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: February 19, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-7665

An employee of a pub located on the 2400 block of Drought Road in West Kelowna reported his vehicle being stolen between 4:00 PM on February 18 and 1:30 AM February 19. The vehicle was a black Subaru Forester with BC license plate number 855TVG. The car was discovered at 8:45 AM on February 19 on an unplowed dirt road off Trepanier Road in Peachland. The windows had been smashed out and side mirrors were smashed. It seems, by the footprints, that there were 3 people in the vehicle.

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 19, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-7714

The report of a break and enter at a basement suite on the 3100 block of McIver Road was received by West Kelowna RCMP at 9:00 AM on February 19, 2013. The resident had gone out of town for a few days and a friend checking on the suite on February 17 found the side door and bedroom window open. It was not discovered until the tenant came home that the suite had been entered by intruders. They took a 37” Toshiba TV, a Play Station with 3 games, some loose change, a BB hand gun and a supply of Oxycotin pain pills.

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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