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 19, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-3069

A young man walking on Elk Road was the victim of a pedestrian hit and run at about 12:45 AM on Sunday, January 19th. He had been walking on the sidewalk on Elk Road near Ridge Estates Drive when he noticed an oncoming silver cross-over style vehicle with bright lights approaching. The man attempted to jump out of the way but the vehicle struck him and left him lying on the road with several broken bones. Luckily he was spotted by another vehicle and 911 was notified. Please contact police or Crime Stoppers if you have any information on the identity of the driver.

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: February 12, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-7258

Two gas station attendants performing closing duties were not happy to have their last customer of the night show up with a knife and rob them. At approximately 9:30 PM on Wednesday, February 12th, the suspect entered the Husky Gas Station located at 2610 Ross Road, produced a knife and demanded cash. He is described as a 25-35 year old blonde Caucasian male, wearing a black mask, black sunglasses, black pants, a black shirt with red writing and a grey/black jacket.


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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