On Feb. 22, RCMP recovered a generator that had been reported stolen from an address on Highway 3, west of Grand Forks. Charges are pending as the matter is still under investigation, but Staff Sargeant Jim Harrison says that police will be recomemding charges to Crown counsel shortly.
Feb. 23 at 8:11 a.m. a 78-year-old woman and an 82-year-old woman, both from Greenwood suffered minor injuries when the 2000 GMC Jimmy they were travelling in went off the road. The vehicle went off on the right side of the road on Highway 3 near Christina lake, got airborne and struck a tree. Both were taken to hospital for whiplash-type injuries.
At 7:07 a.m. on Feb. 26, police received reports of truck window being smashed on Industrial Road. The vehicle was a 2000 Ford E350 van which had rocks thrown through the window. Police have no suspects or witnesses at this time and are asking anyone with information to contact them.
On Feb. 26 at 9:15 a.m police received a report that the mailboxes at Como and 65 Street had been pushed over. Harrison says that no permanent damage was done and that it was probably a prank. Police have no witnesses or suspects.
Feb. 28 two sets of keys and a hunting knife were taken from an unlocked 95 Chevrolet pick-up on 19 Street. RCMP are advising people not to leave valuables, such as keys in the vehicle as well as making sure vehicles are secure.“We’re cautioning people that despite the fact that this is a quiet town, they should lock their vehicles,” Harrison says. “There are thieves out there.”