RCMP

A Summerland store clerk was injured in an incident that eventually led police to arrest two Penticton men. File photo

Summerland store clerk injured by car as alleged shoplifters flee parking lot

RCMP arrested two men at a Penticton home and also seized several firearms and illegal drugs

A Summerland store clerk was injured in an incident that eventually led police to arrest two Penticton men. File photo
A man and a woman are in police custody following an alleged targeted attack west of Salmon Arm on Aug. 23, 2021. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP recommend kidnapping charge in alleged targeted attack

Police say suspects broke into house, attempted to hide from officers

A man and a woman are in police custody following an alleged targeted attack west of Salmon Arm on Aug. 23, 2021. (File photo)
Const. Shaun Miranda (from left), Const. Krista Boudreau and Sgt. Dale Jackson are presented with awards for saving lives in an overdose situation by Supt. Shawna Baher. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

RCMP combatting drug overdoses in North Okanagan

22 officers have delivered life-saving Naloxone to 33 individuals

Const. Shaun Miranda (from left), Const. Krista Boudreau and Sgt. Dale Jackson are presented with awards for saving lives in an overdose situation by Supt. Shawna Baher. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
Photos of Mona Wang, the injuries she sustained and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacey Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Contributed)

Kelowna Mountie charged with assault in high-profile wellness check on UBCO student

Const. Lacy Browning will appear in a Kelowna court on Sept. 14

Photos of Mona Wang, the injuries she sustained and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacey Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Contributed)
A memorial of flowers and a picture of murder victim Kathy Richardson stand outside her Narmata Village home. (Monique Tamminga)

Who killed Naramata’s Kathy Richardson?

Over 2 months later, RCMP continue to work on the crime that shocked Penticton

A memorial of flowers and a picture of murder victim Kathy Richardson stand outside her Narmata Village home. (Monique Tamminga)
Matthew MacGugan, 31, was last seen Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (RCMP)

Vernon police search for missing man

Turn to public for tips on 31-year-old Matthew MacGugan’s whereabouts

Matthew MacGugan, 31, was last seen Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (RCMP)
A car driving double the speed limit on Highway 97 in Spallumcheen netted a Salmon Arm man a $483 ticket and his vehicle was impounded for seven days. (Vernon RCMP photo)

Okanagan drivers caught speeding ‘excessively excessive,’: 170 and 211 km/hr

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP impounded cars for 7 days, issue $483 tickets

A car driving double the speed limit on Highway 97 in Spallumcheen netted a Salmon Arm man a $483 ticket and his vehicle was impounded for seven days. (Vernon RCMP photo)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is asking the public for help in finding Kaden Abbott, wanted on warrants. (RCMP photo)

North Okanagan RCMP seeking wanted man

Kaden Abbott is wanted for a number of counts and is believed to be in Vernon area

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is asking the public for help in finding Kaden Abbott, wanted on warrants. (RCMP photo)
The Lake Cowichan RCMP detachment’s phone number is being spoofed to make calls to the public. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Lake Cowichan RCMP phone line being spoofed by scammers; mischief investigation sparked

Return calls are flooding phone lines and tying up resources

The Lake Cowichan RCMP detachment’s phone number is being spoofed to make calls to the public. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A person is receiving medical attention after allegedly attacking three Salmon Arm RCMP officers on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP officers unharmed after alleged attack by person wielding machete, scythe

Person was apprehended with conductive energy weapon, transported to hospital

A person is receiving medical attention after allegedly attacking three Salmon Arm RCMP officers on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. (File photo)
The search continues for an Alberta man presumed to have drowned in Mara Lake near Sicamous on Aug. 11, 2021 (File photo)

Search continues for Alberta man presumed to have drowned in Mara Lake near Sicamous

RCMP Underwater Recovery Team searched for three days but could not find the man

The search continues for an Alberta man presumed to have drowned in Mara Lake near Sicamous on Aug. 11, 2021 (File photo)
RCMP. (File)

Crime figures increase in Oliver, decrease in Osoyoos

RCMP presents quarterly statistics for South Okanagan communities

RCMP. (File)
A BX-Swan Lake firefighter hoses off an RCMP vehicle after it was hit with retardant by a plane in a wildfire zone recently. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

North Okanagan RCMP vehicle hit with fire retardant

Plane got a little too close, but sticky substance came off OK

A BX-Swan Lake firefighter hoses off an RCMP vehicle after it was hit with retardant by a plane in a wildfire zone recently. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Crime trends show decrease in Keremeos

Fewer assaults, thefts and mischief incidents reported, but auto theft numbers double

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Crime statistics increased in almost every category in Summerland, according to RCMP statistics for the second quarter of 2021 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Crime and calls for police service increase in Summerland

Higher numbers observed in almost every category of the latest RCMP statistics

Crime statistics increased in almost every category in Summerland, according to RCMP statistics for the second quarter of 2021 (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Vernon Search and Rescue was called to help Vernon North Okanagan RCMP rescue four people from the waters of Kalamalka Lake after their boat capsized Sunday, Aug. 15. (File photo)

Vernon Search and Rescue crew assists boaters after vessel capsizes

Incident happened after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, on Kalamalka Lake

Vernon Search and Rescue was called to help Vernon North Okanagan RCMP rescue four people from the waters of Kalamalka Lake after their boat capsized Sunday, Aug. 15. (File photo)
Kyle Gianis. (Kyle Gianis/Instagram)

RCMP cleared of wrongdoing in Enderby death of West Kelowna man with gang ties

Kyle Gianis died of self-inflicted wounds at a campground near Enderby days after surviving a shooting in Kelowna

Kyle Gianis. (Kyle Gianis/Instagram)
Four RCMP vehicles near the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 33 in Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

RCMP arrest man panhandling at Kelowna intersection

Mounties allege the man attempted to assault an officer after being given a warning

Four RCMP vehicles near the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 33 in Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)
(Black Press file photo).

Kelowna woman facing charges after fatal Thanksgiving collision

A 60-year-old motorcyclist from the South Okanagan died in the crash

(Black Press file photo).
The Calgary driver involved in the fatal Lake Louise hit and run has been charged. (File photo)

Charges laid in Golden arrest after fatal Lake Louise hit and run

The man was arrested in Golden, after allegedly striking two Ontarians in Lake Louise Thursday

The Calgary driver involved in the fatal Lake Louise hit and run has been charged. (File photo)