Police report

News from the Summerland RCMP detachment over the past week.

Laptop taken from food bank

On the afternoon of July 29, police were called after a laptop was stolen from the food bank.

The computer has not been recovered and there are no suspects in this incident.

Stolen truck recovered

On July 30, police recovered a grey Ford pickup truck on Dickson Road behind Nesters Market.

Police say the truck had been stolen from Penticton a couple of weeks earlier.

Driver given suspension

On Aug. 1 at 1:30 a.m., police were called to a single vehicle accident on Highway 97 at Arkell Road.

The motorist struck a concrete barrier, resulting in minor damage to the vehicle. There were no injuries.

Police say the driver, a 26-year-old Kelowna man, was found to be intoxicated and was issued a 90-day license suspension. The vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

Hit and run reported

On Aug. 3 at 4:30 p.m., police were called following a hit and run on Garnett Valley Road. A motorist travelling to Summerland was sideswiped by a black Jeep.

No injuries were reported.

Police are continuing their investigation.

Liquor tickets issued

Police conducted road checks on the weekend and while there were many motorists on the roads, there were no major issues reported.

A total of five liquor tickets, two drug seizures and one three-day suspension were issued. Two intoxicated people were taken to cells in Penticton.


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