Crime Stats for First Quarter

Vernon RCMP say there was  a 10.02% increase in Criminal Code offences and a 6.06% increase in property crime in the first quarter of the year,

Acting Commander, Inspector Gord Stewart says the most calls in 2017 were traffic complaints, which supports why Road Safety is a
priority.  He's concerned the second most reported incident was abandoned 911 calls.

The Downtown Enforcement and  Prolific Offender Units say there are 21 prolific offenders in our area, but 12 are currently in custody.