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) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net



DATE:             January 12, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-2085

On January 12th  Kelowna RCMP were contacted when staff discovered nine bronze Tim Cotterill “Frogman” sculptures missing from a locked glass display case outside an art store located in the Delta Grand Hotel on Water Street.  The frogs are limited edition, signed by the artist and collectively worth over $5000.00.   The suspect is seen on surveillance at 3:29 a.m. pulling and working at the glass doors to access the sculptures.  The male person of interest is Caucasian, in his late 20’s to early 30’s, with blonde hair. 

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:              December 18, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-77189

Kelowna RCMP attended an apartment located on the 2300 block of Baron Road after learning it was broken into during the early hours of December 18, 2018.  The thieves left with a Ruger, Mark 2, 22 calibre semi-automatic pistol bearing serial number 21621215.  While police were on site they were advised the two suspects had also broken into the office and video surveillance was available.  Police would like your help to identify the two suspects, possibly by the truck they are driving. 


You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.

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