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 30, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-66230

A home on the 12,000 block of Oyama Road in Lake Country was broken into between noon and 2:20 PM on November 30, 2012. Suspects smashed a glass pane beside the front door and unlocked it from the inside. The thieves left with an iPad, an entire jewellery box that held wedding and engagement rings, “Journey” concert tickets and other small items.

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 30, 2012 – December 4, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-66219/66903

Lake Country RCMP members have been dealing with incidents that likely involve youth. On November 30 a report was made of a stolen rear BC license plate (936LXF) and 120 CD’s. An offensive picture was keyed into the blue Mazda MX3. This vandalism occurred between 9:00 and 1:00 PM in the parking lot of the George Elliott Secondary School. (File 2012-66219)

Another incident was reported on December 4, 2012. A black 1992 Toyota Paseo parked on the 9000 block of Mountview Road was vandalized with eggs, baking flour and oatmeal. This was the third such incident involving this car in the past 3 weeks. (File 2012-66903)

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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