Police Beat — Human remains discovered, a B&E, drunk driving, and Trail Pride Market
Human remains discovered in Trail
On Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at 6:15 p.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers received a report from a resident who had discovered human remains near Highway 3B and Lins Road, in Trail, BC. The resident was looking for her lost dog when she stumbled upon the remains.
Trail RCMP officers and Nelson Forensic Identification Section attended and conducted a thorough examination of the scene.
The BC Coroner Service was notified about the incident. A forensic autopsy is scheduled, and the matter remains under investigation.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Trail Detachment at 250-364-2566 to speak to an investigator, and cite File No. 2023-3821.
Trail RCMP is in the early stages of this investigation and hope to have answers soon about what factors lead to this person’s death, says Sgt. Wicentowich
Break, enter, and theft at Trail business
On Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers responded to a report of a break, enter, and theft from a business in a building in the 1100 block of Cedar Avenue, in Trail, BC. The culprit(s) are reported to have stolen up to ten Microsoft laptops worth approximately $20,000. Trail RCMP and Nelson Forensic Identification Section RCMP officers conducted a thorough examination of the crime scene. Investigators will be seeking video surveillance that may have captured the culprit(s) entering the building and leaving with the laptops.
The culprit(s) broke into a second business in the building; however, nothing appeared to have been stolen at this time.
If you have any information about this crime and the location of the laptops, or video surveillance that has captured the culprits committing this crime, please contact the Trail and Greater District RCMP at 250-364-2566 to speak to an investigator. The File Number is 2023-3877.
Prohibited driver gets nabbed by Trail RCMP officer
On Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 9:18 p.m. a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer was conducting a routine patrol in a marked police vehicle when he spotted a prohibited driver, 45-year-old Trail woman, driving a 2004 Buick Le Sabre on Robertson Street, in Trail, BC. The officer detained the woman and her vehicle roadside.
The officer arrested the woman for driving while prohibited under Section 95 of the BC Motor Vehicle Act. The officer released the woman at the scene after a short detention. The woman had her vehicle impounded.
The 45-year-old Trail woman will make her first appearance on October 11, 2023, in Provincial Court, in Rossland, BC.
And now, some good news: Trail Pride Market 2023
On Saturday, August 12, 2023, Trail and Greater District RCMP attended the Trail Pride Market located in downtown Trail, BC. The event was a huge success.
I would like to recognize Addison Oberg and her support team for their tremendous efforts in making Trail Pride a success. Trail Pride is now officially a society and looking for board members and volunteers to help maintain and grow the organization and local events. If you are interested in joining the society and making a difference, please contact Addison via Facebook Pride Trail B.C. about attending the first society meeting upcoming on September 22, 2023.
At Trail Pride Market: L to R — Sgt. Wicentowich and Trail Councillor Paul Butler