The sun rose on the smouldering ruins of one Grand Forks hotel while another was damaged in two incidents the RCMP say are suspicious, reports the Grand Forks Gazette.
A Cranbrook RCMP officer resigned after his superiors learned he stole a laptop computer that was meant to be evidence, reports Annalee Grant for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
The RCMP pulled Margaret MacDonald, 82, over eight months and demanded a breathalyzer test. She couldn’t blow hard enough because of a medical condition and so she’s facing a charge of failing to provide a breath sample among other charges, reports Barry Coulter for the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
In 2009 the RCMP followed rare birds and found a grow op in an abandoned sawmill. This winter, police followed the whiff of B.C. bud and found a new grow op in the same sawmill. The birds were there too.
The find started with an unrelated traffic check stop along an area of Highway 6 and the right wind blowing resulted in the search of a rural property near Midway.
The Trail RCMP are recommending several charges against a man who used Facebook to lure young boys, reports Val Rossi for the Trail Daily Times.
A four month investigation, dubbed Project E-NARTHEX, undertaken by the Castlegar Crime Reduction Unit has resulted in police identifying six drug traffickers in connection with a number of offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Last week it came out the RCMP had placed a motion-triggered camera outside a Kootenay man’s home. Now he wants compensation from the police, reports Cassandra Chin for the Nelson Star.
Dion Nordick was living in Grand Forks when he found the camera, the same kind as those used by hunters to track game in the wild.
A former Grand Forks resident seized two RCMP surveillance cameras aimed at his home and found photos from police crime scenes, including a body, reports the CBC.
The courts have released a woman charged with the death of a Cranbrook toddler, reports the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Tammy Bouvette is facing second-degree murder charges related to the death of a 19-month-old girl.
The mayor observing talks between the provincial and federal governments says negotiations are improving, reports Jeff Nagel for the Revelstoke Times Review.
The talks to renew the contract that provides RCMP service to much of the province have been rocky at best, with the province of B.C. musing about how they’d provide a provincial police force should talks fail.