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 10, 2017

RCMP FILE:   2017-55131

A woman contacted Kelowna RCMP to report an incident that occurred at approximately 7:45 p.m. on September 10th.  The woman was standing near the intersection of Kiniski Road and Creekside Road when she heard some rustling in nearby bushes.   Soon after, she was grabbed and assaulted from behind.  She struggled and screamed, causing the attacker to run away toward Springfield Road.  The man is described as being medium height and build, with light coloured hair in a “buzz-cut” style with lightly tanned skin.  He was wearing a pastel coloured plaid shirt and beige khaki shorts.  The woman did not suffer any injuries from the incident.


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:            2017-09-11

RCMP FILE:  2017-55119

On the morning of Monday, September 11th, Rutland Senior School staff reported to Kelowna RCMP that over the weekend suspects cut through the fence of a locked compound at the rear of the school.  Locks from a cargo trailer and shipping container were cut and the thieves entered and rummaged through all the camping gear  belonging to the  Outdoor Education program.  Snow shoes, four ice axes, three climbing ropes, a four person tent, a Canon camera and other winter sporting equipment were 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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