Kamloops: At approximately 8:30 pm on February 25th, Kamloops RCMP Targeted Enforcement Unit, assisted by the Southeast District Emergency Response team, executed a search warrant at 417 Linden Avenue. The residence has been a continuous source of calls for police due to alleged drug activity, violence, and suspicious activity. Residents in the area have expressed concern to police about this address and have been diligent in reporting criminal activity. The address has generated more than 360 calls to police since 2011.
Six occupants were removed from the residence, including the homeowner, and detained during the search, which was initiated to recover a firearm. The search came up negative for the firearm, but some drug paraphernalia was located by investigators. This address will remain a priority for Kamloops RCMP to attempt to curb the criminal activity associated to the home.