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:              May 4, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-23174

RCMP were called to a construction site at Ledge Rock Court near Wilden Ridge Drive and Skyland Drive when a witness reported seeing two suspects using a torch to break into a sea can. The suspects left in a black truck.  A front end loader was damaged and had fuel siphoned.  Many items were taken from the locked sea can including:  two Wacker Neuson jumping jacks with Winn Rental stickers, a 200 pound APT plate tamper, a Bomag 1845 compaction plate tamper with a Winn Rental sticker (s/n 861834111740), two 15” Stihl cut-off saws, 7 boxes of Gaurdol 15-40 engine oil, a gas powered Stihl drill along with a variety of chains, wrenches, and miscellaneous tools.  Total value of damage and tools are in excess of $25,000.00. 

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:              May 7, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-23886

Sometime during the weekend of May 4th through 7th, eight street lights were stolen from a construction site on Shayler Road in the McKinley Beach area. The lock on a sea can was cut with a saw and the eight lights worth $1500 each were taken. Nearby on the 3900 block of Glenmore Road a similar theft occurred at another construction site where thieves cut a hole in a sea can and stole a generator. 


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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