Nelson Police Department

Update to Tire Slashing File


NPD Makes Arrest and Recommends Charges in Series of Tire Slashings.

NPD has identified a male from Nelson of no fixed address as the person responsible for a spree of damage to vehicles that was caused on February 26, 2021. The damage consisted primarily of tires being slashed and appears to have been random in nature. The male, who was previously known to NPD, has been arrested and released to appear in court in Nelson on July 5, 2021 for a charge of Mischief to Property Over $5000.

(Original File)

NPD File 21-811: Mischief over $5000


On Friday February 26, 2021 between approximately 3:00 and 5:00 pm


Nelson Police Department (NPD) is investigating a series of events relating to damage to vehicles parked in the area of 700 and 800 block Vernon St. as well as 300 block Cedar St. At least  eight vehicles in this area were damaged, primarily by having the tires slashed on the vehicle. Total damage to the vehicles is estimated at over $5000. Police are requesting the public’s assistance asking anyone with information on these events to contact NPD at 250-354-3919 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).