Unsolved crimes: West Kel

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 27, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-64969

West Kelowna RCMP were called to a residence on the 2000 block of Hihannah Drive in the Shannon Lake area on October 27th when items were discovered missing from a garage.  Video surveillance at the home showed two suspects broke into the owner’s BMW parked in the driveway and then used the remote to access the garage.  The male and female suspects made several trips to a large white sedan (likely a Chrysler 300) with the stolen goods.  Items taken from the garage include a stand-up Stanley tool kit, a drill, vacuum, battery charger, cover for a BMW 428i, compressor hose, outdoor lights and various tools.

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:    July 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-41671

A West Kelowna restaurant owner has been devastated by several thefts at her business, L’Oven Farm Fresh Foods, occurring between July and October 31st of this year.  The suspect(s) cut a hole in the chain link fence to gain entry to the property that houses an outdoor cooler at the back of the building.  The cooler’s locked doors were pried open and the bandit has helped himself to high value items such as prime rib, sausage, cheese and pre-prepped food.  The owner has lost approximately $8000 of goods in the last few months.  Please contact Crime Stoppers if you can identify this male person of interest who appears to be 5’8”-5’10” in height with reddish blonde hair and a wiry build. 


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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