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: March 26, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-13849

Kelowna RCMP received a call from the victim of a theft from vehicle on March 26. A 1985 GMC van, parked on the 1900 block of Moss Court between March 23 and March 26th, held tools and equipment for a blade sharpening business. Thieves got away with a portable Kuda sharpening machine, a 72” custom made belt sander, 6 electrical clippers, 6 dozen sanding belts, 12 grooming sheers and 24 clipper blades. Total value of stolen items is almost $12,000.00.

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: March 26, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-13958

The owner of a stolen bicycle made a report to police on March 26, 2013. Shortly before 11:00 PM someone cut their lock and stole the bike from a bike rack at the McDonalds Restaurant on Hollywood Road North. The bike was a mustard yellow colour 10-speed Kona with blue horn-shaped handle bars, Brody shocks and disc brakes.

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.

Volunteers also play an integral role in Crime Stoppers: in committees, helping with projects, attending events, helping sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise.

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