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Salmon Arm RCMP issued a request Oct. 13 to the public to help locate Tyra Sim of Tappen who is wanted for theft. (RCMP image)

Salmon Arm RCMP ask for help locating woman wanted for alleged theft

Public asked to call their local detachment or Crimestoppers

Salmon Arm RCMP issued a request Oct. 13 to the public to help locate Tyra Sim of Tappen who is wanted for theft. (RCMP image)
Surrey RCMP car. (Lauren Collins photo)

Possible Kelowna thieves linked to stolen camping gear in Lumby

Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of camping and kayaking gear

Surrey RCMP car. (Lauren Collins photo)
Oliver RCMP are searching for a man believed to be responsible for a series of break-and-enters and thefts, including of some expensive metal cladding, pictured left. (Oliver RCMP)

One criminal allegedly responsible for 48-hour break-in spree of Okanagan businesses

A single male is believed to be responsible for the series of crimes

Oliver RCMP are searching for a man believed to be responsible for a series of break-and-enters and thefts, including of some expensive metal cladding, pictured left. (Oliver RCMP)
Barn Owl Brewing instagram photo of vehicle allegedly involved in the theft.

Business broken into on Lakeshore in Kelowna

Mod Style Bar say that they were broken into on Oct. 12

Barn Owl Brewing instagram photo of vehicle allegedly involved in the theft.
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Three-time Kelowna purse snatcher arrested

A man is in custody after allegedly stealing three purses

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The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo

RCMP suspect car blast linked to Kootenay drug trafficking, organized crime

The explosion happened Sept. 9 in the bedroom community of Montrose, near Trail

The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo
Lake Country RCMP is looking for a suspect in connection with vehicle theft and fraud. (Photo/Lake Country RCMP)

RCMP reach out to public to help solve Kelowna vehicle theft

Stolen credit card also used to buy gas

Lake Country RCMP is looking for a suspect in connection with vehicle theft and fraud. (Photo/Lake Country RCMP)
The rear smashed window on Marie Pinkerton’s car on Sept. 16, 2022 the most recent time of three in three weeks she has had a window smashed on the vehicle. (Marie Pinkerton photo)

B.C. woman’s car window smashed 3 times in 3 weeks

‘I feel violated. It feels like an attack. It feels targeted actually’

The rear smashed window on Marie Pinkerton’s car on Sept. 16, 2022 the most recent time of three in three weeks she has had a window smashed on the vehicle. (Marie Pinkerton photo)
Theft from COSAR command vehicle (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue/Submitted)
Theft from COSAR command vehicle (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue/Submitted)
Kamloops RCMP are searching for the identity of a second suspect in a break and enter on Summit Drive on Aug. 11 (Kamloops RCMP)

Kamloops RCMP looking to identify break-and-enter suspect

One of two suspects has been identified

Kamloops RCMP are searching for the identity of a second suspect in a break and enter on Summit Drive on Aug. 11 (Kamloops RCMP)
Cracker and his bike, with his identity hidden (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

RCMP and offenders agree crime is a ‘revolving door’ in Kelowna

“They say here’s a hundred bucks and here’s the street,” said Cracker

Cracker and his bike, with his identity hidden (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
People wait to enter the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, Saturday, June 6, 2020. In the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 1972, three men rappelled from a skylight down a nylon rope into the second floor of the museum. Fifty years after what has been described as the biggest art heist in Canadian history, the thieves’ identity remains a mystery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

50 years after major Montreal art theft, trail has gone cold and nobody’s talking

Thieves rappelled into the museum from a skylight, overpowered the guards and stole millions in art

People wait to enter the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, Saturday, June 6, 2020. In the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 1972, three men rappelled from a skylight down a nylon rope into the second floor of the museum. Fifty years after what has been described as the biggest art heist in Canadian history, the thieves’ identity remains a mystery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Craig Alan Leamon, 42, has been charged with robbery and resisting arrest following an incident at a 27th Street business in Vernon Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon man arrested after attempted robbery with a knife

42-year-old man charged with robbery and resisting arrest Monday afternoon

Craig Alan Leamon, 42, has been charged with robbery and resisting arrest following an incident at a 27th Street business in Vernon Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Estrellita Karsh wife of legenary photographer Yousuf Karsh stands in front of the iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill taken by her husband in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Two art heists, 50 years apart: expert says Canada is a ‘soft target’

Officials didn’t discover the latest stolen piece was gone for more than 8 months after it was taken

Estrellita Karsh wife of legenary photographer Yousuf Karsh stands in front of the iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill taken by her husband in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Alleged suspect who may have stolen items at The Yardhouse.

Kelowna business owner warns of theft in Baron Road area

A man may have taken off with items from The Yardhouse

Alleged suspect who may have stolen items at The Yardhouse.
RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Concerned citizens take action with ‘out of control’ crime in Kelowna

Take Back Kelowna aim to increase crime reporting and say they are not a vigilante group

RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
A man was caught on surveillance stealing a van from an Alexis Park area home early Monday, July 25. (Video still)

Van stolen in Vernon, ditched, then car allegedly taken from Salmon Arm

RCMP tell owner the thief took a salvage yard employees vehicle after his broke down

A man was caught on surveillance stealing a van from an Alexis Park area home early Monday, July 25. (Video still)
The Kelowna RCMP detachment is currently facing a 20 per cent staffing gap. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP looking to address bike theft problem

Man arrested for alleged bike theft on July 23

The Kelowna RCMP detachment is currently facing a 20 per cent staffing gap. (File photo)
During a recent act of vandalism at Sicamous’ new Beach Park washroom and concession facility, a pair of bikes belonging to the chamber were stolen. (File photo)

Sicamous chamber student ambassador bikes stolen and destroyed

Bikes were taken during recent act of vandalism at new Beach Park facility

During a recent act of vandalism at Sicamous’ new Beach Park washroom and concession facility, a pair of bikes belonging to the chamber were stolen. (File photo)