Weekend shift: Kamloops Mounties deal with assaults and a rock as weapon

Officers dealt with 335 calls between Friday, March 26, and Sunday, March 28.

A number of arrests for assaults were made and weapons seized as part of the 335 calls Kamloops Mounties attended over the weekend of March 26 to March 28.

• A report of someone yelling, “Gun!” and “Put the weapon down!” brought police to an address in the 2000-block of Beachmount Crescent in Westsyde early Sunday morning. 

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Police detained a group of people in a vehicle who were attempting to leave a residence. A hatchet was discovered on the front lawn, but the people present denied any ownership. The hatchet was seized by police.

Police continued to investigate and determined a consensual fight had occurred and that no firearm was involved. No arrests were made.

• On Saturday, police responded to a report that a rock was thrown at a person in the 1500-block of Versatile Drive in Aberdeen.

Police arrested a suspect, who was released with a future court date related to potential charges, which may be recommended once the investigation is complete.

• A 30-year-old Kamloops man was arrested on Friday after police received a report that morning just before 6 a.m. of an assault, which allegedly occurred at an address in the 3000-block of Bank Road in Westsyde.

A man was arrested and released with a future court date, pending the investigation’s conclusion.

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