Vernon IIO Investigation

Vernon RCMP Detachment

 B-C's police watchdog, have cleared Vernon RCMP of wrongdoing over the arrest of a woman last week who went into medical distress while in cells.
     
The Independent Investigations Office says the woman was being held for court when she was seen in medical distress.

The office says it concluded the woman's own actions caused the medical event, and without intervention from staff it could have resulted in her death. She was taken to hospital and released without injury.