Thursday, July 31st20.8°C
22568
22703

Stolen card encoder useless

Investigators are asking for public assistance in identifying the suspect in a mid-March break in.

On March 16, police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred the previous day at the Mission Shores Resort located at 3880 Truswell Road.

An unknown male suspect entered the unlocked common rooms of the resort and broke into the adjoining manager's office. The suspect gathered several items before fleeing the scene on a small BMX bicycle.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Short black hair and sideburns
  • Wearing a camouflage jacket over a black hoodie, dark pants, a black backpack and white ball cap

Items stolen include:

  • Vingcard model 2100 key-card encoder
  • 6 Vingcard key-card readers
  • Guitar
  • First Aid Kit

The Vingcard encoder and reader together are valued at over $7000 but are virtually worthless to the suspect and will not gain him access to any rooms in the resort or any other establishment with electronic key-cards.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, Cst De Jong, at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

COMMENTS WELCOME

Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.



Read more Kelowna News

22509


Recent Trending





20005




FEATURED Property
178914315542 Whiskey Cove Road, Lake Country, BC
3 bedrooms 3 baths
$1,595,000
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading








21918

Kelowna SPCA Featured Pet

Tirzah
Tirzah Kelowna SPCA >




21817







Okanagan Quick Links City of Kelowna
Airport Arrivals
Airport Departures
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Transit
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna
Central Okanagan
Regional District

District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
Interior Health
UBC Okanagan
Okanagan College
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library


Kelowna City Council Audio
Audio
July 14, 2014 @ 1:30 pm
Live broadcasts, archives, schedule >


Member of BC Press Council
21343