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: December 20, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-70279

The owner of a missing quad contacted West Kelowna RCMP on December 20th, 2013 to report the theft. Sometime between December 17th and 20th the green 2005 John Deere quad bearing BC plate number 05444X and VIN MOFKTA5020094 was taken from a driveway on the 1900 block of Jennens Road. The quad had a snow plow on the front and a snow removal company decal affixed. The quad could not be loaded on a truck so would have been driven away.

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: January 1, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-132

West Kelowna RCMP are looking to identify a couple of thieves who have been entering apartment and condominium parking areas and breaking into storage lockers. On January 1st the representative from a building on the 3500 block of Carrington Road contacted police to report that the locks on many storage lockers had been twisted open. Surveillance video caught these two suspects and a stolen white Jeep Cherokee on camera. The next night a building on the 3700 block of Brown Road was also entered and 14 storage lockers were hit.

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.

Crime Stoppers operates in over 20 countries worldwide and since the very first program started in 1976, we have become the number one community based crime solving organization in the world.

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