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: February 20, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-8714

Kelowna RCMP were dispatched to a theft from vehicle at the Capital News Centre on Gordon Drive at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 20th. The complainant had been playing hockey and when he went to retrieve his car keys from his jacket they had disappeared. The thief had used the keys to enter his blue Honda Ridgeline truck and stolen two credit cards from his wallet. The suspect then used the cards to make significant purchases at Staples and Future Shop. The police would like to identify this man as a person of interest in the theft.

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 6, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-6113

Just before midnight on February 5th a man jumped the 6 foot chain link fence around the Sikh Temple located on the 200 block of Davie Road and entered the building. Video surveillance shows a man wearing a beige jacket, baseball cap, black pants, black neck warmer and skate shoes with bright coloured laces. After entering the building he walked through the temple and approached the money box kept in one of the rooms. He then used a pry bar to take the top off the box, placed the money from the box into a black duffel bag and exited through the front door.


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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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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