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 or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.



DATE: May 1, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-21591

Thieves walked onto a construction site and left with an assortment of tools sometime in the early morning hours of May 1, 2014. The tools were in a storage container at the site located on the 4000 block of Gellatly Road South in West Kelowna. Locks were cut off the trailer and also from a diesel storage tank. Tools taken include a red Shindaiwa chainsaw, a red “pancake” style air compressor, a black Bosch steel cutting chop saw, two yellow Bostitch air nailers ((3”stick style), one yellow Bostitch air nailer (3” coil style) and an orange and white Stihl gas powered weed trimmer. Some of the tools may have the words “Aral” marked on them.

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 Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.



DATE: May 3, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-21918

Sometime between 11:00 AM and 10:00 PM on May 2, 2014, a truck was stolen from the driveway of a home on the 2900 block of Lower Glenrosa Road in West Kelowna. The truck is a red 2010 Ford F150 crew cab pickup with BC license plate number CE8097 and VIN 1FTFW1EVXAKA36884. The truck has a key pad entry on the 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 or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.

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