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Coroner investigating death near creek

September
29
,
2016
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Another man has died in the street in Kamloops Thursday night, though police can’t say whether a drug overdose is to blame. Kamloops RCMP said Thursday that they do not consider the death of the man, 50, to be suspicious. A second man, a...

Firearm complaint a false alarm

September
26
,
2016
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RCMP officers surrounded a house with guns drawn on Columbia Street Monday afternoon, Sept. 26, prepared for the possibility of an armed standoff. Fortunately, they were the only ones who were armed. A search of the home near Second Avenue...

Pickup recovered, investigation continues

September
23
,
2016
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A stolen pickup truck that police suspect was used for criminal activity turned up Thursday, Sept. 22, but an investigation continues. The pickup, stolen Sept. 19,  was found abandoned in the area of Tranquille Road and Desmond Street. No...

Driver killed in Pritchard crash

September
21
,
2016
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A single-vehicle crash in Pritchard early Wednesday, Sept. 21, claimed the life of an Alberta resident. The 57-year-old male driver of a pickup truck died when his vehicle went off Hwy. 1 and down an embankment at Martin Prairie Road around 1:30...

Bomb threat shuts down mall

September
20
,
2016
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A report of a bomb threat forced police to block access and evacuate Northills Shopping Centre at midday Tuesday. The unspecified threat originated as a complaint reported to police at 11:40 a.m. Both access roads on the south side of the mall...

Masked men make off with park's ATM

September
19
,
2016
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Kamloops RCMP are investigating a theft of an ATM from B.C. Wildlife Park. On Sunday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 a.m., police were notified of an alarm at the park off the East Trans-Canada Highway.   When officers arrived they found that the...

Death not suspicious, police say

September
19
,
2016
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Information remains scant on circumstances relating to the body of a man discovered Saturday in the 100 block of Tranquille Road. Kamloops RCMP said Monday that they have determined the identity of the man but did not release his name. They did...

More than 500 tickets issued for vehicle defects

September
16
,
2016
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There are a lot of unsafe vehicles out there if results of an enforcement crackdown are any indication. A joint effort over three days this week resulted in 501 violation tickets issued for vehicle defects, Kamloops RCMP reported Friday. All...

CRA scam costs senior $8,000

September
16
,
2016
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A Kamloops senior felt the sting, losing $8,000 to a familiar fraud that’s become known as the Canada Revenue Scam. The scammer phoned the senior, 80, and told him there were errors on his 2015 tax return. If he didn’t purchase $4,000...

Photo released of theft suspect

September
14
,
2016
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Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who stole items from a downtown residence. On Monday, Sept. 5, Labour Day at around 7 p.m., a male entered the backyard of a residence located in the downtown...