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Police find stolen vehicle with multiple occupants suffering from overdoses inside

Salmon Arm RCMP have released details of a dangerous scene that occurred along a local highway on the evening of Tuesday, June 2.

Upon arrival at the in the 9000 block of Highway 97B, emergency crews found a stolen vehicle with five occupants inside.

According to a press release from Salmon Arm RCMP, three of the five people who had been travelling in a vehicle required medical help due to drug use.

The vehicle, a 2003 Dodge pickup, had been stolen in Revelstoke just a few hours earlier at 1:22 pm.

Police determined a Salmon Arm man was the driver of the vehicle, who was taken into custody for possession of the stolen truck and for warrants originating in Kamloops, Kelowna and Camrose, Alberta.

The warrants were for property offences, driving offences and for failing to abide by conditions of release.



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