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.


DATE: November 19, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-64385

A home on the 14,000 block of Oyama Road in Lake Country was broken into some time during the day on Monday, November 19, 2012. Lake Country RCMP believe the home was entered through a set of french doors on the ground level. The thief left with a silver Apple Macbook Pro A1286 laptop (s/n W80145DPAGU) and a black 64 gig Apple iPad 3 in a black leather case (s/n DMPHL1NLDJ8V).

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: November 16, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-63729

A truck and trailer full of wooden pallets parked in a driveway on the 11,000 block of Pheasant Road in Lake Country disappeared in the early hours of November 16. The truck was a burgundy 2004 Ford F350 with a landscaping decal in the back window, and the trailer was a black 2008 Trailtech dump trailer (BC licence plate number 14957C) with the same decal on the back end. At 8:00 PM the truck was found abandoned on Tower Ranch Drive in Kelowna with ignition damage. The trailer is still missing, along with items from the truck including the owner’s wallet, a 15,000 pound trailer hitch, a concrete saw, a Dewalt saws-all and several large cargo straps.

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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