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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:           THEFT OF SNOWMOBILE

DATE:             January 12, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-1869

At 10:45 p.m. on January 10th a lone suspect driving a white Ford pickup truck used a grinder to cut the chain on a gate of an automotive business located on the 2000 block of Louie Drive in West Kelowna. The truck then rammed through a second gate and entered the yard.  Several minutes later the truck left, hooked up to a u-built trailer carrying a white 2013 Yamaha Phazer MTX snowmobile.  The snowmobile’s VIN is JYE8GP004DA014243.

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:              January 14, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-2387

A theft from vehicle was reported by a resident of the 2500 block of Crown Crest Drive in West Kelowna on January 14th.  The rear passenger window of the 2004 Dodge Dakota was broken and the thief left with a beige canvas messenger bag that held some cash, some company market share certificates and a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 19” laptop with a purple keyboard.  The serial number of the laptop is 014104441953. 

            

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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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 January 18, 2019. 

Shawn Bradley Forsythe (DOB 1983-04-14) is wanted for one count of break and enter. 

Forsythe is described as a 35-year-old Caucasian male, 5’11” tall and 175 lbs.  He has black hair and brown 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 # 2016-27319



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:           THEFT OF BRONZE FROG SCULPTURES

DATE:             January 12, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-2085

On January 12th  Kelowna RCMP were contacted when staff discovered nine bronze Tim Cotterill “Frogman” sculptures missing from a locked glass display case outside an art store located in the Delta Grand Hotel on Water Street.  The frogs are limited edition, signed by the artist and collectively worth over $5000.00.   The suspect is seen on surveillance at 3:29 a.m. pulling and working at the glass doors to access the sculptures.  The male person of interest is Caucasian, in his late 20’s to early 30’s, with blonde hair. 

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:            BREAK AND ENTER

DATE:              December 18, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-77189

Kelowna RCMP attended an apartment located on the 2300 block of Baron Road after learning it was broken into during the early hours of December 18, 2018.  The thieves left with a Ruger, Mark 2, 22 calibre semi-automatic pistol bearing serial number 21621215.  While police were on site they were advised the two suspects had also broken into the office and video surveillance was available.  Police would like your help to identify the two suspects, possibly by the truck they are driving. 

            

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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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 January 17, 2019. 

Wesley Wade Joseph Michelle (DOB 1980-04-05) is wanted for one count of breach of probation and one count of breach of undertaking. 

Michelle is described as a 38-year-old non-white male, 5’9” tall and 161 lbs.  He has black hair and brown 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 # 2017-10926



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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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