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Identity theft  crimes are on the rise and the public is urged to take caution. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP graphic)

Rise in identity theft: North Okanagan RCMP

Public urged to vigilant to protect their personal information and not fall victim to fraud

 

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) is investigating the RCMP after a man sustained a serious injury following his arrest in Enderby on Nov. 24, 2021. (File Photo)

Police watchdog investigating after man injured following arrest in Enderby

The man was arrested twice in less than 10 hours; RCMP’s role in injury under investigation

 

Vanderhoof RCMP detachment seen on Nov. 25, 2021, after a man was seen with a long gun targeting the building. (Aman Parhar/Vanderhoof Omineca Express)

Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired at Vanderhoof police, sparking lockdown

Warren Brown is asking any members of the public with video of a shooting to step forward

 

Kelowna RCMP stand off at home on Gordon Drive. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

One man taken into custody after tear gas deployed during RCMP standoff in Kelowna

RCMP surrounded a home on Gordon Drive, Wednesday night

Kelowna RCMP stand off at home on Gordon Drive. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Trey Robert Isaac, a wanted man who is believed to be in the Vernon area, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (RCMP photo)

Vernon police seek public’s help in search for wanted man

23-year-old Trey Robert Isaac is believed to be in the Vernon area

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Trey Robert Isaac, a wanted man who is believed to be in the Vernon area, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (RCMP photo)
RCMP are looking to identify this break and enter suspect. (Contributed)

Vernon RCMP try to ID man who allegedly broke into home through pet door

Police unable to identify suspect in BX home break-in and theft

RCMP are looking to identify this break and enter suspect. (Contributed)
Chase RCMP have provided a new detail to the description of a suspect in the Oct. 14, 2021 assault of a young female. (File photo)

New detail added to description of suspect in October assault of girl in Chase

Chase RCMP provide information regarding tattoos on suspect

Chase RCMP have provided a new detail to the description of a suspect in the Oct. 14, 2021 assault of a young female. (File photo)
Supt. Kara Triance, detachment commander for the Kelowna RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘Hollow’ apology: Kelowna RCMP investigated for refusing to probe sex assault

The woman says she doesn’t trust police anymore

Supt. Kara Triance, detachment commander for the Kelowna RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Salmon Arm RCMP are investigating multiple reported break and enters, including one on Nov. 22, 2021, in which liquor was reported stolen from a business on 30th Street. NE. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP recover stolen trailer, motorcycle before owner knows they’re missing

Police respond to multiple reports of break and enter over past week

Salmon Arm RCMP are investigating multiple reported break and enters, including one on Nov. 22, 2021, in which liquor was reported stolen from a business on 30th Street. NE. (File photo)
Fire truck. (Morning Star file photo)

Rollover traps two north of Vernon

Emergency crews on scene of single-vehicle incident at Highway 97 junction

Fire truck. (Morning Star file photo)
RCMP on scene of park where body was discovered. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

Body found in Kelowna park not suspicious

The discovery was made about 8 a.m. Monday

RCMP on scene of park where body was discovered. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Christopher Bird

UPDATE: RCMP locate missing Vernon man

Christopher Bird, 46, was last seen Nov. 18

Christopher Bird
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are urging residents to be vigilant online after receiving a number of reports of social media scams Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Social media scams prompt warning from North Okanagan RCMP

Vernon police offer tips to guard against fraudsters after Instagram ploy leads to losses

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are urging residents to be vigilant online after receiving a number of reports of social media scams Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
RCMP staff spent some time with this pup after it showed up at the detachment, but are now looking for its owner. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

Lost dog hops into North Okanagan RCMP car

Officers had a nice visit, but dog handed over to Enderby dog control

RCMP staff spent some time with this pup after it showed up at the detachment, but are now looking for its owner. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is not recommending charges in an attempted traffic stop by RCMP on May 20, 2021, after which a woman died in a single-vehicle car crash. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog not recommending charges in attempted Sicamous traffic stop

Female passenger died in May 2021 incident after vehicle police tried to stop went off road

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is not recommending charges in an attempted traffic stop by RCMP on May 20, 2021, after which a woman died in a single-vehicle car crash. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kelowna RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)

Violent crime surges in Naramata

The 3 murders and 1 shooting in Naramata aren’t part of newly released RCMP stats

Kelowna RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)
A North Okanagan man was taken to the cells at the Salmon Arm RCMP detachment after a BC Highway Patrol officer found him at a local convenience store with a vehicle allegedly stolen from Vernon. (File photo)

Man arrested after Highway Patrol officer finds stolen vehicle at Salmon Arm convenience store

Officer finds firearms, suspected narcotics in vehicle reported stolen from Vernon

A North Okanagan man was taken to the cells at the Salmon Arm RCMP detachment after a BC Highway Patrol officer found him at a local convenience store with a vehicle allegedly stolen from Vernon. (File photo)
Vernon Secondary School was put under hold and secure Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Lockdown lifted at Vernon Secondary School

It is not known what threat led to a police presence at the school Wednesday afternoon

Vernon Secondary School was put under hold and secure Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
(Black Press file photo)

Police activity decreases in Oliver and Osoyoos

RCMP report for third quarter of 2021 shows fewer calls for service in South Okanagan communities

(Black Press file photo)
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Supt. Shawna Baher. (Morning Star - file photo)

B&E suspect nabbed by North Okanagan’s top cop

Supt. Shawna Baher arrests break-and-enter suspect in Vernon Tuesday Nov. 16

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Supt. Shawna Baher. (Morning Star - file photo)