Unsolved crimes: Lake Country

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 17, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-2644

On January 17, 2013 Lake Country RCMP received a report of a break and enter that occurred between 8:30 AM and 1:30 PM on the 15,000 block of Old Mission Road in Lake Country. Suspects entered the residence, rummaged through most rooms and left with numerous items. Stolen items include an Acer Aspire laptop computer (Model 7213858), an HTC HD7 cell phone (Bell Mobility), jewellery and sportswear. The owner’s five year-old orange Himalayan cat is also missing.

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 13, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-1959

An attempted theft was reported to Lake Country RCMP members on January 13, 2013. The owners of a coin laundry business located on the 10,000 block of Highway 97 noticed that someone had attempted to break into the change machine with a power tool. The suspect was unsuccessful; however damage is estimated to be $300.00. The attempt would have been noisy; police are hoping someone heard the tool and are able to provide further information.

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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