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Police report: Break-ins and vehicle thefts

Penticton RCMP are reporting more break and enters and vehicle thefts

Police say a 42-year-old woman was arrested about 5:30 a.m. Monday morning after they had received complaints about a person breaking into vehicles on Arnott Place.

When officers arrived they located the suspect on Brandon Avenue who was reportedly in possession of stolen items and a controlled substance.

She was released on a promise to appear in court on Nov. 29.

Excavator stolen from winery

RCMP are investigating the theft of a $19,000 excavator from a construction site at an Okanagan Falls winery sometime overnight on Sept. 20.

The Komatsu TC36R had Freedom Excavation, 250-490-7280 written on the back.

The machine also has unique steel tracks with plastic pads for use on concrete.

Canada Post break in

A break in at the Canada Post building on Industrial Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 23 remains under investigation.

Police were alerted by an alarm and when they arrived officers found the window of the back door had been smashed however they did not locate anyone inside.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth said it did not appear that anything was missing and that those responsible may have been frightened off the sound of the alarm.

Car stolen

Police are investigating the reported theft of a 1997 green, four-door Honda Accord that was reported missing at 3:20 p.m. Sep. 24.

A surveillance video of the parking lot on Roy Avenue where the vehicle was parked showed a male wearing a Miami Heat baseball cap using a coat hanger to gain entry and then driving away.

The owner told police he had the keys but the car could be started with a screw driver.

The licence plate is SC052T.

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