Weekend report Nov. 5 to Nov. 8

Kamloops City

2021-11-10 14:35 PST

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 339 calls for service from midnight Friday Nov. 5, to 9 a.m. on Monday Nov. 8, 2021. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Warrant, weapons, located in Dallas

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An abandoned vehicle report led to the execution of an arrest warrant and the seizure of multiple weapons, including a loaded gun.

On Nov. 5, 2021 around 7:20 a.m., a Kamloops RCMP frontline officer attended Campbell Creek Pit Road for a report of an abandoned vehicle. Upon locating the car, police noted two people inside who appeared passed out. A large knife was also observed.

Both occupants were arrested; one of which was wanted on a warrant out of Chase and held for court. A search of the vehicle revealed drugs, suspected stolen property, and weapons including a bb gun, a knife that folds into brass knuckles, baton, conductive energy weapon, suspected explosive device, and a loaded firearm, which were seized by police. The vehicle was uninsured and had mismatched license plates; it was towed.

The investigation is ongoing and charge recommendation is anticipated, following its conclusion.

Robbery downtown: man arrested

21-38943

A man was taken to cells following a report of a robbery involving a knife at a business on Lansdowne Street.

On Nov. 5, 2021 around 3:25 p.m., Kamloops RCMP responded to the 400-block of Lansdowne Street for a report of a man who allegedly attempted to steal, then brandished a knife when confronted by staff. Multiple members responded and located a suspect nearby. He was arrested without incident.

The man was taken to cells and later released with a court date, pending the investigation’s conclusion and subsequent charge assessment process.

Bat and bear spray assault downtown

21-39079

Multiple police officers responded to the 100-block of Victoria Street Saturday for a report of an assault involving weapons.

On Nov. 5, 2021 around 8:45 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended the area after a man and a woman were allegedly causing a disturbance in the area, which escalated to an attempted assault with a bat, met by a bear spray deployment. Both suspects departed prior to police arrival.

Frontline officers located and spoke with one of the suspects, but were unable to find the other person involved. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP and reference file number 2021-39079.

Check-well being call leads to multiple member response

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A report involving an agitated woman led to several police officers having to respond.

On Sunday Nov. 7, 2021 around 3:30 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended a motel on the 600-block of Columbia Street West for a report of a distraught woman. Ambulance attended but the woman refused assistance. Police arrested the woman for being intoxicated in public. She attempted to flee, then displayed symptoms of excited delirium as she struggled to get away and tried to bite officers.

Multiple members responded and were able to get the woman into a police vehicle, where she was then transported to hospital for a medical assessment and care.

Mental health call: firearm seized

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A man was taken to the hospital and a long gun was seized following a check-well being call in Valleyview.

On Nov. 8, 2021 around 1:33 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to a report involving a man who contacted police in emotional distress. Police located the man and apprehended him under the Mental Health Act.

As part of their investigation, police also located and seized a loaded firearm.
 

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
kamloops.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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