Business break and enter: suspect in custody

Kamloops City

2022-12-07 15:51 PST

File # 2022-43385

A man known to police is in custody awaiting a bail hearing, following an early morning break-in at a North Shore business today.

On Dec. 7, 2022, at approximately 4:45 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to a security alarm at a commercial location on the 700-block of Sydney Avenue. Upon attendance, police confirmed a break-in had occurred and cash and electronics were stolen. The suspect had fled, but an image of him was captured by surveillance and distributed to other police officers.

Later that morning, around 7:15 a.m., a police officer attended a location on Tranquille Road in search of the suspect, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson. The officer not only located a suspect, but also recovered the electronics, cash, and other evidence related to the investigation.

A Kamloops man, remains in custody with charge recommendation anticipated.

Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-43385.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

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Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
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Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
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