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More than 20 vehicles hit by break-ins

August
25
,
2015
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Break-in artists went on a rampage in Upper Sahali and Aberdeen Monday night, hitting more than 20 vehicles. RCMP Cst. Jason Epp said today thieves didn't seem to be targeting any specific vehicles or items, but the thefts appear to be crimes...

Downtown pizza outlet hit with arson

August
20
,
2015
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The owners of a Pizza King outlet at the corner of Victoria Street and Fifth Avenue were cleaning up a mess Thursday morning after what appears to have been an arson attempt just hours before. Kamloops RCMP assisted Kamloops Fire and Rescue in...

Spences Bridge crash victims identified

August
18
,
2015
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The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two men who died following a motor vehicle incident near Spences Bridge on Aug. 13. They were Morris Nicholas Wilson, Sr., 47, of Spences Bridge, and his son, Morris Nicholas Wilson Jr., 24, of Kamloops. ...

Missing woman located safe and sound

August
18
,
2015
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A woman reported missing since Aug. 12 has been located, RCMP said on Tuesday. Tilley Powder, 41, was reported missing on Monday by her family after she wasn't heard from for five days. They felt it was out of character not to stay in contact...

Thieves rob computer store

August
17
,
2015
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Police are on the lookout for thieves who broke into an Aberdeen computer store early Monday morning. At 4:15 a.m., RCMP responded to a report of a break, enter and theft in progress at Josto Computers, 1390 Hillside Drive. The culprits did...

Police hunt for stabbing suspects

August
14
,
2015
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Police are on the lookout for two suspects after a city youth was stabbed outside the 7-Eleven store on Seymour Street Thursday night. The 23-year-old suffered serious injuries and was taken to Royal Inland Hospital for treatment. His injuries...

One, not 11, injured in Yellowhead crash

August
12
,
2015
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Only one victim suffered serious injuries — not four as initially reported — in a collision at Blackpool on the Yellowhead Highway Wednesday. Clearwater RCMP Sgt. Kevin Podbisky said Thursday that the driver of a sedan attempted a...

Car hits truck from behind, flips onto roof

August
12
,
2015
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The driver of a sedan was taken into custody on suspicion of impaired driving Tuesday night after his car hit a transport truck from behind, lost control and flipped onto its roof. RCMP Cpl. Kelly Butler said today the accident occurred shortly...

Phone scam perpetrators get aggressive

August
11
,
2015
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More people in Kamloops have been getting phone calls sounding suspiciously like scams, leading the RCMP to issue another warning. Police urge residents to be diligent in verifying calls when they are asked to provide funds for Revenue Canada or...

Body of missing teen identified

August
11
,
2015
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A body recovered from the South Thompson River on Sunday has been identified, Kamloops RCMP said Tuesday. Police confirmed that the remains are those of a Chase teenager who was reported missing by his family on Aug. 1. A notice was issued at...