Weekend report March 22-25

Kamloops City

2024-03-27 15:40 PDT

File # Weekend report March 22-25

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 338 calls for service from Friday March 22 to 9 a.m. on Monday March 25, 2024. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Stolen vehicle


Kamloops police are on the lookout for a white Ford truck, stolen from a parking lot while its driver was shopping.

On Sunday March 24, 2024, around 6:05 p.m., Kamloops RCMP Detachment frontline officers were called to the 1000-block of Hillside Drive, where an early 2000s model white Ford pickup truck was reported as being stolen between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The truck had a canoe rack, Sun Peaks sticker on the back window, front bumper light bar, led headlights, front and back license plates PD7453, and a child seat inside. A running board was missing from the driver’s side and the vehicle was dirty with mud.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to please call the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-8633.

Smash and grab break-in downtown


Police are looking for witnesses and information related to a smash and grab on Victoria Street Sunday night.

On March 24, 2024, around 11:20 p.m., police were called to the 200-block of Victoria Street, where a business had its glass door broken and beauty products and jewelry stolen. The Forensic Identification Services (FIS) Unit attended the scene for examination and evidence collection.

Those with information or video related to this investigation are asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-8655.

Cheques, keys stolen in St. Paul Street break and enter


Shortly after being called to a break-in downtown, Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to another one, this time on St. Paul Street.

On March 24, 2024, around 11:35 p.m., Kamloops police were called to a building on the 100-block of St. Paul Street, where two offices had been broken into about 20 minutes earlier. A silver laptop, chequebook, keys, and post-dated cheques were missing.

Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-8657.

Man arrested following curfew check


Proactive checks led to police officers taking a man into custody who was out past his curfew.

In the early hours of March 25, 2024, a Kamloops RCMP Detachment frontline officer was conducting a curfew check on a man who had been released by the courts with several conditions, including to be inside his residence between certain hours. Other officers were advised of the suspect’s description and he was located shortly after and taken into custody, following a brief struggle.

A Kamloops man, well-known to police, was charged with one count of breach a release order and held in custody for a bail hearing, during which he received another release order and a new court date for early April.

Residential break-in: arrests made


Three people were arrested after someone notice people inside a residence when no one was supposed to be home.

On Sunday March 24, 2024, police were called to an address on the 500-block of Nicola Street, where a person had just entered the basement of a house that was supposed to be vacant. Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended and located a broken door and three people sleeping inside who allegedly did not have permission to be there. Break-in tools and property believed to be stolen were seized as part of the investigation.

Two men and a woman were arrested and released with court dates and conditions, with charge recommendations anticipated as part of the assessment and approval process.

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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