Kelowna man caught urinating on cop shop

The new Kelowna RCMP Police Services building is pictured during construction on May 18, 2017.
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KELOWNA - A guard at the new Kelowna RCMP detachment had to call police after watching a man drive into the parking lot, get out of the vehicle and urinate on the building on the weekend.

RCMP say at roughly 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, officers at the detachment on Richter Street found a 21-year-old Kelowna man showing signs of intoxication.

The young man was questioned and seemed confused when he was told that he had just urinated on the police station, according to an RCMP media release. He was handed a 24 hour driving prohibition.

Inside his black Ford Escape officers found, and seized, illicit drugs and drug paraphernalia.

"The RCMP would like to remind the general public that urinating in a public place and possession of drug paraphernalia are each considered an offence under Section 3.32 and 3.33 of the City of Kelowna Parks and Public Spaces Bylaw No. 10680. Each may carry a $100.00 fine." Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey says in the release.

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