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Thief steals Kelowna bylaw vehicle, busted by off-duty Mountie

The constable witnessed a bylaw officer running after the vehicle in the downtown area

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Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

Kelowna Rail Trail attackers found, one in custody

A teenage boy was attacked while riding his bike in 2021

Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)
Garret Lessard

UPDATE: Missing Vernon child found safe

12-year-old located hours after reported missing

Garret Lessard
Around six police cruisers and officers search around Edgewater Motel at Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway looking for an aggressive large Mastiff dog that escaped a vehicle during an impaired investigation on Monday, Jan. 2. The dog is still at large as of Tuesday morning. (Shannon Stewart Facebook)

RCMP warn about aggressive dog on the loose in Penticton

Large brown Mastiff dog escaped a vehicle at Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway

Around six police cruisers and officers search around Edgewater Motel at Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway looking for an aggressive large Mastiff dog that escaped a vehicle during an impaired investigation on Monday, Jan. 2. The dog is still at large as of Tuesday morning. (Shannon Stewart Facebook)
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Man hit with restraining order by ministry offices in West Kelowna

Dylan Choquette is the defendant in civil claim

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RCMP search vehicle at Orchard Park Mall. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP vacuum up thieves who return to the scene of the crime

Three Dyson vacuums stolen from Kelowna Best Buy

RCMP search vehicle at Orchard Park Mall. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Lineup of vehicles behind a crash on Highway 97 north in Lake Country involving a transport truck. (Photo/contributed)

Highway 97 in Lake Country closed due to crash involving semi-truck

Highway 97 through Lake Country has been closed due to a crash…

Lineup of vehicles behind a crash on Highway 97 north in Lake Country involving a transport truck. (Photo/contributed)
Emergency Response Team vehicles, including a Tactical Armoured Vehicle, surround 1075 Cactus Rd. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Police standoff in Kelowna ends after 10 hours with 8 arrests

People from two homes on the 1000 Block of Cactus Road were arrested

Emergency Response Team vehicles, including a Tactical Armoured Vehicle, surround 1075 Cactus Rd. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Arrests and flash bangs as Kelowna police standoff continues into the night

Man from a neighbouring house was arrested after threatening police

Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Shiean Blackkettle

UPDATE: Missing woman last seen in Vernon found safe and well

RCMP asked for public’s help in finding 28-year-old

Shiean Blackkettle
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP arrested Brandon Allen Oppenheimer for assault with a weapon and and other charges Thursday night, Aug. 25, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Woman allegedly punched in Vernon elevator for refusing money to stranger

Suspect sought in assault in residential building

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP arrested Brandon Allen Oppenheimer for assault with a weapon and and other charges Thursday night, Aug. 25, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Karanjot Singh Sodhi has been identified as one of four people killed in a Christmas Eve bus crash on the Connector. (Photo/GoFundMe)

Fundraiser started for family of a man who died in B.C. Christmas Eve bus crash

Four people died in the crash along the Okanagan Connector

Karanjot Singh Sodhi has been identified as one of four people killed in a Christmas Eve bus crash on the Connector. (Photo/GoFundMe)
James Hanna poses in this undated handout photo. His family says he was excited about his future, but that was stolen by a stray bullet fired from an Edmonton police officer’s gun. The 59-year-old was in his basement suite watching television when he was killed in February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Susan Bandola
James Hanna poses in this undated handout photo. His family says he was excited about his future, but that was stolen by a stray bullet fired from an Edmonton police officer’s gun. The 59-year-old was in his basement suite watching television when he was killed in February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Susan Bandola
RCMP officers prepare to take a person into custody at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday April 19, 2020. A man posing as an RCMP officer killed 22 people before he was fatally shot by police, a little over 12 hours after he started what would become one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak

With trust collapsing in the RCMP, some call for ‘broken force’ to be rebuilt

Professor: ‘They really need to rethink what they’re doing as a police force’

RCMP officers prepare to take a person into custody at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday April 19, 2020. A man posing as an RCMP officer killed 22 people before he was fatally shot by police, a little over 12 hours after he started what would become one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak
Rona staff at the Hope store pose with a recovered snow blower that was being sold on Facebook Marketplace. (Heather Krentz)

Stolen $1,300 snow blower recovered in Hope after thieves post it on Facebook Marketplace

Hope RCMP arrested a couple on Dec. 21 in a motel and return hot commodity back to Rona

Rona staff at the Hope store pose with a recovered snow blower that was being sold on Facebook Marketplace. (Heather Krentz)
Trevor Parkstrom was arrested in Kelowna on Dec. 18 and will be held in custody until his court date in January. (RCMP/Contributed)

Prolific offender known around the Okanagan arrested in Kelowna

Trevor Parkstrom committed several amounts of property damage over the last three months

Trevor Parkstrom was arrested in Kelowna on Dec. 18 and will be held in custody until his court date in January. (RCMP/Contributed)
Dale Babiy

Vernon man wanted by RCMP

Dale Babiy, 29, failed to comply with his probation, twice

Dale Babiy
Carol Anderson after a free hair styling she was generously offered after someone stole her Christmas money. She’s hoping her tale of woe helps one person avoid becoming a fraud victim. (Carol Anderson/Facebook)

Chilliwack grandma loses all her Christmas money in crypto scam

‘If telling this story helps one person, then I haven’t lost everything,’ says Chilliwack woman

Carol Anderson after a free hair styling she was generously offered after someone stole her Christmas money. She’s hoping her tale of woe helps one person avoid becoming a fraud victim. (Carol Anderson/Facebook)
Charges have been approved following a gun and drug bust near West Kelowna’s Constable Neil Bruce Middle School from Sept. 2021. (West Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
Charges have been approved following a gun and drug bust near West Kelowna’s Constable Neil Bruce Middle School from Sept. 2021. (West Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
The “mischievous cow” in action Dec. 3. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

RCMP on the lookout for a … ‘troublesome cow’

‘Cow’ left footprints, not hoof prints, in Island city after ringing doorbell earlier this month

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The “mischievous cow” in action Dec. 3. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP