Weekend report January 22-25

Kamloops City

2021-01-25 14:52 PST

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 319 calls for service from midnight Friday January 22, to 9 a.m. on Monday January 25, 2021. Below are some highlights from those calls.

Disturbance call leads police to stabbing victim

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An early Sunday report of a disturbance led to the discovery of a stabbing victim, followed by the arrest of three people.

On January 24, around 1:12 a.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of disturbance involving two men fighting at an address on the 2700-block of Thompson Drive. Police attended and located a man with serious, non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.

During their investigation, police were able to identify, locate, and arrest three suspects. They were later released on Undertakings with conditions and court dates.

Guns, drugs, knives, located during traffic stop

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A Sun Rivers traffic stop led to the seizure of drugs, cash, and weapons, including a firearm.

On January 23, around 12:50 a.m., members of the Kamloops Crime Reduction Team and frontline officers stopped a vehicle after it was observed speeding in the Valleyview area and driving toward Sun Peaks. As officers approached the vehicle, drugs were observed inside and its driver was arrested.

A further search of the vehicle revealed a loaded sawed-off shotgun, ammunition, and knives, along with other items, including more suspected drugs and paraphernalia.

A man was arrested and later released. The investigation is ongoing.

Robbery on the Red Bridge

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A man reported being robbed while walking on the Red Bridge early Friday morning.

According to the man’s report, he was walking northbound on the bridge from Lorne Street around 1:30 a.m. when a dark SUV stopped next to him and two masked men got out. The man said the pair released bear spray into the air and demanded he give them whatever he had on him. The man complied and they left.

The report was received by police later that morning. No injuries were reported. Please call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 if you have more information.
 

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
kamloops.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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