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A loaded handgun was seized from a vehicle during an early morning traffic stop in Vernon May 31. (RCMP photo)

Loaded gun found in Vernon RCMP traffic stop

Routine patrol leads to arrest of 39-year-old

 

Black Press File Photo

3 arrested after shots allegedly fired in Peachland home

The incident took place on April 30 in the 200-block of Highway 97 South

 

Vernon RCMP are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly pointed a firearm at two people outside a downtown business Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Contributed)

Man who brandished firearm in downtown Vernon sought by police

Video surveillance image shows man pointing what investigators believe to be a handgun April 10

 

Salmon Arm Mayor Alan Harrison said he has no interest municipal bylaws regulating handguns. (Black Press file photo).

Salmon Arm mayor not interested in municipal regulation of handguns

Federal bill would allow municipalities to ban handguns through bylaws

Salmon Arm Mayor Alan Harrison said he has no interest municipal bylaws regulating handguns. (Black Press file photo).
Rifles are shown locked up in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Trudeau government would allow municipalities to ban handguns under new bill

Bill also proposes a buyback of recently banned firearms the government considers assault-style weapon

Rifles are shown locked up in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Evidence the Hells Angels are a criminal gang was 'hearsay,' a judge ruled in a recent gun permit case. (Black Press Media files)

Evidence that Hells Angels are criminal gang ‘hearsay,’ judge rules in gun permit case

A full-patch member will get another chance at a gun permit, the judge ruled

Evidence the Hells Angels are a criminal gang was 'hearsay,' a judge ruled in a recent gun permit case. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP are investigating a midday theft Thursday, Dec. 17, of three handguns from Eagle Industires Ltd. on Kalamalka Lake Road. (Morning Star - file photo)

Okanagan gun shop rattled by midday theft

Pair of thieves make off with three handguns from Eagle Industries Ltd. in Vernon Dec. 17

RCMP are investigating a midday theft Thursday, Dec. 17, of three handguns from Eagle Industires Ltd. on Kalamalka Lake Road. (Morning Star - file photo)
(Kamloops This Week)

B.C. man who bragged about his ‘new toys’ sentenced to four years for gun possession

Rintoul has about two-and-a-half years left to spend in federal custody

  • Dec 6, 2020
(Kamloops This Week)
A residence in West Kelowna’s McDougall Estates RV Park was the subject of a police search warrant on Tuesday, Sept. 29. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Guns seized in relation to southeast Kelowna murder investigation

RCMP seized several firearms from a West Kelowna home on Tuesday

A residence in West Kelowna’s McDougall Estates RV Park was the subject of a police search warrant on Tuesday, Sept. 29. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Gun owners hold signs criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a rally organized by the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights against the government’s new gun regulations, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Pro-gun marchers speak out on federal government’s assault weapon ban

Trudeau government announced in May that it was banning the use, sale and import of assault weapons into Canada

Gun owners hold signs criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a rally organized by the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights against the government’s new gun regulations, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
No one shot after bullets fly at the Kelowna Ramada

No one shot after bullets fly at the Kelowna Ramada

RCMP say two men were targeted by a single shooter

No one shot after bullets fly at the Kelowna Ramada
Photo courtesy RCMP
Photo courtesy RCMP
(RCMP photo of police boat)

Kelowna man allegedly fires gun into Osoyoos Lake

Osoyoos RCMP is now looking for witnesses to the incident

(RCMP photo of police boat)
RCMP arrived at approximately 8:30 to the 2000 block of Carmi Rd. July 10, 2020 in Penticton after a woman was struck by a bullet outside her home. Police are still seeking potential suspects. (Phil McLachlan / Western News)

Penticton woman struck by mystery bullet

Woman suffers no major injuries; RCMP without any leads, investigation continues

RCMP arrived at approximately 8:30 to the 2000 block of Carmi Rd. July 10, 2020 in Penticton after a woman was struck by a bullet outside her home. Police are still seeking potential suspects. (Phil McLachlan / Western News)
Oliver RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly stolen multiple firearms and ammunition from a Canadian Tire. (Black Press file photo)

Guns, ammunition stolen from Canadian Tire in Oliver

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect caught on video surveillance

Oliver RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly stolen multiple firearms and ammunition from a Canadian Tire. (Black Press file photo)
A 62-year-old Oliver man is facing firearms charges while an injured 43-year-old man is also facing charges for mischief and dangerous driving stemming from a June 15 incident at a residence in Oliver. (Black Press file photo)

Oliver man injured in town’s second shooting in three days

62-year-old facing firearms charges, 43-year-old man suffers non-life-threatening injuries

A 62-year-old Oliver man is facing firearms charges while an injured 43-year-old man is also facing charges for mischief and dangerous driving stemming from a June 15 incident at a residence in Oliver. (Black Press file photo)
RCMP report Shuswap suspect threatened to kill neighbours

RCMP report Shuswap suspect threatened to kill neighbours

Police say man was arrested with loaded weapons inside vehicle and residence

RCMP report Shuswap suspect threatened to kill neighbours
A Penticton man, Andrew Drouin, has created a petition to make shotgun shells refundable in hopes that it will motivate people to return the often littered plastic casings. (South Okanagan Trail Alliance / Change.org)

Petition seeks to clean up Okanagan forests ‘carpeted’ with shotgun shells

Penticton man says making shot-gun shells refundable would create cleaner forests

A Penticton man, Andrew Drouin, has created a petition to make shotgun shells refundable in hopes that it will motivate people to return the often littered plastic casings. (South Okanagan Trail Alliance / Change.org)
Penticton RCMP is working with Canada Post in an effort to recover a package, containing a rifle, stolen from a man’s front door. Pictured is the Savage 99C rifle, Series A, with a new Bushnell Engage 2.5-10x44 scope attached. The serial number on the rifle is D597026. (Dan Saver photo)

Penticton RCMP investigating stolen package containing rifle

Gun owner expresses frustration at method of delivery by Canada Post

Penticton RCMP is working with Canada Post in an effort to recover a package, containing a rifle, stolen from a man’s front door. Pictured is the Savage 99C rifle, Series A, with a new Bushnell Engage 2.5-10x44 scope attached. The serial number on the rifle is D597026. (Dan Saver photo)
An RCMP officer talks with a local resident before escorting them home at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Nova Scotia mass killer’s semi-automatic guns believed to have come from U.S.

The Mounties are still declining to reveal the brand or the calibre of the weapons

An RCMP officer talks with a local resident before escorting them home at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan