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Reported break in a false alarm, suspects arrested anyway

Police answering a call for a break in found no evidence of one, but did find two suspects breaking the law for other reasons in Penticton last week.
August 08, 2017 - 1:48 PM

PENTICTON - A police call to a Penticton firm for a possible break and enter ended with two men arrested on other charges.

Penticton RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says police received a report of two men attempting to break into a Martin Street accounting firm, located in the 600 block at around 7:55 p.m. Aug. 3.

Police found no evidence of a break in, but did find two men sitting in lawn chairs outside the business, smoking drugs.

A 20-year-old man was arrested for public intoxication and held in custody until sober, while the second man was arrested on two outstanding warrants.

The second man, a 25 year old from Kelowna, was held for a court appearance last week.

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