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: Various

RCMP FILE: 2014-21792/16171/19021

Kelowna RCMP are looking for assistance in identifying suspects linked to credit card thefts and subsequent frauds over the last few months. Several thefts from vehicles have been reported and it is believed that the suspects are the male and female shown in the photos. The thefts have occurred from Myra Canyon parking lot, either the H20 Centre or Lakeside Resort and Cedar Creek Dog Park. The pair have been successful at changing PIN numbers and used the credit cards at stores in the Kelowna area. The cards were used or attempted to be used for purchases at Sport Chek, Lulu Lemon, Simply Computing, Future Shop, Petro Canada, Michael’s and Burger King.

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: May 15, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-24330

RCMP received a call from a resident at an apartment building located on Pacific Court on the morning of May 15th to say that the mailboxes at the apartment had been broken into. Police attended and confirmed that approximately 60 mailboxes had been pried open. Surveillance was obtained which shows a male approaching on a mountain bike at 4:05 AM. The man is wearing blue jeans, white shoes and a very distinctive red, black and white jacket. He appears to be wearing a bike helmet under the hood. An apartment building on the 2300 block of Gordon Drive was also targeted at 3:30 AM.

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.

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