Weekend report Jan. 27-30

Kamloops City

2023-01-31 16:27 PST

 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 342 calls for service from Friday Jan. 27, to 9 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Impaired driving collision

2023-3341

A man lost his licence for 90 days after crashing into a telephone pole near the Kamloops RCMP Detachment on Battle Street early Saturday morning.

On Jan. 28, 2023, around 6:15 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers heard a loud bang near 6th Avenue and Seymour Street, followed by a truck with frontend damage driving quickly past the detachment. Police stopped the vehicle nearby and as part of the investigation, administered a roadside breath test which resulted in a fail reading, indicating a blood-alcohol content exceeding .08.

The man received a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound, along with six violation tickets under the Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations, and Liquor Control and Licensing Act. The telephone pole was undamaged.

Assault investigation, man arrested

2023-3404

A disturbance call resulted in a man getting arrested and lodged in cells on Saturday night.

On Jan. 28, 2023, around 11:05 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to the 700-block of Strauss Road where a person was allegedly banging on a door and making threats. As part of the investigation, police arrested a man, lodged him in cells to sober up safely, then released him with a court date and conditions related to assault and threat offences. Charge recommendations are anticipated as part of the assessment process.

Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this incident is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-3404.

Impaired driving: vehicle missing a front tire impounded

2023-3419

A report of a black sedan striking vehicles, then fleeing the scene absent a front tire, led to a man losing his license for 90 days.

On Sunday Jan. 29, 2023 around 1:30 a.m., Kamloops police were called to the Battle Street West and 1st Avenue, where three parked vehicles had been struck. Officers located a suspect nearby and as part of the investigation, administered breath tests, which both registered ‘Fail’ readings, indicating a blood alcohol content exceeding .08. The man was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound under the Motor Vehicle Act as well as a violation ticket.

Anyone who witnessed, has video, or information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-3419.

Stolen vehicle recovered

2023-3470

A man was arrested after two people were located in a stolen blue Ford truck this weekend.

On Jan. 29, 2023, just after 2 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers headed up the Jamieson Creek Forest Service Road, where a Conservation Officer had located a truck reported as stolen on Jan. 26, from a business on Halston Avenue. One person was arrested in relation to possession of stolen property and released with a court date.

Anyone with information related to the theft or possession of stolen vehicle investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-3470.

Indecent act

2023-3479/3482

A man was taken into police custody, then to the hospital, after he ran naked past the North Shore police detachment Sunday afternoon.

On Jan. 29, 2023, around 3:15 p.m., the Kamloops RCMP Detachment received reports of a disturbance involving a naked man running down the road near Regina Avenue. Frontline officers located the man as he ran past the North Shore Community Police Detachment.

He was arrested and placed inside a warm police vehicle, transported to cells, assessed by paramedics, and taken to the hospital for assessment.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
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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