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: September 3, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-50068/50063

An RCMP member was dispatched to assist Kelowna Fire Department with a truck on fire near the intersection of McCurdy Road and Hollywood Road North at 12:50 AM on September 3rd. The vehicle was last seen by its owner around 9:00 PM the night before where it had been left parked on Lequime Road in the Mission area. The stolen truck was a commercial green 1996 GMC and had BC licence plate number CM5953. Shortly before the truck was set on fire, a black 2004 Ford F350 was also stolen from a lot on McCurdy Road and Highway 97(BC plate # AA4586).

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 28, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-48805/48898

A witness to a mail box theft in progress on the 600 block of Sherwood Road caught the suspects in the act at 5:20 AM and called the RCMP. The two men were breaking in to a set of group mailboxes but fled when confronted, dropping everything and departing in a black Volkswagen Jetta. Another community mail box at 665 Cook Road was pried open some time between noon and 4:00 PM that same day, however it is unknown if anything was stolen.

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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