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Vernon North Okanagan RCMP say a 37-year-old man from Vernon has been arrested and is facing charges in connection with an ugly incident outside a Cherryville store in early March. (File photo)

Arrest made following alleged Cherryville theft that turned violent

Vernon man arrested after incident outside Frank’s General Store Saturday, March 5

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP say a 37-year-old man from Vernon has been arrested and is facing charges in connection with an ugly incident outside a Cherryville store in early March. (File photo)
Oliver’s Municipal Hall. (Western News - File)

Oliver to get additional mounties under new policing agreement

The town will have 13 regular municipal and provincial officers

Oliver’s Municipal Hall. (Western News - File)
RCMP are offering ‘street smart’ tips on how to protect kids, after a potential child luring incident in Golden on Thursday. (RCMP photo)

RCMP report potential child luring incident in Golden

A middle-aged, caucasian man reportedly offered a young girl a ride home on Thursday

RCMP are offering ‘street smart’ tips on how to protect kids, after a potential child luring incident in Golden on Thursday. (RCMP photo)
The courthouse in Port Coquitlam. (Google/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge community safety officer charged with assault

Assaulting peace officer, possession of weapon among charges laid

The courthouse in Port Coquitlam. (Google/Special to The News)
Const. Sean Eckland (Facebook)

Kelowna cop accused of texting assault victim charged with obstructing justice

Const. Sean Eckland has been charged with two counts of obstructing justice

Const. Sean Eckland (Facebook)
Nanaimo RCMP conduct a forensic search of an apartment on Rosehill Street last spring as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Sidney Mantee. (News Bulletin file photo)

Former girlfriend charged with first-degree murder of Nanaimo man

Paris LaRoche charged with murder of Sidney Mantee

Nanaimo RCMP conduct a forensic search of an apartment on Rosehill Street last spring as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Sidney Mantee. (News Bulletin file photo)
A Vernon man has sued the Vernon RCMP and three officers over allegations of assault and excessive force, according to a notice of civil claim filed Feb. 14, 2022. (Morning Star file photo)

B.C. man sues Vernon RCMP over excessive force, police dog attack

The man claims police broke into his house while he was sleeping and released a police dog in his bedroom

A Vernon man has sued the Vernon RCMP and three officers over allegations of assault and excessive force, according to a notice of civil claim filed Feb. 14, 2022. (Morning Star file photo)
(Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau/Captial News)

Man arrested after weapons incident at Kelowna home

RCMP Emergency Response Team and crisis negotiator were on scene

(Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau/Captial News)
Robbery suspect from Feb. 28 (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

Petro-Can in Kelowna robbed again for cigarettes

RCMP are looking into whether or not there may be a connection between these robberies

Robbery suspect from Feb. 28 (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)
Bitcoin tokens are symbolic since the cryptocurrency itself really exists only digitally. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images

RCMP dismantle 8 Cryptocurrency scam websites after numerous B.C. residents duped

BC RCMP Federal Policing Cybercrime Operations Group shuts down bogus online cryptocurrency investment platforms

Bitcoin tokens are symbolic since the cryptocurrency itself really exists only digitally. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images
Dashcam video from the takedown shows a multitude of police vehicles converging on the scene on Highway 97 in West Kelowna. (YouTube)

Suspect in Kelowna car-jacking, police chase charged with attempted murder

Kenneth Patrick Morrison is set to be in court on March 11

Dashcam video from the takedown shows a multitude of police vehicles converging on the scene on Highway 97 in West Kelowna. (YouTube)
RCMP in northern Alberta say one of their officers is facing a criminal charge related to a crash that happened while she was on duty. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP officer in northern Alberta charged after serious crash while on duty

Victoria Forbes was responding to a call in August when she crashed head-on with a civilian vehicle

RCMP in northern Alberta say one of their officers is facing a criminal charge related to a crash that happened while she was on duty. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(Photo - Kelowna RCMP/contributed)

Kelowna RCMP invesigating 59 vandalized bus shelters

The vandalism could cost taxpayers of Kelowna at least $50,000

(Photo - Kelowna RCMP/contributed)
Suspect vehicle in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Ogilvie)

Kelowna RCMP take down stolen vehicle suspect after high-profile chase involving guns

Suspect is said to have fired gun at Good Samaritan, deployed bear spray

Suspect vehicle in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Ogilvie)
Elementary School students were brought inside on a lockdown protocol first thing Monday morning (Jake Courtepatte/ Capital News)

Kelowna school placed on hold and secure procedure following RCMP incident

The elementary school has lifted the lockdown protocol

Elementary School students were brought inside on a lockdown protocol first thing Monday morning (Jake Courtepatte/ Capital News)
(File photo)

Kelowna RCMP claim of criminal charge backlog ‘grossly inaccurate’: Crown Counsel

‘No Crown charge assessment backlog and not an issue of differences in systems or tracking’

(File photo)
RCMP underwater recovery team members Cpl. Todd Kaufmann, left, Cpl. Steve Wells and Const. Tim Cucheran worked with ‘Fab’, a Seamor Marine Chinook ROV to recover a bulldozer operator’s body in Nunavut in February. (Photo submitted)

B.C. tech recovers body after bulldozer breaks through Arctic ice and sinks

Seamor Marine remotely operated vehicle used in deepest recovery operation in RCMP history

RCMP underwater recovery team members Cpl. Todd Kaufmann, left, Cpl. Steve Wells and Const. Tim Cucheran worked with ‘Fab’, a Seamor Marine Chinook ROV to recover a bulldozer operator’s body in Nunavut in February. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP officers investigate a property on Pine Street the morning after a house exploded on Sunday, Feb. 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo RCMP investigating gas explosion as a crime

Police appeal to the public for tips to help with case

Nanaimo RCMP officers investigate a property on Pine Street the morning after a house exploded on Sunday, Feb. 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
File photo (Black Press Media)

RCMP arrest man for pointing replica handgun at people near Kelowna mall

Police arrested suspect in the parking lot without incident

File photo (Black Press Media)
Wanted man Jason Kenneth Babineau is believed to be in the Vernon area, police said Wednesday, March 2, 2022. (RCMP photo)

Man wanted for assault, uttering threats believed to be in Vernon area

Police are seeking the public’s help locating Jason Kenneth Babineau

Wanted man Jason Kenneth Babineau is believed to be in the Vernon area, police said Wednesday, March 2, 2022. (RCMP photo)