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: February 4, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-5883

The residents of a home located in a development on the 2400 block of Old Okanagan Highway called West Kelowna RCMP to report a break and enter that was discovered at approximately 3:00 PM on February 4th. The front door was found unlocked and once inside they saw that a side window had been smashed. A gun safe had been pulled out from a storage area and broken into. The thieves got away with a Benelli M4 12 gauge shotgun, a VZ. 58 carbine (resembles an AK 47) and a CZ carbine.

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 31, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-5171

Thieves broke into a vehicle parked on the 1600 block of Pritchard Drive in West Kelowna during the early hours of January 31st. Culprits smashed the rear window of the canopy on the 2005 Dodge pickup truck and helped themselves to a variety of tools. They got away with a plastic storage container holding DeWalt skill saws, DeWalt cordless drills, 4 DeWalt batteries, a jig saw and a Milwaukee laminator.


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.

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