RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP were on scene of a two-vehicle accident on Old Island Highway and Oliver Road the night of Sept. 6. (News Bulletin file)

Running vehicle stolen in Armstrong, Salmon Arm woman arrested

The owner was in the store, left vehicle idling and unlocked

Nanaimo RCMP were on scene of a two-vehicle accident on Old Island Highway and Oliver Road the night of Sept. 6. (News Bulletin file)
RCMP officers detain and speak with one of the protesters at the Real Canadian Superstore in Kamloops on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kamloops This Week/Facebook)

RCMP arrest 5, ticket 43 maskless protesters at Kamloops Superstore

Police responded following reports of increased intimidation and escalation during weekly protests

  • Jan 11, 2022
RCMP officers detain and speak with one of the protesters at the Real Canadian Superstore in Kamloops on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. (Kamloops This Week/Facebook)
Several commercial tractor trailer units can be seen in this RCMP drone image of the Saturday, Jan. 8 collision on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. Police are seeking more information about the incident that resulted in the death of one person and sent six others to hospital. (RCMP photo)

Sicamous RCMP seek information relating to fatal multi-vehicle collision on Highway 1

One person found dead at scene, six transported to hospital

  • Jan 10, 2022
Several commercial tractor trailer units can be seen in this RCMP drone image of the Saturday, Jan. 8 collision on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. Police are seeking more information about the incident that resulted in the death of one person and sent six others to hospital. (RCMP photo)
A credit card knife was seized by police during investigation of a suspicious vehicle Friday, Jan. 7. (RCMP photo)

Vernon man found asleep in vehicle with alleged drug paraphanelia on lap

RCMP suspicions lead to arrest and seizure of drugs, weapons

A credit card knife was seized by police during investigation of a suspicious vehicle Friday, Jan. 7. (RCMP photo)
BC Ambulance responded to an motorcycle-vehicle collision Thursday night at Lougheed Highway and 280th Street. (Contributed)

Badly burned Vernon man dies

53-year-old died four days after he was found

BC Ambulance responded to an motorcycle-vehicle collision Thursday night at Lougheed Highway and 280th Street. (Contributed)
BC Ambulance responded to an motorcycle-vehicle collision Thursday night at Lougheed Highway and 280th Street. (Contributed)

UPDATE: No criminality found in death of badly burned Vernon man

53-year-old died four days after he was found

BC Ambulance responded to an motorcycle-vehicle collision Thursday night at Lougheed Highway and 280th Street. (Contributed)
A patrol vehicle driven by a Juneau Police Department officer struck a pedestrian on Thursday night, resulting in minor injuries. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Vernon woman dies after being hit by truck

Additional witness to Dec. 4 incident sought

A patrol vehicle driven by a Juneau Police Department officer struck a pedestrian on Thursday night, resulting in minor injuries. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Dayton Lloyd McAlpine and a photo of a vehicle he could be driving. (RCMP)

West Kelowna man wanted in connection with violent assault

RCMP is searching for Dayton Lloyd McAlpine and there is a warrant for his arrest

Dayton Lloyd McAlpine and a photo of a vehicle he could be driving. (RCMP)
Supt. Brian Hunter will be presenting first quarter RCMP stats to Penticton city council, tomorrow (April 21). (Phil McLachlan - Western News - File)

2021 was busy and dangerous year for Penticton RCMP

With 3 new officers arriving, Penticton’a top cop looks to bolster prolific offender task force in 2022

Supt. Brian Hunter will be presenting first quarter RCMP stats to Penticton city council, tomorrow (April 21). (Phil McLachlan - Western News - File)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP. (Morning Star file photo)

Arrest made in Vernon break and enters, vehicle theft

39-year-old charged with two counts of break and enter

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP. (Morning Star file photo)
Members of the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are investigating the scene of a sudden death downtown. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

UPDATE: Downtown Vernon sudden death deemed suspicious

The intersection of 33rd Street and 32nd Ave was closed to foot and vehicle traffic for several hours

Members of the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are investigating the scene of a sudden death downtown. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Police are on scene of a dump truck on fire on Lougheed Highway.

Explosion sparks New Year’s Eve arson investigation in Vernon

Fire started in same area as drive-by shooting

Police are on scene of a dump truck on fire on Lougheed Highway.
The Pink Spotted Goat was broken into just before Christmas on Dec. 22. (Contributed)

UPDATE: RCMP investigating trio of Vernon business break-ins

One shop was stolen from twice in one night

The Pink Spotted Goat was broken into just before Christmas on Dec. 22. (Contributed)
A Vernon pawn shop was broken into recently, along with a hair studio and artisans shop in the downtown area. (Contributed)

Several Vernon businesses broken into over holidays

One shop was stolen from twice in one night

A Vernon pawn shop was broken into recently, along with a hair studio and artisans shop in the downtown area. (Contributed)
A truck and sled stolen from Vernon were recovered days later by the owners. (Sherry Reardon photo)

Stolen sled found on Westside, truck repainted and located in Vernon

Enderby family was left stranded at Walmart when thieves took their wheels

A truck and sled stolen from Vernon were recovered days later by the owners. (Sherry Reardon photo)
Christmas Day festivities for Chase RCMP and some residents of Anglemont were interrupted Dec. 25 when police report receiving death threats they thought could be acted on. (File photo)

Police report receiving death threats on Christmas Day in North Shuswap

Chase RCMP evacuate neighbours from homes, lengthy standoff ends in peaceful resolution

Christmas Day festivities for Chase RCMP and some residents of Anglemont were interrupted Dec. 25 when police report receiving death threats they thought could be acted on. (File photo)
West Kelowna RCMP responded to a woman waving a knife in a hotel lobby on Wednesday morning (Dec. 29) (Black Press Media file)

RCMP respond to woman waving knife in West Kelowna hotel lobby

Officers say the incident was brought to a peaceful solution

West Kelowna RCMP responded to a woman waving a knife in a hotel lobby on Wednesday morning (Dec. 29) (Black Press Media file)
Heather Ann Harris, 33, was last seen in Vernon on Thursday, Dec. 23, and RCMP are concerned for her well-being. (Contributed)

RCMP seek help on missing Okanagan woman

Heather Ann Harris, 33, of Vernon, last seen Dec. 23; may have been seeking ride to Kelowna

Heather Ann Harris, 33, was last seen in Vernon on Thursday, Dec. 23, and RCMP are concerned for her well-being. (Contributed)
(File photo)

Man with knife arrested in downtown Vernon

25-year-old also allegedly in possession of stolen goods, credit cards

(File photo)
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are seeking information on a Vernon man in his 50s being found badly burned near Polson Park at the intersection of 32nd Street and 25th Avenue just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. (File photo)

Okanagan man found badly burned

Vernon RCMP looking for information as man in 50s found burned at 2:30 a.m. at downtown intersection

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are seeking information on a Vernon man in his 50s being found badly burned near Polson Park at the intersection of 32nd Street and 25th Avenue just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. (File photo)