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 27, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-4318

West Kelowna RCMP members were kept busy on January 26th receiving complaints of thefts from vehicles. At least 8 instances were reported from the Covington Key/Horizon Drive/Westview Way/Casa Loma areas. Items stolen include a couple of wallets, wireless headphones, an antique watch, a Garmin GPS, Nikon binoculars, a men’s Rivers West camo-coloured jacket, a Leica rangefinder, Samsung camera, Phoenix flashlight and headlight and a custom made 12” Bowie knife. Police would like to remind people to lock their car doors.

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 19, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-3175

A man returned from being out of town for a few days to discover his truck had been stolen from his driveway on Liard Court in West Kelowna. The truck is a red 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 diesel crew cab shortbox. The truck was customized with a 6” lift kit, and a lot of chrome: running boards, tool box, vent visor and chrome on the bottom of the doors. The truck had 35 inch black wheels and a dent in the tail gate. The vehicle’s VIN is 3D7MX38C97G717862.


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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