Doe-nt do This: BC driver taken into custody for drug, deer possession

Fort St. John, British Columbia — The occupants of a Fort St. John vehicle have been arrested by the RCMP for a several charges including possession of live wildlife, a one-month-old deer fawn, according to the RCMP—and naturally, some drugs. Reportedly, the fawn enjoyed some time with RCMP members before being handed over to Conservation. It […]

Food Waste 101: Nanaimo man knocked out by flying egg

Nanaimo, British Columbia – In a prank gone wrong, a Nanaimo man was knocked unconscious when he was hit by an egg thrown by a passing vehicle, according to an RCMP news release. He was taken to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and is currently dealing with “difficulty in his thought process” and memory challenges, said […]

EV/AV Report: February 21, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, a new federal investment program to promote ZEVs, police forces around Canada field test electric vehicles (EVs) and an Indigenous community integrates EV infrastructure. Reducing remissions Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) announced a $4.6 million investment into 22 organizations to support zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) awareness across Canada. This funding […]

What an Axe: Vancouver Island RCMP arrest man for hacking at cars with an axe

Vancouver, British Columbia — If British Columbians didn’t have enough on their plates over the past few weeks, Comox Valley RCMP finally managed to track down an axe-wielding Nova Scotian who has been mistaking Vancouver Island traffic for trees recently. In late October, police received reports of a man driving a Nova Scotia-registered Honda Civic […]

Return Customer: B.C. woman steals car, crashes it three times amid pursuit

Vancouver, British Columbia ⁠— Third time’s the charm, they say⁠—and that was absolutely the case for RCMP in British Columbia last weekend following a wild pursuit. RCMP in British Columbia arrested a woman last Saturday, Nov. 6 after she stole a car and proceeded to crash it three times before being caught. Police initially received […]

Lucasville Looters: More than 60 catalytic converters stolen from school buses in N.S.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of more than 60 catalytic converters from school buses in Lucasville. On June 30, Police responded to a report of theft of catalytic converters from a property in Lucasville. More than 60 catalytic converters had been removed from buses on the property. This year […]

Doughnut Driver: Teen caught doing doughnuts on Trans-Canada Highway

Tappen, British Columbia — A teenager’s vehicle is now impounded until Saturday because he was having too much fun on the Trans-Canada Highway.  A 17-year-old boy had a little too much to drink and decided to do doughnuts on the Trans-Canada Highway. RCMP spotted the teen at 1 a.m. on the Tappen Valley Road intersection […]

What the Hawk? Bird trapped behind grille freed by RCMP

Clinton, British Columbia – Often after a collision, one’s first instinct is to make sure everyone is ok, and exchange insurance information. But what do you do if that collision was with a hawk, and that hawk has now set up camp behind your grille? A woman in B.C had to ask herself that question […]