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 1, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-62509

Kelowna RCMP were called in by the BC Gaming Commission to investigate the theft of $200.00 worth of scratch and win lottery tickets from a Lotto Center located in the Capri Mall on November 1, 2012. Some of the tickets were winners. The man in the photos is being sought by police as he is the man who cashed them in a week later at a local gas station.

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 14, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-63438

A couple of businesses located on the 600 block of Willow Park Road in Kelowna were broken into around 7:00 PM on November 14, 2012. The suspect entered through the roof of the building and was caught on video. Although the images are not clear, perhaps you may recognize him or the clothing. The suspect made off with a silver Hewlett Packard laptop (s/n 5CB1404M1W).

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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