Unsolved crimes: Kelowna
Oct 5, 2012 / 5:00 am
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.
CRIME: STOLEN VEHICLE/ARSON
DATE: October 2, 2012
RCMP FILE: 2012-55500
Kelowna RCMP responded to a complaint from the Kelowna Fire Department of a suspicious vehicle fire in a remote area of South East Kelowna. Members arrived to the Hayes Road / Ball Court location to find a vehicle fully engulfed in flames and totally destroyed. Investigations reveal that the tires and battery were removed prior to ignition. The vehicle was an orange coloured Ford Ranger, most likely a maintenance fleet vehicle.
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: September 29, 2012
RCMP FILE: 2012-55337
Police would like the assistance of anyone who can help to identify three robbers who accosted a man behind the Chevron Gas Station at 1890 Harvey Avenue at approximately 6:00 PM on Saturday, September 29. The man had just come from withdrawing cash from the TD Bank and stopped to buy cigarettes at the gas station. He was jumped by the men who sprayed him in the face with an unknown substance, punched him in the eye and then kicked him when he went down. A witness stepped in and helped to stop the attack. They left with his wallet and his green and yellow mountain bike. The first suspect is a black man wearing a black trench coat and sandals with socks; the second man is possible native, approximately 40 years of age, tall, with big hands and a long scar on his torso. The third man is a short and stocky Caucasian, short hair wearing a tied-dyed shirt and blue jeans.
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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