November 6, 2023
File: Weekend report Nov. 3-6
The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 289 calls for service from Friday Nov. 3 to 9 a.m. on Monday Nov. 6, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports.
Columbia Street West police presence
A person was taken into custody following a report of a person with a weapon, experiencing a mental health crisis.
Multiple Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended a parking access on Columbia Street West in response to the report, received on Friday Nov. 3, around 10:20 a.m. Police located a woman intoxicated by drugs and took her into custody without incident. A knife was seized in the process.
With the assistance of the Integrated Crisis Response Team, the woman was assessed, then released from cells when sober.
Residential break and enter: man arrested
One man was taken into custody after Kamloops police received a report of a man going through yards on King Street.
On Nov. 5, 2023, around 11 p.m., frontline officers attended the area, observed a suspect attempting to hide in a shed, and arrested him. As part of the investigation, officers located a hockey bag and frozen food, stolen from a residence on Williams Street. A set of keys accounted for was also seized. The other items were returned to their rightful owner.
Anyone who witnessed, has information, or security video that may be related to this occurrence is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-39690.
Firearms seized, warrant executed
An investigation into a suspicious vehicle led to police locating a loaded firearm, illegal drugs, and a man wanted on a warrant.
On Nov. 4, 2023, around 5:40 p.m., police located a Chevrolet Malibu with license plates reported as stolen, on the 900-block of 13th Street. Three people attached to the vehicle were arrested. A loaded handgun was seized.
Two of the men were released as part of the ongoing investigation. The third suspect was found to be wanted on a DNA warrant and was transported to cells to have it executed.
Anyone with information that may be related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-39585.
Weapons’ threats on the North Shore
A police presence was evident on Yew Street Saturday evening, when officers received a report of a man making threats and stating he was in possession of weapons.
On Nov. 4, 2023, around 5 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended a building where a man was allegedly trying to break down another resident’s door while uttering threats. A suspect was located shortly after, arrested, and lodged in cells. No weapons were observed.
He was released when sober. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-39578.