UPDATE Aug. 10:
A man with an outstanding warrant was arrested by police shortly after media shared the news yesterday.
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP requested the public’s assistance in locating 39-year old Shaun Rielly Thomas on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Mr
Thomas was arrested later that day and remains in custody pending a court appearance.
“We would like to thank the public and media partners for their assistance,” said Const. Chris Terleski, media relations officer.
ORIGINAL Aug. 9:
The public’s help is being sought to find a man wanted by police.
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is requesting assistance in locating 39-year old Shaun Rielly Thomas.
Thomas is wanted for assault and four counts of breaching a release order.
He is approximately five-foot-11-inches tall, weighs 181 pounds, has black hair and hazel eyes.
If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Thomas, contact the RCMP at 250-545-7171 or information can be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or by leaving a tip online at