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:              October 10, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-61555, 2017-61418 etc

Kelowna RCMP are looking for two women they believe to be responsible for thefts from four local gyms on October 10, 2017.  The first theft was reported just after 7:30 a.m. when someone entered a locker in the women’s change room at Goodlife Fitness on Gordon Drive.  A 2008 white/beige Ford Escape with BC plate number DS501N was taken.  Just before 9:00 a.m. police received a call from a victim at Steve Nash gym who keys taken from an unlocked gym locker.  The woman’s 2012 black Mini Cooper with BC plate number CM855P was taken along with the woman’s wallet.  The bank cards were used at several nearby businesses.  Just after 1:00 p.m. thieves hit Mission Fitness Centre on Gordon Drive and cleaned out a locker containing a wallet and keys to a grey 2009 Hyundai Elantra with BC licence plate number 744RSE.  Hours later, a gym bag was taken from a woman’s locker at the YMCA on Hartman Road.  When the woman discovered the loss she alerted her boyfriend, who ran to the parking lot and confronted a suspicious woman near their vehicle.  The woman departed in a beige SUV with another person.   The woman is described as a black female in her 20’s with long dyed red hair wearing tight skinny jeans and white sneakers.  The second suspect is a Caucasian female in her 20’s wearing a baggy t-shirt and a toque.

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:              October 10, 2017

RCMP FILE:     2017-61554

Kelowna RCMP members were called on October 10th by staff at Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) when it was discovered that a $1250 avalanche airbag had been stolen.  Video surveillance was viewed which revealed this person of interest walking out of the Cooper Road store at approximately 5:20 p.m. sporting the black and red Arc’Teryx Voltair 20 Avalanche Airbag. 


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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