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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: THEFT OF SEADOOS

DATE: August 14, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-45491

Two personal watercraft machines were recently stolen from a boat lift on the 17,000 block of Coral Beach Road in Lake Country. Thieves took a 1995 white and green Seadoo with HIN ZZN06349K495 and a purple and blue 1996 Polaris Jet Ski with HIN PLE32970D96. The Polaris has a new seat, so will appear “mismatched”.

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: THEFT OF FUEL

DATE: August 20, 2014

RCMP FILE: 214-46967

The owners of a rental company located on Robinson Road in Lake Country discovered a fuel theft had occurred in the early hours of August 20th. They found a discarded empty red jerry can and garden hose left beside a U-Haul truck parked in the lot. Approximately 60 litres of gas had been syphoned from the truck.

 

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: THEFT OF BOAT/TRAILER

DATE: August 21, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-47220

A storage company located on the 1100 block of Stevens Road in West Kelowna reported a break-in to the site on August 21st. Surveillance video revealed a white truck (either tow truck or flat-deck) breaking down the fence and hooking up to the boat and trailer at 2:30 AM. The boat is a black and red 1999 23 foot Chaparral with a 475 Mercury inboard motor (HIN GB22451798) on a Typhoon trailer.

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: THEFT FROM BOATS

DATE: August 20-23, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-48152-47811

Two boats moored on the lake in front of Green Bay Road in West Kelowna had surfboards stolen between August 20th and 23rd. An Inland yellow board with a white bottom was taken from a 2010 black and blue Tige boat moored at 1457 Green Bay Road (value $650) overnight on August 20th. Another theft was reported on August 23rd from a boat at a nearby residence on Green Bay Road. Five surfboards were stolen, including a 54” Danielo Diamond Graffiti Phase 5, a yellow Phase 5 prop board, a graphite black board, a white learning surf board and a green Wake Skate surf board.

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 August 29, 2014.

Joshua Douglas Crouse (DOB 1987-12-13) is wanted for one count of theft of motor vehicle and one count of theft under $5000.

Crouse is described as a 26-year old white male, 6’2” tall and 230 lbs. He has black hair and brown 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 # 2013-64097



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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: THEFT/FRAUD

DATE: August 25, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-48105

Kelowna RCMP are looking to identify the suspect shown in the photos. Video surveillance indicates the man entered a condominium building on the 400 block of West Avenue just after 11 PM on August 24th and smashed into two trucks located in the secure underground parking. A wallet and approximately $250 in cash were taken from one truck and a Canon camera with multiple lenses was taken from another. Before the wallet’s credit cards were cancelled, the suspect made two separate purchases at the Mission Park Save-On Foods. The young male suspect was wearing a black Chicago Bulls ball cap, black sweat pants and a grey hoodie.

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: ROBBERY

DATE: August 26, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-48449

RCMP are looking for the man who robbed the Dilworth Drive Scotia Bank just after 3 PM on August 26th. The robber entered the bank wearing a mask and demanded money. He dispensed bear spray before exiting with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police Dog Services were unsuccessful in tracking the suspect. The man is described as approximately 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, medium build, tanned complexion and was wearing a grey hoodie, black balaclava and black gloves.

 

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.

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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