Smithers RCMP

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Quick-thinking Hazeltons couple thwarts scam

Caller demanded money for couple’s grandson’s bail claiming to be RCMP jailer

 

RCMP will be out in force for the next four weeks looking for drunk and drug-impaired drivers. (Black Press file photo)

Smithers RCMP counter attack campaign starts

Additional officers and roadblocks will be on the streets throughout the holidays

 

RCMP seek info on 7-Eleven robbery

RCMP seek info on 7-Eleven robbery

Smithers police seek info on man who used kitchen knife while taking lotto tickets and donation box.

 

RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation

RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation

The man is described as an “important indirect witness” who may be from the Hazelton area.

RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation
Smithers RCMP foil robbery

Smithers RCMP foil robbery

An alleged attempted robber is in custody after a brazen afternoon robbery was stopped by police.

  • Mar 12, 2018
Smithers RCMP foil robbery
Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue find another snowmobiler

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue find another snowmobiler

Two weekends after two snowmobile incidents kept search and rescue busy, another man needed saving.

  • Mar 5, 2018
Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue find another snowmobiler
Smithers armed robbery suspect sought

Smithers armed robbery suspect sought

Police seek an armed robber after a local business was struck early Monday.

Smithers armed robbery suspect sought
Man with Alberta warrants charged with sexual assault near Smithers

Man with Alberta warrants charged with sexual assault near Smithers

Smithers RCMP arrested Kevin Larry Dunseath, 55, at a remote property near Smithers Friday.

Man with Alberta warrants charged with sexual assault near Smithers
School and clinic locked down while police find distraught man with firearm

School and clinic locked down while police find distraught man with firearm

A distraught man reported to have a firearm was tracked down by Smithers RCMP Monday.

  • Feb 8, 2018
School and clinic locked down while police find distraught man with firearm
Smithers RCMP Christmas calls half those of last year

Smithers RCMP Christmas calls half those of last year

Police still kept busy with stolen vehicle and man with warrants allegedly trying to escape on foot.

  • Dec 29, 2017
Smithers RCMP Christmas calls half those of last year
If you plan on drinking, plan a safe ride home

If you plan on drinking, plan a safe ride home

Smithers Staff Sgt Rob Mitchell reminds revellers to plan ahead.

  • Dec 20, 2017
If you plan on drinking, plan a safe ride home
Jacobus Jonker (File photo)

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

Jacobus Jonker (File photo)
Jacobus Jonker. (File photo)

No charges against Smithers RCMP officer for in-custody death

The Independent Investigations Office conducted an investigation into the actions of the officer.

Jacobus Jonker. (File photo)
Don’t be a thief’s secret Santa

Don’t be a thief’s secret Santa

Police remind drivers to lock their vehicles after a truck was stolen in Smithers.

  • Dec 13, 2017
Don’t be a thief’s secret Santa
Car goes over Hudson Bay Mtn Rd embankment

Car goes over Hudson Bay Mtn Rd embankment

Two had to be freed after their car slid over an embankment.

Car goes over Hudson Bay Mtn Rd embankment
VIDEO: Fraudster hits Smithers area

VIDEO: Fraudster hits Smithers area

Businesses in the Northwest are told to beware a fraudster using fake credit card.

VIDEO: Fraudster hits Smithers area
UPDATE: Mushroom picker Frances Brown still missing

UPDATE: Mushroom picker Frances Brown still missing

Search groups from around the province are still searching for Frances Brown.

  • Oct 15, 2017
UPDATE: Mushroom picker Frances Brown still missing
There are government links to help seniors safely navigate the internet. (Pixabay image)

RCMP warn seniors to get cyber safe

A senior in Smithers recognized warning signs that prevented them falling victim to an online scam.

  • Oct 14, 2017
There are government links to help seniors safely navigate the internet. (Pixabay image)
Fatal crash north of Smithers

Fatal crash north of Smithers

A 50-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after he rolled his truck on Babine Lake Road.

Fatal crash north of Smithers
Vehicle towed from river in Telkwa

Vehicle towed from river in Telkwa

Smithers RCMP encourage the involved men and the two women who provided a ride to come forward.

  • Oct 1, 2017
Vehicle towed from river in Telkwa