Grand Forks police report from Nov. 12

RCMP report from the Nov. 13 issue of the Gazette and more.

Dumping garbageOn Nov. 5 at 5:48 p.m., RCMP received a report of willful damage from the Gilpin Road area of Grand Forks.“There was a complaint of people dumping a considerable amount of garbage out on a property,” said Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison. The case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call Grand Forks RCMP at 250-442-8288.Throwing snowballs at carAt 7:24 p.m. on Nov. 5, police received a complaint about young people throwing snowballs at cars near the black train bridge at the Kettle River.“Three snowballs struck the vehicle,” said Harrison. “Thankfully, there was no damage or accidents resulting from it.”The three boys were located by RCMP and spoken to.“They were given a very stiff warning about the dangers of their actions and the fact that they could’ve caused an accident where someone could’ve gotten hurt,” said Harrison. “The biggest concern is not necessarily the damage, but the fact that you could startle a driver and create an accident which could lead to someone getting hurt. That’s the last thing we want to see.”Thief nabbedOn Nov. 6 at 7:20 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of theft on G.N. Road.“Police attended and the accused was found on the property,” said Harrison. “Obviously, the property owner grabbed onto him and held him until police arrived.”A 35 year-old Grand Forks male has been charged with theft of metal from the property.He was released on a promise to appear in court on Jan. 14, 2014. Plate theftAlso on Nov. 6, police received a report of a theft of licence plates from a white 2006 Jeep Liberty off of Central Avenue near Ramada Inn.No suspects as of yet.Plate theft part 2At 12:38 on Nov. 6, another pair of licence plates were stolen, this time from on Donaldson Drive. The plates were stolen from a 1990 Honda Civic that was parked at the bus depot.No suspects as of yet.