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Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby 28medcoy » Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:52 pm

Keremeos is a small town of 1000 people several hours east of vancouver along the Canada / US border.


By Staff Writer - Penticton Western News
Published: December 27, 2011 1:00 PM
Updated: December 27, 2011 1:29 PM

A Keremeos man sent RCMP on a chase that eventually ended with the man crashing into the front garden of his own home.

Mounties received a complaint on Monday that a firearm had been discharged at a residence on the 400 block of 7th Avenue. With residents in nearby homes evacuated, RCMP surrounded the residence where it was believed the firearm was discharged.

A 52-year-old man came out, got into his pickup truck and fled the scene at a high rate of speed, said Cpl. Mike Gallagher. RCMP then pursued the driver, who drove about three blocks up the street before coming back and crashing into his own yard.

“The male exited his truck brandishing a machete and threatened RCMP members if they approached him,” said Gallagher. “After several minutes of negotiations, the male surrendered to Keremeos RCMP. There were no injuries to the public, police or the suspect.”

The man was arrested and is currently remanded into custody. Gallagher said charges of careless use of a firearm, possession of a restricted weapon while prohibited, dangerous driving and flight from police have been recommended
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Bald Man » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:19 am

I thought it was illegal to possess restricted firearms while prohibited? The registry should have prevented this.
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby BravoZulu » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:15 am

Bald Man wrote:I thought it was illegal to possess restricted firearms while prohibited? The registry should have prevented this.


No, the registry would just tell the Mounties that he illegally possessed restricted firearms, if he had registered them :mrgreen:

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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Shawshank » Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:05 pm

BAHA...god damn gun registry.
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Bomani » Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:56 am

28medcoy wrote:Keremeos is a small town of 1000 people several hours east of vancouver along the Canada / US border.


By Staff Writer - Penticton Western News
Published: December 27, 2011 1:00 PM
Updated: December 27, 2011 1:29 PM

A Keremeos man sent RCMP on a chase that eventually ended with the man crashing into the front garden of his own home.

Mounties received a complaint on Monday that a firearm had been discharged at a residence on the 400 block of 7th Avenue. With residents in nearby homes evacuated, RCMP surrounded the residence where it was believed the firearm was discharged.

A 52-year-old man came out, got into his pickup truck and fled the scene at a high rate of speed, said Cpl. Mike Gallagher. RCMP then pursued the driver, who drove about three blocks up the street before coming back and crashing into his own yard.

“The male exited his truck brandishing a machete and threatened RCMP members if they approached him,” said Gallagher. “After several minutes of negotiations, the male surrendered to Keremeos RCMP. There were no injuries to the public, police or the suspect.”

The man was arrested and is currently remanded into custody. Gallagher said charges of careless use of a firearm, possession of a restricted weapon while prohibited, dangerous driving and flight from police have been recommended


I guess they forgot to disable the vehicle !! lol
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby bcufv » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:24 pm

At least it ended without anyone getting hurt. Good stuff! :D
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Longarm9 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:22 am

Good job, Mounties! Sounds like a bang up bit of police work.

Nice that the media manages to print something pro RCMP.
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Protector24 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:33 pm

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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby bcufv » Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:13 pm

Protector24 wrote:
bcufv wrote:At least it ended without anyone getting hurt. Good stuff! :D


Nice avatar.


Right back at ya! ;)
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Stinger » Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:32 pm

Then the RCMP issued a public apology for engaging in a High speed pursuit.
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby meathead1 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:14 pm

Stinger wrote:Then the RCMP issued a public apology for engaging in a High speed pursuit.


right after they apologized for getting shot at.
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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby Protector24 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:48 pm

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Re: Gunshot sends police on high-speed chase in Keremeos

Postby bcufv » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:29 am

Protector24 wrote:
No no... It's ok.. I'll change mine...

No, really, I insist.... :roll:


lol... they weren't exactly the same... :P
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