Police report

News from the Summerland RCMP detachment over the past week.

Jewelry stolen

Gold and silver jewelry pieces were stolen following a break-in at Summerland Gold and Silver Exchange on Oct. 13.

The incident occurred at 4:49 a.m.

Police say the door was forced open and a hammer was used to smash a jewelry cabinet.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Summerland RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Donation jars taken

Donation jars were taken from Nesters Market and from the liquor store on Oct. 14 and 15.

Police say a 36-year-old Penticton man has been apprehended in connection with the incidents and is facing charges of thefts.

Vehicle vandalized

On Oct. 14, a vehicle parked on Mountford Avenue was vandalized when slang was scratched into the side. Police are continuing to investigate this incident.

Break-ins reported

Police believe a series of daytime break-ins around Summerland on Oct. 15 are all related.

The break-ins occurred on Williams Avenue, Dale Meadows Road, Gillespie Road and Nixon Road. Some of the residences were unlocked, while in other instances, the doors were forced open.

Police urge residents to make sure their doors are locked and to take note of what is happening in their neighbourhoods.

The thefts are still under investigation.

Saws taken

On Oct. 17, police were called following a theft from a cargo trailer.

Two Husqvarna chainsaws and one Echo chain saw were taken.

Summerland RCMP are continuing to investigate the incident.


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