Nelson Police Department

      On November 18, 2020 at approximately 1900 hours, the Nelson Police Department, Nelson Fire Rescue, and British Columbia Ambulance Service attended a motor vehicle accident in the 200 block of Anderson Street.  It was determined that a pedestrian was struck in the crosswalk by a slow-moving motor vehicle causing non-life-threatening injuries.  The […]

Nelson Police Department

Re: Cory Westcott – ongoing missing person investigation     The Nelson Police Department continues to investigate the disappearance of thirty-four (34) year old Cory Westcott.   Mr. Westcott’s last confirmed sighting was when he left a residence in the Bonnington area in the early hours of September 1, 2020.   His truck was located at the […]

Nelson Police Department

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.   Some safety tips if you encounter a cougar:   Never approach a cougar Immediately and forcefully show the animal that you’re a human by […]

NELSON POLICE DEPARTMENT

    SUBJECT: Nelson Police Department File 2020-4129   The Nelson Police Department is requesting the assistance of the general public to identify 2 persons of interest in an ongoing mischief investigation.  In the overnight hours of 14-15 August 2020, a male and a female were captured on surveillance cameras causing damage to businesses and […]

Nelson Police Department

On Monday, August 3, 2020, at 9:26 am, Nelson Police Department received multiple reports of a plane crash in the area of the 400 block of Lakeside Drive, Nelson. Nelson Police Department and Nelson Fire & Rescue responded to the area. A small plane was located crashed in the parking lot of the Wholesale Club […]

Nelson Police Department

A 55 year-old Abbotsford man has succumbed to his injuries in hospital after being assaulted with a weapon on July 16, 2020. Abbotsford Police Department has previously confirmed that this male was one of their officers. Nelson Police and Emergency Services responded to a disturbance call on July 16 at 1145 pm, where they found […]

Nelson City Police

UPDATE***Media Release / Serious Assault The Abbotsford Police Department confirms that one of our off-duty police officers intervened in a disturbance incident in Nelson, BC on July 16, 2020. As a result of this incident, our officer remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. We will not be releasing the officer’s name at this time […]

Nelson City Police

Nelson Police Department file 20-3531 / Assault On July 16, 2020 Nelson Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance in the 600 block of Baker Street Nelson, BC. Nelson Police and Emergency Services arrived in the area and located a seriously injured male who was transported to hospital by BC Ambulance Service. This […]

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 […]

Nelson Police Department

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 […]