Penticton RCMP files.                                Western News file photo

Penticton RCMP files. Western News file photo

Theft of items from unlocked work truck

Activities of the police during the past week

Penticton are investigating the theft of about $800 worth of equipment from a work truck that was left unlocked on Huth Avenue Monday.

Reportedly taken was a Next Generation vehicle programmer with the serial number X1114076AECB7 and a Makita cordless radio.


On Oct. 15 a yellow Campbell Hausfeld air compressor was reported stolen from a residence on Braelyn Crescent.

Entry was believed to be through a rear door. The owners had just moved into the home.


A number of items including Versace sunglasses and sailing gear were taken Monday from an unlocked vehicle parked on Fairhaven Street.

Also reported missing were alcohol and a personal floatation device.


A Nissan Pulsar vehicle parked on Atkinson Street was broken into Monday. A 300-watt Kenwood amplifier was taken from the backseat of the car.


Employees at a commercial building in the 1300-block of Carmi Avenue arrived at work to find the rear window smashed.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth said a video from a camera at the building showed a male smashing the window with a rock at about 2 p.m. Oct. 14.

It’s unknown at this time what was taken.


Police are continuing to investigate a break in at a residence on Green Avenue East between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The suspect(s) entered through a back patio door which may have been left open. Reported missing is a Dell laptop computer and jewellery.