Unsolved Crimes Kelowna

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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 hopes you can help solve by calling our anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

CRIME: Rutland Home Invasion
DATE: May 28, 2006
RCMP FILE: 2006-25444

On May 28, two males forced their way into the home of a senior couple in Rutland. Once inside one of the suspects held the 80-year homeowner down on the floor while the other demanded cash. The victim’s wife, who was home at the time, was not assaulted. The two suspects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. One of the suspects is described as 5’ 9”, 180 lbs., 30 yrs. old or younger, wearing a wine shirt and baseball cap. The other suspect is described as 5’ 9” – 6’, 160 lbs., gray or blond hair, scruffy-looking, wearing a baseball cap and looks older than the other suspect.

Solved: Two suspects in custody

CRIME: Gas Theft at Big White
DATE: May 16, 2006
RCMP FILE: 2006-22712

Surveillance video captured two thieves stealing gasoline from Big White Ski Resort on May 16. Around noon, two men broke into a maintenance yard at the resort, cutting a padlock on a chained gate. They drove a GMC pickup truck to the fuel tanks then pried open the valve access lock. The suspects pumped 600 litres of gasoline into a Tidy Tank on the back of their truck. The truck is described as a burgundy and white GMC pickup with a dent on the passenger bumper. Video and photos of this vehicle can be seen at www.crimestoppers.net/unsolved.php.

If you know anything about this crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS. Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.

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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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