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Justice

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International student fined in connection to $500,000 crash; could be deported

A Thompson Rivers University international student from India who was driving drunk when he caused more than a half-million dollars in damage to a...

Former Kamloops Mountie gets conditional discharge for cocaine possession

Despite having pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, a former Kamloops police officer will not have a criminal record — if she keeps her nose...

Kamloops Mountie charged with assaulting wife

A Kamloops police officer has been charged with domestic assault. RCMP Const. Kris Reinburg is facing one count of assault stemming from an alleged incident...

Breast-enhancement scammer to remain behind bars on new charges

  A Kamloops woman who in 2015 was jailed after scamming a senior to pay for breast enhancements will remain behind bars through the weekend. Brandie...

Former Barriere fire chief back in court Feb. 20 on child-porn charges

The former Barriere fire chief who resigned suddenly last year amid a police investigation will return to court next month following a brief appearance...

Former Kamloops Mountie apologizes in court for drug possession

A former high-profile Kamloops police officer who last week pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing cocaine while still an RCMP constable apologized in...

Firearm focus of trial in Kamloops

A Kamloops man is standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court this week after a vehicle stop last spring turned up a loaded 45-calibre handgun. Blake...

Inmate gets 18 months for attack on fellow prisoner in Kamloops jail

A "pre-emptive" attack on an unsuspecting fellow inmate has earned a prisoner at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre an 18-month jail sentence. Jacob Lowes, 31, pleaded...

Dangerous-offender tag for Michael Tom

A versatile, “under-prosecuted” career criminal who likes life behind bars has been handed an indeterminate prison sentence. Michael Tom was labelled a dangerous offender yesterday...

Kamloops dad who injured baby awaits sentencing date

The Crown wants jail for a Kamloops father who "squished" his four-month-old daughter out of frustration with the infant and her mother. The man, who...

UPDATED: Former high-profile Kamloops Mountie pleads guilty to cocaine possession

A former Kamloops Mountie charged with three counts of trafficking cocaine while she was a member pleaded guilty on Thursday to a reduced charge. A...

Woman fined $2,000 for poaching California bighorn

A First Nations woman has pleaded guilty to shooting a California bighorn sheep — one of three she hunted — and leaving most of...

UPDATED: Crown wants jail for men who knocked out Mountie during traffic stop

The Crown wants jail for two men who beat a Kamloops police officer into unconsciousness during a traffic stop more than two years ago. Jerry...

Numbers of abandoned prosecutions rise amid overdose crisis

B.C.’s overdose crisis appears to be making an impact in the province’s courthouses — including Kamloops — with numbers of prosecutions abandoned due to...

Thief done in by his man bun

  A Kamloops thief has been handed a 45-day jail sentence after being busted breaking into a bait car — and he has his man...

Kamloops pedophile gets lightest sentence possible

A Kamloops man who admitted to molesting his stepdaughter in 2015 has received the lightest sentence possible. The man, who cannot be named to protect...

Man charged in New Year’s day ATM robbery was jailed in 2011 for dragging...

A man who was sentenced to spend more than six years in a federal prison after dragging a man to death beneath his car...

DNA testing nabs burglar in Kamloops — two years later

A serial break-in artist will spend the next 18 months behind bars after a drop of his blood left on a couch led to...

Court date for Valemount woman wounded in police shooting incident that killed her father

A North Thompson woman who was wounded by police in a 2014 shooting during which Mounties killed her father is set to return to...

Man convicted in vicious assaults of dad, girlfriend avoids jail after breaching court conditions

A former junior hockey player who was twice given breaks by judges after unleashing unprovoked steroid-induced beatings in 2015 has again avoided jail, this...