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UPDATE: Kamloops RCMP arrest man wanted on weapons charges

Kevin James Beattie, who RCMP believe is in Kamloops area, is wanted on several outstanding warrants.
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October 27, 2020 - 11:33 AM

Police have arrested a wanted man in the Kamloops area.

Kevin James Beattie, who was wanted on charges of possession of a weapon while prohibited, possession of ammunition while prohibited, theft under $5,000 and driving while suspended, was arrested in Kamloops Oct. 30, according to an RCMP media release.

Beattie was arrested in a vehicle stop on 8 Street without incident, and officers who searched his vehicle found a sawed off shot gun, a scope, several rounds of shotgun ammunition and a digital scale with drug residue on it.

Beattie is expected to appear in court to face further charges.

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