It's National Police Week.

Drunks, bears and thieves part of weekend work for Revelstoke RCMP

Arrest for possession of stolen property highlight of weekend for Revelstoke RCMP

  • May. 11, 2015 8:00 a.m.

It’s National Police Week and to mark the occasion, the Revelstoke RCMP sent out a news release outlining their activities over the weekend.

Here’s a look at what the members were up to:

Saturday, May 9

At 5 a.m. the RCMP were called to Moberly Manor for an intoxicated male that was sleeping in the entrance of the building.

In the morning, the RCMP were dispatched to a call of a bear near a residence in Columbia Park. Patrols for the bear were negative and residences were advised to contact police if observed again.

Mid-day, the RCMP received a complaint of suspicious activity at the flats near the airport. The investigation did not locate any illegal activity occurring in the area.

— Police were dispatched to a complaint of theft.

— Police were advised of a possible impaired driver near the Revelstoke Dam. The vehicle was located and found to have a sober driver.

In the evening, a complaint was received of two motorcycles heading east bound on the Trans-Canada Highway at high rates of speed. The vehicles were located in Revelstoke and both drivers were issued violation tickets for their driving and other Motor Vehicle Act infractions.

In evening, the Revelstoke RCMP were advised of ATVs being operated in the parking lots of Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Several youth were located operating an ATV on the public roadways. They were also not wearing helmets.

Sunday, May 10

— In early morning, the Revelstoke RCMP were called to assist the CP Police with arresting a subject. The male was charged with driving while prohibited, obstruction of a police officer and breach of probation. The male subject was held until court in Revelstoke on Wednesday.

In the morning, the Revelstoke RCMP were requested to assist solving a civil matter over the separation of belongings.

In the afternoon, the RCMP attended to a 911 call which was confirmed false as the result of a pocket dial from a cell phone.

Early in the evening, the RCMP were called to mediate a civil matter.

Monday, May 11

Early in the morning, Revelstoke RCMP were advised of a suspicious person and vehicle. The vehicle was located on 7th Street and the lone male occupant was arrested. Charges of possession of stolen property are proposed. The truck, a late-90’s Dodge, was stolen from Olds, Alta. The male subject was found to be under conditions and is most likely being held for court in Revelstoke on Wednesday.

In the morning, the RCMP received a call of a break and enter to a residence on Victoria Road. Unknown subjects entered the residence and departed with personal belongings. The public is reminded to lock doors and report suspicious people and occurrences to police when observed.

— A call was received where the complainant was concerned for the well-being of a person. The person was located with no issues.

The RCMP is hosting a barbecue on Thursday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Revelstoke Women’s Shelter.

 

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