Police concerned for public safety in Keremeos after indecent act reported

Weekly update of police incidents in Keremeos and the Lower Similkameen

  • Nov. 23, 2011 6:00 a.m.

 

On August 24 of this year, Keremeos police received a report of indecent acts / exposure related to a youth victim. Police arrested a 57 year old male who resides in the area. Recently police received a second complaint for the same offence with another victim. The male has been charged with indecent acts / exposure and one charge for breaching his release conditions.

Police are requesting public assistance and request anyone who may have further information or who may have been a victim to call Keremeos RCMP at 250-499-5511, or Crime Stoppers  at 1-800-222-8477.

 

A youth offender who was arrested on October 24 is also suspected of a number of break and enters that occurred in Keremeos between Oct.1 and Oct. 24.

The youth has been charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, uttering threats and break and enter. The youth appeared before a judge and was remanded into custody.

Officers siezed an undisclosed amount of jewelery from the youth offender, and are asking for any Keremeos residents that might have had jewellery go missing between the above dates  to contact them at 250-499-5511.

Police remind Keremeos and area citizens to lock their doors and be on the lookout for suspicious activity. If we all work together as a community, we can help diminish these crimes from happening.

– Keremeos RCMP

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