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: July 2, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-34326

The owner of a U-Brew shop located in the 2000 block of Westlake Road in West Kelowna reported a break-in that occurred on July 1 at 3:37 AM. Video surveillance shows a male suspect arriving in an older model sedan and prying the front lock. Once inside the thief takes the computer monitor and cash box containing approximately $100. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male heavy-set, bald or balding and was wearing a black shirt with white design on the front and a white or lighter hoodie, dark pants and gloves.

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: July 16, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-38057

The owner of a sailboat moored at the yacht club located in the 4000 block of Gellatly Road in West Kelowna reported that sometime in the past three weeks his 2010 Honda 9.9 horse power outboard motor had been stolen. The Honda outboard motor which had been secured with cable and lock to his sailboat, is silver in colour, with serial number BABJ1600598 and is valued at $3,000.

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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