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       


CRIME:           THEFT OF FORD F350’s

DATE:             February 2nd and February 6th, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-6083 / 2019-6681

There have been a couple of recent thefts of Ford F350’s in the past few days.  On February 7th a red 2002 Ford F350 crew cab was stolen from in front of a business on the 2600 block of Enterprise Way around 4:00 a.m.  The truck has BC plate number MJ1878 and VIN 1FTSW31F22EC55380.  All keys are accounted for. 

At 1:53 a.m. on February 6th a truck was taken from in front of a residence on the 600 block of South Crest Drive.  Again, a Ford F350 which was locked and all keys accounted for.  This F350 was a black 2003 model with licence plate number MH9214 and VIN 1FTSX31P23EC88578.  

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    Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.



DATE:              January 10, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-1703

A 2012 orange KTM XC-F 350 bike was stolen from a parkade on the 3100 block of Via Centrale in Quail Ridge between January 8th and 9th, 2019.  The bike was locked with a heavy chain and wheel lock, which was cut through with bolt cutters.  The VIN of the bike is VBKMXL432CM178507.  Video surveillance caught two male suspects and their red and black truck with a distinctive black tubed rack.


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

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