Local’s breath samples well over legal limit
As the result of a complaint on Reflection Lake Road on Mar. 24 a local resident is alleged to have been driving under the influence of alcohol. The male subject provided two breath samples that were 3 and a half times over the legal limit. The male was released to attend court in May 2014.
Break in at Trinity Lutheran
On Mar. 27, a report of a break and enter was received from the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 909 9th St S. in Golden. The incident occurred sometime between 5:00 p.m. on Mar. 26 to 8:30 a.m. the next morning. If anyone has any information please contact the Golden detachment at 250-344-2221 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Numerous accidents in Golden area
There were numerous minor injury motor vehicle collisions reported in the Golden area this past week. The RCMP reminds motorists that winter driving conditions still exist on local highways and that good winter tires are still recommended. Slow down to the conditions that are presented on the roads. Speed limit signs are posted with a maximum speed for ideal road conditions.
Golden detachment and Traffic Services members seized six vehicles over the past week for excessive speeding. Drivers of vehicles stopped for excessive speeding face minimum fines of $368 and a mandatory seven day vehicle impound.