Weekend report July 7-10

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2023-07-11 13:47 PDT

File # Weekend report July 7-10

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 399 calls for service from Friday July 7, to 9 a.m. on Monday July 10, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Theft from commercial location


Oil and frozen food were among the items stolen during a theft in rural Kamloops this weekend.

On July 7, 2023, around 3:30 a.m., Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP Detachment received a report of a theft from a commercial location on the 7100-block of the Trans Canada Highway. Two people, one of which was wearing a safety vest, got out of a black truck and stole items locked up outside, before continuing on the highway toward Cache Creek.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to please contact the Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP Detachment at 250-314-1800.

Police presence on the North Shore


A disturbance call led to Kamloops RCMP frontline officers investigating in the area of Yew Street and
Mackenzie Avenue this weekend.

Around 9:10 p.m. on Friday July 7, 2023, police responded to a report of a man standing over another man with a weapon in his hand. Upon attendance, a man was arrested for assault and public intoxication. He was lodged in cells to sober up and prevent continuation of the offence, and later released without process.

Anyone who witnessed or has information can call 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-24194.

Assault investigation: man charged


A Kamloops man remains in custody after police were called to Arrowstone Drive this weekend.

On July 7, 2023, around 9:30 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended a residence in response to a report in which a person could be heard asking for help. As part of the investigation, a man was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.

He is charged with the following: assault by choking, suffocating, or strangling; uttering threats; and assault. He was remanded in custody until his court date.

Anyone who has information related to this investigation is asked to please contact police at 250-828-3000 and reference 2023-24196.

Impaired driving


A man was arrested for offences including impaired driving related to a collision on Columbia Street early Saturday morning.

On July 8, 2023, around 3 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers observed a vehicle with smoking and squealing tires on 7th Avenue. As part of the investigation, officers arrested the driver for failing to remain at the scene of an accident in which two park vehicles had been struck on the 600-block of Columbia Street, as well as for impaired driving.

The driver received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound under the Motor Vehicle Act and violation tickets. Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000.

Assault with a weapon


Police attended the area of Cedar Street and Clapperton Road Sunday morning for a report of an assault involving bear spray.

On July 9, 2023 around 7:50 a.m. Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to the area in which a man on a BMX bike allegedly approached another man and deployed bear spray. Police located the victim, then shortly after, arrested a suspect nearby.

Bear spray and knives were seized for destruction. The suspect was lodged in cells and later released as part of the investigation.

Downtown police presence


Kamloops RCMP officers were called to the 600-block of Seymour Street this weekend for a report of a man who had been assaulted.

On July 9, 2023, around 10:26 a.m., frontline officers responded to the area in response and located a man with cuts, who was uncooperative. He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Those who witnessed or have information related this incident are asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-24372.

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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