RCMP are investigating a 16 year old for fraudulent use of a bank card after his girlfriend turned him in last week. The suspect was given his girlfriend’s bank card and pin number on Jan. 31 and allegedly deposited empty envelopes into an ATM and then withdrew funds. The individual was also charged with pulling the same stunt the day before using a friend’s bank card and was wanted for 10 breaches of probation prior to this latest arrest. Both fraud incidents are still under investigation.
Accident on Kicking Horse Trail
On Feb. 1, police responded to an accident involving a coach bus heading up to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. The bus lost control and went into a snowbank. No injuries were reported in the incident.
On Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m. police responded to a report of a stolen 1990 Ford F250. The vehicle was taken from the 500 block of 10th St. S. The keys were left in the truck and the vehicle was unlocked at the time of the theft. Later that day the vehicle was found abandoned without damage in Calgary by city police.
Approximately $80 worth of fuel was stolen from a 2009 Ford Focus at the 800 block of 12th St. S. on Feb. 3. Anyone with any information regarding the theft is asked to contact the RCMP.
On Feb. 4 at 3:00 p.m. police received a report of an injured snowmobiler in the Gorman Creek area. The injured party, a resident of Germany, sustained a broken femur in the incident while on a snowmobile tour. GADSAR was notified and responded with a helicopter. The man was brought to the Golden Hospital for treatment.
Hit and run
On Feb. 6 RCMP responded to a report of a hit and run at the 800 block of 14th St. S. A white Ford Focus was damaged in the incident. Police are currently investigating and anyone with any information is asked to contact the RCMP.