Napper nabbed by Kelowna police

Alleged thief too sleepy to make a get-away from Kelowna RCMP.

  • Jun. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

A 45-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl face charges after police found a stolen car and a stolen motorcycle in Kelowna Thursday night.

One man is in custody facing potential charges after police found him napping behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle early Friday morning.

Officers found a man fast asleep inside the red Saturn Ion which they confirmed had been allegedly stolen out of Lake Country on June 6.

The man was identified and found to be wanted on two unrelated warrants for his arrest.

The 25-year old Kelowna man, spent the rest of his night sleeping in cells. He is expected to appear in court June 10 facing potential charges of possession of property obtained by crime.


Just Posted

Mount Eneas fire grows to 1,374 hectares

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen issues evac alerts for properties in Area F.

Summerland winery saved from wildfire

Okanagan Crush Pad is thanking firefighters for saving the Summerland vineyard

Former Peachland mayor passes away

George Waldo served as mayor for a total of 19 years in the 1980s and 1990s

Okanagan Wildfires: The latest on wildfires and evacuations

A Friday morning look at the major wildfires impact the Okanagan and Similkameen.

Update: Fire on Kelowna’s Knox Mountain quickly knocked down

City fire crews responded to report of smoke at the top of the hill Friday afternoon.

BC Wildfire update on Okanagan blazes

Watch the media briefing on the current fire situation in the Okanagan.

Wildfires near Vernon extinguished

BX, Dee Lake and Irish Creek fires all out

What’s happening this weekend

Follow Social Squad memeber Matthew Abrey to find out what’s happeing this weekend

RCMP help to save goats from wildfire

The fast-approaching wildfire, sparked Thursday, forced the evacuation of five homes

Vernon’s Sparrow signs with Wichita

Vernon product headed to ECHL for pro hockey

VIDEO: Near drowning captured on popular B.C. river

Search and Rescue manager says the popular pastime of floating in the summer is inherently dangerous

Matjicka pulls trick for Silver Stars

Capri Insurance Men’s 55+ Soccer League roundup

Crosswalk vandalism leaves black mark for Cowichan as B.C. Games begin

Rainbow crosswalk defaced just days after being painted

Photo gallery: BC Games Day 1

A brief look at action from the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley

Most Read