Trail RCMP report on dangerous selfies, and impaired driving enforcement


Trail RCMP are warning the public against taking extreme selfies after an incident Monday.

Police were called out to the Victoria Street Bridge, where a 12 year old girl was climbing the bridge arch, while her 13 year old friend took pictures of her.

RCMP spoke to the youth and warned them about the risk of serious injury or death that could have resulted from the actions, the parents were also informed.

Meanwhile Trail RCMP are looking for a suspect in an attempted break and enter.

A man had ripped a screen of the front door of a home on Riverside Avenue.

The homeowner confronted the man, and chased him from the property, but the suspect threatened to throw a large rock at the owner during the chase. 

Police are looking for a suspect with curly black hair, two tattoos under his eyes, wearing a red shirt and black shorts.

Trail RCMP are also out with numbers from their enhanced Summer Driving Enforcement Campaign.

Over the course of the summer so far police have engaged in 46 impaired driving investigations, conducting 20 proactive road safety check stops in the Trail area.

19 of the investigations resulted in the driver being issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and having their vehicle impounded for 30 days.  
5 of the investigations resulted in the driver being issued a 3-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition 

One resulted in a driver being charged criminally after allegedly causing vehicle accident while being impaired by alcohol

Meanwhile over the long weekend, two people failed roadside screening device breath tests downtown..