RCMP report: Fishing fouls and rainy roads

Submitted by Robson Valley RCMP

Over the September long weekend Valemount and McBride RCMP conducted several patrols with BC Conservation Service in the Kinbasket and Westridge area. Several violation tickets were handed out to ATV and UTV users for; failing to have insurance while using a Forest Service Road, open liquor in a motor vehicle, having a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle, fishing with more than one line, exceeding daily quota, operating an unlicenced pleasure craft, and operating a pleasure craft without safety equipment.

On September 7th a minor collision occurred near Red Pass while police were conducting a traffic stop. A vehicle unrelated to the traffic stop had parked on the west bound shoulder and was attempting to turn left onto an access road. As it began to pull out a west bound pick-up was in its blind spot and the trucks clipped each other. No one was injured.

On September 7th Valemount RCMP received a report of harassing communications. Police spoke with the subject of the complaint and directed him to cease the phone calls or face criminal charges.
On September 7th Valemount RCMP received a report of threats being uttered. Police spoke with both parties and a warning was provided to ensure there is not future contact made between the parties involved.

On September 8th McBride RCMP attended a single vehicle rollover with BC ambulance. The vehicle lost control after it began to hydro plane on wet roads. The occupants were transported to McBride hospital with minor injuries.

On September 8th McBride RCMP received a report of a chain saw that had been stolen out of the back of a pick-up truck while stopped at a local gas station. If anyone has information regarding this theft they are asked to call the McBride RCMP at 250-569-2255 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

On September 9th Valemount RCMP were advised of a possible impaired driver on Hwy 5. The vehicle was located and the driver was found to be sober.

On September 9th McBride RCMP attended a loud music complaint on 3rd Ave. When police arrived the music had already been shut off.

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