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: April 1, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-15920

Kelowna RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Capri Insurance located at the Capri Centre Mall on Harvey Avenue just before noon on April 1st. A man armed with a shotgun entered the office and then fled on an older blue bicycle with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as 5’7” or 5’8” and was wearing a black hoodie.

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: March 29, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-15313

The owner of a couple of snowmobiles stolen from their home on the 900 block of Stikine Court on Dilworth Mountain reported the theft at 6:30 AM on Saturday March 29th . The snowmobile trailer had an alarm attached which woke the owners, who saw a 5’8” tall Caucasian man with short brown hair wearing a brown coat and brown hat driving away in a large black truck. It was discovered that the truck had just been stolen from a neighbor. The man had cut the lock of their trailer with a grinder and left with the yellow and black Skidoo Summit 800 and a red and black Polaris RMK 800 on the black Trailblazer box utility trailer.


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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