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.
Oct. 26: Valemount RCMP received a report of threats and assault and assault with a weapon. Police attended and seized firearms from the residence. A 33-year-old man and Valemount resident, was later located and arrested by Chetwynd RCMP and remanded in custody.
Oct. 27: Valemount RCMP received a report of illegal dumping on Canoe FSR near the gun range. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Valemount RCMP at 250-566-4466 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Oct. 27: McBride RCMP attend to a Commercial Break and Enter west of McBride. A Jeep YG was stolen and located two days later in Dunster, after witnesses saw two men setting it on fire. While at the scene, a local resident attended and reported his pick-up truck was stolen from the arena in McBride. Valemount RCMP later recovered the truck near Tête Jaune after it apparently ran out of gas. The truck contained stolen property from other Break and Enters in the area. The keys for the Jeep and pick-up were in the vehicles. Police would like to remind the public the importance of locking your vehicle and not leaving keys in it as they make it very easy for criminal to steal them and use them in more crimes.
Oct. 28: McBride RCMP stopped a vehicle west of McBride noting expired plates. The driver, a 48-year-old Bouchie Lake man, was arrested for not having insurance and released on a promise to appear in Court on Dec. 9 for multiple charges including No Insurance, No Drivers Licence, and Possession of Stolen Property.
Oct. 28: McBride RCMP responded to a Break and Enter near McBride. Suspects stole fuel and small tools using the pick-up truck that was stolen the previous day.
Oct. 29: Valemount RCMP received a report of noisy party on 6th Ave. Police attended and spoke with property representative and warned them regarding the noise and future offences would result in charges.
Oct. 29: Valemount RCMP were advised sometime over the past few weeks vandals attended a residence on 7th Ave and slashed tires on a trailer and pick-up. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Valemount RCMP at 250-566-4466 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Oct. 29: Valemount RCMP attended a report of property damage on Elm St. Police attended and located an intoxicated woman who had smashed out a window and cut a fabric storage shed with a knife. The woman was lodged in cells until sober and released on a Promise to Appear in court on Dec. 8 in Valemount.
Oct. 30: Valemount RCMP were called to a sexual assault at a residence on 6th Ave. Police attended and learned a 15-year-old female had been grabbed and groped. A suspect has been identified and the matter is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Valemount RCMP at 250-566-4466 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Oct. 30: McBride RCMP responded to a Break and Enter on South Road in McBride and intercepted the suspect vehicle and arrested a 57-year-old Agassiz man, a 45-year-old Agassiz woman, and a 33-year-old Spuzzum man related to the string of Break and Enters and thefts over the past several days. Police later located and arrested three additional suspects related to these offences including a 25-year-old Clinton man, 22-year-old Hope woman, and a 50-year-old Hope man. Three of the suspects are being held in custody to go before a Judge.