Nelson Police Department – Victim Services

April 15-21, 2019- Prevention of Violence Against Women Week   “The journey towards ending violence against women and girls is not an easy one- it is long and challenging- but it is possible. Events like this one are an important step along that journey. They are an opportunity to unite around a common purpose, to […]

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SUBJECT: Suspicious Fires   Nelson Police Department Files: 2019-856, 19-859, and 19-872:   On March 7, 2019, the Nelson Police Department received three reports of suspicious fires in the Fairview area.  All three incidents are currently under investigation in conjunction with the Nelson Fire Department.   The Nelson Police Department urges residents to contact police […]

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Nelson Police Department File 2019-842   On March 6, 2019 at approximately 6:21 am, the Nelson Police Department received a report of a break and enter that occurred overnight at a residence in the Uphill area.  Unknown offender(s) entered into the residence and removed property while the elderly occupant was asleep. Police would like to […]

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  NELSON POLICE FOUNDATION Sponsors Officers Specialized Training   The Nelson Police Department has sent officers to San Diego, California to attend a two-day intensive training course on Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC). The two officers, Constables Jay Noppe and Matt Caldwell, were accompanied by a third police officer, as well as Dr. Nic Sparrow […]

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SUBJECT: Missing Person Complaint – Nelson Police File 19-540   A Nelson resident that was reported missing yesterday was located this morning deceased in the Nelson area.  The deceased’s name is not being released at this time until their family has been located and notified.   The cause of death is not considered suspicious at […]

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: Insecure Vehicle Complaints The Nelson Police Department has received complaints recently of three vehicles being stolen in the Nelson area. In these incidents, vehicles have either been left running and unlocked due to the recent cold weather or vehicles have been left unlocked with the vehicle keys inside. Two of the vehicles have been […]

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SUBJECT: Missing Person Nelson Police File 19-540 The Nelson Police Department is asking the public for assistance in the search for Mr. Andreas Pittinger. Mr. Pittinger, a Nelson resident, has not been heard from since the afternoon of February 7, 2019 (Thursday), which, according to his friends, is unusual for him. He is 5’11” and […]

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Media Release The Nelson Police Department has been made aware of social media posts being shared in the community that describe two women being assaulted in separate incidents in Nelson during the last week. These incidents reportedly occurred in the late evening or early morning. To date, these alleged incidents have not been reported to […]

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Nelson Police Department Victim Services Dec. 6th – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women     “The National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence against Women” is Dec. 6th.  It commemorates the Montreal Massacre at L’Ecole Polytechnique in 1989.  14 Women, all but one of them students anticipating the […]

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On November 23nd shortly after five O’Clock in the evening, the Nelson Police Department received a phone call from a concerned citizen.  She was confused as she was calling about a dog in distress.  As she was calling about a dog she did not know if she required police, fire or ambulance. The calm voice […]