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Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.

Kelowna Mountie charged with assault believes punching during arrest was necessary

Kelowna RCMP officer suspended with pay two years after being caught on camera in violent arrest

 

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Kelowna Mountie involved in caught-on-camera 2020 arrest takes stand in assault trial

Cont. Siggy Pietrzak was charged with assault in April 2021

 

Kristian Newell shares to Facebook a photo of injuries sustained in a stranger attack at a Chevron in Lake Country on Sept. 11, 2022 (Kristian Newell/Facebook)

VIDEO: Lake Country man speaks out after alleged violent assault

The alleged assault took place at the Chevron at Hwy 97 and Glenmore Road

  • Sep 14, 2022

 

A 15-year-old boy suffered injuries to his shoulder and hand after an assault allegedly took place in the lineup for a ride at the Armstrong IPE Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (Nicole Dumontier/Facebook)

Teen suffers dislocated shoulder, fractured hand in alleged assault at Armstrong IPE

An altercation occurred in the lineup for one of the rides on Saturday night

A 15-year-old boy suffered injuries to his shoulder and hand after an assault allegedly took place in the lineup for a ride at the Armstrong IPE Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (Nicole Dumontier/Facebook)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Kelowna cop charged with assault claims unreasonable delays in trial

The appliation, also known as a Jordan, is imposed when a criminal case faces unreasonable delay

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP arrested Brandon Allen Oppenheimer for assault with a weapon and and other charges Thursday night, Aug. 25, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon man arrested for alleged assault with a weapon in local park

The man, 37, was also slapped with other charges including six breaches of a probation order

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP arrested Brandon Allen Oppenheimer for assault with a weapon and and other charges Thursday night, Aug. 25, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Kelowna RCMP recently arrested two individuals who combined for a total of 68 recommended charges over two months. (File photo)

Assault on Kelowna teen that ‘shocked community’ leads to arrest 9 months later

17-year-old suffered life-altering injuries on Rail Trail in November 2021

Kelowna RCMP recently arrested two individuals who combined for a total of 68 recommended charges over two months. (File photo)
One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)

Man rolls log into water to capsize kayaker in Nanaimo

Incident happened off Jesse Island this past weekend

One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

RCMP investigate alleged assault, racism towards Kamloops nurse

The incident is said to have taken place at Royal Inland Hospital’s ER

  • Aug 10, 2022
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)
One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect throws brick at pregnant woman’s stomach in downtown Nanaimo

Individual in custody, victim rushed to hospital after attack Monday, Aug. 8

One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)
The H.O.P.E. Outreach volunteers are out seven nights a week lending supplies and support to sex trade workers. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Sex assault crimes increasing: Kelowna outreach program logs graphic case

The number of women in sex work has almost doubled since the start of the pandemic

The H.O.P.E. Outreach volunteers are out seven nights a week lending supplies and support to sex trade workers. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)

UPDATE: IHIT identifies victim of Abbotsford homicide as mom of two, Kamaljit Sandhu

Inderjit Singh Sandhu, 48, to be held in custody until next appearance

IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)
The intersection of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street, near where a woman was set on fire early July 25. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Woman set on fire while sitting on sidewalk in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Police say attack targeted a vulnerable member of the community

The intersection of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street, near where a woman was set on fire early July 25. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)

VIDEO: Men caught on camera assaulting an angler on B.C. river

3 men jump off jet boat seen speeding on narrow stretch of river, then assault at least one person

Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)

25 going on 18: Happy birthday to Kamloops man badly injured in 2016 assault

Jessie’s brain injury has him believing he is forever 18

  • Jul 26, 2022
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)
(Black Press file photo.)

Late night assault of teen in Shannon Lake,West Kelowna

West Kelowna RCMP were called shortly after 1 a.m.

(Black Press file photo.)
(Black Press Media stock photo)

Kelowna RCMP investigating assault at City Park

The assault happened at 3 p.m. near the water park

(Black Press Media stock photo)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Expert testifies force was unnecessary in Kelowna RCMP officer assault trial

The trial for the RCMP officer will resume on July 21

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops mom recalls brutal baseball bat attack on son, 6 years later

Mom Sue continues to fundraise to cover costs of bringing her son home on weekends

  • Jun 20, 2022
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Kelowna RCMP search for sexual assault suspect

A woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger June 17, on Hollywood Rd. South.

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)