RCMP Report: Dine and dasher caught

Police investigated a dine and dash at a local restaurant. A male ordered and ate his meal, and then left without paying.

Dog struck by vehicle

Feb.12

A dog in Nicholson was struck by a passing vehicle and the driver failed to stop to render aid to the animal.  The dog was subsequently taken to the veterinarian for treatment.

Sign damage at motel

Feb.14

A local motel sustained damage to their sign after a guest, driving a large truck, drove under the sign breaking off a cross member.

The guest was likely not aware that contact was made. Police are in the process of tracking down the guest and vehicle involved.

Power unit catches fire

Feb.14

The power unit of a trailer over heated while traveling on the Highway 1. The engine ignited but was extinguished.  There were no injuries, and traffic on the highway was affected for only a short while.

Dine and dash

Police investigated a dine and dash at a local restaurant. A male ordered and ate his meal, and then left without paying.  The male was exhibiting odd behaviour as well, and the owner expressed concern for his well being.

The male was subsequently located in Lake Louise after consuming a beverage in a store without paying for it. It was confirmed that the male was suffering from some form of mental stress and was taken for assessment. The cost of the meal was covered by his family.

Roadside prohibitions

Police issued two 30-day roadside prohibitions to drivers who had provided breath samples which were found to be over the legal limit.