On February 26, 2014, Princeton RCMP responded to a report of a male stabbing a female in the parking lot of a local restaurant. Upon arrival, police located a male holding a knife and in the process of cutting his own throat. Police also located 2 females who were the victims of multiple stab wounds. The females had fled into the restaurant in an effort to escape the male. The male was subsequently airlifted to hospital, in critical condition, and the females were transported by ground to hospital where they underwent surgeries for their wounds.
As of March 4, 2013, police have charged 52 year old James BUHLER of Princeton, BC with 1 count of Attempted Murder and 2 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Weapon. BUHLER remains in police custody and is still undergoing medical treatment. Both victims are undergoing continued medical treatment for their injuries and have been released from the hospital.