RCMP briefs: paranoid man creates stir in neighbourhood

RCMP receive a report of a man in his early 20s who showed up at Gordon Mackie Lane residence, appearing to be paranoid and afraid.

  • Jul. 10, 2013 11:00 a.m.

On June 30, at 7:11 p.m., Sicamous RCMP received a report of a man in his early 20s who showed up at Gordon Mackie Lane residence, appearing to be paranoid and afraid. When confronted by the complainant, the man ran away. Police then received a report that the man was found hiding in camper. Police and paramedics attended and found nothing physically wrong with the man. He was later transported to friends in Revelstoke.

• Sicamous RCMP are seeking information relating to the theft of lawn maintenance equipment from the 100 block of Montcalm Crescent. Police received a report of the theft on June 26. Stolen was a trailer with two orange and black Husqvarna riding lawnmowers, as well as a Toro push mower. Anyone with information that may help in this investigation is encouraged to call the detachment at 250-836-2878, or leave an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

• June 30, 10:46 p.m., a report of erratic driver in a black Dodge crew cab, speeding up and slowing down, having difficulty staying in the lane.

• June 24, 9:40 a.m., police responded to a report of an assault. Officers found it was a dispute over money, where one person grabbed the other by the arm and throat. The matter is under investigation.

• June 24, 1:16 p.m., a firearm was turned in as part of the provincial gun amnesty program.

• June 25, 6:59 p.m., a black Mercedes, speeding and failing to stop for a flagger.

• June 25, 9:53 p.m., a red Mastercraft riding lawn mower was reported stolen from a Kerr Road residence.

• June 25, 10:10 p.m., there were people setting off fireworks in the 1300 block of the Trans-Canada Highway.

• June 26, 2:22 p.m., police responded to a report of a woman consuming alcohol, then getting into her vehicle and driving away. Officers were unable to locate the driver.

• June 26, 2:28 p.m., a disturbance at local residence.

• June 26, 4:44 p.m. a vehicle having difficulty staying in the lane. Police located and spoke to driver,  who not impaired, but distracted by the scenery. The driver was warned and sent off.

• June 27, 12:55 a.m., police were requested to remove four individuals refusing to leave residence.

• June 27, 2:18 p.m., a missing child was reported; returned home as complainant was speaking to police.

• June 27, 6:55 p.m., single-vehicle accident at local service station. No injuries.

• June 27, 11:46 p.m., a 1991 Chrysler reported stolen from the former Eagle Pass Landing Restaurant site. Vehicle later found abandoned on highway in Radium Hot Springs.

• June 28, 12:13 a.m., fireworks were being set off on Kappel St.

• June 28, 1:31 a.m., screaming and swearing in front of local motel. Request for to police attend.

• June 28, 9:15 a.m., police asked to keep peace while individual picks up belongings.

• June 28, 10:25 a.m., landlord/tenant dispute.

• June 28, 10:54, a.m., police requested to attend fight in progress.

• June 28, 10:55 a.m., family disturbance, police asked to attend.

• June 28, 1:29 p.m., barking dog on Larch Street.

• June 28, 9:29 p.m., fireworks on Johnson Howard Road.

• June 28, 11:38 p.m., loud music coming from residence on Old Spallumcheen Road.

• June 29, 11:11 a.m., a white semi passing on double-solid lines.

• June 29, 11:39 a.m., single-vehicle accident, no injuries.

• June 29, 4:28 p.m., police locate red Dodge van stolen from Enderby the previous day.

• June 29, 5:24 p.m., drug information received.

• June 29, 7:14 p.m., domestic dispute.

• June 30, 1:42 p.m., report of loud party on Parksville Street.

• June 30, 12:23 p.m., children left alone at an apartment. Police checked it out and all was fine.

• June 30, 2:19 p.m., police called to the scene of boating incident on Mara Lake. Three people onboard a vessel that crashed into a dock were taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, though police say it appears alcohol was not a factor.

• June 30, 4;31 p.m.,  found bike.

• June 30, 11:20 p.m., fireworks being set off on Davidson Drive.

• July 1, 9:32 a.m.,  a white Jeep with B.C. plates, speeding, tailgating and passing on wrong side of road.

• July 1, 10:01 a.m., suspicious vehicle driving around Hemlock Crescent area.

• July 1, 11:22 a.m.,  abandoned boat at Shark Shack.

• July 1, 11:56 am., an abandoned vehicle on Queest-Wilson forest service road.

• July 1, 12:10 p.m., while traveling north on 97A, a driver saw one naked woman pulling another naked woman by the rest stop.

• July 1, 7:07 p.m., a Chevy Suburban with Alta. plates reported to be driving erratically and passing unsafely.

• July 1, 7:56 p.m., lost wallet.

• July 1, 10:54 p.m., a single-vehicle accident where vehicle hits a deer. Vehicle occupants suffered minor injuries.

• July 2, 12:54 a.m., police responded to a single-vehicle accident. The driver was found to have been consuming alcohol, issued a 24-hour driving prohibition and taken to hospital in Salmon Arm for a mental-health examination.

• July 2, 3:03 a.m., loud party on Riverside Ave.

• July 2, 6:03 a.m., report of glass patio railing smashed at A&W.

• July 2, 11:16 a.m., stolen purse.

• July 2, 5:48 p.m. lost wallet.

• July 2, 8:34 p.m., tree down across powerline.

• July 3, 1:09 a.m., two suspicious people rummaging through yards on Hemlock Crescent.

• July 3, 4:27 p.m, semi tractor-trailer, possibly with B.C. plates, having difficulty maintaining lanes.

July 3, 7:12 p.m., attempted break and enter at Main Street residence.

• July 3, 8:58 p.m., well-being check of individual. All OK.