RCMP Report: Charges laid in domestic assault

The RCMP in Golden have dealt with 48 files in a one week period.

The RCMP in Golden have dealt with 48 files in a one week period.

Domestic Assault

In two separate instances RCMP were called out to investigate what turned out to be incidents where domestic assault charges were laid. One person in each incident was arrested and later released on conditions.


On Oct. 30 there were two break and entries in Golden.

Someone cut a hole in a fence of a property on Kicking Horse Drive near 9th Street North. They then proceeded to pry open a door of a work trailer. In total $5,000 in tools was taken during the robbery.  The theft happened between 4:30 p.m on Oct. 29 and 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 30.

Police are investigating and if anyone has any information they are asked to call 250-344-2221.

A second break and entry happened in a residence on 8th Avenue North at 2:27 in the afternoon. Some Tylenol 3 were stolen along with two hunting knives.

Police continue to investigate and if anyone has any information they are asked to call 250-344-2221.

Airsoft gun shooting

On Halloween at approximately 8:30 p.m. two youths were walking home near Alexander Court where they were shot with what is suspected to be airsoft guns.

The youth were not seriously injured but did receive bruises on their legs from the attack. The shots may have originated from a dark pickup truck.

Accidents in Golden

There were three vehicle accidents recently in Golden. One accident happened on Airport Road when a pickup truck rolled over.

No one was seriously injured in any of the accidents however RCMP would like to remind people to make sure they wear seat belts when they are in a vehicle.


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