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Richmond RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng said, in March, the force received a stand-out number of seven reports of incidents that appeared to have “racial undertones.” (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police

Three incidents in Richmond are currently being invested as hate crimes, says RCMP Chief Superintendent Will Ng

 

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna has Canada’s fastest-growing crime rate, most opioid offences per-capita

Greater Kelowna’s violent crime rate skyrocketed nearly 60 per cent

 

Fewer offences are reported for the first half of 2020 compared to the year prior. (Google Maps)

Lake Country crime stats down in 2020

While stats show dip in offences and calls, break and enters double

 

Supt. Brian Hunter will be presenting first quarter RCMP stats to Penticton city council, tomorrow (April 21). (Phil McLachlan - Western News - File)

Reported South Okanagan crime up 14 per cent in first quarter

RCMP attribute change to increase in property crime which increased 23 per cent

Supt. Brian Hunter will be presenting first quarter RCMP stats to Penticton city council, tomorrow (April 21). (Phil McLachlan - Western News - File)
Residents are fighting property crime through Block Watch efforts. (File photo)

Block watch helps Vernon residents fight crime

Crime prevention groups help reduce property crime

Residents are fighting property crime through Block Watch efforts. (File photo)
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO
FILE - recent crime data from Statistics Canada show a spike in property crime in Armstrong compared to the rest of the North Okanagan.

Armstrong’s property crime stands out in North Okanagan

Data from Statistics Canada shows Armstrong saw a property crime uptick in 2018

FILE - recent crime data from Statistics Canada show a spike in property crime in Armstrong compared to the rest of the North Okanagan.