Neighbour starts duck hunting at home

RCMP report: Sicamous RCMP reports for the week of Oct. 21 to 28.

  • Oct. 29, 2013 6:00 a.m.

On Oct. 21, at 4:42 p.m., police received a report of a neighbour getting a start on duck season next door.

The complainant said the neighbour was shooting at ducks near her property and was concerned for safety reasons. Before police arrived, however, the complainant’s husband spoke with the neighbour and the matter was resolved.

Dubnyk said the neighbour had just received his duck hunting licence.

• Oct. 21, 7:10 p.m. police received a report of a silver Mercedes passing on double solid lines and driving fast.

• Oct. 22, 9:09 a.m., Sicamous RCMP served a subpoena on behalf of Kelowna Crown counsel.

• Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m., a lost rare tractor plate was reported.

• Oct. 23, 12:56 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious male trying to gain entry into a local residence. Officers attended; however, no one could be found in the area.

• Oct. 24, 5:50 p.m., a black Dodge Dakota with Alberta plates was reported to be speeding and driving unsafely.

• Oct. 24, 6:41 p.m., a semi-tractor trailer unit was reported to be driving erratically, almost causing an accident.

• Oct. 25, 10:44 a.m., a semi tractor-trailer unit slipped off a roadway and jackknifed into ditch. There were no injuries.

• Oct. 25, 11:57 a.m., a black Jeep with Alberta plates was reported to be passing unsafely and speeding up and slowing down.

• Oct. 25, 2:36 p.m., police received a report of a single-vehicle accident, no injuries.

• Oct. 25, 11:01 p.m., police received a report of a noisy party on Cherry Ave.

• Oct. 27, 5:43 a.m., police received a report of  possible impaired driver in a silver Cavalier with B.C. plates.  The complainant spoke to driver and felt he may have been impaired.

• Oct. 27, at 12:03 p.m., police received a report of a two-vehicle accident resulting in minor injuries. Investigating officers found a driver from Malakwa was attempting to turn off the Trans-Canada Highway when they were rear-ended by a driver from Salmon Arm. Dubnyk said one person suffered from minor injuries and the vehicle significant damage. No charges were laid.

• Oct. 28, 4:16 a.m,. a logging truck jackknifed and rolled down an embankment while coming down a forest service road. Police, Eagle Valley Rescue Society and BC Ambulance paramedics attended. The driver, trapped inside with undetermined injuries, was removed from the vehicle and taken to hospital in Salmon Arm.


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