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Tabitha Pinch

UPDATE: RCMP locate missing Vernon woman

33-year-old was found safe after reported missing Dec. 6

Tabitha Pinch
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are warning of a scam involving a police impersonator Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (File photo)

Police impersonator steals thousands from North Okanagan residents

RCMP are warning residents of a scam in which fraudsters claim to be police officers over the phone

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are warning of a scam involving a police impersonator Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (File photo)
Christopher Day Yorke-Hardy is wanted by RCMP. (Police photo)

Vernon man wanted by RCMP

Chris Yorke-Hardy beleived to be in the area

Christopher Day Yorke-Hardy is wanted by RCMP. (Police photo)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

B.C. police watchdog investigating after two men injured in crash near Armstrong

Police attempted to stop the alleged speeding vehicle before the collision

(File photo by Advocate staff)
The area where the alleged assault took place. (Google Maps)

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman on West Kelowna sidewalk

The incident reportedly took place Thursday afternoon

The area where the alleged assault took place. (Google Maps)
Several recent incidents on 24th Avenue have seen a large police presence in the area, which was repeated Dec. 2 as four homes were searched for drugs. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

VIDEO: 19 arrests made in Vernon drug bust

RCMP executed search warrants on four 24th Avenue properties Tuesday morning

Several recent incidents on 24th Avenue have seen a large police presence in the area, which was repeated Dec. 2 as four homes were searched for drugs. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Rutland Secondary School file photo

Violence threat at Kelowna high school

Precautionary steps taken at Rutland Senior Secondary after social media ‘threat-related behaviour’

Rutland Secondary School file photo
Kelowna Law Courts (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Man sues Kelowna RCMP officer over December 2019 shooting

The officer also faces possible charges for the incident

Kelowna Law Courts (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Shawn Lamouroux of Vernon is facing seven counts of robbery stemming from crimes up and down the Okanagan in October and November 2021. (Contributed)

Month-long Okanagan-wide robbery spree ends with arrest

37-year-old Vernon man facing 7 counts of robbery

Shawn Lamouroux of Vernon is facing seven counts of robbery stemming from crimes up and down the Okanagan in October and November 2021. (Contributed)
RCMP released a composite sketch of the man whose remains were found near Merritt in late September 2019. (BC RCMP photo)

RCMP release sketch to help identify remains found near Merritt in 2019

Police believe the man may be from the Lower Mainland or even Alberta

RCMP released a composite sketch of the man whose remains were found near Merritt in late September 2019. (BC RCMP photo)
Sicamous RCMP received a report of two pickup trucks and a 27-foot trailer having been stolen on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Golden RCMP unable to stop pickup truck believed stolen in Sicamous

Two Ford trucks and 27-foot trailer reported stolen on Nov. 29

  • Dec 1, 2021
Sicamous RCMP received a report of two pickup trucks and a 27-foot trailer having been stolen on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna RCMP surround the Shell gas station on Tuesday night. (Contributed)

Multiple RCMP vehicles swarm Kelowna gas station

At least six RCMP vehicles were seen at a gas station in Kelowna on Tuesday night

Kelowna RCMP surround the Shell gas station on Tuesday night. (Contributed)
Kelowna RCMP

Kelowna RCMP search for the owner of a stolen tool box

Kelowna RCMP are trying to identify the owner of a stolen toolbox that was siezed on Nov. 18.

Kelowna RCMP
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP used a spikebelt to stop a suspect in a stolen van Nov. 29. (RCMP file photo)

Spikebelt stops Spallumcheen suspect in police chase

40-year-old Vernon man facing charges

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP used a spikebelt to stop a suspect in a stolen van Nov. 29. (RCMP file photo)
A collaboration between Canadian, American and Australian law enforcement saw seizure of 4.1 kilograms of methamphetamine, hidden in a painting. (B.C. RCMP photo)

Canadian, U.S. law enforcement seize 4 kg of meth encased in painting en route to Australia

Multi-jurisdictional operation sees Australian man arrested

A collaboration between Canadian, American and Australian law enforcement saw seizure of 4.1 kilograms of methamphetamine, hidden in a painting. (B.C. RCMP photo)
Penticton RCMP is asking the rightful owner of an undisclosed amount of US currency to claim their money. (Western file photo)

Penticton RCMP looking for rightful owner of undisclosed amount of cash

Someone donated a laptop bag with U.S currency inside to downtown thrift store

Penticton RCMP is asking the rightful owner of an undisclosed amount of US currency to claim their money. (Western file photo)
A picture of the stolen audio equipment and handguns recovered by Kelowna Mounties. (Contributed)

Kelowna RCMP recover handguns and $20k in stolen audio equipment

A 45-year-old man was arrested in relations to the incident

A picture of the stolen audio equipment and handguns recovered by Kelowna Mounties. (Contributed)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP have been busy pulling impaired drivers off the road. (RCMP photo)

Impaired drivers keep North Okanagan RCMP busy

11 drivers were found under the influence over the weekend

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP have been busy pulling impaired drivers off the road. (RCMP photo)
The Downtown Penticton Association installed (Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News)

Penticton Mounties call for more surveillance cameras

Footage has helped solve several headline cases, according to the RCMP

The Downtown Penticton Association installed (Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP continue to investigate an incident in the 2800 block of 35th Street Saturday, Nov. 27, that resulted in a 38-year-old man suffering stab wounds. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon stabbing believed targeted act: RCMP

Man, 38, found suffering stab wound traced to 2800 block of 35th Street; arrests made, no charges laid

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP continue to investigate an incident in the 2800 block of 35th Street Saturday, Nov. 27, that resulted in a 38-year-old man suffering stab wounds. (Morning Star - file photo)