Sgt. Ed deJong

Columbia Valley RCMP

This past week December 11 to 18 the Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 54 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files our officers responded to:

On December 11 it was reported to police that a number of mailboxes were broken into on Wills Road in Canal Flats sometime over the previous weekend. If anyone saw anything suspicious between December 8 and December 11 at this location, please call the Columbia Valley RCMP at 250-342-9292.

On December 14 member participated in a Cram the Cruiser event for the local food bank. 

The newest vehicle in our fleet was crammed with food donations by patrons of the annual Christmas train event held at Fraser Landing in Radium Hot Springs. Fun and hot chocolate were had by all.

On December 15 the Columbia Valley RCMP responded along with Windermere Fire Department to a trailer fire in the 400 block of Arrow Road.  The trailer was completely destroyed and there was some damage to neighbouring buildings; however, no one was hurt during the incident.

The members and staff of the Columbia Valley RCMP detachment would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holidays this coming week.  

If you are travelling, please drive safe and according to conditions.  If you are consuming alcohol, please find a safe and sober ride home.