RCMP Report: Attentive neighbour halts B&E

Police responded to 67 files over the previous week, including a halted break and enter on Aug. 21.

B&E on 9th St. S

An attentive neighbour stopped a break and enter in progress on Aug. 21 and then followed the culprit to the Mad Trapper Pub, where he was apprehended by police. A car alarm alerted the neighbour of the crime in progress. The 45 year-old accused was also charged with attempted vehicle theft and was being held in police custody at the time of publication. He was extremely intoxicated at the time of the incident. Police believe the man, an Alberta native, may have been involved in other thefts and crimes in the area.

Hit and run

Police are investigating a hit and run that happened in the Overwaitea parking lot on Aug. 15. Anyone with any information about the incident should contact the local detachment.

Early morning disturbance

A couple were arrested for public intoxication after a loud argument in the early hours of Aug. 16. The verbal dispute took place in the 800 block of 9th Ave. S.

Rollover east of Golden

On Aug. 18, a semi travelling east on Highway 1 rolled over into the westbound ditch . Police believe the driver may have been speeding, a charge that the driver denied. The driver was issued a ticket for failing to keep right. The driver did not sustain any injuries in the incident.

Fraudulent letters continue

Police continue to receive reports from locals who have received fraudulent letters in the mail and online. Six identical incidents were reported over the last week. Police are reminding the public to be cautious with these types of situations and to report any suspicious letters they may receive.

Stolen Civic

On Aug. 20, police received a report of a stolen 2004 grey Honda Civic. The vehicle was taken from the 900 block of 12th St. S. at some point the previous night. The car had been left unlocked and with the keys still inside. Anyone with any information on the theft is asked to contact police.

Theft from vehicle

Some loose change and a phone charger were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of 13th St. S. The theft was reported on Aug. 20. The owner of the vehicle had accidentally left their keys in the garage door.

Volt radio stolen

A radio was reported stolen from a car port on Aug. 20. The theft took place from a home on the 600 block of 5th St. S. Police are continuing to investigate, but have no suspects at this time.