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: December 3, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-66695

West Kelowna RCMP were dispatched at 8:45 AM on December 3 to a break and enter that had occurred at a gravel pit on the 1600 block of Stevens Road. The gate and chain had been breached to enter the property, and possibly a crane used to move a cement block to gain entrance. Once inside the suspects stole an unknown amount of fuel from two fuel tanks, took three or four 200-250 gallon fuel totes and an unknown amount of timber.

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: December 2, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-66566

Just after noon on Sunday, December 2, West Kelowna RCMP were called regarding the theft of a trailer. Thieves were seen hitching and then hauling a white 2011 “Motor Trac” 20 foot cargo trailer (VIN 1WC200J28B4077328) through a gate at a trailer sales business on the 1700 block of Byland Road in West Kelowna. The trailer was being towed by a stolen 2005 grey Ford F350 Pick-up truck.

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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