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Unsolved crimes: West Kel

You could have the missing piece of the puzzle that will help the RCMP put someone behind bars. Here are some recent crimes that Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers hope you can help solve by calling our anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.

 

CRIME: BREAK AND ENTER

DATE: April 10, 2015

RCMP FILE: 2015-16944

West Kelowna RCMP were alerted to yet another back window break-in to a home on April 10th. A suspect entered a dwelling on the 900 block of Pinewood Place between 10:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. and left through a back patio door with liquor and jewellery. Six bottles of wine, Grand Marnier and Jose Cuervo tequila were taken along with a men’s gold pendant with a wing design, a men’s gold Timex watch, a gold imitation Rolex watch and a family heirloom Fredericks & Jurgensen silver pocket watch with three keys attached to the chain. The items were probably carried out in a stolen black and green Black Diamond AvaLung backpack. Neighbours noticed a male in a red Dodge pickup truck in the area around the time of the break-in.

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net. Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.

 

CRIME: MISCHIEF

DATE: April 10 & 11, 2015

RCMP FILE: 2015-17072/17133/17140

A few instances of mischief to vehicles were reported on April 10th and 11th in West Kelowna. On April 10th police received a call at 11:50 p.m. that someone had just smashed out windows on a black 2012 Jeep Wrangler parked on the 1200 block of Brentwood Road. On April 11th a report was received of a brown Toyota Sienna minivan parked on the cul-de-sac on Shamrock Drive that had all its windows broken with a piece of concrete during the night. Additionally, a 400 pound secured basketball standard was pushed over onto a 2011 grey Hyundai Elantra at a home on the 1000 block of Hudson Road. The suspects also stole a $5000 grey Diamondback men’s 21 speed mountain bike.

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.



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Kelowna's most wanted

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant as of April 17, 2015.

Andrew James Gingera (DOB 1985-06-07) is wanted for one count of breach of probation.

Gingera is described as a 29-year old Caucasian male, 5’7” tall and 157 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to the arrest of this suspect. If you see him, do not approach him.

Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, go to www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: ktown.

 

RCMP File # 2014-63875



Unsolved crimes: Kelowna

You could have the missing piece of the puzzle that will help the RCMP put someone behind bars. Here are some recent crimes that Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers hope you can help solve by calling our anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.

 

CRIME: MISCHIEF AT ARMOURY

DATE: April 14, 2015

RCMP FILE: 2015-17631

On April 14th a Sergeant from the BC Dragoons called to report the unwanted decorating of vehicles parked at the Armoury located at 720 Lawrence Avenue. RCMP attended and discovered that someone had recently used an elaborate stencil to spray paint heart shaped pictures on the Lynx armoured vehicle monument and wheel covers of 9 G-Wagons in the back parking lot. Crime Stoppers is currently in partnership with the City of Kelowna’s “Turn in a Tagger” program and is offering a $500 reward for tips leading to an arrest.

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net. Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.

 

CRIME: ARSON

DATE: April 10, 2015

RCMP FILE: 2015-16874

Police were dispatched to a suspicious fire at Boyd’s Autobody and Glass on Dayton Street at 2:50 a.m. on Friday, April 10th. Four vehicles in the compound were damaged and a nearby pallet of goods was also set on fire approximately 20 metres away. Police believe a fire set to a camper parked nearby on Bedford Avenue is also linked to the same suspects.

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.



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Kelowna's most wanted

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following female who is wanted on a province-wide warrant as of April 16, 2015.

Lisa Christine Bowmar (DOB 1969-01-28) is wanted for one count of fail to comply with probation.

Bowmar is described as a 46-year old Caucasian female, 5’8” tall and 170 lbs. She has brown hair and blue eyes.

Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to the arrest of this suspect. If you see her, do not approach her.

Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, go to www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: ktown.

 

RCMP File # 2015-14125



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About Crime Stoppers

Okanagan Crime Stoppers is a non profit community based crime solving program working in conjunction with the police, the media and the public to help make your community a safer place in which to live.

Crime Stoppers empowers regular people to fight back against crime. Anyone can submit an anonymous tip by using our tips line, and if that tip leads to an arrest the individual will receive a reward for their efforts.

Crime Stoppers operates in over 20 countries worldwide and since the very first program started in 1976, we have become the number one community based crime solving organization in the world.

Volunteers also play an integral role in Crime Stoppers: in committees, helping with projects, attending events, helping sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise.

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