Local plumbing business broken into
On Oct. 20, it was reported that the front door of Kardash Plumbing was smashed and that a number of items were stolen including copper pipe and products. A vehicle was also stolen from the business, a cube truck. There was also a second break and enter, likely related, at Cats to Cattle. Anyone with information is asked to call the Golden RCMP or Crimestoppers.
Falling rocks on TCH
A motorist reported a number of large rocks had fallen onto the road and into the eastbound lane of Hwy 1, east of Field. Police referred the matter to Parks Canada who were already aware of the situation and had sent a crew out for routine clean up. The obstruction was cleaned up in short order and there was no major effect to the motoring public.
Dine and eventual dash
A waitress at a local restaurant reported a male had dined at the restaurant and, when he went to pay for his bill, his credit card was declined. The male entered into an agreement to return and pay for the food. He did return with yet another credit card, which again had insufficient funds.
The incident reportedly occurred Oct. 18 and he restaurant reported his outstanding bill on Oct. 22. The male is described as 35 yrs old, Caucasian with tattoos on his forearm, dark hair and he used the name Adam.
On Oct. 23, police received a report of an erratic driver travelling east from Revelstoke. The report was that the vehicle was drifting all over the road, speeding and trying to pass unsafely. Within ten minutes of the call the vehicle reported was involved in a single vehicle collision west of Golden. Further investigation determined the driver has been stopped by officers in Revelstoke and been issued a violation ticket for speeding. As a result of the collision, the driver received a second ticket. Luckily there were no injuries involved in this incident.