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 29, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-71125

A pharmacy on the 3500 block of Elliott Road in West Kelowna was entered on December 29, 2012 at approximately 6:30 AM. Footprints indicate a lone male entered the building by compromising the lock tumblers on the front doors. He ransacked the business and stole an amount of cash and unknown quantities of narcotics, concentrating on methadone and oxycodone.

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 24, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-70493

West Kelowna Fire Department called the RCMP for assistance at a suspicious fire in progress at an unoccupied trailer in a complex at 2035 Boucherie Road. Neighbors heard a loud explosion at the rear of the unit and then saw the fire flare. The trailer was in the process of renovations and currently listed for sale. Fire investigators have identified areas around a wood shed that had accelerant deposited and have deemed the fire “arson”.

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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