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 31, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-14775

Kelowna RCMP attended to a report of break, enter and vandalism at a business on the 1400 block of Pandosy Street at 9:19 AM on Sunday, March 31. Over the weekend someone had broken in, stolen computers and caused extensive water damage throughout the business. The suspect(s) entered either from the roof or had a key to the building. They disconnected a water line from a toilet on the top floor and turned on a sink faucet on the second floor, causing between $75,000 and $100,000 in water damage to three floors of the building.

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: April 3, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-15319

A man left his home on the 1300 block of Guisachan Road for work at approximately 7:30 AM on April 3, 2013, and when he returned around noon he found his house ransacked and robbed. All the rooms and dresser drawers had been rummaged through, and thieves left with four rifles and two bows; a 300 Winchester, a 330 Winchester, 22 Ruger, a 22 Cooey, a Revolution crossbow and a Barnett compact bow. Also stolen were some power tools and work tools.

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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