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A Dodge Ram pickup similar to this one was involved in a hit-and-run in Lake Country on Saturday, Jan. 16. (Crime Stoppers photo)

Stolen truck involved in Okanagan hit-and-run

Incident happened on Highway 97 in Lake Country just before 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16

 

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

 

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Fraud alert issued by North Okanagan police

Busy start to year with more than 30 frauds reported already

 

Scammers are luring people in with promises of online relationships, only to later extort money from their victims. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP warn of ‘sextortion’ scams

RCMP say social media users should be cautious of unsolicited friend requests

Scammers are luring people in with promises of online relationships, only to later extort money from their victims. (File photo)
A dirty white Dodge Ram similiar to this one was reportedly stolen and then involved in a hit and run on Highway 97 in Lake Country Jan. 16. (Contributed)

Stolen truck that rammed car in Lake Country sought

Man in his 30s seen driving white Dodge Ram

A dirty white Dodge Ram similiar to this one was reportedly stolen and then involved in a hit and run on Highway 97 in Lake Country Jan. 16. (Contributed)
A Vernon man's faith in humanity has been restored since his lost wallet was returned, credit cards, cash and all, to the RCMP station. (Contributed)

Good Samaritan turns in cash-filled wallet to Vernon Mounties

Owner’s faith in humanity restored following a tough few weeks

A Vernon man's faith in humanity has been restored since his lost wallet was returned, credit cards, cash and all, to the RCMP station. (Contributed)
RCMP officers provide policing for 63 B.C. municipalities under a provincial formula based on population. (Black Press file photo)

B.C. communities warned of upcoming RCMP unionization costs

Starting salaries for city police officers are 30% higher

RCMP officers provide policing for 63 B.C. municipalities under a provincial formula based on population. (Black Press file photo)
Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

‘You can’t make this stuff up’: Stories from the B.C. CounterAttack campaign

Amusing, yes, but a reminder impaired driving affects ability to drive and to make good decisions

Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
(Jen Zielinski - Black Press Media)

Man arrested after hours-long standoff in Kelowna

RCMP surrounded a home on Leathead Road, Monday night

(Jen Zielinski - Black Press Media)
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‘Cocaine bananas’ arrive at Kelowna grocery stores after mix up from Colombia: RCMP

Kelowna RCMP recently concluded an international drug investigation after finding cocaine in local grocers’ banana shipments in 2019

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Police are seeking further witnesses after an elderly woman who was struck by a vehicle in Salmon Arm succumbed to her injuries. (File Photo)

Salmon Arm pedestrian dies after being hit by truck along Highway 1

Collision took place on Jan. 15 in downtown Salmon Arm, police looking for witnesses

Police are seeking further witnesses after an elderly woman who was struck by a vehicle in Salmon Arm succumbed to her injuries. (File Photo)
A warrant was issued for Darwyn Sellars, 31, on Nov. 4, 2019, according to Black Press. (CrimeStoppers)

List of guilty pleas entered along with North Okanagan shootout

Sentencing delayed against Darwyn Sellars, who pleaded guilty to a rack of charges

A warrant was issued for Darwyn Sellars, 31, on Nov. 4, 2019, according to Black Press. (CrimeStoppers)
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RCMP say ice climber seriously injured after reportedly falling 12 metres near Abraham Lake

Police say man’s injuries were serious but not life-threatening

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(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘Targeted’ shooting in Coquitlam leaves woman in hospital

The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries in what police believe to be a targeted shooting Saturday morning

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
A 2002 F350 was stolen from a Whitevale home sometime overnight Jan. 14. (Contributed)

Truck stolen in North Okanagan overnight

Lifted Ford stolen from Whitevale Road

A 2002 F350 was stolen from a Whitevale home sometime overnight Jan. 14. (Contributed)
  RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)

‘Dangerous situation’ inside busy Kelowna store prompts police presence

27-year-old man apprehended after threatening to harm himself inside store

  RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
Kelowna RCMP precinct. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna Mountie transferred, fined after pointing gun at another officer

Const. Kristine Roesler argued she handled the gun safely and did it in the spirit of ‘dark humour’

Kelowna RCMP precinct. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
The two suspects, seen on surveillance video, being sought by RCMP in relation to the stabbing of a man on Jan. 7. (RCMP)

Two men sought for Jan. 7 South Okanagan stabbing

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries

The two suspects, seen on surveillance video, being sought by RCMP in relation to the stabbing of a man on Jan. 7. (RCMP)
(Black Press file photo)

3 catalytic converters stolen from Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs vehicles

The theft has happened three times over the course of two weeks

(Black Press file photo)
RCMP seized a sword and other weapons from a man in downtown Kelowna on Jan. 13. (Contributed)

Erratic, sword-wielding man arrested in downtown Kelowna

The 30-year-old man was released on strict conditions pending a future court date

RCMP seized a sword and other weapons from a man in downtown Kelowna on Jan. 13. (Contributed)