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:              July 29, 2017

RCMP FILE:     201-43877

On Saturday, July 29th a woman was at Save-On Foods on Highway 33 between 11:30 and 11:40 a.m.  She paid for her one item at the self-checkout and left, forgetting her purse behind at the checkout.  She realized her mistake once she approached her car but when she returned the purse had already disappeared.  Video surveillance was viewed and RCMP would like to talk to this Caucasian male who was wearing a black t-shirt and shorts and had tattoos on both arms.

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:    July 30, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-44183

A vehicle left in the long term parking lot at Kelowna International Airport on July 24th was gone when the owner arrived to pick it up on July 30th.  The key had been left under the mat in the unlocked car by one spouse so that the other could pick it up.  The vehicle is a 4 door dark blue 2006 Bentley Continental with South Dakota license plate number WGC70 and VIN SCBBR53W06C036213.


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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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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