Nelson Police Department

M E D I A    R E L E A S E   The Nelson Police Board issued the following statement in response to Mayor Dooley’s request for a province-wide review of policing in British Columbia.     As a Board, we collectively believe in the inherent dignity of every person and are committed to […]

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Re: Darwin Greyeyes – ongoing missing person investigation     On June 23, 2017 Mr. Darwin Greyeyes of Nelson was reported missing by his family. The Nelson Police Department began an investigation into his disappearance and the last confirmed sighting of Mr. Greyeyes was on June 4, 2017 just before 10:00 pm as he entered […]


  MEDIA RELEASE     DATE: June 21, 2020   FROM: Sergeant Corey Hoy   SUBJECT: Nelson Police Department File of Interest   On June 21, 2020 at approximately 12:02 am, the Nelson Police Department received notice of a male that was in medical distress located in the 400 block of Vernon Street.  Upon police […]

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MEDIA RELEASE   The Nelson Police Department would like to warn the public of a cougar that has been observed in various areas of Nelson over the past few days.  The cougar was last spotted in the 500 block of Anderson St earlier this evening.   Some safety tips if you encounter a cougar:   […]

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Nelson Police Department files 20-2199 Search Warrant   On Friday May 8th, 2020 Nelson Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the 800 Block of Vernon St. Nelson, BC. NPD obtained an arrest and entry warrant for the premises after a lengthy investigation into reports of drug activity at the home. A male and […]

Nelson Police Victim Services

April 12-18, 2020- Prevention of Violence Against Women Week    In order to mitigate the risks for our potential registrants during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic situation, the decision has been made to postpone a Service Provider Networking Meeting during the Prevention of Violence Against Women week which falls April 12-18, 2020. We will continue to […]

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  Social distancing, public venue closures and uncertainty on what comes next has become the norm for the next while as the world struggles to manage and contain the spread of Covid-19. Nelson Police Department and Nelson Police Department Victim Services would like to remind everyone in the West Kootenays of some of the helpful, and […]

Nelson Police Department Update – Drug Advisory

On February 16, 2020 Nelson police Department responded to three separate calls for medical assistance at three separate locations for reports of street drug overdose. Regrettably, two individuals passed away in spite of efforts to revive them performed by BC Ambulance, Nelson Fire Rescue Service and a Kootenay Lake Hospital Emergency Doctor on scene. The […]

Nelson Police Department – Drug Advisory

      Drug Advisory February 16, 2020   Nelson Police Department is warning the public to be aware of a toxic and deadly strain of drugs in the area. Users are advised not to use alone, to carry naloxone and to get drugs tested if possible. If you witness someone overdosing, call 911 immediately. […]

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  SUBJECT: Missing Person Complaint – Nelson Police File 19-5866   The Nelson Police Department is asking the public for assistance in the search for 35 year old Ms. Heather Gunderson.   Ms. Gunderson, a Nelson resident, has not been heard from since the afternoon of December 1, 2019 (Sunday).  She has been known to […]