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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: July 20, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-39317

Kelowna RCMP are interested in learning the identity of this male as a person of interest in an attempted credit card fraud file. Just after 1:30 PM on Sunday, July 20th, an unknown male attempted to purchase some Future Shop gift cards from the Rexall Pharmacy on Hollywood Road using pay-as-you-go type credit cards. The first card was denied; the second card was approved, however when questioned by the clerk, the man fled the store without the purchase.

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: August 13, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-45368

A man may regret leaving his golf bag at a rack on a local golf course. While attending an award ceremony at Quail Ridge on August 12th, the man’s golf bag was stolen from an outside rack sometime between 9:30 and 11:00 PM. The bag was a white and black Puma golf bag that held a 710 Titleist iron, 3 drivers, a putter, an iPad Mini, white shorts, red shorts, an iPhone charger and a Golf Tech swing tracker.


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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