- Our Town
Senior citizen slaps officer
At 7 p.m. on Monday, July 14, police stopped a vehicle on Calhoun Road.
The 77-year-old man driving from Salmon Arm did not have a valid driver’s licence and the vehicle was not insured.
Police report that while issuing a ticket for the offences, the driver slapped the officer, causing injury. The man was issued tickets and will appear in court to explain his actions.
At approximately 11 a.m. on July 14, a theft occurred in the parking lot of Walmart. A utility trailer used for landscaping was parked there. A white pickup was seen hitching to the trailer and driving away.
Break and enter
At 2:30 a.m., police responded to a break and enter in progress on the 400 block of the Trans-Canada Highway. While police were on the scene an alarm sounded at a nearby business. Two youths were arrested by police each under 15 years old. These youths are being held in custody and expected to be released with conditions of curfew and refraining from illicit substances.