Nelson Police Department

Public Safety Message Cutting agent found in a local cocaine seizure   The Nelson Police Department recently received lab results from Health Canada in regard to a seizure of suspected cocaine that was sent in for analysis.   Health Canada reported that the sample contained a cutting agent. Cutting agents are added to illicit drugs […]

Nelson Police Department

  The Nelson Police Department would like to warn the public of a cougar that has been seen in the Fairview area of Nelson over the last two days.   Sightings have been reported from the 400 block of Chatham Street, 600 block of Nelson Avenue and Sproat Drive areas of Nelson.   Some safety […]

Nelson Police Department

Nelson Police Foundation Receives Significant Donation From Local Couple For First Responder Mental Health     In late 2018, the Nelson Police Foundation was looking for other projects to support through their fundraising.  The Foundation supports police projects that are typically not covered under the regular police operational budget.  In the past they provided funding […]

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 […]

Nelson Police Department

  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 […]

NELSON POLICE DEPARTMENT

: 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 […]

NELSON POLICE DEPARTMENT

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 […]