RCMP

Police pup in training: Nugget. RCMP photo

Police dog bite during Enderby arrest draws watchdog

Independent Investigations Office of B.C. looking into handling of situation at home near Enderby Nov. 11

Police pup in training: Nugget. RCMP photo
Blair Balch, 49, is wanted by RCMP for allegedly possessing an explosive device, related to the explosions that rocked Penticton earlier in 2021. (RCMP)
Blair Balch, 49, is wanted by RCMP for allegedly possessing an explosive device, related to the explosions that rocked Penticton earlier in 2021. (RCMP)

RCMP search for man charged with Penticton bombings

A warrant has been issued for Blair Robert Balch

Blair Balch, 49, is wanted by RCMP for allegedly possessing an explosive device, related to the explosions that rocked Penticton earlier in 2021. (RCMP)
Blair Balch, 49, is wanted by RCMP for allegedly possessing an explosive device, related to the explosions that rocked Penticton earlier in 2021. (RCMP)
The Kelowna RCMP’s Insp. Adam MacIntosh takes questions from media on Nov. 12, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Charges, fines possible for protesters who hijacked Kelowna Remembrance Day ceremony: RCMP

Insp. Adam MacIntosh said the disturbance from local anti-vax protesters was ‘a step too far’

The Kelowna RCMP’s Insp. Adam MacIntosh takes questions from media on Nov. 12, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Black Press media file

Penticton man arrested after manhunt through Keremeos and Olalla

The man allegedly stole a vehicle and struck a police vehicle before being caught

Black Press media file
Crowds at English Bay were blasted with a large beam of light from an RCMP Air-1 helicopter on Friday, May 14. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marc Grandmaison

Loaded firearm leads to arrests in Vernon

RCMP converged near Upper Room Mission, police helicopter called in during chase

Crowds at English Bay were blasted with a large beam of light from an RCMP Air-1 helicopter on Friday, May 14. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Marc Grandmaison
Kelly Hunt was last seen Oct 16 in Lake Country. (Contributed)

Missing Okanagan man may be in Lower Mainland

RCMP believe Kelly Hunt may have travelled to Lower Mainland

Kelly Hunt was last seen Oct 16 in Lake Country. (Contributed)
Prince George RCMP put out a request to the public to help find missing person Anthony Graham and failed to mention he was wanted in a double murder in Penticton. The RCMP have since said that was an oversight that they hope doesn’t happen again. (RCMP handout)

‘An oversight’ to not mention Graham wanted in Penticton double murder: RCMP

Police say they are putting processes in place to make sure such an omission doesn’t happen again

Prince George RCMP put out a request to the public to help find missing person Anthony Graham and failed to mention he was wanted in a double murder in Penticton. The RCMP have since said that was an oversight that they hope doesn’t happen again. (RCMP handout)
One man is thought to be behind several robberies in the Okanagan over the past month. (RCMP handout)

Gun-wielding man robs 5 Okanagan businesses within a month

Police searching for one suspect thought to be behind a string of robberies

One man is thought to be behind several robberies in the Okanagan over the past month. (RCMP handout)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is looking into the circumstances around a Penticton man’s death on Oct. 2. (Black Press file photo)

Penticton man dies hours after wellness check; B.C’s police watchdog investigating

The man died of what police believe to be a self-inflicted injury

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is looking into the circumstances around a Penticton man’s death on Oct. 2. (Black Press file photo)
In June, Anthony Graham was charged with first degree murder along with Wade Cudmore in the killings of the Fryer brothers whose bodies were found in Naramata May 10. Graham has been at large since the murders. (RCMP handouts)

RCMP ask for help finding missing man, don’t mention he’s wanted in a Penticton double murder

Prince George RCMP make no mention that Anthony Graham is charged with first degree murder

In June, Anthony Graham was charged with first degree murder along with Wade Cudmore in the killings of the Fryer brothers whose bodies were found in Naramata May 10. Graham has been at large since the murders. (RCMP handouts)
British Columbia residents are being warned of advanced and evolving online cryptocurrency investment scams (Pixabay.com)

British Columbians have lost $3.5M to cryptocurrency scams so far in 2021

Police urging caution as scams are on the rise through social media and online dating platforms

British Columbia residents are being warned of advanced and evolving online cryptocurrency investment scams (Pixabay.com)
Matthew Sawatzky and Janaye Sawatzky have been reported missing. (RCMP handout)

Foul play not suspected in case of missing B.C. newlyweds: RCMP

Police, family, friends concerned for young couple’s well-being

Matthew Sawatzky and Janaye Sawatzky have been reported missing. (RCMP handout)
Members of Penticton and Kelowna’s RCMP detachments coordinated to arrest a man at the Twin Lakes Store on Nov. 2. (File)

Oliver man arrested after ramming police car at Twin Lakes Store, near Penticton

The 32-year-old was driving a vehicle stolen from Osoyoos

Members of Penticton and Kelowna’s RCMP detachments coordinated to arrest a man at the Twin Lakes Store on Nov. 2. (File)
Shannon White is missing from Kamloops, after she was last heard from Nov. 1. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Kamloops woman still missing after RCMP locate Jeep

Shannon White never showed up for work, or returned home Nov. 1

Shannon White is missing from Kamloops, after she was last heard from Nov. 1. (Contributed)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP investigating racist bus attack

The incident happened on the evening of Oct. 31

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Situation unfolding on Valley Road Nov. 1. (Facebook)

Report of explosives in Kelowna home comes up empty-handed, 3 arrested

The report prompted a large police presence in the Glenmore area on Monday evening

Situation unfolding on Valley Road Nov. 1. (Facebook)
A portion of the high-quality hard liquor seized from a vehicle parked in an overnight parking area reserved for commercial vehicles near Revelstoke on Oct. 27. (BCRCMP)

$100K of liquor seized from questionable vehicle in Revelstoke

Liquor, Canadian currency, and small quantities of drugs were found- both occupants arrested

A portion of the high-quality hard liquor seized from a vehicle parked in an overnight parking area reserved for commercial vehicles near Revelstoke on Oct. 27. (BCRCMP)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted after man with pellet gun found in Mackenzie, B.C.

RCMP say anyone who sees the man should call 911 and not approach

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Kelowna RCMP investigates racist graffiti left on local business

The incident happened at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Highway 1 was reopened just before noon on Friday, Oct. 29 at the intersection of Canoe Beach Drive after a motor vehicle incident was cleared. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: Highway 1 reopens east of Salmon Arm after motor vehicle incident cleared

Highway was closed near intersection with Canoe Beach Drive between Salmon Arm and Sicamous

Highway 1 was reopened just before noon on Friday, Oct. 29 at the intersection of Canoe Beach Drive after a motor vehicle incident was cleared. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)