Penticton RCMP week in review 2017-10-03


2017-10-04 14:19 PDT

File # 2017-15608

The following incidents occurred over the past week in Penticton:


2017-15608 At 410 pm, a Penticton RCMP officer came across a man at Highway 3A and Marron Valley Road who claimed that he had been assaulted and his van was stolen. Police observed the van speed away from a nearby property and eventually were able to stop it, utilizing a spike belt, on Shingle Creek Road. Two males and a female ran from the vehicle and were arrested nearby. 27 year old Jennifer Atkins was charged with possession of stolen property. 27 year old Amos Atkins appeared in court and faces charges of possession of stolen property, breach of probation, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from police, driving while prohibited and resisting arrest. He remains in custody. The second male was not charged.


2017-15632 At 415 am, a break and enter was reported to have occurred at Vantage Power Sports on Industrial Avenue. Security reported finding a smashed window. Numerous motocross items were reported missing.

2017-15634 a resident of Dunant Place reported the theft of a trailer overnight. It is described as a black Snowbear trailer with British Columbia license plate WBV57D. Inside the trailer was a 2007 blue Polaris Quad with plate number 2C3154.


2017-15696 At 1215 pm, police received a report of three males with a possible gun at Winnipeg Street and Orchard Avenue. Two males were arrested and found to be in possession of a paintball gun and were held in custody on a number of breach charges.


2017-15855 At 10 pm, Penticton RCMP received a report of a fight and a male pointing a handgun in the Tim Hortons parking lot on Skaha Lake Road. Police detained three individuals and located a replica handgun, that turned out to be a pellet gun, as well as brass knuckles and several knives. 27 year old David KIDD of Penticton was held for court on Monday where he was released on a Recognizance of Bail. He is facing numerous weapon charges.


2017-15950 At 515 pm police received a report of a break and enter from a resident of South Main Street. The occupants of the residence were in the process of moving and discovered their 50 inch Sharp television and an AICIS touch screen laptop missing. A neighbour observed a female in her 50’s, with dark shoulder length hair, take the television between 1030 am and 12 pm and leave in a grey Ford Mustang. The neighbour assumed that this person was helping the occupants move. This matter remains under investigation.

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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