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: Break and Enter

DATE: 28 June 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-34073

On the 28th June at approximately 19:40 hrs a male suspect was spotted in the locked compound of the Lazyboy Furniture Store in the 1800 block of Spall Rd. When observed by a witness the male fled the compound by scaling the fence. The male was carrying an axe. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, scruffy beard and wearing a dark hoodie. The axe, a skateboard and a bike were discovered at the point where the suspect left the compound.

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 of Vehicle

DATE: 27 June 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-33680

On the 27th June at approximately 04:00 hrs a blue Jeep YJ, licence number 634XRP was stolen from a residence in the 800 block of Mayfair Rd in Kelowna. The vehicle was later located on the 29th June in an orchard in the 600 block of Hartman Rd. The vehicle has been set on fire and completely destroyed. Several fruit trees near the vehicle had also been damaged by the fire.


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.

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