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: January 4, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-552

Sometime between 4:30 PM on January 3 and 7:30 AM January 4 thieves entered the parking lot of a petroleum company on the 1300 block of Stevens Road in West Kelowna, cut the lock from a hitch on a red 1995 Trailtech flatdeck trailer and drove away. The trailer had a home-made toolbox near the front, had BC license plate number 03872D and VIN 2C9L1SG92S2081265.

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: January 3, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-478

A representative from Canada Post alerted West Kelowna RCMP to some damage and possible thefts from four different mail box locations in West Kelowna. The mail boxes were vandalized between December 31, 2012 and 10:00 AM on January 2, 2013. The different site locations are: 1095 Westside Road, the intersection of Bear Lake Road and Westside Road N, 1400 Westside Road North and the intersection of Westside Road and Firwood Road. Canada Post is unsure if anything was stolen and notified the clients of the possibility of theft.

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.

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