Weekend report March. 8-11

Kamloops City

2024-03-12 09:36 PDT

File # Weekend report March. 8-11

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 319 calls for service from Friday March 8, to 9 a.m. on Monday March 11, 2024. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Arson investigation

2024-7102

Kamloops police are looking for information related to a dumpster fire extinguished on Sunday.

On March 10, 2024, around 5:20 p.m., the Kamloops RCMP Detachment received a report of an arson on the 1800-block of the Trans Canada Highway East. Officers patrolled the area for a suspect, but no one was located.

The suspect is described as male wearing all black, a hoodie with a white triangle over the forehead area, and a backpack. He was carrying a beige bag.

View larger image: The suspect is described as male wearing all black, a hoodie with a white triangle over the forehead area, and a backpack. He was carrying a beige bag.

The suspect is described as male wearing all black, a hoodie with a white triangle over the forehead area, and a backpack. He was carrying a beige bag.

View larger image: The suspect is described as male wearing all black, a hoodie with a white triangle over the forehead area, and a backpack. He was carrying a beige bag.

The suspect is described as male wearing all black, a hoodie with a white triangle over the forehead area, and a backpack. He was carrying a beige bag. An image obtained as part of the investigation is being released to the public to help further the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-7102.

Drug seizure

2024-7038

Approximately 39 grams of suspected illegal drugs were seized during a traffic stop Saturday night.

On March 9, 2024, around 10:22 p.m., a Kamloops RCMP frontline officer was patrolling the area of Tranquille and 12th Street when he conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with obvious deficiencies. As part of the investigation, suspected drugs including fentanyl, heroin, and meth, were seized for destruction. The truck was towed due to its deficiencies, with repairs required before it can return to the road.

Anyone with information that may be related to this incident is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-7038.

Disturbance report: man charged with assault, theft, and breach

2024-6976

After receiving a release order on Friday, a man was back in custody on Saturday and stands charged with three new offences.

On March 9, 2024, around 12:20 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to a business on the 400-block of Lansdowne Street, for a disturbance involving a man yelling at security. On scene, it was reported to police that the man had allegedly been stealing and when confronted, attempted to assault someone with a weapon.

The suspect was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing during which he was remanded until his next court appearance later this week. He is charged with the following new offences: theft; failure to comply with a court order, and assault with a weapon.

Anyone who witnessed or has information that may be related is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-6976.

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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