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 26, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-65451

The owner of a home on the 3000 block of Quail Run Drive in Kelowna was woken by three men who had broken into his home around 2:00 AM on November 26, 2012. He and his family were sleeping when he heard a noise and went to investigate. He observed three men with flashlights (all approximately 5’9” tall and wearing toques and dark clothes) about to exit through the front door. The thieves got away with a silver MacBook Air computer (s/n C2QJDQA6F56D) and left behind the cover to a hatchet on the front porch.

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 5, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-62075

RCMP were called to an address on the 100 block of Asher Road in Kelowna at 5:20 PM on November 5, 2012. A witness had watched an unknown suspect steal a bicycle from a locked rack in the complex parkade. The man, as shown in the surveillance photo, is Caucasian, in his twenties, slender and under 6” tall. The bicycle stolen was a red Specialized with disk brakes and a front fork suspension.

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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