RCMP files: Pepper spray, Christmas Day fight and RCMP rescue injured man

Police broke up a Christmas Day fight as tensions were running high and a baseball bat was brought out.

Penticton RCMP files

Penticton RCMP files

Pepper spray incident

At 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 police were called to a disturbance on Fairview Road where someone had used pepper spray in the hallway of an apartment building.

Police said the person reporting the incident was extremely intoxicated on drugs, was nonsensical and uncooperative. The complainant was taken into custody until sober.

Christmas Day fight

Police broke up a Christmas Day fight as tensions were running high and a baseball bat was brought out in a backyard on Hastings Avenue.

The matter was resolved and no arrests were made.

Police rescue man who put out his back

Police received a report on Dec. 23 that a person’s friend who lives in a camper van was missing.

At 2:30 a.m. police located the vehicle at the Penticton Community Centre. The man was stuck on the floor since Dec. 22 after his back had seized up due to a ruptured disc. Ambulance arrived and transported the man to hospital where he is reportedly doing well and is remaining in the hospital for some time.