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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: June 19, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-31929

Kelowna RCMP responded to a fire reported at 5:25 AM on June 19th at Valley Pawnbrokers on the 200 block of Rutland Road North. Suspects placed a piece of cardboard against a rear wooden door and set it on fire. Two rear doors were destroyed before the blaze was extinguished. Luckily the unaware upstairs tenants were unharmed and there was only minor smoke damage inside the business.

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: June 6, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-29424

The owner of a missing boat filed a report on June 6th. The boat was stolen sometime in the few days prior from a rural home on the 1400 block of Belgo Road. Police are looking for a maroon 20’ Larson Bowrider with an inboard/outboard motor; serial number LAR43560H596 and registration number 31K8931. The boat was on a white 1998 EZ Loader trailer with BC plate number UFR55G and VIN 1ZEAAMC8WA005300.

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.

Volunteers also play an integral role in Crime Stoppers: in committees, helping with projects, attending events, helping sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise.

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