There has been a noticeable increase in the amount of Vandalism (Graffiti) over the past few weeks which is amounting to thousands of dollars damage to buildings, vehicles, fences and walls.
Between January 7 – February 11, 2014 there have been seven thefts of hockey equipment resulting in well over $10,000 in losses from vehicles and residences in the upper Duncan/Bracewell area of Penticton.
There has been a recent increase in some scams surfacing in the South Okanagan Similkameen area. It is the one we refer to as "The Grandparents Scheme".
On September 16 a small trailer and diesel tidy tank as noted in the photo, were stolen from the Osoyoos Golf and Country Club.
Between 3:47pm and 4:14pm on October 28, 2013 three males entered WalMart and stole 3 cell phones. It is believed the same three males then went to the Real Canadian Superstore and stole a 46 inch flat screen TV.