Canada wide arrest warrant issued for Kamloops man

A Canada Wide arrest warrant has been issued for 33 year old Andrew Robert Hardestine of Kamloops. Hardestine, a Federal parolee, didn't return to the home he is living in Kamloops on January 14th. He was serving a 3 year 8 month sentence on two convictions for drug trafficking and a weapons related offence. Hardenstine is 5'9" tall and weighs approximately 200 lbs. He has a shaved head and blue eyes. The top of his left ring finger and left little finger are amputated, and he has a full "sleeve" tattoo on his left and right arm. The Kamloops RCMP believe Hardestine may be headed to the Grand Forks area or to the Lower Mainland. Police say he has a history of violent crime and the public should not approach him.

Kamloops man stabbed

A 27 year old Kamloops man is in hospital with serious stab wounds to his stomach. Police say the man was taken to hospital after some sort of fight on Columbia Street near McGill just after 1:30 a.m Thursday morning. Staff Sergeant Grant learned says they are still trying to establish what actually happened. Anyone who saw the incident is asked to call Kamloops RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Home invasion suspect arrested

The RCMP say a 40 year old Kamloops woman has been arrested in connection with a home invasion Wednesday. The home invasion took place early Wednesday morning at a North Shore home on Kemano st. Four people wearing masks entered the home and allegedly stole a number of items. Police have asked the Crown to approve charges of break and enter and disguising face with intent.

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