Update: 3 new charges against suspect – remanded in custody until Wednesday

36 year old Jesse William Shawcross has been charged with 19 criminal counts in connection with multiple incidents in the last week in Oliver, OK Falls and Penticton. Shawcross has lived in Kamloops and his age may be different than the one given in court documents.

Charges were read in court yesterday – one courtroom, one suspect – 2pm Friday

3 counts of uttering threats of death

1 count assault with a weapon Sept. 19

3 counts of theft of motor vehicle – one stolen north of Oliver, two in Ok Falls including a 2014 Subaru

1 count of possession of property obtained by crime

1 count of break and enter Sept. 19

2 counts of breach of probation

2 counts of resisting arrest

3 counts of driving while prohibited

1 drug offence Sept 24

1 count of obstructing a police officer Sept. 20

Source: Court Services Online. RCMP have not released detailed information on the incidents and a subsequent arrest and the timeline of charges is confusing for those observing closely.


A man was arrested by RCMP earlier this week in connection with a car jacking on Eastside Rd north of OK Falls.

Time line: Incident September 19. Stolen vehicle found September 20. Man arrested Tuesday and charges laid Wednesday of this week with new charges Friday that clearly spell out charges from an incident involving a weapon on September 19th in Penticton.

Information Numbers: 46932, 47042 and 47049

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