April 20, 2017 - 2:30 PM
KAMLOOPS - As long as demonstrators keep things peaceful, they won't be smoked out of annual 4-20 events in Kamloops today.
Kamloops RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says officers will be monitoring the event today, April 20, as they do each year.
Police are aware of one planned demonstration in Spirit Square, but Shelkie says since they have been held in Riverside Park before, RCMP is also prepared for an event there.
Shelkie says demonstrations in years previous have been peaceful in Kamloops and they are expecting the same for this year.
"We will have extra police presence in the area and will be monitoring for impaired drivers after the event," Shelkie says.
To contact a reporter for this story, email Ashley Legassic or call 250-319-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.
We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above.
News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2017