Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.


Facebook


OR


Register

Privacy Policy

Stolen vehicle recovered in Armstrong, one man arrested

A man has been arrested and a stolen vehicle was recovered in Armstrong following a report of a stolen vehicle Friday afternoon.

On Friday, just before 1 pm, a civilian called Vernon RCMP to report a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a business in the 5600-block of Anderson Way.

According to the police report, the person observed a man slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle and called 9-1-1.

Before police arrived at the business to investigate the situation, the man left the area in a vehicle that was identified as having been stolen from a home in Armstrong two days before.

About 15 minutes later, police located and stopped the vehicle on Patterson Avenue in Armstrong and arrested the man without incident.

When officers searched the vehicle, they allegedly located a knife and suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia. Police also determined that the man was bound by court ordered conditions not to be behind the wheel without the owner of the vehicle present.

A 30-year-old man was charged with one count of possession of stolen property and four counts of failing to comply with a release order – he remains in custody until his court appearance on Jan. 31.

Thumbnail photo credit: BC RCMP


Support local journalism by clicking here to make a one-time contribution or by subscribing for a small monthly fee. We appreciate your consideration and any contribution you can provide.


Visit our Facebook page to comment on this story.

Sign up for local eNews delivered to your inbox by 7 am every day.

Send your comments, news tips, letter to the editor, photos and videos to news@kelownanow.com.

To report a typo, send an email to news@kelownanow.com.



Weather


Fri
18℃


Sat
19℃


Sun
21℃


Mon
19℃


Tue
19℃


Wed
24℃

Top Stories

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our TikTok Feed Follow Our RSS
Privacy Policy