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Police in Nanaimo found prohibited weapons, drugs, cash and an improvised explosive device in a vehicle stopped this past weekend for having no insuranc. (Photo submitted)

Bomb, guns, drugs found after Nanaimo RCMP pull over uninsured vehicle

Three people arrested and released as investigation continues

 

Simple policies in stores can also reduce the risk of people trying to pass large bills, like $100 and $50 dollar notes. Black Press file.

Campbell River RCMP urge stores to train employees to spot fake money

Multiple incidents of counterfeit cash being passed in the city recently

 

Salmon Arm RCMP use a spike belt to ground a vehicle after it was reported driving into oncoming lanes on Highway 1 on Thursday night, July 7, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

‘It’s solvable’: Banff RCMP hoping to identify man’s remains recovered decades ago

Skeleton discovered by a tour guide on the backside of Sulphur Mountain in 1998

 

A photo of Clifton Johnston is placed against a rock in front of the Port Alberni Friendship Center during a candlelight vigil for the young man. (SUSAN QUINN/Alberni Valley News)

16-year-old charged with murder in 2021 Vancouver Island stabbing

Clifton Johnston was found stabbed to death in front of the Port Alberni Friendship Centre

A photo of Clifton Johnston is placed against a rock in front of the Port Alberni Friendship Center during a candlelight vigil for the young man. (SUSAN QUINN/Alberni Valley News)
14 criminal charges have been filed against 41-year-old Cameron Edward Jake Urquhart accused in the violent attack on staff at the Village of Keremeos offices. (Facebook)

Man arrested in sledgehammer, knife attack on B.C. village staff

The 41-year-old man assaulted employees and a police officer

14 criminal charges have been filed against 41-year-old Cameron Edward Jake Urquhart accused in the violent attack on staff at the Village of Keremeos offices. (Facebook)
Campbell River RCMP are looking for suspects after a pair of robberies in January, 2022. Black Press File Photo

Masked man robs Campbell River store at knifepoint

RCMP says incident was one of two robberies of stores in the city in January

Campbell River RCMP are looking for suspects after a pair of robberies in January, 2022. Black Press File Photo
Pokémon GO is an augmented-reality smartphone game. (File photo)

Group of ‘aggressive’ men corner young woman, friend playing Pokémon GO in Shuswap

Chase RCMP said the men accused the friends of criminal activity

Pokémon GO is an augmented-reality smartphone game. (File photo)
Professional snowboarder Marie-France Roy, centre, listens to speakers at a solidarity for Fairy Creek rally in Tofino in June 2021. (Westerly file photo)

Police enforcement at Fairy Creek Watershed cost Canadians more than $10 million

Temporary injunction against protest in place as court considers appeal over rejected extension

Professional snowboarder Marie-France Roy, centre, listens to speakers at a solidarity for Fairy Creek rally in Tofino in June 2021. (Westerly file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP say an arrest warrant has been issued for Dayton Anderson, 32, wanted after failing to appear at provinical court in Nanaimo on charges of break-and-enter and assault. (Submitted photo)

Warrants issued for Nanaimo man who allegedly invaded home, knocked down resident

Dayton Anderson, 32, faces break-and-enter and assault charges

Nanaimo RCMP say an arrest warrant has been issued for Dayton Anderson, 32, wanted after failing to appear at provinical court in Nanaimo on charges of break-and-enter and assault. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating a reported assault Monday, Jan. 17, at a McDonald’s in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect wields shovel in road-rage incident at McDonald’s in Nanaimo

RCMP investigating after incident Monday, Jan. 17

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating a reported assault Monday, Jan. 17, at a McDonald’s in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)

Trina Hunt’s family angry and frustrated as her murder remains unsolved

It’s been one year since the Port Moody woman disappeared. Her body was found in Hope weeks later

Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)
Six people are in police custody after shots were fired at a home in Harewood on Monday, Jan. 17. (News Bulletin file photo)

Six people arrested after shots fired in Nanaimo

No one injured in incident, RCMP investigating home in Harewood

Six people are in police custody after shots were fired at a home in Harewood on Monday, Jan. 17. (News Bulletin file photo)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The head of the RCMP officers’ union says it’s time for a basic look at how the national police force can best serve communities across the country.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Time to review how RCMP can best serve communities, union head says

Review would help direct RCMP resources, address public safety issue

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The head of the RCMP officers’ union says it’s time for a basic look at how the national police force can best serve communities across the country.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Campbell River RCMP recommend car owners keep their vehicles secured, refrain from leaving valuables in cars, and if possible, mount a camera on their house after a spate of recent thefts from automobiles. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River RCMP see uptick in thefts from autos

Ten incidents in the last few weeks saw wallets and important work tools being stolen

Campbell River RCMP recommend car owners keep their vehicles secured, refrain from leaving valuables in cars, and if possible, mount a camera on their house after a spate of recent thefts from automobiles. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The opioid crisis has left B.C. paramedics struggling with mental health issues. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Trickle-down effect: never-ending opioid crisis driving B.C. paramedics to exhaustion

Ambulance Paramedics of B.C. seeing sharp spike in mental health-related issues among members

The opioid crisis has left B.C. paramedics struggling with mental health issues. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Members of the RCMP march during the Calgary Stampede parade in Calgary, Friday, July 6, 2012.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Mounties urge Supreme Court to allow class action on bullying to proceed

Plaintiffs claim they were subjected to a culture of systemic intimidation and harassment

Members of the RCMP march during the Calgary Stampede parade in Calgary, Friday, July 6, 2012.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
RCMP officers detain and speak with one of the protesters at the Real Canadian Superstore in Kamloops on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kamloops This Week/Facebook)

RCMP arrest 5, ticket 43 maskless protesters at Kamloops Superstore

Police responded following reports of increased intimidation and escalation during weekly protests

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RCMP officers detain and speak with one of the protesters at the Real Canadian Superstore in Kamloops on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kamloops This Week/Facebook)
A suspect who tried to disarm a Nanaimo Mountie during a struggle to resist arrest remains in custody facing multiple charges. (File photo)

Suspect arrested after police say he attempted to grab Nanaimo officer’s gun

33-year-old man remains in police custody after engaging Mountie in ‘fight of their life’

A suspect who tried to disarm a Nanaimo Mountie during a struggle to resist arrest remains in custody facing multiple charges. (File photo)
Campbell River RCMP pulled over a snowmobile driver making a trip to the grocery store on Thursday, Jan. 6. Campbell River RCMP photo

Campbell River RCMP pull over snowmobiler on city streets

Police concede while it may be logical to sled into town, it’s not legal

Campbell River RCMP pulled over a snowmobile driver making a trip to the grocery store on Thursday, Jan. 6. Campbell River RCMP photo
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for an emergency backup generator, stolen earlier this week, used by the Nanaimo Lifeline medical alert paging system. (Photo submitted)

Thieves in Nanaimo steal generator used by emergency medical alert service for seniors

Generator was stolen from Nanaimo Lifeline on Bowen Road earlier this week

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for an emergency backup generator, stolen earlier this week, used by the Nanaimo Lifeline medical alert paging system. (Photo submitted)