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: January 12 and 14, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-2185/1882

The owner of two trailers parked in a lot on the 2300 block of Marshall Road in West Kelowna called in to West Kelowna RCMP on the morning of the 14th to report an overnight theft. He had left the locked yard at 5 PM the night before and returned in the morning to discover that both of his work trailers had the locks broken and had been robbed. Some of the items missing include two nail guns and a laser level. A similar incident had just occurred on the 2600 block of Elliot Road where a 2007 Pacemeric box trailer had tools taken.

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 14, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-2291

West Kelowna RCMP were called to a hedge fire that occurred at a walkway on the 2800 block of Summerview Place in West Kelowna at 7:45 on January 14th, 2014. The owner of the house next to the walkway noticed the fire and called it in. Approximately 40 feet of hedge was destroyed and the siding of the house was melted. It has not yet been determined how the fire was ignited.


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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