Kamloops RCMP Detachment Media Release – Weekend report May 7-10

May 12 2021

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 368 calls for service from midnight Friday May 7, to 9 a.m. on Monday May 10, 2021. Below are some highlights from those calls.  

Man arrested in store break and enter

2021-14867

An early morning break and enter to a business led to the arrest of one person early Saturday morning.

On May 8, around 4:21 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended a business on the 2100-block of the East Trans Canada Highway for a report of a broken door and a figure inside. Shortly after attending, police located a suspect outside and arrested him.

Police seized evidence and released the man with a court date, pending the investigation’s conclusion.

Impaired driver stopped on 12th Street

2021-14990

An impaired driver was removed from the roadway early Sunday morning after a police officer noted a truck travelling with its lights out. 

On May 9, around 12:40 a.m., a frontline officer was patrolling the area of 13th Street and Lethbridge Avenue when a truck caught their attention. The vehicle was stopped nearby on 12th Street. Roadside breaths tests were administered and registered readings of “Fail”, indicating a blood-alcohol level exceeding .08.

The driver received a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Police looking for a pink bike

2021-14993

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment is on the lookout for a pink BMX after a man reported being robbed of it early Sunday morning.

On May 9, around 2 a.m., frontline officers were working on another file when they heard screaming in the area of Fortune Drive and Sydney Avenue. Patrols were made and police located a man who said he was assaulted and robbed of a pink bike. He was not interested in pursuing charges, but wanted the bike back.

Anyone who has the bike or knows where it is, is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-14993.

If you have information on crime, please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000. Less serious crimes, such as stolen or damaged property without any witnesses or suspects, can also be reported online at https://ocre-sielc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/kamloops.