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Unsolved crimes: DLC

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), starting with ”Ktown”. 

     

CRIME:  THEFT OF VAN

DATE:    May 21, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-26548

Keys forgotten on a patio table led to the theft of a van overnight between 11:00p.m. on May 21st and 7:00 the next morning.  The vehicle is a 2001 green Toyota Sienna van with BC licence plate number DX512V and VIN 4T3ZF19C01U365591.  The van was stolen from the 2300 block of Lacresta Road in Lake Country.

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.       

 

CRIME:  THEFT FROM VEHICLE

DATE:    May 3, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-22082

During the early hours of May 3rd a thief broke into a 1993 Ford F250 truck parked on the 9700 block of Winview Road in Lake Country.  Entry was gained by opening the unlocked small passenger door window and then reaching in to unlock the door.   A black Milwaukee backpack full of hand tools was taken, however power tools were left behind.  The tools in the backpack include a 9/16 nut driver, pipe pliers, ratchet cable cutters, 3 crescent wrenches, drill bits, Milwaukee multimeter cables etc.  

            

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), starting with “Ktown”.





Unsolved crimes: West Kel

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), starting with ”Ktown”.  

    

CRIME:  BREAK AND ENTER – THEFT OF CAR AND ATV

DATE:    May 21, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-26129

On May 21st a family checking on a home whose owners were away camping for the weekend discovered that the home had been broken into during the last 24 hours.  Thieves most likely entered the home on the 3300 block of McKellar Road in West Kelowna by crawling into a bathroom window.  Several weapons were stolen, including two Browning 7mms (one with a Leupold 3X9 variable scope, one with s/n 61308NM7C7), an American Ruger 270 with a Burris Redfield Revolution 3-9X40 scope, a Cooey .22, and an antique 16 gauge double barreled shotgun.   Leupold and Bushnell binoculars, knives, scopes, a General Mobile Radio (model GMRS6000C-2GH) and other miscellaneous hunting equipment are also missing.  The thieves may have packed all this into the family’s white 2010 Toyota Rav 4 with BC licence plate KTF355 and VIN 2T3BF4DV0AW029113, which was also taken.  A red 2016 Honda TRX500 Rubicon with VIN 1HFTE4642G4100464 is missing as well.   

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.

           

CRIME:  THEFT OF BOAT LEG

DATE:    May 23, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-26446

A boat leg was reported stolen from a 1998 Crownline boat parked at a home on the 1200 block of Sunnybrae Road in the Lakeview Heights area of West Kelowna.   The owner believes the boat leg went missing sometime in the two weeks previous to May 23rd.  The leg is a Volvo Penta with serial number 4112049957 and is valued at approximately $10,000.00. 

            

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), starting with “Ktown”.



Kelowna's most wanted

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following female who is wanted on a province-wide warrant as of May 26, 2017. 

Tamaira May Evans (DOB 1989-12-04) is wanted for one count of possession of stolen property under $5000. 

Evans is described as a 27-year old non-white female, 5’3” tall and 119 lbs.  She has brown hair and brown eyes. 

Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to the arrest of this suspect.  If you see her, do not approach her. 

Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, go to www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: ktown.  

 

RCMP File # 2015-65479



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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), starting with ”Ktown”.

      

CRIME:  BREAK AND ENTER TO JEWELLERY STORE

DATE:    May 18, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-25313

An alarm was activated at 5:08 a.m. on May 18th at a business located on the 2900 block of Pandosy Street.  A security officer heard the alarm and watched as a male ran out of a smashed out glass front door.  The man had broken several counters in the store and left with a backpack full of goods as he ran west toward West Avenue and Abbott Street.  The man was wearing a black motorcycle helmet with brim, a black Under Armour hoodie, black pants and a blue backpack.   Another similar break and enter occurred on May 14th when a clothing store located in the Pandosy/Bernard area had the windows smashed out and two males (one wearing a motorcycle helmet) were seen running away with armfuls of clothing. 

 

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.

           

CRIME:  MAJOR GRAFFITI MISCHIEF

DATE:    May 19, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-25567

Residents of a neighbourhood in Rutland woke on May 19th to find a whole lot of gray….spray paint.  Thirteen vehicles in the Clark Court area (including Harris Court, Hillaby Avenue and Findlay Road) were tagged with vulgar words and images in grey spray paint and random blobs and spots were painted on license plates, windows and fences.   A fire extinguisher was also emptied on vehicles and the neighbourhood playground.

         

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), starting with “Ktown”.



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