Penticton RCMP week in review 2017-10-10


2017-10-11 10:46 PDT

File # 2017-16076

The following incidents occurred over the past week in Penticton:


2017-16076 At 610 pm, Penticton RCMP responded to a roll over motor vehicle accident in the 2300 block of Naramata Road. The four occupants were able to get out of the vehicle without injury. The driver, a 25 year old resident of Quebec, was found to be impaired by alcohol and the investigation resulted in an Immediate Roadside Prohibition and the Subaru was impounded.


2017-16136 At 7 pm, police attended a motor vehicle accident on Green Lake Road. The driver of a Chevrolet Cavalier went over a barrier and struck a tree. She was able to get out of the vehicle and police assisted in getting her dog out of the car. Both driver and dog had no reported injuries.


2017-16153 At 855 am, Penticton RCMP received a report of a stolen truck that had been left idling in the driveway of a Fairway Avenue residence. The 2015 Dodge Ram pickup was recovered on October 8th on Boucherie Road in West Kelowna. The 35 year old male occupant was arrested and faces charges of possession of stolen property and breach of probation and is to be appear in Kelowna court on Tuesday.


2017-16204 At 835 am, a resident of Princeton-Summerland Road reported that his blue 2005 GMC pickup truck with British Columbia license plate KD9443 was stolen overnight from the driveway. The vehicle was left unlocked and the keys were in the glove box.


2017-16288 At 1010 pm, police responded to a break in at the Greyhound bus depot in Penticton. The main door had been left unlocked and an office door was broken into. Office equipment was scattered about but nothing appeared to be missing. This matter remains under investigation.


2017-16294 At 720 am, a resident of St. Andrews Drive in Kaleden reported that their attached garage had been broken into overnight. Video surveillance shows a male with his face covered disconnect the security camera. An I-pad and keys were reported missing. A 1993 blue Dodge Caravan was located at the scene which had been stolen two days prior from Peachland. At 1015 am, a neighbour reported that their 2017 white Ford Escape with British Columbia license plate EN375A was stolen overnight. Spare keys had been left inside the vehicle.


2017-16326 At 450 am, Penticton RCMP and Penticton Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Brunswick Street. The fire was contained to the balcony area and is suspected to have been caused by a discarded cigarette. There were no injuries.

Released by

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth

NCO i/c Community Policing/Crime Prevention
Penticton Detachment
1168 Main St. Penticton, BC V2A 5E8
Office: 250-492-4300
Cell: 250-460-2157
Fax: 250-492-4851


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