A police search on the Thanksgiving weekend uncovered stolen property and drugs.
On Oct. 11 at 9:10 a.m., Salmon Arm RCMP received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 3000 block of the Trans‐Canada Highway.
The RCMP located the vehicle with a 32-year-old local male resident in the driver’s seat.
Police report the man is known to them and was found to be in breach of court-ordered alcohol and weapons conditions from charges in Alberta. Once the man was arrested, the vehicle was searched. The police recovered electronics, which appeared to have been stolen from vehicles, as well as drugs and break-in tools for vehicles and buildings.
The recovered property included Samsung phones, Apple phones, a Blackberry phone, car stereo components and a computer. Police report the drugs appeared to be crystal methamphetamine and oxycodone.
The man faced a bail hearing and was remanded in custody while the RCMP follow up with the investigation.