Unsolved crimes: Lake Country

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 27, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-14056

RCMP are looking to catch the thief who has been travelling up and down the valley breaking into coin-pay service boxes. The latest theft reported is a water vending machine located in the wall at the Oyama General Store. This attempt occurred between 6:00 PM March 25 and 1:30 AM March 26. The thieves were unable to get to the coin box on this machine and left empty-handed, however the crowbar used resulted in a significant amount of damage to the buttons and coin return area.

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 1, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-14981

Sometime between 1:00 and 4:00 PM on April 1 the owners of a travel trailer fell victim to an act of mischief. Someone threw a hammer through the window of the 2001 Sierra Travel Trailer that was parked on the street on the 9300 block of Glenmore Road in Lake Country.

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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