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: July 2, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-34905

The owners of a 2002 Honda XR400 RW dirt bike discovered it missing after the July long weekend. Sometime during the weekend thieves entered the property on the 300 block of Totem Avenue in Kelowna and left with the red and white bike (VIN JH2NF032XWK300055).

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: July 4, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-35453

A theft of jewellery complaint was submitted to Kelowna RCMP on July 4th. The jewellery had been stored in a plastic container in a bedroom of a home on the 200 block of Hardie Road. The jewellery, with a total value of $20,000, was last seen in May by the owner. Rings stolen include a ladies custom designed diamond ring (in a D-shaped mount) with a .5 carat marquise cut diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds, a tiffany design solitaire in yellow and white gold, a ladies opal and diamond ring (stamped ANVIL on inside), and most distinctive of all is ladies diamond ring in 14 kt yellow and white gold in a combination of hand made heads as well as Pave setting. This ring has one .45 ct marquise cut stone surrounded by round diamonds. It has been equipped with an arthritic shank and stabilizer balls.


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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