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.


CRIME:           THEFT OVER $5000

DATE:             February 7, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-6840

A West Kelowna business located on the 3000 block of Dunfield Road has suffered several thefts in the last few months.  In November, a Hypertherm Powermax 45 plasma cutter worth $2500 was taken from the fabricating shop.  Between January 28-29, 2018, a Millermatic 212 Auto-Set MIG welder valued at $2000 was taken from a covered storage area.  On Friday, February 2, 2018, a cutting torch set and tanks on a cart, valued at $1500, were taken from the south end of the business’s property.

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:    February 2, 2018

RCMP FILE:  2018-5818

Sometime between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 2nd, a suspect broke the rear window of a grey 2007 Acura MDX SUV while parked in the student parking lot at Mount Boucherie Secondary School on the 2700 block of Cameron Road in West Kelowna.  The perp grabbed a purse out of the vehicle that contained a wallet with debit cards, credit cards and an assortment of gift cards. 


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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