Unsolved crimes: 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 25, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-4137

Kelowna RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in solving a homicide that occurred early in the morning of January 25th, 2014. At 2:06 AM the body of 32-year-old Christopher Ausman was discovered by RCMP on the sidewalk on the 100 block of Highway 33 West. Police are asking anyone that was in that neighbourhood (7/11 / Cadillac Lounge area) between 1:15 and 2:00 AM, or anyone that had any contact with Chris Ausman that evening, to contact police at 250-470-6236 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers.

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 13, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-1757 and 2041

A stolen truck made the rounds on January 11th. The grey 1990 Ford F150 belonging to a local landscaping company was taken from the Valley Road area, then was caught on video at 5:30 PM at a business on the 2500 block of Acland Road where the occupants attempted to steal tires from a work truck. Kelowna Fire Department contacted RCMP at 8:14 PM to report that same pickup truck on fire just past the cattle guard on Postill Lake Road. RCMP are looking for information on who may have been seen inside this truck on January 11th.


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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