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Tuesday, July 26

• In Fernie at 2:38 a.m. there was an erratic driver reported. The vehicle was described as a blue car with B.C. plates. The complainant suggested that the driver may have been drinking.

• In Fernie at 3:33 a.m. property was found.

• In Elkford at 7:41 a.m. police were requested to assist the ambulance after a male had cut his wrist on a fence.

• In Grasmere at 8:26 a.m. a found wallet was reported.

• In Fernie at 11:45 a.m. an individual reported that there was a male carrying a gun in downtown Fernie. Police attended and it was confirmed that it was a paintball gun.

• In Fernie at 1:01 p.m. there was a dispute between neighbours over a property  line. The dispute was an ongoing issue.

• In Fernie at 1:53 p.m. an erratic driver was reported. The vehicle was described as a white sedan that was passing on double solid lines.

• In Fernie at 2:21 p.m. there was another dispute between neighbours over a property line.

• In Fernie at 3:36 p.m. a false business alarm was reported.

• In Fernie at 3:47 p.m. a suspicious male was reported at a local business.

• In Fernie at 5:21 p.m. a suspicious male was reported to be banging on and looking through windows at a business.

• In Fernie at 7:36 p.m. a complainant reported that ammunition had fallen out of a back of a truck and was on the highway. Police attended and it was determined that it was a container of brass fittings.

• In Sparwood at 9:18 p.m. there was a domestic dispute.

• In Elkford at 9:25 p.m. an individual was reported to be standing on the side of the road with two young children.

• In Fernie at 11:22 p.m. there was a domestic dispute.

 

Wednesday, July 27

• In Elkford at 9:46 a.m. police were called to assist with a herd of cattle grazing in the wrong area.

• In Fernie at 10:20 a.m. a wallet was stolen from an unattended shopping cart at a local grocery store.

• In Fernie at 12:38 p.m. mischief to a business was reported. The door of the business had been spray painted with gold spray paint.

• In Fernie at 12:47 p.m. a break and enter to a home was reported. Items were stolen and the investigation is ongoing.

• In Fernie at 12:55 p.m. police were requested to assist the hospital with a patient.

• In Fernie at 1:17 p.m. an individual was reported to have thrown garbage out his window.

• In Baynes Lake at 1:31 p.m. a quad was reported to be submerged underwater. Police were unable to determine the exact location of the ATV.

• In Sparwood at 4:33 p.m. a lost passport was reported.

• In Elkford at 8:03 p.m. there was a dispute between neighbours.

• In Fernie at 8:50 p.m. police were requested to assist with a child custody issue.

• In Fernie at 10:52 p.m. a possible impaired driver was reported. Patrols were made and police did locate the vehicle. The driver was issued a 90 day driving prohibition.

• In Elkford at 11 p.m. a noise complaint was made.

 

Thursday, July 28

• In Roosville at 4 a.m. an impaired driver was reported at the border crossing.

• In Fernie at 7:39 a.m. an erratic driver was reported. The vehicle had Idaho plates.

• In Sparwood at 11:13 a.m. an erratic driver with B.C. plates was reported to be passing unsafely.

• In Fernie at 12:07 p.m. there was a false residential alarm.

• In Fernie at 1:46 p.m. a vehicle hit a pole. There were no injuries and minor damage to the vehicle was reported.

• In Sparwood at 2:22 p.m. a complainant reported that their house was broken into and their prescription medication was stolen. This matter is still under investigation.

• In Fernie at 2:52 p.m. individuals were reported to be walking on the train tracks.

• In Elko at 2:58 p.m. a complainant called to report that there was an abandoned vehicle down the bank. Police attended and located the vehicle. Police confirmed that the vehicle had been there for a long time.

• In Elkford at 4:51 p.m. there was a false business alarm.

• In Elkford at 5:24 p.m. police were called to assist the ambulance with a man who had been crushed when the car he was working underneath fell off the jacks onto him.

• In Elko at 6:15 p.m. a blue truck with B.C. plates was reported to be passing on double solid lines.

• In Fernie at 6:46 p.m. a green Volkswagen with B.C. plates was reported to be driving erratically with open liquor in the vehicle.

• In Fernie at 7:28 p.m. a cell phone was found.

• In Sparwood at 8:24 p.m. an individual was reported for driving dangerously on an ATV.

• In Hosmer at 9:27 p.m. there was a dispute between neighbours regarding animals.

• In Elko at 10:01 a stolen licence plate was reported.

 

Friday, July 29

• In Sparwood at 12:01 a.m. teens were reported to be walking in a cemetery.

• In Elkford at 7:45 a.m. police were called to assist the ambulance with a wellbeing check. Police attendance was cancelled shortly after the call was placed.

• In Fernie at 8:38 a.m. a lost camera was reported.

• In Grasmere at 11:09 a.m. a quad was reported stolen.

• In Elko at 12:46 p.m. a complainant reported that a black Grand Prix was passing on double solid lines almost causing several head on collisions.

• In Elkford at 2:23 p.m. an individual was reported to be intoxicated and leaving a liquor establishment in his vehicle. Police patrolled and located the vehicle that appeared to have been recently involved in a motor vehicle accident. This incident is still under investigation.

• In Sparwood at 3:04 p.m. a licence plate was found.

• In Elkford at 3:50 p.m. police were called to dispatch an injured deer.

