Weekend report Sept. 16-19
2022-09-22 09:09 PDT
The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 414 calls for service over the weekend, from midnight Friday Sept. 16, to 9 a.m. on Monday Sept. 19 2022. Below are some highlights from those reports.
Break and enter – stolen property located
Cigarettes, snacks, and lottery tickets were recovered by police early Friday morning, following a North Shore break and enter.
On Sept. 16, 2022 around 6:05 a.m., a Kamloops RCMP frontline officer was stopped by a civilian who witnessed two people running from a business on the 200-block of Tranquille Road. While the officer was gathering information, he also witnessed a man fleeing from the area. Although the suspect escaped, police located two large bins of items stolen from the store.
Anyone who witnessed or has information or surveillance/dashcam video related to this incident is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-33026.
Serious collision on Highway 5
A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash at Devick Road Friday night.
On Sept. 16, 2022, around 10:20 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to a report in which a car turned left onto Old Highway 5, into the path of a southbound tractor trailer loaded with lumber. The transport truck flipped into the ditch; its driver received minor injuries. The sole occupant of the car was taken to hospital in serious condition.
Reports indicate the driver of the car was not wearing his seatbelt. The investigation into if he was impaired is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to please contact police at 250-828-3000.
Assault with a weapon
What started as a motor vehicle collision report early Sunday morning quickly turned into an assault with a weapon investigation this weekend.
On Sept. 18, 2022, around 4:35 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to the 100-block of Lac Le Jeune Road for a report involving the sound of a vehicle crash followed by yelling.
On scene, officers located one man with minor injuries. According to the investigation, the victim was involved in a dispute that escalated into a physical confrontation. He was then allegedly assaulted with bear spray before being struck by an older model green pickup truck. Another vehicle was also damaged during the incident.
The victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The victim and the suspect are known to each other. Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-33287.
Truck pulled from river
A stolen vehicle was recovered under the Halston Bridge this weekend.
On Sept. 18, 2022, around 7:40 a.m., Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP Detachment responded to the area of Kootenay Lane and Kootenay Place, where an older model white GMC Sierra was located with its front end in the river and its license plates missing. The vehicle was reported stolen on Sept. 11 from 14th Street in Kamloops.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP and reference file 2022-33300 or 2022-32325.
Breach and threats: man taken into a custody
A man was arrested in a North Shore residence early Sunday morning with help from the Police Dog Service Unit.
On Sept. 18, 2022, around 5:30 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended the 300-block of Fortune Drive for an assault report. As part of the investigation, police received information indicating that the suspect had allegedly threatened the victim and was armed inside a residence.
Following several attempts to call him outside, the Police Dog Service Unit entered the address and arrested the man without incident. The suspect was charged with one count each of uttering threats and fail to comply with an undertaking. He was held for a bail hearing, during which he was released with conditions and a court date.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-33291.
Cpl. Crystal EvelynMedia Relations Office
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