Nelson Police Department

Cybercrime – Don’t Be a Victim Cybercrime is an ever-present and growing crime trend in all corners and facets of our society.  Nelson is no exception to this.  Fortunately, the vast majority of cybercrime is not targeted and is a crime of opportunity or chance that by taking a few precautions and practicing a few […]

Nelson Police Department

Nelson Police Department Setting Up Diversity Advisory Committee The Nelson Police Department is committed to tackling many of today’s relevant issues head on.  Issues have been identified throughout policing around the relationships between police and visible minorities, marginalized peoples and the LGBTQ2+.  The goal of the committee is to have representation and a voice from […]

Nelson City Police

Two Nelson Men Arrested for Armed Robbery On June 30, 2021, Nelson Police Department were alerted to a Robbery which had occurred late on June 29, 2021. It is alleged that the victim was robbed by two adult males, near the 800 block of Vernon St, Nelson. Both males were armed with weapons, one with […]

Nelson Police Department

Nelson Police Department Files of Interest On June 30, 2021 at approximately 0611 hours, the Nelson Police received a complaint to check the well-being of a male in the 500 blk of Hall St. Upon police arrival, attending members were able to locate the male, who was known to police, and determined that he was […]

Nelson City Police – E-Bike Safety and Awareness

Police Address E-Bike Safety and Awareness June 18, 2021, (Nelson, BC) – NPD would like to take the opportunity to address questions and concerns that members of the public have had in light of the increase in popularity of electric assisted bicycles (E-Bikes) in the City of Nelson. E-Bikes are classified as a Motor Assisted […]

Nelson Police Department

On June 16, 2021 at approximately 1334 hours, the Nelson Police received a complaint that a male had bear sprayed two people in the 800 blk Vernon Street.   Upon police arrival, attending members were able to locate the suspect male a few blocks away and took him into custody.  The two victims that were […]

Nelson Police Department – LVR School

  The Nelson Police Department, in partnership with School District 8,  LVR School and the Nelson Police Restorative Justice Program have been working tirelessly on a case of vandalism that took place late Sunday evening.  A few students broke into LVR School afterhours and opened doors for numerous others to join them inside the school.  […]

Nelson Police Department

Police Stop Van Bringing Fentanyl Into City May 27, 2021 (Nelson, BC) – NPD has updated a previous media release regarding a rental van that resulted in the arrest of three individuals from Ontario. Marc MIREAULT (41) remains in custody following a NPD traffic stop that resulted in the largest amount of Fentanyl seized by […]

Nelson Police Department – Bear Awareness & Safety

Notice to Public: Bear Awareness & Safety The Nelson Bylaw Department, in collaboration with the Nelson Police Department and BC Conservation Officers, would like to remind residents how important this time of year can be for safety regarding wildlife such as bears and cougars. With bears coming out of hibernation and looking for food, we […]

Nelson Police Department

NPD Executes a Search Warrant on Home Leading to Seizure of Drugs, Cash and a Vehicle.   NPD File 2021-814   On Tuesday May 18, 2021 members of the Nelson Police Department, with the assistance of officers from the Nelson detachment of the RCMP, conducted a vehicle stop of a male known to the police. The […]