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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) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net  

 

CRIME:           MISCHIEF/THEFT FROM VEHICLE/FRAUD

DATE:             October 21, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-65657

Lake Country RCMP were contacted on October 21st when a resident of the 10,900 block of Sherman Drive discovered a smashed driver’s door window on their 2017 Subaru Impreza.  A bank card and iPhone charger were missing from the centre console.  The debit card was found to have been fraudulently used at a couple of local gas stations by the male in the photos.  The photos aren’t super clear, but the suspect is described as a Caucasian male with fair skin, short light brown or red hair, approximately 5’7” to 5’9” tall with a slim build and was wearing a white cap, grey coat, backpack and jeans.   The thief seems to have a penchant for lottery scratch tickets.

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:           RESIDENTIAL BREAK AND ENTER

DATE:             November 2, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-68371

On November 2nd, 2018 between the hours of 12:45 and 1:20 p.m. a residence on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country was broken into and personal items and many valuable pieces of jewlery (including a 1 ct diamond wedding ring and a vintage pearl necklace) were taken.  The homeowner had come home to find a red Dodge truck with a female driver in the driveway stating she was lost and asking for directions.  The resident then discovered the home had been broken into and ransacked.  RCMP believe the female driver was the lookout and that she had an accomplice who committed the break, enter and theft.  The female is described as Caucasian and of average height and body size with auburn hair.  The truck is a newer model red Dodge short box crew cab pickup with no front licence plate.  If you recognize this description or know of the theft, please contact Crime Stoppers.

            

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.



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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) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net

        

CRIME:           MISSING TRAVEL TRAILER

DATE:             November 9, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-69718

West Kelowna RCMP are looking for information to help find a 5th wheel trailer reported stolen from a property on Old Okanagan Highway on November 9, 2018.  The trailer is a brown 38 foot 2015 Momentum 5th wheel valued at approximately $35,000.  The trailer had no licence plate attached and has VIN 573FM4225F1102393.

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:           MISCHIEF TO STREET SIGNS

DATE:             November 10, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-69900

West Kelowna RCMP received calls on November 10th stating that at approximately 1:30 a.m. a vehicle in the area of McIver Road, Webber Road and Coventry Crescent had driven over a number of traffic control signs.  Neighbors state it may have been a pickup truck with a canopy.  One resident heard a truck doing donuts at approximately the same time.  Police located a “Ford” light assembly and plastics at two locations on McIver Road.  If you know of a truck missing some parts that seem to match this description, please contact West Kelowna RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

            

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.



Kelowna's most wanted

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant in effect as of November 16, 2018. 

James Douglas Martin (DOB 1983-03-02) is wanted for one count of possession of stolen property under $5000 and one count of theft under $5000.  

Martin is described as a 35-year-old Caucasian male, 5’11” tall and 168 lbs.  He has brown hair and hazel eyes. 

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

Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.crimestoppers.net.  

 

RCMP File # 2018-33487





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) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net        

 

CRIME:           SHOPLIFTER

DATE:             November 1, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-69531

A loss prevention officer at London Drugs on the 1900 block of Harvey Avenue in Kelowna contacted RCMP to report a shoplifting incident that occurred just after 4:00 p.m. on November 1st.  A man entered the store and after browsing for a bit, asked for cigarettes at the customer service counter.  He then ran out with the carton of cigarettes. The Caucasian male was wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, running shoes and a brown ball cap.  He was carrying yellow and white drywall stilts.  If you can identify this man please contact Crime Stoppers.

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:            ARSON

DATE:              November 14, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-70553

Kelowna RCMP fire investigators are looking for answers after a blaze destroyed several vehicles parked outside a Pandosy Street apartment building.  RCMP were called to assist the Kelowna Fire Department at 4:20 a.m. on November 14th where approximately 10 vehicles under a carport were fully engulfed in flames.  Police helped to evacuate the nearby building.  Video surveillance has been released that shows an individual on a bicycle who seems to light a vehicle with an accelerant.  The jacket of the suspect appears to have a lighter coloured panel across the back.  Police are asking if gas station staff in the area could review their surveillance video to see if there were any purchases by individuals arriving on foot or bicycle around that time period.  If you have any information on this arson please send a tip to Crime Stoppers or contact Cst Nathan Nickel at the Kelowna Detachment.

            

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.



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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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