Firearms stolen in string of Kamloops vehicle break-ins
Mike McDonald - Reporter
(JOHN MCDONALD / iNFOnews.ca)
October 17, 2017 - 11:49 AM
KAMLOOPS - The Kamloops RCMP are warning residents to lock up their vehicles after 12 thefts were reported over the weekend.
Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says in a media release says three of the thefts included hunting gear and firearms. Additionally, two vehicles had their windows smashed while another vehicle was not locked.
“The police realize it is hunting season and often hunters get home late from a day in the woods, but it is extremely important that they always take their firearms into their residences and secure them properly,” Shelkie says in the release. “Rifles and shotguns that have been stolen can be used in the commission of an offence and could result in someone being injured.”
Shelkie adds thousands of dollars in hunting gear was taken including firearms, knives, ammunition and binoculars.
To contact a reporter for this story, email Mike McDonald or call 250-819-3723 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