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.


DATE: November 12, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-63145

Kelowna RCMP are looking to identify and locate the young men shown in the photo. The trio left the Safeway on Dilworth Drive on November 12 with three baskets full of groceries. They were followed outside by a staff member and when confronted they took off. One of the males dropped a black backpack containing some of the stolen items, a blue and black winter jacket and an Oakley baseball hat.

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 19, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-64409

There was another attempted robbery at a fast food location on November 19, 2012. The Subway Restaurant located on Lawrence Avenue at Gordon Drive was entered just before 10:00 PM by a 25-30 year old Caucasian man. The man was clean-shaven with pock-marked skin and was wearing leather gloves, a dark hoodie, aviator sunglasses and khaki or dark pants. He held a small knife in his left hand and demanded the clerks give him all the money from the register. They refused and he fled on foot.

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.

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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