RCMP

Penticton RCMP Supt. Brian Hunter says officers can only do reactive policing because of the staffing shortage at the detachment which faces the highest caseload in the province. (File photo)

Penticton RCMP have no problem filling positions, contrary to city councillor’s assertions

Penticton’s top cop calls officers’ caseload ‘egregious and awful’

Penticton RCMP Supt. Brian Hunter says officers can only do reactive policing because of the staffing shortage at the detachment which faces the highest caseload in the province. (File photo)
The single-lane bridge on Kicking Horse Trail where the fatality occurred. (File photo)

Golden man dead after falling into Columbia River

Golden-Field RCMP responded on Friday, Aug. 6 to a call that a man had fallen into the river

The single-lane bridge on Kicking Horse Trail where the fatality occurred. (File photo)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP restricted acess to Advenutre Bay and Canadian Lakeview Estates to residents only Aug. 6 after ordered evacuated due to the White Rock Lake wildfire. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP)

Vernon Mounties witness acts of kindness in wake of White Rock Lake wildfire

RCMP respond to 225 calls, plus aid in evac orders, road closures over the weekend

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP restricted acess to Advenutre Bay and Canadian Lakeview Estates to residents only Aug. 6 after ordered evacuated due to the White Rock Lake wildfire. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP)
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Oliver RCMP escort girl home after being stalked

The young woman called RCMP after receiving multiple uninvited advances from an older man

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Yin Yin Din, sister of Kyaw Din who was shot by police, at a protest in Maple Ridge. (The News files)

Donor steps up for Maple Ridge police shooting victim’s sister

Offers to fund a counsellor after he also lost a loved one

Yin Yin Din, sister of Kyaw Din who was shot by police, at a protest in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
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Man wanted on numerous warrants arrested in West Kelowna

43-year-old Michael Collins was arrested in the 3000-block of Cougar Road

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Detail from one of the large stamp collections recently recovered by RCMP in Cache Creek and Oliver. (Photo credit: RCMP)

Oliver RCMP seek to return lost stamps to sender

The stamp collections were recently found in Cache Creek and Oliver

Detail from one of the large stamp collections recently recovered by RCMP in Cache Creek and Oliver. (Photo credit: RCMP)
RCMP at the Kelowna Mini dealership on Wednesday, Aug. 4. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Guns-drawn police response near Kelowna dealership caused by mistaken weapons report

Police were responding to a report of a man with a weapon

RCMP at the Kelowna Mini dealership on Wednesday, Aug. 4. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Osoyoos’ Constable Ryan Fulcher agreed to surrender 10 days pay and leave after exposing himself in 2018. (File)

Osoyoos Mountie who exposed himself in front of 2 teens forfeits 10-days leave and pay

The officer had charges against him dropped earlier in 2020

Osoyoos’ Constable Ryan Fulcher agreed to surrender 10 days pay and leave after exposing himself in 2018. (File)
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Grand Forks man allegedly assaults paramedics, takes up sword in armed stand-off

Police say the man had been serving house arrest for a prior conviction at the time of the alleged assault

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Woman drowns in Christina Lake, say Grand Forks RCMP

The woman’s death marks the area’s first reported drowning in 2021

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Sicamous RCMP are investigating a suspicious structural fire that occurred on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (File photo)
Sicamous RCMP are investigating a suspicious structural fire that occurred on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (File photo)
Officers swarmed Pandosy Street near KLO Road on Saturday evening, July 31. (DanRyan F de Guzman/Facebook)

Targeted shooting in Kelowna sends 2 to hospital

Shots rang out near a stretch of businesses on Pandosy Street Saturday evening

Officers swarmed Pandosy Street near KLO Road on Saturday evening, July 31. (DanRyan F de Guzman/Facebook)
Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey and Kelowna city councillor Maxine DeHart in 2018. (Contributed)

RCMP Southeast District media relations officer headed east

Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey has accepted a transfer to Newfoundland and Labrador

Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey and Kelowna city councillor Maxine DeHart in 2018. (Contributed)
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Busted minutes after allegedly stealing truck in Kelowna

Two men were arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle from a home in Rutland

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A Kimberley senior says a scammer is using local numbers. (File image)

Enderby senior cheated out of $3K by phone scammer

Fraudster claimed to be a bank manager

A Kimberley senior says a scammer is using local numbers. (File image)
The RCMP made an early morning arrest following multiple set fires in Summerland on July 29. (File)

RCMP make early morning arrest of alleged Summerland arsonist

The man was reportedly spotted by witnesses walking from one of the fires with a gas can

The RCMP made an early morning arrest following multiple set fires in Summerland on July 29. (File)
The body of a 27-year-old man was recovered from White Lake on July 29, after he went missing while swimming the day prior. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

RCMP recover body of international student who drowned in lake near Salmon Arm

Police say group attempted to rescue 27-year-old man but was unsuccessful

The body of a 27-year-old man was recovered from White Lake on July 29, after he went missing while swimming the day prior. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
RCMP pictured at a motor vehicle incident during snowy conditions. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Penticton calls for another 2 new RCMP officers

Council voted down the mayor’s request of five officers

RCMP pictured at a motor vehicle incident during snowy conditions. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
The victim and the suspect were known to each other and the incident is an isolated one, according to a Kelowna RCMP press release. (Black Press File Photo)

Kelowna man arrested for allegedly assaulting person and police

A 35-year-old Kelowna man has been held in custody and will be brought before the court

The victim and the suspect were known to each other and the incident is an isolated one, according to a Kelowna RCMP press release. (Black Press File Photo)