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 10, 2012

RCMP FILE: 2012-62902

Kelowna RCMP received a report of the theft of two cartons of cigarettes from the 7-11 located at 1505 Gordon Drive. A man entered the store at 6:50 PM on November 10, 2012 and requested 2 cartons of Export A cigarettes. He had a credit card in his hand indicating that he had a method of payment. When the cigarettes were put on the counter he grabbed them and ran, leaving the credit card behind. The abandoned credit card was a cancelled card that had been discarded by its owner several weeks prior. The suspect is an approximate 20 year old male, 5’9” tall with dark hair and was wearing a white Nike jacket and blue hoodie.

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 28, 2013

RCMP FILE: 2013-4108

Just after 7:00 PM on January 28, 2013 a man walked into the Grand Spirits liquor store at 1310 Water Street, grabbed two 24-packs of Budweiser cans and dashed out the door. He ran across the street where he handed one case to a second male wearing a grey and white camouflage jacket before they ran east toward Ellis Street. The suspect was a slim, 18-20 years old, 5’8” tall and was wearing a dark hoodie with a white “Air Jordan” logo on the front, blue baseball cap with red brim and jeans.

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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