Police report

News from the Summerland RCMP detachment over the past week.

Truck stolen

Police were called on Jan. 24 after a white three-quarter tonne Dodge pickup truck was reported stolen on Julia Street.

The truck has the B.C. license plate KH 6960.

Police say suspects used a second truck to push the Dodge to the road.

The second truck, which had been stolen from Penticton, was left at the scene.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call the Summerland RCMP detachment at 250-494-7416 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Vehicle flips

On Jan. 28 police responded to a single vehicle accident on Highway 97 at Arkell Road.

The driver of a Toyota Corolla struck the concrete barrier and flipped onto its side.

Summerland firefighters provided assistance in removing the lone occupant, who was taken to Penticton Regional Hospital. At this time, the driver appears to have received minor injuries.

Three arrested following shoplifting incident

Three Kelowna men were arrested on Monday following a shoplifting incident on Main Street.

Police received a complaint of suspects shoplifting high value items from an automotive supply store in the 9500 block.

The suspects were seen leaving in a green pickup truck.

Police later apprehended three men, aged 35, 34 and 36, all from Kelowna.

Charges against the men are pending.

“This was an excellent response from the business employees to provide accurate, timely information which allowed our officers to locate and arrest the suspects in this case,” said Cpl Christopher Richardson, acting detachment commander. The investigation is continuing.

RCMP believe at least three businesses were targetted and items were stolen.

Anyone whose business may have been a target of this or any other theft is asked to call the detachment at 250-494-7416.

Window broken

On Jan. 24, police were called after a window had been broken at the Peacock Perch Liquor Store.

The incident occurred overnight. The store was not entered and the incident is still under investigation.

Nursery entered

A nursery on Washington Avenue was broken into overnight on Jan. 27.

Police say locks were broken and damaged. The incident is still under investigation.


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