Weapons seizure from vehicle lands Kamloops duo behind bars

A 45-year-old woman was released with a future court date. A 50-year-old man was taken into custody to appear before a judge. He is facing possible charges of possession of a weapon while prohibited, possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of a weapon with no licence

Two Kamloops residents were arrested in the early-morning hours of Wednesday after police allegedly found numerous weapons in a vehicle.

Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said an officer performed a routine traffic stop on Seymour Street downtown at 2 a.m.

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“When the officer approached the vehicle, he saw a Taser and a hunting knife near the centre console of the vehicle,” Shelkie said, noting the man and woman inside of the vehicle were arrested without incident and the vehicle was searched subsequent to the arrest.

According to police, found in the vehicle were two Tasers, two cans of bear spray, two machetes, a collapsible baton, a hatchet and numerous knives.

A 45-year-old woman was released with a future court date. A 50-year-old man was taken into custody to appear before a judge. He is facing possible charges of possession of a weapon while prohibited, possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of a weapon with no licence.

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