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.


CRIME: Attempt Arson

DATE: 18 May 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-25075

A resident of the 250 block of Moubray Road discovered that overnight two vehicles parked on this property had their gas caps removed. The suspect(s) then stuffed paper towels into the opening and set them on fire. Fortunately the vehicles did not catch fire and sustained minimal damage.

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.


CRIME: Theft from Vehicle – Myra Canyon Provincial Park
DATE: 22 May 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-25940

The victim reported that earlier on this date he had parked his Jeep Wrangler at the Bellevue Trestle end of the Myra Canyon Park and went for a short hike. When he returned he observed that his vehicle had been entered and a backpack containing a Nintendo and a Wii had been stolen.

Thieves have been active at both the Myra Canyon and the June Springs parking lots. People are reminded not to bring or leave valuables in their vehicles.


You can help catch these thieves 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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