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 13, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-25223

On May 13th, 2018 at 9:00 AM a resident of the 900 block on Dilworth Drive in Kelowna, BC reported his aluminum tool box was stolen from his yard. This tool box is described as a truck tool box approximately 60” long and 18” tall. Inside the tool box was 100 feet of 3/8 inch winch cable, factory winch hooks, and other miscellaneous tools. The total value of the contents and tool box are estimated at $700.

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 12, 2018

RCMP FILE:  2018-24991

On May 12th, 2018 a break-in and theft was reported from a closed construction site on the 1200 block on Frost Road in Kelowna, BC. Most likely the theft occurred between the hours of 12:00 AM and 6:00 AM that morning. The lock on a sea can was cut with a battery powered grinder and a number of tools were stolen totalling an estimated $50,000. Two of the other sea cans on the site also had their locks broken but nothing was reported stolen.


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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