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Second arrest made in connection with motel explosion in Trail

Beginning on Feb. 10, 2024, Trail and Greater District RCMP began a search for 33-year-old Ryan Harp of Grand Forks, BC, in an alleged connection to an explosion on  Feb. 10, 2024, at a motel in Trail. Trail RCMP received assistance from the Southeast District Emergency Response Team and Southeast District General Investigation Section to […]

National coordination team is helping advance multiple extortions investigations throughout Canada

A nation-wide alliance of various police departments across Canada is in place to help coordinate and advance a series of threat/extortion investigations underway. The RCMP National Coordination and Support Team (NCST) has been established and is working with police departments in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and outside of Canada to address a number of similar […]

Local man facing charges after crash kills mother of four

On Oct. 1, 2022 at 5 p.m., there was a fatal head-on collision on Hwy 22 near Trail. The collision involved a F350 pickup, driven by 56-year-old Terry Jackson, and a Chevrolet Traverse driven by a 34-year-old mother with her four young children. The mother and children were all transported to Trail Regional Hospital where […]

Columbia Valley school teacher charged with sexual exploitation, luring a child

A Columbia Valley teacher has been arrested following alleged dealings with a student at a high school in Invermere. RCMP said in January of 2024, Columbia Valley RCMP initiated an investigation involving allegations that a teacher at Invermere’s David Thompson Secondary School located had engaged in inappropriate communication with a student. Police said that based […]

RCMP employee charged in National Security Investigation

RCMP said in a media release Tuesday that an officer is facing charges after being alleged to have assisted a foreign actor. RCMP said that on Feb. 10th, 2024, the RCMP Federal Policing Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) arrested an Alberta RCMP frontline police officer who accessed non-Top Secret RCMP records systems in order […]

UPDATE: Trail RCMP requests assistance identifying two persons of interest after crimes in Rossland/Trail

UPDATE: Trail and Greater District RCMP is asking the public to help identify the two women in the attached two photographs that are believed to be connected to a recent purse theft and $3,900 fraud, in Rossland and Trail. The vehicle associated to these two women is a 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara bearing BC licence […]

Vehicle smash-and-grabs on the rise in parking lots in remote areas

By The Trail Champion On Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 3:53 p.m. Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of a smash-and-grab to a vehicle parked in the parking lot of Nancy Green Provincial Park along Hwy 3B, in Rossland. The owner had been hiking in the area and, when she returned to her vehicle, […]

RCMP say recovery efforts completed after fatal helicopter crash

RCMP said the remains of those who died in the fatal helicopter crash from last week have now been recovered. On Monday, January 22, 2024, Terrace RCMP were notified of a helicopter crash approximately 50 km’s north west of Terrace. Three helicopters were running a heliskiing operation in the mountainous back country with numerous people […]

Break, Enter and Mischief at Rossland school

On Saturday, Jan. 20, at 11:05 p.m., frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers responded to a commercial alarm triggered at the Seven Summits French Immersion School in the 2000 block of St. Paul Street in Rossland, BC. Officers cleared the building after arriving on scene. While no one was located inside the school, officers […]

Trail takes bold steps to end working poverty

The working poor make up a staggering 42 per cent of people living in poverty across Canada. Working poverty is defined as working part or full time yet struggling to meet basic needs such as adequate shelter and food. It’s a complex challenge, and it impacts people in every community. A group of organizations in […]

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