Salmon Arm RCMP have released two surveillance images in an attempt to identify the suspects of a theft and credit card fraud.
On Aug. 19 at 3:56 p.m., officers from the Salmon Arm detachment responded to a report of a residential break and enter on Summit Drive in Blind Bay.
The homeowner had been home all day, then went for a run at 2 p.m. She arrived back home at 3 p.m., and found a ladder at the back of the house, allowing someone to gain entry to the second floor back balcony.
Several items were stolen from the home including the homeowner’s credit cards.
Police investigation revealed one of the credit cards had been used at the Chevron Station in Salmon Arm soon after the theft.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the two persons in the surveillance images.
Anyone who may know the identity of these persons may contact Crime Stoppers, or the local RCMP detachment at 250-832-6044.
A man was arrested after police suspected him of dealing drugs.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, police watched a man they believed to be trafficking drugs in Salmon Arm’s downtown. The officers subsequently conducted a search of the suspect and located quantities of marihuana, powder cocaine and amphetamines.
It was clearly the wrong time for a Salmon Arm woman to be behind the wheel.
At 6:45 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 25, police located a vehicle in the ditch on 11th Ave NE near 30th St. NE.
Witnesses say the driver nearly hit another vehicle, then hit a road sign before going off the road.
The 42-year-old female driver from Salmon Arm was grossly intoxicated and unable to stand.
The driver provided breath samples, which indicated three times the legal limit of alcohol in her system.
Police received several reports of vehicles being entered in the nighttime hours.
Thieves have been targeting unlocked vehicles and taking all items of value.
Police wish to remind the public to empty their vehicle of all items of value, and lock these vehicles when not in use.