Break and Enters in Nelson and Trail the past few days


Thieves were busy in the Nelson area over the past few days.

On Saturday, police were called to a reported overnight theft from a vehicle on Railway Avenue and Silica Street.

A vehicle had it's window smashed and a GPS and radio were stolen from the vehicle.

Sunday, there was a break and enter of a Front Street Business with several thousand dollars in damage caused in the break in.

Suspects were also able to steal cash from the business office.

Monday there was a couple of thefts of fuel from commercial vehicles.

A local car dealership also called in a theft, where a wildfire water pump was stolen from a government vehicle in for repair.

The pump is a Honda Goliath model with a government unit number decal displayed on it, it's used to fight forest fires and is quite distinctive.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or CrimeStoppers.

In Trail, RCMP were dealing with a break and enter Monday.

A 47 year old man was arrested for breaking and entering into an apartment complex on Laburnam Drive.

A member of the Trail RCMP Detachment was driving by the apartment Monday when he spotted the well known suspect lurking around the building.

Investigation showed he had broken into the apartment complex, but didn't gain access to the residential dwellings.

A search of the man discovered tools for breaking into coin operated machines, and police suspect the laundry machines were the target.

The investigation continues