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Person with a prohibited weapon arrested in downtown Kamloops


Police officers seized brass knuckles and took a suspect into custody after reports of someone screaming in downtown Kamloops almost a week ago.

Officers were called to the 7-Eleven parking lot at the in the 600 block of Seymour Street during the evening of Thursday, June 13.

RCMP said the arriving officers heard the screams coming from a large group of people.

“One of the people in the group allegedly raised their arm and pointed toward where they thought the screams were coming from, revealing a pair of brass knuckles on his hand,” Kamloops RCMP media relations officer Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said in a media release issued today, June 19.

The person with the brass knuckles was arrested and it turned out he was on conditions not to have weapons, RCMP said. Officers also found and seized a bag of meth.

RCMP don’t say how much meth was seized or why the unidentified suspect was on conditions.

The suspect was taken to RCMP cells and released with a court date and conditions. No word on what charges the person faces.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2024-18360.

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