Bar fights, probations, and near break-ins this past week in Columbia Valley

Weekly RCMP Roundup

Submitted by Sgt. Darren Kakuno

Detachment Commander

Columbia Valley RCMP

This past week, December 31st through January 6th, the Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 74 calls for service. The following are some of the more notable files our officers responded to.

On Monday, December 31st at 12 p.m., Columbia Valley RCMP received a report that a male was lying down on the front step of a vacant house on Upper Lakeview Road in Invermere. Officers attended and located an intoxicated male who said he was just resting in the sunshine. The male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place and provided a warm cell for the evening.

On Tuesday, January 1st at 2:40 a.m., a 21-year-old male was involved in an altercation with three men after being kicked out of the Ullr bar in Invermere. The 21-year-old-male was taken to the hospital to be assessed. Anyone who witnessed the altercation or can identify those involved is asked to contact the Columbia Valley RCMP.

Also on January 1st, officers attended a residence in Invermere to ensure an adult male was complying with his probation conditions. Officers located the male inside the residence which was a breach of his conditions. The male was arrested for breaching his conditions and was held for court.

On Thursday, January 3rd at 1:30 a.m., Columbia Valley RCMP received a report that a male, wearing an orange and blue striped toque, gloves, a black jacket and jeans, was trying vehicle doors in the 800 block of 10th Avenue in Invermere. Officers patrolled the area but were not able to locate the male.

On Sunday, January 6th, police were advised someone had thrown a rock through the window of the Red Apple store in Invermere sometime during the night. An officer examined the scene and determined there was no entry into the business. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbia Valley RCMP.

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