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: November 5, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-62040

Kelowna RCMP are hoping to identify this female as a person of interest in a theft from a Petro Canada gas station located on Glenmore Road. She entered the store at approximately 9:20 AM on November 5, 2012 and left with the Remembrance Day poppy donation box from the front counter. The female is described as heavy-set Caucasian, 5’0” tall, with long brown hair in a pony-tail and wearing a grey fuzzy hoody.

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: December 9, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-67837

The staff at a McDonalds located on the 3000 block of Lakeshore Road were startled at approximately 5:30 AM on December 9. A female entered the restaurant through the back door, confronted a male employee and placed her index finger over her mouth in a motion for him not to say anything. She held a small knife in her right hand. The employee warned his co-worker and they ran to the gas station next door. The thief left empty-handed through the back door. She is described as 5-7” tall, slim, wearing clear glasses, a black scarf with snowflake design covering her mouth, a blue hoody, mittens and black shoes.

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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