Police investigating theft of outdoor gear

Vernon North Okanagan, Lumby

2022-10-13 09:02 PDT

File # 2022-6422

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RCMP are investigating the theft of several thousands of dollars of camping and kayaking gear from a recreation site north of Lumby.

The theft reportedly occurred on Sunday, October 2, 2022, around 10:30 p.m. at the Greenbush Lake Rec Site in Monashee Provincial Park. Some of the items stolen include a tent, firepit, tarps, clothing, and an Ocean Touring Kayak. Witnesses reported seeing a large, black, diesel truck was reportedly in the area at the time and may be involved in the theft. The vehicle was described as having a rooftop tent and a lightbar across the windshield. The occupants of the truck, who were fishing in the area, had a Chihuahua dog with them and are believed to be from the Kelowna or West Kelowna area.

photo of stolen kayak

(Photo of stolen kayak)

Anyone with information related to the vehicle or theft is asked to please contact Corporal Spencer Hornoi at the Lumby office of the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at (250) 547-2151.

Released by

Cst. Chris Terleski

Media Relations Officer
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP
3402 30th St, Vernon, B.C. V1T 5E5
Office: 250-260-7161
Fax: 250-260-7191

Email: christopher.terleski@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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