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:             October 12, 2017

RCMP FILE:   2017-61858

A truck packed for a morning hunting trip was broken into on October 12th on the 1800 block of Marshall Street in Kelowna.  The truck’s door was pried open to get to the almost $5000 worth of equipment.  Items stolen include:
            - Rival Prime Compound Bow (s/n 5R38932)
            - Sight React Pro (black)
            - Ripcord Ace Rest –  28” draw length, 50-60 pounds draw weight
            - Quiver with hunting arrows
            - Black bow case with target arrows and stabilizers
            - Badlands Camo pack with camo clothing, knives and deer calls
            - Black North Face small pack with survival gear
            - Sunglasses

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:    October 15, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-62498

Kelowna RCMP were alerted to a robbery in progress on Sunday, October 15th at 4:50 p.m. at the M&M Food Market located on the 2000 block of Harvey Avenue.  A man holding a knife had entered the store and demanded cash from the till and a customer’s purse.  He fled the store with a bag of money and the woman’s black leather purse that contained a beige wallet with cash and various bank cards, identification and an iPhone 5. The suspect is described as being a slim Caucasian male in his late twenties or early thirties who was wearing blue jeans, white shoes, a black wind breaker with a black hoody underneath, a grey and white ball cap and had a black bandana covering his face. 


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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