• In Elkford at 3:59 p.m. a Chevy with Alberta plates was reported to be driving erratically and passing unsafely.

• In Fernie at 4:26 p.m. a break and enter occurred at a residence. Items were taken. This matter is still under investigation.

• In Hosmer at 5:03 p.m. police assisted an individual with a flat tire.

• In Fernie at 5:06 p.m. youth were reported to be shooting paintball guns.

• In Fernie at 9:12 p.m. a complainant called police to report that their residence had been hit with paintballs.

• In Fernie at 9:14 p.m. an erratic driver was reported to not be stopping at stop signs. The vehicle was described as a grey van with B.C. plates.

• In Elko at 9:55 p.m. police attended to an intoxicated individual that was yelling and causing a disturbance at a residence. Police spoke with the male who then calmed down and left the scene.

• In Elkford at 10 p.m. police assisted the ambulance with a patient.

• In Elko at 10:38 p.m. three intoxicated males were reported to be fighting.

Saturday, July 30

• In Hosmer at 1 a.m. police attended to a liquor establishment to speak with a belligerent male who was refusing to leave.

• In Elkford at 1:01 a.m. a single vehicle accident occurred. The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

• In Fernie at 1:32 p.m. a complainant reported that youth were trying to break into a vehicle.

• In Fernie at 1:45 p.m. an individual was arrested for causing a disturbance and obstructing a police officer outside a liquor establishment.

• In Elkford at 3:11 a.m. a 90 day driving prohibition was issued.

• In Elko at 5:12 a.m. an individual was reported to be walking in the middle of the highway. The individual was not located.

• In Sparwood at 9:47 a.m. there was a fight between two neighbours.

• In Grasmere at 10:19 a.m. a complainant reported excessive noise and partying at a campsite.

• In Sparwood at 10:48 a.m. a possible theft of a dog and its three puppies was reported.

• In Fernie at 12:09 p.m. there was a theft of three coolers.

• In Baynes Lake at 12:45 p.m. police were called to assist the ambulance with a patient.

• In Hosmer at 2:26 p.m. a vehicle hit a deer.

• On Highway 3 at 4:06 p.m. a driver was reported to be passing unsafely and throwing garbage out the window.

• In Sparwood at 5:37 p.m. there was an assault between two individuals who were known to each other.

• In Fernie at 7:42 p.m. an individual was removed from a hotel for being intoxicated and causing a disturbance. The driver was reported to have fled the scene in a motor vehicle. Patrols were made and the vehicle was not located.

• In Fernie at 9:22 p.m. a complainant reported that they had lost their green and white inflatable boat on the Elk River.

• In Sparwood at 9:27 p.m. a complainant reported that a water main had broken and was spraying water. The fire department attended the scene and discovered that it was only a sprinkler that had most likely been run over with a lawn mower and had broken.

• In Fernie at 10:32 p.m. a fire in a dumpster was reported.

Sunday, July 31

• In Elkford at 12:34 a.m. police discovered a prohibited driver operating a motor vehicle.

• In Elkford at 12:37 a.m. a 90-day driving prohibition was issued.

• In Fernie at 3:51 a.m. a complainant reported that four individuals were being noisy and causing a disturbance.

• In Fernie at 3:55 a.m. a car alarm was set off. Police attended and there were no signs of attempted entry.

• In Sparwood at 5:55 a.m. a window was broken at a local business.

• In Sparwood at 7:05 a.m. a window of a bunkhouse was broken.

• In Sparwood at 8:29 a.m. a dog was reported lost after it had fell out of the back of a pickup truck.

• In Fernie at 11:36 a.m. a Honda Accord with B.C. plates was reported to be driving erratically and passing on double solid lines.

• In Fernie at 11:38 a.m. a dine and dash occurred at a local restaurant.

• In Fernie at 11:57 a.m. police attended to a family disturbance regarding issues over the care of an elderly family member.

• In Fernie at 12:11 p.m. a dog was left in the back of a vehicle with no water for approximately 10 minutes.

• In Sparwood at 12:48 p.m. a complainant reported that a dog was in distress, howling and pacing back and forth. Police attended and found no issues. The dog had shade and water.

• In Hosmer at 3:09 p.m. a vehicle was impounded for excessive speed.

• In Elko at 3:25 p.m. a vehicle pulling a boat trailer had pulled over on the side of the road but was still partially in the driving lane.

• In Sparwood at 4:29 p.m. a vehicle was impounded for excessive speed.

• In Fernie at 11:39 p.m. an alarm at a local business was set off. Police attended and confirmed it may have been a possible break and enter.

 

Monday, August 1

• In Fernie at 1:53 a.m. a possible break and enter occurred at a business. The alarm was set off and deterred the theft. This matter is still under investigation.

• In Sparwood at 7:30 a.m. a vehicle hit a deer.

• In Fernie at 10:45 a.m. a single vehicle accident occurred. The vehicle blew a tire causing an abrupt swerve and the vehicle to flip. No injuries occurred but there was extensive damage to the vehicle.

• In Sparwood at 12:30 p.m. there was a false business alarm.

• In Fernie at 1 p.m. there was a false business alarm.

• In Hosmer at 2:47 p.m. a green Dodge with B.C. plates was reported to be speeding and tailgating.

 

 

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