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Unsolved crimes: Lake Country

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: ARSON

DATE: September 18, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-53205

Lake Country Fire crews and RCMP attended a fire in the early hours of September 18th on the 10,000 block of Highway 97 N. It had originally been reported that the Husky Service Station was on fire; however it turned out to be an abandoned home behind the gas station. The blaze was quickly extinguished, but the cause is unknown. If you have any information on this fire, Lake Country RCMP would love to hear it.

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 TO VEHICLE

DATE: September 14, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-52478

Sometime overnight between September 13th and 14th a culprit threw a rock through the front side window of a blue 2003 GMC pickup truck parked in the driveway of a home on the 9400 block of Glenmore Road. The rock smashed out both the driver and passenger windows. The suspect then reached in and stole an iPod. Damage to windows is estimated at approximately $600.

 

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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Unsolved crimes: West 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: ARSON

DATE: May 11, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-22929

The Clubhouse arson at the Shannon Lake Golf Course is an ongoing investigation more than one year after the fire. At approximately 1:00 AM on May 11th 2013, fire and police were called to the blaze by a passing motorist. After examination of the scene and witness interviews, RCMP deemed the fire to be arson. They are looking to identify the occupant(s) of a newer dark coloured Chevrolet Suburban that was seen near the golf course around the time of the fire.

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: BREAK, ENTER AND THEFT

DATE: September 13, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-52269

Thieves used a stolen truck to break into the Valhalla Helicopter compound the night of September 12th or early morning on the 13th. A commercial gray 2002 Ford F350 was used to knock down a fence and tow two trailers out of the compound. One trailer was recovered and returned, however the second trailer is still missing. Police are looking for a 26’ Pioneer Fleetwood travel trailer that is white in colour with red stripes. Some distinguishing features of the trailer are that it had a solar panel on the roof, recently replaced brown roof vents and blackout curtains on the rear bunk windows. The trailer’s serial number is 1EB1B262072495865.

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.



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 September 19, 2014.

Matthew Randall Arsenault (DOB 1989-11-01) is wanted for one count of possession of stolen property.

Arsenault is described as a 24-year old white male, 5’10” tall and 181 lbs. He has brown hair and green 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 # 2014-44734





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: BICYCLE THEFTS

DATE: September 4-17, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-50342/52960

There have been many reports of stolen bicycles as of late – it is unknown if it is the same suspect(s). On September 4th a suspect broke into a garage on the 1600 block of Blondeaux Crescent and left with a couple of expensive mountain bikes. The first bike was a 2011 Intense Tracer II – a large frame men’s silver/grey bike with full suspension, disc brakes, orange pedals and 1x10 gears (s/n BAL0311008). The second bike was a women’s black 2011 Santa Cruz Blurr LTC 27 gear with full suspension and disc brakes (s/n L0009KS01158).

Just after 6 AM on September 16th thieves hit a storage locker in an underground parkade on the 500 block of Elliot Avenue. Missing is a red Devinci Cameleon hard-tail mountain bike with rock shocks, a white seat and hydraulic disc brakes; a pink/red “Sasha” full face helmet and mask with a grey mouthpiece and a black Dakine camo pack with various tools.

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: SUSPICIOUS FIRE

DATE: September 17, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-52996

A fire was reported on September 17th at 3:15 AM at a mobile home located in a mobile home park at 1132 Findlay Road. The homeowner woke to the sound of a fire alarm, grabbed his pet and escaped unharmed. The trailer is a total loss. Fire investigators have labelled the fire suspicious and would like to receive further information for their investigation.

 

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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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.

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