Down hydro lines
A report was made on Nov. 10 that hydro lines were down on the Trans Canada Highway approximately four kilometres west of Golden. According to the complainant a fire had started as a result of the lines being down. BC Hydro was at the scene within 30 minutes. The small fire was put out and traffic was impeded for a short time on the highway.
There were four disconnected 911 calls. RCMP once again remind people that if they make an accidental call to 911 and the dispatcher calls back, they should take the call and explain it was a mistake.
On Nov. 15 there was a report of an abandoned vehicle on Kicking Horse Drive beside the river. RCMP found a vehicle on the river bank. The RCMP went to the home of the owner of the vehicle, who informed them it had been stolen. The vehicle had sustained damage and the air bags had been deployed at some point. The RCMP are looking for any information about the incident.
On Nov. 16 RCMP were called out to a family disturbance. At this time no one has been arrested in the argument between the parents and their children.
Missing person found
The RCMP received a report of a missing person who was travelling to Lethbridge, Alberta. After a short investigation the RCMP found the person who was on their way to the expected destination.
The RCMP attended four businesses which had false alarms go off during the week.
Cat in a tree
RCMP were called about a cat which was trapped in a tree. Officers went to the house and attempted to help the caller with this issue. However the RCMP would like to point out that this is not an emergency and residents should not be using an emergency line for this issue.
Single vehicle accident
Golden/Field RCMP attended a single vehicle accident on Nov. 12.
The incident occurred west of Golden when a pickup truck left the highway and ended up on its roof in an area with many trees. There were no injuries reported because of the accident.