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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

 

A man was caught on surveillance stealing a van from an Alexis Park area home early Monday, July 25. (Video still)

Van stolen in Vernon, ditched, then car allegedly taken from Salmon Arm

RCMP tell owner the thief took a salvage yard employees vehicle after his broke down

 

A Salmon Arm family seeks the return of a metal motorcycle sculpture, similar to the one pictured, which was stolen in a break-in at a seniors care facility on Saturday, July 22, 2022. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm family asks for return of stolen motorcycle sculpture

Artwork taken during recent break-in at seniors care facility

 

The Sicamous chamber’s INFO on the GO team, Dillion Whiting, Sarah Spence-Ellis and Hanna Chipman, and visitor centre coordinator Alyssa Sande, have their photo taken with Pinnacle Lifestyles CEO Darvin Zurfluh (centre), and the new bikes Pinnacle purchased for the INFO on the GO team, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. (Contributed)

New Sicamous resort owners step up for student community ambassadors

Sicamous chamber bicycles stolen in recent vandalism at Beach Park

  • Jul 27, 2022
The Sicamous chamber’s INFO on the GO team, Dillion Whiting, Sarah Spence-Ellis and Hanna Chipman, and visitor centre coordinator Alyssa Sande, have their photo taken with Pinnacle Lifestyles CEO Darvin Zurfluh (centre), and the new bikes Pinnacle purchased for the INFO on the GO team, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. (Contributed)
During a recent act of vandalism at Sicamous’ new Beach Park washroom and concession facility, a pair of bikes belonging to the chamber were stolen. (File photo)

Sicamous chamber student ambassador bikes stolen and destroyed

Bikes were taken during recent act of vandalism at new Beach Park facility

During a recent act of vandalism at Sicamous’ new Beach Park washroom and concession facility, a pair of bikes belonging to the chamber were stolen. (File photo)
This canoe that holds sentimental value was stolen along with a kayak from a Skaha home July 11. In this picture at Pigeon Lake, Alta. over 20 years ago is Claire Morales (in the middle) along with her brother and cousin. (Submitted)

Family heirloom canoe stolen from Penticton home

The vintage canoe named Clipper along with a kayak were taken July 11 from the Skaha area

This canoe that holds sentimental value was stolen along with a kayak from a Skaha home July 11. In this picture at Pigeon Lake, Alta. over 20 years ago is Claire Morales (in the middle) along with her brother and cousin. (Submitted)
This picture was taken Monday, July 12 during the middle of the day and posted to the Clean Streets Penticton Facebook page of several bicycles and shopping carts with a man working on a bike outside the St. Saviour’s Anglican Church on Orchard Ave. (Facebook)

Crime protest planned at Penticton city hall

Group is fed up with what they say is brazen crime and thefts taking over the city

This picture was taken Monday, July 12 during the middle of the day and posted to the Clean Streets Penticton Facebook page of several bicycles and shopping carts with a man working on a bike outside the St. Saviour’s Anglican Church on Orchard Ave. (Facebook)
A man is caught on camera reportedly stealing a van from Wicker Land (Wicker Land/Submitted)

UPDATE: Kelowna’s Wicker Land stolen yellow van discovered

A van containing a BBQ and a fire table was stolen early morning on June 21

A man is caught on camera reportedly stealing a van from Wicker Land (Wicker Land/Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)

Harry the iconic horse stolen from Diamond H Tack in Kelowna

The horse on wheels was rolled away at 4:50 p.m. on June 20

Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
White Lake firefighters found two pieces of firefighting equipment had been stolen from sheds broken into at the White Lake fire hall on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. (White Lake Fire Department photo)

‘A pretty low thing to do’: Equipment stolen from White Lake Fire Department

Firefighters discover sheds broken into at Shuswap fire hall

White Lake firefighters found two pieces of firefighting equipment had been stolen from sheds broken into at the White Lake fire hall on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. (White Lake Fire Department photo)
A puppy named Nugget has been returned home after going missing when his owner’s truck and camper were reported stolen with the dog inside. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
A puppy named Nugget has been returned home after going missing when his owner’s truck and camper were reported stolen with the dog inside. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Salmon Arm RCMP have acquired money and a ring they’d like to return to rightful owners. (File photo)

Missing money? Salmon Arm RCMP want to find owners of items in storage

Potential owners of property asked to contact detachment

Salmon Arm RCMP have acquired money and a ring they’d like to return to rightful owners. (File photo)
Two men were arrested on separate days in May on this sailboat, which was reported stolen from Cadboro Bay. One man was arrested on outstanding warrants, and the other is in court this month to face charges of possession of stolen property. (Courtesy BC RCMP)

B.C. pair arrested after drifting over US border on a stolen sailboat

One arrested on outstanding warrants, second let go, arrested later after discovery boat was stolen

Two men were arrested on separate days in May on this sailboat, which was reported stolen from Cadboro Bay. One man was arrested on outstanding warrants, and the other is in court this month to face charges of possession of stolen property. (Courtesy BC RCMP)
Three boys are without their gear after the 2011 Junior Warriors team trailer was broken into in Edmonton May 2022 (GoFundMe/2011 Jr. warriors)

West Kelowna Jr. Warriors need help after gear stolen from trailer

A GoFundMe page was started May 16 to help replace what was taken

  • May 17, 2022
Three boys are without their gear after the 2011 Junior Warriors team trailer was broken into in Edmonton May 2022 (GoFundMe/2011 Jr. warriors)
The front door of the CFB Chilliwack Historical Society museum on Wellington Street downtown Chilliwack where thieves stole a gun and more than 20 bayonets on May 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Thieves break in to Chilliwack Military Museum stealing a gun and bayonets

Stolen were as many as 30 bayonets and a non-operable airsoft Tommy gun

The front door of the CFB Chilliwack Historical Society museum on Wellington Street downtown Chilliwack where thieves stole a gun and more than 20 bayonets on May 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
In a case of hindering those who help, someone stole the tail light off the Chase Fire Rescue command truck over the April 16-18 long weekend. (Chase Fire Rescue photo)

Tail light stolen from Chase Fire Rescue command truck

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact Chase RCMP

In a case of hindering those who help, someone stole the tail light off the Chase Fire Rescue command truck over the April 16-18 long weekend. (Chase Fire Rescue photo)
Salmon Arm RCMP arrest man who they report was stealing from a local restaurant in the wee hours of April 14, 2022. (File photo)

RCMP arrest man in Salmon Arm ‘in the process of stealing’ from restaurant

Police say door of business was not closed securely when officers arrived and found the suspect

Salmon Arm RCMP arrest man who they report was stealing from a local restaurant in the wee hours of April 14, 2022. (File photo)
A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)

Sculpture stolen from B.C. Children’s Hospital recovered by police

Vancouver Police say the investigation into the theft of the $45,000 sculpture is ongoing

A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)
A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)

Sculpture stolen from B.C. Children’s Hospital weeks after being donated

Bronze artwork went missing from outside the Oak Street entrance on April 3

A bronze sculpture by artist Marie Khouri was stolen from outside the B.C. Children’s Hospital on the night of April 3. (Courtesy B.C. Children’s Hospital)
‘When you call 911, the RCMP officer responds with priority to the scene of the alleged emergency,’ says RCMP. (Pixabay.com)

Prank calls on the rise in Trail; RCMP call for removal of payphone

A stolen SUV, an arrest and flight-by-foot, plus another bogus 911 call

‘When you call 911, the RCMP officer responds with priority to the scene of the alleged emergency,’ says RCMP. (Pixabay.com)