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RCMP detachment (Black press file photo)

Man allegedly exposes himself near Vernon bus stop

Man arrested but witnesses sought in exposure

 

One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect throws brick at pregnant woman’s stomach in downtown Nanaimo

Individual in custody, victim rushed to hospital after attack Monday, Aug. 8

 

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Contributed)

Kelowna mayor says ‘get the facts’ when it comes to RCMP support

Colin Basran noted finger-pointing will increase as municipal election draws near

 

RCMP vehicles. (File photo)

Lower Mainland man drowns while swimming in Okanagan Lake

The incident happened the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 8

RCMP vehicles. (File photo)
RCMP vehicles. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP arrest hammer-waving man twice in one day

‘This man has generated over 22 police files this year’

RCMP vehicles. (File photo)
Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)

Transport truck driver fined by RCMP after Bruhn Bridge collision near Sicamous

Eight people sent to hospital in July 28 crash on Highway 1 bridge

Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)
A Surrey RCMP vehicle is seen on the site of a car crash in 2020. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Driver sought in Vernon pedestrian hit and run

47-year-old taken to hospital with serious injuries

A Surrey RCMP vehicle is seen on the site of a car crash in 2020. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kelowna RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP seek witness of Harley crash on Harvey Ave.

The collision occurred on Aug. 3 and both passengers of the motorcycle suffered severe injuries

Kelowna RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward. (File photo)
A multi-vehicle collision near the Vernon Army Camp Friday morning, Aug. 5, resulted in the deaths of two people from Vancouver. Impaired driving is a suspected contributing factor in the collision. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Impaired driving suspected in double fatal Vernon collision

Two people from Vancouver killed in multi-vehicle collision near Vernon Army Camp Friday, Aug. 5

A multi-vehicle collision near the Vernon Army Camp Friday morning, Aug. 5, resulted in the deaths of two people from Vancouver. Impaired driving is a suspected contributing factor in the collision. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)

17-year-old girl dies in ATV rollover in Williams Lake

RCMP, BC Coroners Service investigating death

BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Penticton RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in Okanagan Falls Saturday, Aug. 6, and found a woman suffering from serious injuries. A man was taken into custody without incident. (file photo)

RCMP investigate Okanagan Falls shooting

Woman found suffering from serious injuries Saturday, Aug. 6; man taken into custody without incident

Penticton RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in Okanagan Falls Saturday, Aug. 6, and found a woman suffering from serious injuries. A man was taken into custody without incident. (file photo)
Connor Allan Patterson-House. (RCMP)

Kelowna RCMP search for man wanted in connection with violent assault

If you see Connor Allan Patterson-House do not approach him, warn RCMP

Connor Allan Patterson-House. (RCMP)
Salmon Arm RCMP are warning the public about instances of counterfeit $100 and $50 bills. (Black Press file photo)

Counterfeit bills circulate in Shuswap, suspect remains on the loose

Fake bills were found in Salmon Arm business bank deposits

Salmon Arm RCMP are warning the public about instances of counterfeit $100 and $50 bills. (Black Press file photo)
Staff Sgt. Scott West of Salmon Arm RCMP addresses city council in January 2020, prior to Covid restrictions. (File photo)

As gas prices climb, so do thefts of fuel in the Shuswap

Salmon RCMP statistics show drop in break and enters, increase in thefts not related to homes

Staff Sgt. Scott West of Salmon Arm RCMP addresses city council in January 2020, prior to Covid restrictions. (File photo)
Former councillor Doug Thomas was elected Chief of the Splatsin band following the band’s general elections on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Splatsin photo)

Splatsin Chief issues public apology after receiving roadside prohibition

Kukpi7 Doug Thomas appreciative of support shown by community

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Former councillor Doug Thomas was elected Chief of the Splatsin band following the band’s general elections on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Splatsin photo)
The high cost of housing in Kelowna is causing recruitment problems for the RCMP. (File photo)

Housing cost handcuffs Kelowna RCMP recruitment

“Direct correlation with the cost of housing in Kelowna impacting ability to recruit officers’

The high cost of housing in Kelowna is causing recruitment problems for the RCMP. (File photo)
Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)

Vandals poison Kelowna trees

Parks staff looking to identify culprits

Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)
Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)

Jump in reported hate crimes last year COVID-related: Kelowna RCMP

Kelowna was third in B.C. for police-reported hate crimes in 2021

Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)
RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Concerned citizens take action with ‘out of control’ crime in Kelowna

Take Back Kelowna aim to increase crime reporting and say they are not a vigilante group

RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)