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:             November 10, 2017

RCMP FILE:   2017-67718

While a family was at work and school on November 9th, 2017, someone kicked in the back door of their home on the 400 block of Farris Road.  Items taken included credit cards, an Apple MacBook, several high end watches (Tag Heuer, Rolex, Bulova and a Hamilton pocket watch), a wedding band, princess cut diamond engagement ring and various other jewellery pieces.  The laptop was later retrieved from a garbage can on Burne Avenue.  Police would like to identify this male person of interest wearing a camo hoodie and light coloured sweat pants.

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 9, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-7190

A clerk at a liquor store located on the 1900 block of Kane Road in Kelowna contacted Kelowna RCMP to report a theft from the store.  On February 9th, 2017, at approximately 12:20 p.m. a woman entered the store and selected a bottle of vodka.  The employee noticed that as she was walking away she no longer carried it.  When questioned, the suspect ran out to a waiting grey Pontiac Sunfire sedan.  Video surveillance verified the theft and police would like to identify this female person of interest.


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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