A house at 414 Royal Ave. on the North Shore, which has become notorious for its residents' and visitors' penchant for attracting police, is in the process of being demolished this week.
On three consecutive nights last August, the house was the focus of intense police activity for different reasons — first a violent stabbing, then a standoff and, finally, a reported home invasion.
Police later said the house has been on their radar for some time and has been linked to drug activity. In January 2018, police executed a search warrant at the home and seized a large cache of weapons, a stash of drugs and stolen property, including a 1986 Corvette.
Last September, Kamloops realtor Brendan Shaw told KTW he had purchased the house, with plans to bulldoze the building.