Elk Valley RCMP Report

The RCMP Report for June 14 to June 20

Tuesday, June 14

In Fernie at 2:58 a.m. there was a false residential alarm.

In Elko at 8:08 a.m. there was possible drug activity at a residence.

In Baynes Lake at 9:34 a.m. there was an abandoned vehicle.

In Fernie at 10:33 a.m. a vehicle was keyed.

In Roosville at 12:23 p.m. there was a request from border services to assist in the disposal of some drugs.

In Sparwood at 2:23 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a white tanker, semi-trailer unit. The vehicle was reportedly all over the road.

In Sparwood at 6:53 p.m. there was a well-being check. The RCMP attended and all was well.

In Hosmer at 7:56 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a red sports car with B.C. plates. The driver was speeding and passing unsafely.

In Fernie at 8:44 p.m. a blue Kona mountain bike was stolen.

Wednesday, June 15

In Fernie at 1:55 a.m. there was possible drug activity at a residence.

In Sparwood at 9:13 a.m. there was a two-vehicle accident. There were no injuries and only minor damage was done to the vehicles.

In Fernie at 10:06 a.m. there was a request for police assistance in a possible neighbourhood dispute.

In Elkford at 11:26 a.m. there was a report of threats and bullying amongst a group of youths.

In Hosmer at 5:50 p.m. there was a possible Internet scam.

In Fernie at 7:24 p.m. there was an individual possibly in breach of court ordered conditions.

In Elko at 10 p.m. there was suspicious activity at a residence.

Thursday, June 16

In Sparwood at 6:51 a.m. there was an injured deer needing to be dispatched.

In Grasmere at 9:45 a.m. a licence plate was lost.

In Elko at 11:27 a.m. a neighbour shot a dog. The dog was taken to the vet. The matter is still under investigation.

In Fernie at 12:32 p.m. threats were made.

In Sparwood at 1:31 p.m. two rented motor homes were travelling at extremely slow speeds backing up traffic.

Friday, June 17

In Fernie at 1:30 a.m. there was an erratic driver in a newer white Ford F150. The driver was swerving all over the road, travelling at inconsistent speeds and passing unsafely.

In Fernie at 2:24 a.m. the RCMP were on patrol in search of the erratic driver in the Ford F150 when they saw an assault in progress involving the driver of the vehicle. The driver believed that something was thrown at his car, which resulted in the physical altercation. Alcohol was a factor. One man was arrested. No charges have been forwarded to Crown counsel at this time.

In Fernie at 3:24 a.m. there was a report of unsecure premises. Employees had left the window of a business open.

In Sparwood at 7:24 a.m. there were six horses running across the highway.

In Elkford at 10:19 a.m. a grizzly bear was spotted. It did not appear to be aggressive.

In Fernie at 11:38 a.m. there was a theft.

In Sparwood at 1:05 p.m. there was a false business alarm.

In Fernie at 1:22 p.m. a passport was reported missing.

In Fernie at 1:49 p.m. a passport was found.

In Elko at 2:42 p.m. there was an erratic driver in an extended cab Chevy pick-up truck with B.C. plates. The driver was swerving all over the road.

In Sparwood at 4:53 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a black Ford pick-up truck. The driver was passing on double solids.

In Sparwood at 6:21 p.m. an injured deer needed to be dispatched.

In Galloway at 9:19 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a semi-tractor trailer unit. The driver was passing unsafely and tailgating.

In Fernie at 10:12 p.m. there was mischief done to a doorknob of a residence. The suspect put glue on the doorknob.

Saturday, June 18

In Fernie at 12:37 a.m. there was a noise complaint.

In Fernie at 1:42 a.m. there was a possible disturbance at a local liquor establishment.

In Fernie at 3:05 a.m. there was a noise complaint in the Annex area.

In Sparwood at 3:54 a.m. there was a single vehicle accident involving an elk.

In Fernie at 3:58 a.m. there was a request from B.C. ambulance to assist with an intoxicated man who had cut his toe in a hot tub.

In Sparwood at 5:48 a.m. there were three horses walking in the middle of the road.

In Elkford at 11:22 a.m. there was a theft in a summer trailer. It is not known when the theft occurred, but it is believed that it occurred sometime after November 2010.

In Fernie at 12:12 p.m. a laptop was stolen. A possible suspect has been identified.

Saturday, June 18

In Fernie at 12:12 p.m. a laptop was stolen. A possible suspect has been identified.

In Sparwood at 12:32 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a white Honda Prelude. The vehicle was all over the road and nearly caused a head on collision.

In Hosmer at 2:36 p.m. a Trans Am was being driven erratically.

In Hosmer at 4:55 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a black SUV with B.C. plates. The driver was passing on the shoulder and travelling at excessive speeds.

In Fernie at 9:25 p.m. there was a report of cows on the highway. The RCMP made patrols but were unable to locate any cows.

In Elkford at 9:50 p.m. there was a report of an individual holding a shotgun uttering threats. The matter was part of on going land disputes in the area and possible recreational land. The individual was in lawful possession of the shotgun and just happened to be holding it at the time of the incident. The shotgun was not used in a threatening manner.

Sunday, June 19

In Sparwood at 12:21 p.m. there was a disturbance involving the separation of assets in a divorce.

In Elkford at 3:08 p.m. there was damage done to a residence after a vehicle drove through the garage door.

Monday, June 20

In Sparwood at 5:45 a.m. there was a single vehicle accident.

In Elkford at 7:37 a.m. there was a break and enter.

In Hosmer at 9:21 a.m. there was a possible impaired driver. The suspect vehicle was located. The driver was given a 90-day roadside driving prohibition and the vehicle was towed and impounded. A passenger was found to be in breach of court ordered conditions. The matter is still under investigation.

In Fernie at 11:08 a.m. a wallet was stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway.

In Hosmer at 12:13 p.m. there was an erratic driver in a red Chevy with B.C. plates. The driver was travelling at excessive speeds.

In Sparwood at 5:34 p.m. an individual was reported to be shooting gophers.

In Sparwood at 6:12 p.m. an intoxicated individual was causing a disturbance at a campground.

In Fernie at 8:30 p.m. a wallet was found.