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.
submitted by: Cpl. John Grierson
Aug. 30: Valemount RCMP responded to a complaint of several males fighting on the streets of Valemount. An officer attended and found that a group of friends who had been drinking were causing a commotion. There was no assault and the group caused no further disturbance.
Mental health episode
Aug 30: Valemount RCMP received a complaint of a male having an apparent mental health episode in Valemount. An officer attended and located a Kitimat male who was suffering from an apparent delusional state. The male was identified to an abandoned vehicle located in Valemount which was previously reported in the Robson Valley RCMP media release. The male was helped to a medical facility to receive treatment for his mental health.
B and E at CN
Sept. 1: McBride RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter at the CN Rail yard. Sometime overnight a building was broken into and three rolls of copper wire were stolen. Anyone who has information regarding the offence is encouraged to call the McBride RCMP or Crimestoppers.
Who’s the tool?
Sept. 2: McBride RCMP received a complaint of a theft at Cedar 3 Products mill site. It was found that a chain saw and two drills had been stolen sometime in the previous couple of days. Anyone who has information regarding the offence is encouraged to call the McBride RCMP or Crimestoppers.
Another booze cruise
Sept. 2: Valemount RCMP received a complaint of an impaired driver on Highway 5. An officer attended and located a twenty-five-year-old Kamloops female intoxicated and in control of a vehicle. A breath demand was made and the female was confirmed to be impaired by alcohol. The female was issued a ninety day immediate roadside driving prohibition and there vehicle was impounded.
Hunters make the grade
Sept. 4: A McBride RCMP officer conducted a Wildlife Act patrol in the McBride and Valemount areas. Several hunters were located and no Wildlife Act infractions were located.