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 14, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-63435

West Kelowna RCMP are looking to the public for help in identifying the man in the picture as a “person of interest” in a recent pedestrian hit and run. An elderly man was run over by a white Toyota Matrix on November 14, 2012 at approximately 2:30 PM. The car was leaving the West Side Shell Service Station located on Main Street in West Kelowna. The vehicle fled the scene and the victim was taken to Kelowna General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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 26, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-65499

Sometime during the early hours on November 26 a vehicle parked on the 1800 block of Vineyard Drive in West Kelowna was broken into and contents lifted. The 1999 green Nissan Pathfinder contained over $6000 in hunting gear. The suspect got away with a GPS, 2-way radio, hunting boots, hunting clothing, three firearms and 2 rifle scopes. The firearms included a black Savage 243 model 11F6 (s/n G832707), a Savage 270 model 111 FC X93 (s/n G950653) and a wooden 22 caliber rifle.

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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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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