RCMP Report: Cedar Creek vandalized

The RCMP were kept busy this week by fires, vandals and intoxicated people.

Greyhound slowed down


Police responded to a report of a Greyhound bus passenger who was consuming alcohol on the bus and being abusive to the driver. The RCMP were able to stop the bus and removed the intoxicated passenger. He was lodged in cells and released once sober, so he could continue one his journey westward.


Structure destroyed in fire


Police responded to a fire in behind the Jepson card lock on 10th Ave. North. The fire was extinguished by the Golden Fire Department however a small structure was destroyed. The cause of the fire is not known at the present time.


Erratic driving

Police responded to a report of a vehicle driving erratically. The vehicle was later spotted in town by patrolling volunteers, Citizens on Patrol. They communicated with officers until the vehicle could be stopped by police.  An investigation determined the driver was impaired by alcohol. The driver, from Alberta, is now facing Criminal Code charges of Impaired Driving and Driving while over 80 mg per cent .


Cedar Lake vandalized


Police were notified of damage that had been done to the Cedar Lake Forestry Campground. The damage came to light as a result of comments posted to Golden’s Cheers and Sneerz. Police attended to the campground and confirmed that significant damage had been done to the area. Outhouses and garbage bins were destroyed and spray painted. Police are currently working on some leads and are hopeful the person(s) responsible will be identified and held to account.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Golden RCMP or Crimestoppers.

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