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:              August 18, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-51398

The building manager of a complex on the 400 block of Groves Avenue in Kelowna contacted RCMP regarding an early morning break and enter on August 18th, 2019.  At approximately 5:00 a.m. suspects broke into the building and took the elevator to the parkade where they spent some time gaining access to the bike compound.  Once inside they used a grinder to remove quality locks from a Yeti mountain bike.  Surveillance shows two males entering the building and leaving with two bikes.  The second bike is yet to be identified, however it is orange and white.  Suspect number 1 is wearing shorts, a backpack, wide-brimmed ball cap and has a tattoo on his calf.  Suspect #2 is wearing long sleeve plaid shirt, baggy pants, a backpack and his face is covered with a bandana and large brimmed ball cap.   The stolen bike is a 27 speed Yeti SB100, turquoise frame with orange suspension with serial number 9A5FD410033 and is worth approximately $11,000.00. 

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:              August 21, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-52122

An employee of a golf and turf company located on the 1700 block of Dolphin Avenue contacted RCMP when they found a golf cart gad been stolen overnight from a locked compound behind the business.  The gate lock was broken and the fence was cut, however  entry was not made into the building.  The golf cart is a red/burnt orange 2015 Yamaha electric cart with serial number JW9512665 and has a #56 sticker on it.  It is valued at approximately $2500.00. 

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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