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 www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.



DATE: June 7, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-29591

The owner of a fishing boat docked on the 1000 block of Sunnyside Road reported that someone boarded the boat and stole several items from it. The boat is missing four fishing rods (includes two Sage fly rods and one Berkley reel rod), a Minn Kota electric trolling motor (s/n 1C120129), three seats, one Scotty Downrigger and fishing tackle.

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 16, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-31326

An attempted arson at the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club on Inverness Road in West Kelowna was reported on the morning of June 16th. Sometime over the week-end suspects poured gasoline on some bushes and wooden retaining wall timbers surrounding part of the southern side of the property near the rear basketball courts. There was burn damage to the timbers and foliage. It seems that the culprits may have extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher.


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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