A portion of the property at 2290 Salmon River Road which the RCMP were seen thoroughly searching and excavating with a backhoe On October 20 has been partitioned off with black landscape fabric on Saturday, Oct. 21.-image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Search at Silver Creek property enters third day

A portion of the property has been cordoned off with black landscaping fabric

The police search of the property located at 2290 Salmon River Road has entered its third day.

A portion of the property near where a backhoe was seen digging yesterday is now cordoned off with black landscaping fabric.

A man connected to the residence, being searched, is currently in police custody and facing several firearms-related charges.

Related: Man in custody linked to Silver Creek property search

According to court documents, Curtis Wayne Sagmoen has been charged with: disguising face with the intent to commit offence, intentionally discharging a firearm while reckless, uttering threats, careless use or storage of a firearm, possessing a weapon for dangerous purpose and possession of controlled substance.

All stemming from an Aug. 27 incident in Falkland.

The owner of the property at 2290 Salmon River Road is listed as Wayne Sagmoen.

A rally against violence against women is planned for 11 a.m. on Sunday October 22, on the corner of Heywood Road and Yankee Flats Road, near the Salmon River Store.

A facebook post organizing the march reads: “There was a recent charges against someone holding a weapon to a prostitute in the area and ongoing investigation. Six missing and murdered women and two that were from Yankee Flats Road which connects to Salmon River Road.”

Just Posted

Armstrong incident shocks employee

Worker transported to hospital following possible electrical shock at store

Wrestlers invade Kelowna and Vernon

Wrestling events this weekend benefit numerous Okanagan charities

Drive in support of the John Howard Society

Second annual Drive to Thrive slated for June 1 at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club

Video explains city infrastructure challenges

Three-minute animated video designed to inform residents on capital works and taxation

City flips for gymnastics request

Vernon supports in principle request for $225,000 from local club toward new building

Peppa Pig draws a crowd

Okanagan toddlers squirming with excitement over Peppa Pig

Penticton Speedway cleaning up landslide

Owner Johnny Aantjes expects the slide to be cleaned up in time for the next race on Sunday

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

New acts join Roots and Blues Festival lineup

An eclectic mix of musicians added to Salmon Arm’s slate

Laura Smith next to grace Nexus stage

Concert series welcomes award-winnig Canadian singer songwriter at the Nexus

Fighting racism is society’s job

BC Hockey’s plan to provide an education package makes a good first step

Proclaimers walk through the Okanagan

The Proclaimers play Vernon Sept. 11. Tickets on sale now through the Ticket Seller

Doctor sees healing power in psychedelic plant as Peru investigates death of B.C. man

Peru’s attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of 41-year-old Sebastian Woodroffe

Toronto police officer ‘gave himself the space and time’ in van attack

Footage shows officer standing up, turning off his siren and talking clearly to the suspect

Most Read