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), keyword Ktown.



DATE:              September 27, 2017

RCMP FILE:     2017-58715

The owner of a store located on the 10,000 block of Highway 97 North in Lake Country contacted RCMP after he noticed his tablet had been stolen from the store. Neighbourhood inquiries provided a description of a possible male suspect who was around 45 years of age with grey hair wearing a hat, blue jeans and a red plaid coat.  The man is approximately 5’10” with a medium build and sported a black eye.  The stolen tablet is an 8’X10” black Samsung Galaxy S2 with serial number 352617080127108. 

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:            HIT AND RUN

DATE:              October 4, 2017

RCMP FILE:     2017-60199

At 4:00 a.m. on October 4th a man riding his e-scooter spotted what he believed to be suspicious behavior at a residence on Bond Road in Lake Country.  He confronted the two suspicious males, whom he believed to be committing some property crimes, stating that he was going to call police.  He blocked the driveway with his electric scooter, which the driver of the car proceeded to ram.  The man obtained the car’s license plate number before it fled, but the plates turned out to be stolen.  Police are looking for the two men who are driving a 2000’s grey Mazda Protégé or Mazda 3. 

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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