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UPDATE: Wanted Vernon man arrested

RCMP found James Peacock thanks to the public’s assistance
James Peacock (RCMP photo)


A tip from the public led to the arrest of James Peacock over the weekend.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP arrested Peacock the day after a media release was issued on his outstanding warrant. He was apprehended Saturday, April 2 at 1:50 p.m. and remains in custody pending his next court appearance.

“Thank-you for your assistance,” media relations officer Const. Chris Terleski said.



The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a wanted Vernon man.

James Robert Peacock, 34, is wanted for a number of firearms related offences as well as failing to comply with a probation order.

He is approximately five-foot-11-inches tall, weighs 164 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Peacock, contact your local police, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leaving a tip online at

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James Peacock (Facebook photo)

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