Unsolved crimes: West Kel

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:             April 3, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-17754

The City of West Kelowna fell prey to thieves drilling fuel tanks and stealing gasoline.  On April 3rd RCMP were contacted when City vehicles had their gas tanks drilled and gas siphoned at two different locations on two different dates.  One incident happened to two vehicles at an Anders Road municipal parking lot.  Video surveillance shows a light coloured 2 door car as a possible suspect vehicle and the theft happening between 3:21 and 4:16 am on April 3rd.  The previous day two vehicles parked at the City’s Cameron Road location had their tanks drilled and fuel siphoned in the early morning hours.  

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:              March 31, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-17105

West Kelowna RCMP were contacted on the morning of March 31, 2019 when it was discovered a Telus compound located on Main Street was entered overnight.  Thieves accessed the lot through an alley and took copper wire from a reel which was found near a dumpster before the thieves could return for it.  They also broke into storage compartments on a truck and stole a work belt with hand tools and two bags with unique tools specific to the communication industry. 


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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