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 16, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-19281

A woman who lost a cherished keepsake contacted Kelowna RCMP to report the disappearance in hopes that a Good Samaritan had turned in the item to the Kelowna Detachment. The lost item was a pendant that held the ashes of her deceased daughter. The pendant is a .75” X .75” mother of pearl heart locket that is an actual urn of her daughter’s ashes. The locket is on a silver chain and has the words “My angel Paige” engraved on the back. The necklace was lost somewhere in the Kelowna area or Sparkling Hills Resort area near Vernon.

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 17, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-13134

Kelowna RCMP members are hoping that someone will recognize this young man who has stolen from a local liquor store on at least two occasions. These pictures were caught by security video when the suspect entered the liquor store located on the 1900 block of Harvey Avenue just before midnight on March 16th. He left without paying for two bottles of Jack Daniels.

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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