Arrest of Elope from Trail Daly Pavilion NPD file 2019-3279

On July 29th, 2019 Nelson Police Department received an assistance request from Trail RCMP regarding a male who had walked away from the Trail Daly Pavilion against authority to have him assessed under the Mental Health Act.  A Form 21 Directors warrant to arrest the male in order to facilitate his return was issued on that date.  NPD received information from RCMP as well that the male was heading to Nelson and considered a risk to himself or others.

On July 30th, 2019 at approximately 10am, members of NPD learned that the male’s vehicle was in the Nelson area and began efforts to locate and apprehend the male.  At approximately 12:30 pm the male was located in his vehicle and arrested without incident in the area of the 800 block of Front St. The male was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital for transport back to the Trail Daly Pavilion.


Sgt. Nate Holt