Seats slashed and money stolen from vehicles in Nakusp

About six vehicles near the corner of Alexander Road and Highway 6 near Nakusp had money and small objects taken out of them.

  • Mar. 24, 2012 5:00 a.m.

About six vehicles near the corner of Alexander Road and Highway 6 near Nakusp had money and small objects taken out of them the night of Saturday March 10.

Glove boxes and consoles were rummaged through, and whatever small objects of value or amounts of money were found by the thieves were taken.

“They were looking for money; they took a package of gum out of one vehicle,” said Constable Tim MacDonald.

But the theft of whatever small change or items of some kind of value weren’t the worst of it.

At least two vehicles were vandalized, their seats slashed, possibly because the thieves were upset they didn’t find anything, MacDonald said.

There may be more reports to come, the Constable said, who has heard some rumblings around town about vehicles in Nakusp also being burgled.

“It’s not an ongoing problem, but it does happen periodically,” MacDonald told the Arrow Lakes News. The officer recommends that people lock their cars and trucks up at night. Constable McDonald said that people don’t think they need to in a small town, but it’s a good idea to keep your vehicle secure even in Nakusp.

The Nakusp RCMP are asking for the community’s help in finding the persons responsible for the theft and damage to the vehicles; if you have any information, please call the Nakusp RCMP at 250-265-3677.

 

 

Just Posted

Dryer incident at Teck Elkview Operations

Locals report hearing loud bang

Judgment reserved in Nakusp school sex trial

Trial concluded today with lawyer’s summations

Former teacher acquitted on two of four sex charges

Judge found no evidence to support sexual assault charges against Shanny McIvor

New Denver emergency ward to remain 24/7

Interior Health says it’s postponing changes to operating hours.

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Philadelphia Eagles headed to Super Bowl

After routing the Minnesota Vikings 38-7, they will face Tom Brady and the New England Patriots

Heavy snowfall closes Mount Washington on Vancouver Island

Road to ski resort deemed unsafe, vehicles buried under more than three feet of snow

VIDEO: Dramatic video shows return of rescued B.C. snowboarders

Two snowboarders were rescued near Rossland, B.C. on Sunday after being lost overnight.

Tom Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20

New England to face winner of Sunday night’s game between Minnesota and Philadelphia on Feb. 4

Liberals quietly tap experts to write new paternity leave rules

Ideas include creating an entirely new leave benefit similar to one that exists in Quebec

Insurers say Canadian weather getting hotter, wetter and weirder

Average number of days with heavy rain or snow across Canada has been outside norm since spring 2013

Final phase of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy trials to kick off in B.C.

Doctors hope to get psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy legalized in Canada and the U.S. by 2021

VIDEO: Thousands join women’s march events across B.C.

Today marks one year since the first Women’s March on Washington

Most Read