Weekend report Sept. 30 – Oct 3

Kamloops City

2022-10-04 15:47 PDT

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 406 calls for service over the weekend, from midnight Friday Sept. 30, to 9 a.m. on Monday Oct. 3, 2022. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Firearm, drugs located during traffic stop


A suspected firearm, bear spray, and ammunition were seized by police following a traffic stop on Kokanee Way.

On Sept. 30, 2022, just before midnight, an officer was conducting patrols for impaired and unlicensed drivers when she observed drugs and paraphernalia inside a vehicle. A further search located more illegal substances and weapons.

A woman was arrested and released with a court date as part of the charge recommendation and assessment process. Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-35086.

Officer helps with medical emergency


Kamloops RCMP frontline officers had to take quick action when they attended a call involving a person in emotional distress with serious injuries this weekend.

On Oct. 1, 2022, around 2 a.m., police were called to a residence and located a person with arterial bleeding. A member of the RCMP Medical Response Team was present and applied a tourniquet to control the bleeding and maintained pressure while the person was transported by ambulance.

The person was taken to hospital for medical care.

North Shore fire


Police were called to assist with an abandoned building fire on the North Shore early Monday morning.

On Oct. 3, 2022, around 1:47 a.m., officers contained an area and evacuated a neighbouring residence on the 100-block of Tranquille Road while Kamloops firefighters battled a fully engulfed blaze. No one was located in or around the building.

Anyone who witnessed anything in the area around the time of the fire, or has information related to it, is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000.

Recovered stolen


An officer was responding to a file Sunday morning when they located a motorbike that had been reported stolen from Nicola Street earlier in the week.

On Oct. 2, 2022 around 10:05 a.m., a Kamloops RCMP frontline officer was on the 800-block of Victoria Street when she recognized the blue and orange motorcycle parked beside a dumpster. A person in the area was arrested, but later released following further investigation.

The motorbike was returned to its owner. Anyone with information related to its theft is asked to please contact police at 250-828-3000 and reference stolen vehicle file 2022-35006.

Plateless vehicle leads to arrest


A man was arrested for numerous offences after a person in the area noted the dirtbike he was riding had no licence plates and called police.

On Oct. 2, 2022, around 9:40 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended the 300-block of Collingwood Drive where a person was reported as riding a stolen dirtbike illegally on the river’s trail. Police located the bike on Schubert Drive and arrested its driver for offences including prohibited driving and possession of stolen property.

The dirtbike was reported stolen from Chancellor Drive in June. It was returned to its rightful owner. Anyone with information related to its theft is asked to please contact Kamloops RCMP and reference file 2022-18528.

If you have information on crime, please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000. Less serious crimes, such as stolen or damaged property without any witnesses or suspects, can also be reported online at https://ocre-sielc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/kamloops.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Office
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

Follow Us:

Date modified: