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.


DATE: November 10, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-62804

West Kelowna RCMP responded to a break-in alarm on the 2200 block of Pine Vista Place at about 3:00 AM on Saturday November 10. A rear sliding glass door was smashed with a rock and the home was ransacked. The culprits got away with a substantial amount of jewellery (gold bracelets/chains/rings) and collector currency including: many mint condition RCMP centennial $50 bills, $500-$600 of loose coins in zip lock bags, sheets of old collector coins and ten RCMP centennial silver dollars (in blue case with RCMP crest on case).

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.


DATE: October 30, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-60671

The residents of a home in a complex located at 2440 Old Okanagan Highway had their place thoroughly cleaned out while away on holidays sometime in the week prior to October 30, 2012. Suspects entered through a rear window and left with many valuables including: credit cards and ID, US cash, a 2010 Olympic coin collection, women’s Ping golf clubs, a black, yellow and blue CMB Wakeboard, hundreds of Remix watches and watch bands, RaveShades sunglasses, men’s suits, duffel bags and suitcases, a 42” Samsung LCD TV, Paradigm speakers, Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation 3, Joe Sakic signed Team Canada hockey jersey and a Dell computer.

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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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.

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