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), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown. 



DATE:              September 24, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-58034

The RCMP were called when an outboard motor was stolen off a boat stored in a parking lot at a condo building on the 3800 block of Brown Road in West Kelowna on September 24th .  Thieves helped themselves to a white with black 9.9 horsepower Johnson motor (model J10RE0M) with serial number C8196251. 


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 6, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-60738

Staff from the City of West Kelowna contacted RCMP on October 6th when an overnight theft was discovered.  Someone had pried open a steel cabinet mounted on a power pole at the Gellatly Wharf that housed a mini computer, a server and a hard drive for the area’s video cameras.  The mini computer and the hard driver were both taken.  The hard drive is a Western Digital 4 terabyte external hard drive with serial number WCC4E3HH1AY.


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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