On July 7th the Valemount RCMP was advised that over the weekend Valemount Secondary School had been vandalized and spray painted on the rear wall as well as one of the garbage cans. The individuals responsible for the damage have since come forward and are cooperating with police in the investigation. The matter is still under investigation and charges for mischief are pending.
On July 8th, a Valemount RCMP member was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 5 and observed a vehicle approaching at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped for travelling 150km/h in the posted 100km/h zone. The vehicle was a rental and was impounded under the Motor Vehicle Act for Excessive Speeding and the driver was issued a Violation Ticket for $368.
On July 9th the Valemount RCMP was requested to assist two males who had been driving their vehicle on the Canoe Forest Service Road when it broke down. The males had begun to walk back towards Valemount when nightfall set in and the two felt they were now lost. The two males were located unharmed and were given a ride back to Valemount. The RCMP would like to remind the public when venturing into back country to have adequate supplies and be prepared to spend the night if need be.
On July 10th, the McBride RCMP conducted a road check on Highway 16, writing numerous violation tickets. The RCMP would like to remind drivers that they must produce a valid driver licence when requested. Failing to do so carries an $81 fine.
On July 12th, a McBride RCMP member conducting speed enforcement of Highway 16 observed a vehicle travelling at 125km/h in a posted 100km/h zone.