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 12, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-1798

A van went missing from a parking lot of a complex located on the 4000 block of Pritchard Drive in West Kelowna sometime before 1:30 PM on January 12, 2013. The van is a white 2006 Ford Econoline van with BC plate # EP4473. It had RICOH written in red on the sides and “Kamloops Office Systems” written on the back. The back of the van held an old copier machine and various tools.

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 4, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-544

West Kelowna RCMP were called regarding a break and enter at Kaltire located on Industrial Road on January 4, 2013. Thieves had cut the fence at the rear of the compound and then cut the lock on the compound gate. They stole an unknown number of 22 ½” and 24 ½” commercial tires – valued at $350.00 per tire.

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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