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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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