Man crashes ATV in Pritchard area

Family calls police when he doesn’t return at scheduled time.

On Sunday, May 7 at approximately 1 a.m., Chase RCMP received a report of a missing man in the Pritchard area. It was reported the 44-year-old was trail riding in an ATV in the vicinity of Hidden Lake when he did not return home as expected. Shuswap Search and Rescue responded and located the man’s crashed ATV. Just before 7 a.m. the man was located, examined by BC Ambulance and released on scene.


On May 7 at 6:37 p.m., Chase RCMP received a report of an ATV rollover near the Neskonlith band office. Air Ambulance was dispatched for three injured people, but it was determined all would be transported via ground ambulance. The cause is under investigation.

Semi fire

On Tuesday, May 9 at 1 p.m., Chase RCMP received a report of a semi trailer unit on fire at the Chase pullout on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Chase Fire Department was dispatched. Upon arrival it was found that the driver and passersby had used fire extinguishers to put out the fire.

Truck stolen

On Thursday, May 4, Chase RCMP received a report of a blue 1991 GMC 1500, with BC licence plate G23993, stolen from a parking lot on Shuswap Avenue in Chase. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Chase Detachment at 250-679-3221.