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Penticton has worst crime rate in the Okanagan, says Stats Canada

Data from 2020 shows the number of cleared cases has dropped over the last five years

 

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Violent crime up by 233 per cent in Keremeos over first three months of 2021

An increase in assaults led the spike in crimes

 

Richmond RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng said, in March, the force received a stand-out number of seven reports of incidents that appeared to have “racial undertones.” (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police

Three incidents in Richmond are currently being invested as hate crimes, says RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng

 

RCMP are trying to determine why a woman fled the scene of an accident in Sooke. (File - Black Press Media)

Crime rate down in 2019 for Keremeos and Osoyoos, up in Oliver

The crime rate in Keremeos went down in four of the last five years

RCMP are trying to determine why a woman fled the scene of an accident in Sooke. (File - Black Press Media)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna has Canada’s fastest-growing crime rate, most opioid offences per-capita

Greater Kelowna’s violent crime rate skyrocketed nearly 60 per cent

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Penticton RCMP overworked while crime rate, danger to police rises: superintendent

Penticton RCMP overworked while crime rate, danger to police rises: superintendent

Forty-two more police officers in Penticton required to meet provincial caseload average

Penticton RCMP overworked while crime rate, danger to police rises: superintendent
Supt. Brian Hunter will be presenting first quarter RCMP stats to Penticton city council, tomorrow (April 21). (Phil McLachlan - Western News - File)

Reported South Okanagan crime up 14 per cent in first quarter

RCMP attribute change to increase in property crime which increased 23 per cent

Supt. Brian Hunter will be presenting first quarter RCMP stats to Penticton city council, tomorrow (April 21). (Phil McLachlan - Western News - File)
Residents are fighting property crime through Block Watch efforts. (File photo)

Block watch helps North Okanagan residents fight crime

Crime prevention groups help reduce property crime

Residents are fighting property crime through Block Watch efforts. (File photo)
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO