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 18, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-7485 etc

Kelowna RCMP were inundated with calls on the morning of February 18 relating to acts of vandalism that had occurred overnight. At least ten incidents occurred in the downtown area between Lawrence Avenue and Clement Avenue in the wee hours. The taggers used profanity and did not seem to care what they ruined. They used yellow paint, orange paint and markers to spray and draw on windows, fences, electrical boxes and many vehicles.

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 11, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-6380

At 10:30 on February 11 the night manager of Carl’s Jr. Restaurant on Bertram Street reported to Kelowna RCMP that someone had spilled approximately 30 litres of cooking oil onto the drive-thru lane of the restaurant. The surveillance camera shows the suspects to be two young Caucasian males. One of the men was wearing a green and grey hoodie with grey pants, black and blue shoes and a beige baseball cap. The second man wore a black and grey hoodie with a red shirt, black pants and had shoulder length hair. They dumped the container over and threw bread racks and a Christmas tree into the oil before taking off

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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