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Multiple firearms stolen in Kamloops New Year's break-in

Kamloops RCMP are looking for several suspects and two pickup trucks believed to be involved in a Jan. 1, 2022 break-in.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

Kamloops RCMP kicked off the new year tracking down thieves that made off with more than half a dozen firearms.

Police were called to the 1900 block of Englemann Court after a resident returned home to find a truck in their driveway, according to a Kamloops RCMP news release.

Two Dodge Ram trucks, one in the driveway and another nearby, sped away after the resident returned.

Mounties responded to the home around 12:25 a.m., Jan. 1, where it was reported to them that a pickup was backed into the garage door and its believed the suspects broke into the house from there. The thieves made off with revolvers, shotguns, rifles and a carbine.

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Police believe several men were involved, and surveillance footage shows a suspect vehicle near the home around 11:34 a.m., which then returned around 12:13 a.m.

One of the suspects was wearing red footwear, RCMP said.

Police described the trucks as a Silver Dodge pickup truck with a possible license plate of KWH 887, and the second is a white Dodge pickup, but the plate number is unknown.

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A screenshot from surveillance footage shows a Dodge pickup truck believed to have been involved in a Jan. 1, 2022, Kamloops break-in.
A screenshot from surveillance footage shows a Dodge pickup truck believed to have been involved in a Jan. 1, 2022, Kamloops break-in.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

Anyone with information about the theft can contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

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