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:              February 27, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-10498

Be on the lookout for this very distinct bicycle stolen from the 200 block of Nickel Road in Kelowna on February 27th, 2018.  The custom purple and blue mountain bike has white forks, chrome handlebars and a rainbow tie-dyed seat.  No serial number is available at this time. 

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 25, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-10126

A theft from vehicle was reported to Kelowna RCMP on February 25th, 2018.  A man discovered that his black Gretsch Jim Dandy parlour guitar, a ¾ acoustic guitar and an electronic tuner had been stolen from his truck parked on the 900 block of Lawrence Avenue.  Surveillance video shows a male carrying the items away at approximately 4:00 a.m.

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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Crime Stoppers empowers regular people to fight back against crime. Anyone can submit an anonymous tip by using our tips line, and if that tip leads to an arrest the individual will receive a reward for their efforts.

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