Kael Austin Svendsen is wanted by Osoyoos RCMP.                                Photo supplied by RCMP

Kael Austin Svendsen is wanted by Osoyoos RCMP. Photo supplied by RCMP

South Okanagan man wanted on eight province-wide warrants

Kael Austin Svendsen is wanted by Osoyoos RCMP.

A man wanted on eight province-wide warrants is believed to be frequenting the Osoyoos and Oliver areas.

Kael Austin Svendsen is wanted for one count of careless use of a firearm, one count of possession of a firearm, one count of escape lawful custody, one count of theft under $5,000, one count of mischief under $5000, two counts of break and enter, two counts of assault, two counts of fraud under $5,000, two counts of breach of an undertaking and eight counts of possession of stolen property.

Related: Osoyoos man faces 13 criminal charges

Svendsen is described by Osoyoos RCMP as a 21 year old Caucasian male, 5’9” tall and 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

According to RCMP, Svendsen was placed on numerous conditions including 24-hour house arrest while waiting for trial in September 2018. Soon after he breached and has yet to be located. In January, RCMP sent out a news release that Svendson was arrested in relation to a break and enter on 2nd Avenue. The subsequent investigation led RCMP to a hotel room where they said a a firearm was discovered along with a “large amount of stolen items.”

If you know the whereabouts of Svendsen or see him, RCMP said to not approach him, but instead call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers and refer to Osoyoos RCMP file 2017-6698.

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