Sorrento man loses licence, vehicle

A 34-year-old Sorrento man has had his driving privileges revoked, his vehicle impounded and is facing charges related to drinking and driving.

At approximately 8 p.m. on Friday, July 11, Salmon Arm RCMP stopped a vehicle travelling on Balmoral Road in Blind Bay.

Police reported the driver appeared to be impaired by alcohol. Subsequent breath samples exceeded twice the legal driving limit.

Youth pulls knife

A male youth was arrested after attempting to flee from police.

At 8:30 p.m. on July 12, police were requested to assist with an unwanted person at an address in Blind Bay. A 16-year-old male at the location refused police efforts to escort him to hospital for psychological assessment. He instead ran, and later pulled a knife on an officer. The youth was subsequently arrested without anyone being injured.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Community Events, February 2017

Add an Event