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Kamloops RCMP seize stolen pickups and guns


A report about suspicious activity on Monday led police to stolen vehicles and guns in Kamloops.

Kamloops RCMP received a report about a suspicious person going through a newer Ford pickup truck in the 100 block of Cedar Street at around 7:30 a.m., June 10, according to a press release from police.

When officers checked the pickup, and a Ford SUV in the alley behind the home, they discovered both vehicles were stolen.

“With assistance from the Police Dog Service, frontline officers located and seized two firearms and recovered two stolen vehicles as part of the investigation,” Kamloops RCMP media liaison Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said in the release. “While officers were on scene, several criminals known by police to be connected to the drug trade and violent crimes were identified and arrested or detained.”

Everyone who was arrested was released without process as part of an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information or video related to the investigation is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-17805.

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