Unsolved crimes: West 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), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.


DATE: October 20, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-58927

Some residents living in the Glenrosa area were not happy when they woke up on Saturday, October 20. Sometime overnight suspects slashed tires on vehicles on three streets. In total 17 vehicles were affected, with 30 tires being slashed. Four of the cars were parked on Pleasantview Drive, two cars on Salloum Road, seven cars on Webber Road and one near Gorman Road. The suspects had most likely entered or exited from a park at the end of Pleasantview Drive which connects to Webber Road.

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: October 24, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-59524

An elderly lady was terrified as she awoke to a burglar going through her dresser drawers at 4:15 in the morning on October 24, 2012. The suspect had entered through a window in the home on Brown Road, rummaged through the woman’s purse in the living room, pulled out dresser drawers in the bedroom and left through the front door with $40 in cash and two jewellery boxes. The man is described as a teenager, 5’10” with a slim build and wearing dark clothing and a toque.

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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Okanagan Crime Stoppers is a non profit community based crime solving program working in conjunction with the police, the media and the public to help make your community a safer place in which to live.

Crime Stoppers empowers regular people to fight back against crime. Anyone can submit an anonymous tip by using our tips line, and if that tip leads to an arrest the individual will receive a reward for their efforts.

Crime Stoppers operates in over 20 countries worldwide and since the very first program started in 1976, we have become the number one community based crime solving organization in the world.

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