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


DATE: October 22, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-59190

A utility trailer and motorbike were stolen from an underground parking lot on the 400 block of Sutton Crescent in Glenmore between 10:30 PM on October 21 and 7:50 AM the next morning. The 2008 Snowbear utility trailer (BC license plate UMK64G, s/n 2SWUW11A38G396648) had black plywood extensions approximately 3.5 feet high and a hydraulic wheel added to the front for stabilization. The motorbike is a red, white and black 2010 Husqvarna; serial number ZKHKCECF8AV000083. The bike had no mirrors attached and the yellow casing on the rear right light was broken.

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 30, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-60692

Apparently thieves feel it ‘tis the season…..to steal winter tires! Several calls have been made to the Kelowna RCMP from owners of cars in the Rutland area. The victims have walked out of their homes in the morning to go to work only to find their cars up on blocks… tires and rims stripped off during the night. Two such instances have been reported in the Holbrook Court area of Rutland. The picture shown is a 2007 Honda Accord that was stripped the morning of October 30, 2012.

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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