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: February 4, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-5313

Kelowna RCMP received a call from the Loss Prevention Officer at Cooper’s Foods on Highway 33 in Rutland after this man was observed choosing approximately $100 worth of steaks and leaving without paying. The man was wearing a large black jacket with a fur-trimmed hood and reflective lines on the chest, black track pants and new runners with shiny blue soles. The man left the store and was seen running onto Roxby Road.

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: February 10, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-6358

A hold-up alarm alerted police to a robbery at the Husky Gas Station at 3802 Gordon Drive at 7:12 PM on February 10, 2013. RCMP arrived at the scene and discovered that two men had entered the store, pointed a firearm at the lone employee and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police Dog Services tracked the suspects to a vehicle parked nearby. Both of the suspects are described as 5’9” tall Caucasian men. The 1st suspect wore black shoes, jeans, a black belt, a grey/olive jacket, black balaclava, brown hair, sunglasses and gloves. The 2nd suspect had white shoes, light blue jeans, a grey hoodie with light coloured patches, one glove on his left hand and wore a handkerchief on his face.

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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