Smashing pumpkins part of pre Halloween hijinks

Vandalism incidents plague Keremeos public property on the weekend

  • Oct. 19, 2011 9:00 a.m.

Vandals damaged public property in Keremeos on the weekend.


Keremeos RCMP reported a number of instances of vandalism on the weekend.

Detachment Commander Mike Gallagher noted that police were notified of a car that had its’ stereo removed in an isolated incident in Keremeos.

Fifteen pumpkins were smashed near Parson’s Fruit Stand and a cement bird bath was smashed on Sixth Avenue.

Village of Keremeos Public Works Department reported vandalism at the park (tree broken) and door knob removed from a back door of Victory Hall.

An attempt was made to light a house on fire after someone poured lighter fluid on the back deck of the house, located in the 400 block of Seventh Avenue.

On Sunday night, neighbouring residents heard a high revving vehicle around the same time that an alarm went off in the vicinity of Fas Gas. Police were called to the scene where they found a broken door to the building but no sign of entry. There was no physical description of the vehicle available.


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