The Golden/Field RCMP detachment had 44 files this week.
On Sept. 14 at roughly 4:30 p.m. police received a call of a break and enter in the 500 block of 6th Street South.
The resident of the home had been on holidays, and came home to find the house had been broken into.
A team went in and gathered evidence, including fingerprints.
Drinking and Driving
On Sept. 14 a local business called the RCMP to report a some people drinking in the business’ parking lot. The people left in their vehicle, and police located them on Kicking Horse Trail stopped behind a train.
The local driver was issued a 90-day IRP, which means the driver’s license was suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
Break and Enter at Lions Club
On Sept. 19 they responded to a call of a break and enter around 9 p.m. at the Lions Club, underneath the Golden Library. Police investigated, but no evidence was found.
It appears that nothing was taken, but some things had been broken.
The RCMP dealt with 16 traffic calls this week, all of which were minor infractions. They also had to take two people to the hospital under the Mental Health Act in two separate incidents.
Anyone with information on these, or any other crimes in the area, are asked to contact the RCMP at 250-344-2221, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.