Weekend report Feb. 2-5

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February 5, 2024 File: Weekend report Feb. 2-5 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 277 calls for service from Friday Feb. 2 to 9 a.m. on Monday Feb. 5, 2024. Below are some highlights from those reports. Impaired driving, obstruction 2024-3569 Switching seats during a traffic stop landed two people with court dates and Motor Vehicle Act violations. On Feb. 5, 2024, around 1:35 a.m., a Kamloops RCMP frontline officer was proactively patrolling when he conducted a traffic stop on a red minivan with an obscured license plate. As the officer approached, he observed a man in the driver’s seat switch spots with a woman passenger. Both were arrested for obstruction. Further investigation revealed the woman was a prohibited driver. A roadside breath test also supported that she was…
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Weekend report Jan. 19-22

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January 23, 2024 File: Weekend report Jan. 19-22 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 300 calls for service from Friday Jan. 19, to 9 a.m. on Monday Jan. 22, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Check well-being: man arrested 2024-2054 A man reported to be banging on a restaurant window while moaning and groaning ended up in cells to sober up safely. On Jan. 21, 2024, around 11:15 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers and the Integrated Crisis Response Team (ICRT), responded to a request to check the well-being of the man on the 500-block of Notre Dame Drive. Officers located the man asleep in the snow nearby. Following an assessment, the man’s behaviour was determined to be the result of intoxication, not a mental health crisis. The…
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Weekend report Dec. 8-11

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December 11, 2023 File: Weekend report Dec. 8-11 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 328 calls for service from Friday Dec. 8 to 9 a.m. on Monday Dec. 11, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Assault downtown 2023-43332 Kamloops police are looking for a suspect as part of an assault investigation from this weekend. On Dec. 9, 2023, around 1:40 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to the 300-block of Victoria Street, where a man was asked to leave a commercial establishment, at which point he allegedly assaulted two people outside. At least one of the victims attended the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect was described as a stocky male, approximately 5’10”, wearing a white t-shirt. Anyone with information related to this ongoing investigation is…
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Weekend report Dec. 1-4

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December 4, 2023 File: Weekend report Dec. 1-4 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 324 calls for service from Friday Dec. 1 to 9 a.m. on Monday Dec. 4, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Fire on the North Shore 2023-42445 Police are looking for witnesses and information related to a dumpster fire on 7th Street. On Dec. 1, 2023, around 1:30 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to assist Kamloops Fire and Rescue on the 900-block of 7th Street, where firefighters were tending to the remnants of the fire, which also damaged a nearby residence. Police conducted patrols, but no suspects or witnesses were located. Anyone who witnessed, has video footage, or information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP…
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Weekend report Nov. 17-20

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November 20, 2023 File: Weekend report Nov. 17-20 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 354 calls for service from Friday Nov. 17 to 9 a.m. on Monday Nov. 20, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Motor vehicle incident involving a pedestrian 2023-41131 Kamloops police are investigating a weekend report in which a man was allegedly struck by a vehicle on the North Shore. On Nov. 19, 2023, around 3:40 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers received several reports of a collision on Carson Crescent. Officers responded and located a truck crashed into a rock wall. An intoxicated man was arrested on scene for mischief, and later released as part of the ongoing investigation.  Shortly after, officers were called to 12th Street and Tranquille Road, where a man had…
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Weekend report Nov. 3-6

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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 2023-39451 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.…
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Weekend report Oct. 27-30

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October 31, 2023 File: Weekend report Oct. 27-30 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 353 calls for service from Friday Oct. 27 to 9 a.m. on Monday Oct. 30, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Impaired driving crash 2023-38949 A semitruck and trailer collision on Hwy 5 led to a man losing his license for 90 days. On Monday Oct. 30, 2023, just before 1 a.m., Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP frontline officers were called to a motor vehicle collision in which a semitruck had left the roadway and crashed in the southbound ditch. Two occupants inside were uninjured. As part of the investigation, a roadside breath test was administered which registered a fail reading, indicating a blood-alcohol level exceeding .08. The driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition…
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Weekend report Oct. 20-23

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October 24, 2023 File: Weekend report Oct. 20-23 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 326 calls for service from Friday Oct. 20 to 9 a.m. on Monday Oct. 23, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Motor vehicle incident  2023-38161 A portion of the highway was closed and a surrounding neighbourhood lost power Sunday evening when a vehicle collided with a hydro pole. On Oct. 22, 2023, around 7:50 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers were called to Hwy. 1 East near Grand Boulevard, for a report of an SUV that had left the roadway and struck a power pole, causing live wires to fall. A portion of the eastbound section was closed while first responders and BC Hydro attended. The vehicle’s lone occupant was uninjured. He was issued…
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Weekend report Sept. 29 – Oct. 2

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October 4, 2023 File: Weekend report Sept. 29 – Oct. 2 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 384 calls for service from Friday Sept. 29 to 9 a.m. on Monday Oct. 2, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Assault investigation 2023-35637 A man was arrested for assault and breaching no-contact conditions after police were called to the North Shore Sunday morning. On Oct. 1, 2023, around 9:55 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to the 500-block of Tranquille Road for a report of an assault in progress. A suspect was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing. Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this incident and has not yet spoken with police is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000…
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Weekend report Sept. 15-18

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Date: Sept. 5, 2023 File: Weekend report Sept. 15-18 The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 455 calls for service from Friday Sept. 15 to 9 a.m. on Monday Sept. 18, 2023. Below are some highlights from those reports. Assault investigation, man charged 2023-33906 A man is facing assault and assault by choking charges, after police were called to a residence on Howe Road Sunday night. Around 10:35 p.m., on Sept. 17, 2023, officers attended the address in response to a report, which involved two people known to each other. A man was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing, during which he received a release order with conditions and a new court date. Anyone who has information related to this investigation is asked to please contact the…
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