Columbia Valley RCMP Weekly Update - October 25th - 31st, 2021

Columbia Valley

2021-11-01 16:53 HAP

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

Larches trees in front of a series of mountains with snow caps

This past week, October 25th through October 31st, the Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 83 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files our officers responded to.

On Wednesday, October 27th at about 8:30 am emergency crews responded to a single vehicle commercial transport truck collision on Highway 95 near Brisco. The northbound transport truck failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the highway into a field. The driver was uninjured.

On Wednesday, October 27th at 11:00 am Columbia Valley RCMP was advised of an abandoned vehicle at the end of 4th Street in Invermere. A Ford Escape was found high centered on a hill, which likely prevented the vehicle from going down an embankment. Nearby video surveillance captured the vehicle travelling down the road at about 3:00 am. The driver was located later in the day and told police he was trying to find a place to sleep for the evening when he drove off the road.

On Wednesday, October 27th Columbia Valley RCMP and Cranbrook Highway Patrol conducted a check stop on Laurier Street and Panorama Drive in Invermere. Approximately forty drivers were checked. One 90-day Immediate Roadside Driving Prohibition was issued.

On Thursday, October 28th an individual contacted the Columbia Valley RCMP and reported he had been traveling on a backroad somewhere near Invermere when his vehicle became stuck and he had to walk into town. The owner could not recall where he left his vehicle. The vehicle is a black 2001 Nissan Pathfinder with BC license plate MX226E. If anyone locates this vehicle, they’re asked to contact the Columbia Valley RCMP.

On Friday, October 29th police received a report of a theft from a property on 7th Avenue in Invermere. Missing from the property was a 2000 watt King Canada generator, a Stihl MS270 chainsaw and a Poulon Pro chainsaw. The theft was believed to have occurred sometime during the day on October 26th.

On Friday, October 29th a Honda motorcycle was found stashed in a bush near Spur Valley. Anyone missing a Honda motorcycle can contact the Columbia Valley RCMP to claim it.

Authored by:
Sgt. Darren Kakuno
Columbia Valley RCMP

Diffusé par :

Caporal Louis-Philippe Gendron-Fafard

Police de Service Général
Détachement de la Vallée de Columbia
4936 Chemin Athalmer, Invermere, C-B., V0A 1K0
Téléphone : 250-342-9292

Courriel : Louis-Philippe.Gendron-Fafard@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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