Dynamite destroyed in Joe Rich

Several sticks of dynamite have been located and destroyed in the Joe Rich area.

Several sticks of dynamite have been located and destroyed in the Joe Rich area.

Kelowna RCMP were called to investigate what was believed to be several sticks of dynamite located in the 8000 block of Sun Valley Road,  April 12 at 6:05 a.m.

“Police attended and located several sticks of the suspected dynamite, in what appeared to be a deteriorated condition. RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) attended and confirmed the sticks were in fact dynamite and disposed of them,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan.

“Police believe that there may be more dynamite unaccounted for. RCMP helicopter and Police Service Dog attended and did a search in the area but no dynamite was located”

Kelowna RCMP has a number of tips and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, Cst Angulo at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

 

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