RCMP Report: Shots heard near Golden Donald Upper Road

The RCMP investigated a call about the sound of gunshots near Golden Donald Upper Road on Aug. 23,

Shots reportedly fired near Golden Donald Upper Road

The RCMP investigated a call about the sound of gunshots near Golden Donald Upper Road. The shots were heard on Aug. 23 around 1 p.m. and reportedly sounded like multiple firearms. RCMP could not determine the source of the shots and have closed the investigation.

Theft at Cedar Lake

Cash and camping supplies were stolen from an unlocked van at the Cedar Lake campground. The owners of the van came back to discover the theft.

Greyhound Disturbance

An intoxicated passenger on a Greyhound bus was arrested in Golden in the early hours of Aug. 24. The man had removed his pants and was causing a disturbance on the bus. He was apprehended by police and incarcerated for the night.

Fourteen people fighting in Spirit Square

Police were called to investigate a fight at Spirit Square at 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 24. By the time the RCMP got to the scene, only two females were still fighting. One woman was taken into custody for the night and released in the morning.

Vandalism at Keith King Park

On the evening of the Aug. 28 a car got into Keith King Park and was tearing up the turf. A large amount of grass was found by police underneath the suspects’ car.

A woman was allegedly driving at the time along with a male passenger. The suspects’ had switched drivers by the time police were on the scene, but the woman admitted that she was the driver during the incident on the field. The man had his license suspended for driving under the influence of marijuana.

Impaired driving on Highway 1

On Aug. 29 a stationary mini-van was found by passing motorists at the brake check at the Field hill. A passed-out male was in the driver’s seat.

The man eventually took off and was followed by motorists. He pulled over at another stop and was intercepted by police.

He was given a breathalyzer test back at the local detachment and blew 0.26, which is more than three times the legal limit. The man has multiple convictions for impaired driving on his record and had been living out of his van.

If anyone has information on these, or any other crimes in the area, they are asked to call the Golden/Field RCMP Detachment at 250-344-2221, or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.bccrimestoppers.com.

 

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