In an effort to better keep the community informed the Robson Valley Regional RCMP will be providing weekly press releases to the local papers. The list is not inclusive of all calls of service the local RCMP detachments receive, but provides a cross section of what is happening in the Robson Valley.
On October 20 Valemount RCMP recovered two bikes. Anyone missing a bike can claim it at the RCMP detachment by positively identifying it.
On October 21 Valemount RCMP were conducting Counter Attack and Safety Road checks. Two vehicles came through with an odour of marihuana and both drivers were arrested and a small amount of marihuana was seized from each vehicle. No charges are being pursued at this time.
On October 22 Valemount RCMP were called to a suspicious fire north of Valemount. The small fire was extinguished by Valemount fire rescue. Anyone with any information can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or Valemount RCMP at 250-566-4466.
On October 23 Valemount RCMP stopped a vehicle for speeding. After a strong odour of marihuana was detected from inside the vehicle both occupants were arrested for possession of a controlled substance. A significant amount of marihuana was seized from the vehicle. The driver, a 29 year old Leduc male, was released road side on charges of possession and is scheduled to appear in Court in January.
On October 23 McBride RCMP stopped a vehicle for traveling 169 km/h in the posted 100 km/h zone. The driver, a 38 year Prince George resident, was issued an excessive speeding ticket for $483 and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.
On October 24 McBride RCMP received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred overnight. A car had its window side smashed and several items were stolen from inside the vehicle including, beer, coolers, CD’s, and some clothes. Police would like to remind everyone to not leave any items visible in a vehicle as thieves can consider many small things as valuables.
On October 25 McBride RCMP responded to a report of an intoxicated female downtown. Police attended and located the 42 year old Fort Babine resident who was subsequently arrested for being drunk in public. The female was lodged in cells and was released in the morning once sober.
On October 25 McBride RCMP received a report of a theft that occurred on Zeidler Road. A Honda water pump was taken sometime overnight. Tire tracks of the suspect vehicle were obtained. Anyone with any information can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or McBride RCMP at 250-569-2255.
On October 26 McBride RCMP attended a neighbor dispute. The disputants had separated on their own prior to police attendance. No charges are being pursued at this time.