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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.