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Is there crime in your neighbourhood?

Kelowna RCMP have released crime stats for the two week period between January 13-26,  2014.

The interactive crime maps, above and below, represent each week for Kelowna and West Kelowna.

For the week of Jan. 13 to Jan. 19, Kelowna saw a sharp spike in both residential break and enters and vehicle break and enters.

On a three-year-average, Kelowna residents usually report eight residential break-ins during the week, but during this reporting period it spiked to 24.

Thefts from vehicles were also at a three-year-high with 21 reported thefts, slightly above average (19).

West Kelowna also experienced a three-year-high in vehicle break and enters, reporting five for the week versus the average of four.

In Kelowna break-in and thefts from vehicles remained a problem from Jan. 20-26; a total of 29 were reported versus a weekly average of around 20.

West Kelowna also saw another weekly high of vehicle break and enters with eight, versus a weekly average of five.

More details to follow.


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