nanaimo allegedly brandished this replica handgun during a break-in before ramming an RCMP vehicle head-on last week. (Photo submitted)

Man brandishes replica gun in alleged break-in, crashes head-on into Nanaimo RCMP vehicle

Suspect was prohibited from driving and had arrest warrants from Sidney and Saanich

A suspect in Nanaimo allegedly brandished this replica handgun during a break-in before ramming an RCMP vehicle head-on last week. (Photo submitted)
RCMP say a woman encountered a man who exposed himself to her on the Beach Estates Trail in Nanaimo last week. (File photo)

Man exposes himself to woman on trail off Departure Bay Road in Nanaimo

Police offer tips on what to do if in case of an indecent act

RCMP say a woman encountered a man who exposed himself to her on the Beach Estates Trail in Nanaimo last week. (File photo)
‘When you call 911, the RCMP officer responds with priority to the scene of the alleged emergency,’ says RCMP. (Pixabay.com)

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

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

‘When you call 911, the RCMP officer responds with priority to the scene of the alleged emergency,’ says RCMP. (Pixabay.com)
Nanaimo RCMP hope someone will find and return an envelope containing several thousand dollars that a 71-year-old man lost last week. (File photo)

Nanaimo senior hoping the envelope of cash that he lost will turn up

Nanaimo RCMP help 71-year-old spread word after he misplaced several thousand dollars

Nanaimo RCMP hope someone will find and return an envelope containing several thousand dollars that a 71-year-old man lost last week. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP seek the owners of a Paw Patrol gift bag, found in the parking lot at Beban Park on Feb. 26. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo RCMP seek the owners of a Paw Patrol gift bag, found in the parking lot at Beban Park on Feb. 26. (Submitted photo)
Police are looking for three mobility scooters and whoever stole them from a seniors facility in south Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)

Thieves in Nanaimo roll off with seniors’ mobility scooters

Three scooters stolen from garage at Oak Tree Manor late last month

Police are looking for three mobility scooters and whoever stole them from a seniors facility in south Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)
This man allegedly walked into Cascadia Liquor Store at Crown Isle Plaza and left without paying for his tequila on January 3, 2022. Photo supplied

Tequila thief sought by Comox Valley RCMP

Comox Valley RCMP are looking to identify the man that allegedly walked…

  • Feb 14, 2022
This man allegedly walked into Cascadia Liquor Store at Crown Isle Plaza and left without paying for his tequila on January 3, 2022. Photo supplied
Nanaimo RCMP are warning businesses and the public to be on the lookout following recent credit card fraud and cyberattacks. (File photo)

Nanaimo RCMP investigate two different scam reports in one day

Scammers target Nanaimo residents via phone and internet

Nanaimo RCMP are warning businesses and the public to be on the lookout following recent credit card fraud and cyberattacks. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP had asked for help from the public in locating a 30-year-old who had been missing since Saturday, Jan. 29. He has been found. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo man who had been reported missing has been located

RCMP thank media and members of the public for their assistance

Nanaimo RCMP had asked for help from the public in locating a 30-year-old who had been missing since Saturday, Jan. 29. He has been found. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP asked for the public’s help in locating a 35-year-old woman who was reported missing on Saturday, Jan. 29. She has since been located. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP asked for the public’s help in locating a 35-year-old woman who was reported missing on Saturday, Jan. 29. She has since been located. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo found drugs, replica firearms, cash and drug paraphernalia when they pulled over a vehicle Jan. 19. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo found drugs, replica firearms, cash and drug paraphernalia when they pulled over a vehicle Jan. 19. (Photo submitted)
Police have a large sum of cash that was turned over to them after a man found it on a sidewalk in north Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

More money found in Nanaimo the same day another stash of cash was found

RCMP ask for help determining owner of envelope of money found on sidewalk in north Nanaimo

Police have a large sum of cash that was turned over to them after a man found it on a sidewalk in north Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)