Penticton RCMP week in review 2017-08-01

Penticton, BC – The following incidents occurred over the past week in Penticton:


2017-11545 At 345 am, Police were called to Penticton Fabricating on Dawson Avenue. An employee arrived to witness two individuals running away from the open doors. It appears that access was gained through a window using a ladder. The forensic identification section attended and this matter remains under investigation.

2017-11547 At 615 am, Penticton RCMP received a report of a 2001 Honda dirt bike, with BC license plate 8B3062, stolen from the bed of a pickup truck on Albert Street.

2017-11604 At 520 pm, Police received a report of a blue 2008 Polaris 800 2up ATV stolen from a Kaleden residence on Lakehill Road.


2017-11649 At 105 pm, Penticton RCMP attended a two vehicle accident on Highway 97 near Sage Mesa Drive. One driver was found to be impaired by alcohol and is facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

2017-11660 At 220 pm, a storage shed and fifth wheel were reported to have been broken into on Weyerhauser Road in Okanagan Falls. Tools, electronics and lifejackets were some of the items reported missing.

2017-11673 At 650 pm, emergency services personel responded to a report of a ten year old boy jumping into the river channel and not observed having made it out. After an extensive search, the boy was found to be safe on shore and reported that he had just gone for a swim.


2017-11745 At 1030 pm, Police attended to a hit and run on Smethurst Road where a vehicle failed to negotiate the curve and struck a parked BMW and a garage, causing extensive damage. The suspect vehicle has not yet been located.


2017-11842 Penticton RCMP Targeted Enforcement Unit stopped a stolen Pontiac Montana van near Edna Avenue where the three occupants fled on foot. All three occupants were chased down and arrested. They face numerous charges, including possession of stolen property and break in tools.

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