Weekend report April 12-15

April 15, 2024

File: Weekend report April 12-15

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 334 calls for service from Friday April 12 to 9 a.m. on Monday April 15, 2024. Below are some highlights from those reports.

Business break and enter

2024-10889

Police are investigating an early morning break and enter at a storefront downtown.

On April 15, 2024, around 3:10 a.m., Kamloops RCMP Detachment frontline officers were called to the 200-block of Victoria Street for a report of an alarm. On scene, police arrived to find a glass door had been smashed. The Police Dog Service attended to assist in a suspect search, but no one was located.

Anyone with information or video that may be related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-10889.

Weapons report

2024-10815

Several reports of a person downtown waving a knife around led to a man being taken into custody.

On April 14, 2024, just after 10 a.m., Kamloops RCMP Detachment frontline officers were responding to the report at 2nd Avenue and Seymour Street, when they were flagged down and directed to the alleyway between Lansdowne and Victoria streets.

The officer located the man and arrested him without incident. He was later released with conditions and a court date, with charge recommendations anticipated.

Disturbance report leads to vehicle impound

2024-10751

Police response to a report of people screaming in a car revealed the driver was prohibited and the license plates belonged to another vehicle.

On April 13, 2024, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to a commercial location on the 700-block of Sydney Avenue, where they located the described vehicle with three people inside, two of which had been arguing. While investigating, police discovered the driver had no license, was prohibited, and the license plates were being misused.

Violations tickets were issued under the Motor Vehicle Act and the car was impounded. Anyone with information related to this incident can call 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-10751.

Man arrested for assault

2024-10773

A Kamloops man has a court date and conditions following an assault in Aberdeen this weekend.

On Saturday April 13, 2024, around 9:20 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to the 2100-block of Van Horne Drive where two people were walking by a school when they were allegedly assaulted by an unknown man. As part of the investigation, police located a suspect and arrested him.

The suspect was later released with conditions and a court date. Charge recommendations are anticipated as part of the assessment process. Anyone who has information and has not yet shared it with police is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-10773.

Accused shoplifter arrested on warrants

2024-10697

Several unendorsed warrants were executed after a woman was caught allegedly stealing in Kamloops this weekend.

On April 13, 2024, around 7:45 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers attended a commercial address on Columbia Street for a report of a theft in progress. Police arrived, arrested the woman, and retrieved the merchandise that was not paid for. As part of the investigation, it was revealed the suspect was also wanted on unendorsed warrants for theft from nearby communities.

She was issued a Trespass Notice to the Kamloops store and held for court on her warrants.

Break-in on Chestnut

2024-10676

Police were led on a foot chase when they attended a shed for a break-in report and the suspect emerged.

On Saturday April 13, 2024, around 12:35 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to the 100-block of Chestnut Avenue, where an alarm had gone off and a light was observed inside a shed. As the officer approached the outbuilding with the homeowner, the suspect flung the door open, jumped a fence, and fled on a bike stashed nearby, losing the officer around Fortune Drive.

The suspect is described as 6’, thin, wearing a grey hoody, blue jean shorts, and a head lamp.

Anyone with video or information related is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-10676.