Submitted by  Sgt. Darren Kakuno
Detachment Commander
Columbia Valley RCMP

This past week, Feb. 8 through Feb. 14, the Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 65 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of the files our officers responded to.

•On Monday, Feb. 8, a 2014 Suzuki RMZ dirt bike was stolen from an underground parkade in Radium Hot Springs. The dirt bike was last seen on Feb. 6, 2021. Surveillance video was obtained, and on Feb. 9, police conducted an interview with a suspect, which resulted in the recovery of the stolen motorcycle. The investigation is ongoing. 

•On Saturday, Feb. 13, at about 8:15 p.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision on Toby Creek Road near Invermere. The driver of a Ford Focus lost control of her vehicle and rolled into the ditch. The driver was not injured, but the vehicle had to be towed from the scene. 

•On Sunday, Feb. 14, at about 1:30 a.m., police were called to a report of a disturbance at a motel in Radium Hot Springs. After speaking to a male and female in the room, officers ran checks on the occupants and learned the male was on parole and was breaching his conditions by travelling outside his travel radius without permission. The male was arrested for breaching his parole and brought before a parole officer.