Weekend report Nov. 25-28

Kamloops City

2022-12-01 09:45 PST

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 394 calls for service from Friday Nov. 25, to 9 a.m. on Nov. 28, 2022. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Patrols lead to warrant execution


A man was arrested after he caught the attention of a police officer driving through a parking lot Friday night.

On Nov. 25, 2022, around 7:40 p.m., a frontline officer was patrolling the 400-block of Lansdowne Street when he observed a man attempting to defecate on the ground. The officer interrupted the activity and upon further investigation, discovered the man to be intoxicated and acting erratically. He was arrested for drug possession and mischief.

Further investigation revealed the man was also wanted out of Merritt for failing to comply with release conditions. He received a court date related to the warrant.

Backseat brawl leads to arrests


Two women were lodged in cells after they got into a fight in the back of a police vehicle.

On Nov. 26, 2022, around 1:15 a.m., a Kamloops RCMP frontline officer was transporting two people back to their residence, when they got into an argument and started physically fighting. The officer arrested both women, separated them into different police vehicles, and rerouted to the detachment.

Both were lodged in cells and released without process once sober.

Stolen truck located during break and enter call


An alarm at a construction site on the North Shore led to police locating a stolen truck with break-in tools inside.

On Nov. 26, 2022, around 1:34 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to the 2000-block of Ord Road, where a security company had observed a man on the property attempting to get into sea cans. Officers located and arrested a suspect on scene. A truck with a damaged ignition was also located and confirmed stolen.

The suspect was released pending further investigation.

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 2022-42191.

Bear spray assault at Sahali business


A person was contaminated with bear spray after a theft suspect who was removed from a business, returned with the pesticide.

On Saturday Nov. 26, 2022, just after 3 p.m., multiple police officers responded to the location on the 1200-block of Summit Drive, where a woman had released a can of bear spray near the entrance of the store, indirectly hitting an unknown person with its back draft. Staff had removed the woman for allegedly stealing beforehand.

The suspect was gone when police arrived. She was described as 5'2", slim build, light pink hair, dressed in a dark jacket and a dark hoodie, overtop a white shirt.

Anyone with information related to this incident, including the person hit by the bear spray, is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference 2022-42249.

Police intervene in two overdoses in two hours


Kamloops RCMP frontline officers administered naloxone to two people in just as many hours Saturday.

On Nov. 26, 2022, around 6:25 p.m., a frontline officer was flagged down on 5th Avenue by a man who said a woman was overdosing. Police located the woman in the alley behind the 500-block of Seymour Street and administered three doses of Narcan. Paramedics attended, but the woman declined transportation to the hospital.

Just more than two hours later, around 8:30 p.m., an officer was patrolling the 200-block of Tranquille Road when he came across a person performing chest compressions on an unconscious woman. The officer administered two doses of Narcan, then transported the woman to hospital for medical assistance.

Beer stolen in break and enter


More than half a dozen flats of beer were stolen this weekend from a commercial location in rural Kamloops.

On Nov. 28, 2022, around 8:50 a.m., frontline officers were called to a business on Dene Way, where sometime over the weekend a fence had been cut, a trailer was broken into, and Pacific brand beer stolen from inside.

Anyone who witnessed, has information, or surveillance related to this investigation, is asked to please contact the Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP Detachment

Tools stolen from Dallas business


Police are investigating after thieves broke into a Dallas Drive business sometime over the weekend and stole thousands of dollars in items.

According to the report, the break-in occurred sometime between Nov. 26 and 6:20 a.m. on Nov. 28. The Forensic Identification Service Unit attended to examine and collect evidence. Power tools and electronics were among the items stolen.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference 2022-42432.

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

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