(File photo)

Kamloops man arrested for smashing windows and cars

The man barricaded himself in a motel room

A 34-year-old man is in custody after allegedly smashing windows at a Kamloops motel and barricading himself in one of the units, according to RCMP.

Police first received calls at approximately 10 p.m. on Aug. 19 regarding a man in a suspicious vehicle that was seen in a hit and run collision and abandoned shortly after.

Another series of calls were made to police about a man in distress causing a disturbance, vandalizing parked cars and a motel.

READ MORE: Kelowna man charged with killing wife and two daughters returns to court

Officers showed up in numbers and eventually — with help from the dog service — brought the man into police custody.

He remains in custody at this time. Charges have yet to be laid.

READ MORE: Knife-wielding man tries to break into Okanagan retirement home



David Venn
Reporter, Kelowna Capital News
Email me at david.venn@kelownacapnews.com
Follow us on Facebook | Twitter

Just Posted

Cyclist struck on Vernon highway

Emergency crews responding, more information to come

New Vernon pastry chef has real sweet tooth

Caken Me Crazy’s owner left the dental industry to pursue the culinary arts

Vernon retirement home holding open house

Orchard Valley will open doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 21

Vernon realtor captures Okanagan Valley in photo collection

Marty Gilbert’s book, The Okanagan Collection, is available in acrylic, aluminum, or fine art paper

Kootenay jazz performer to take Vernon stage

Holly Hyatt is readying to perform in the Okanagan in October

VIDEO: Police interview with Sagmoen made public

Defence lawyer says statements made by accused Curtis Sagmoen should be deemed inadmissible

Métis actor enthralling in first lead role

Okanagan Screen Arts Society to screen Falls Around Her Sept. 23

Second bat found at Greater Victoria elementary school tests positive for rabies

Island Health confirms second rabies case, this time in Saanich

South Okanagan school bus driver calls out bad drivers

Bus driver said she sees multiple vehicles go by the bus despite having the overhead lights flashing

B.C. man guilty of first-degree murder in Yukon killing

Edward James Penner, 22, was given the mandatory life sentence for the 2017 slaying of 25-year-old Adam Cormack

Woman stabbed at least five times in Nelson during random attack

Victim is in hospital, suspect is in police custody

Victoria man spots online photo of his totem pole 11 years after it was stolen

Mark Trueman restored the pole himself before it was stolen off of his property in Duncan

‘I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who swam naked, drunk in Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

Morning Start: Who is Greta Thunberg?

Your morning start for Friday, Sept. 20

Most Read