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:              December 3, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-72406

A man contacted Kelowna RCMP on December 3rd when he discovered that his vehicle had been entered overnight while parked in secure underground parking on the 900 block of Academy Way in Kelowna.   The suspect entered the Q5 Audi and stole a GoPro HERO5 black edition with serial number C3161326347831, a Bluetooth adapter and a garage opener.  Kelowna RCMP would like to identify this person of interest who was caught on camera.  

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:             December 1, 2017

RCMP FILE:   2017-71990

A break and enter occurring between 10:00 p.m. on November 30th and 11:00 a.m. on December 1st on the 500 block of Curlew Drive was reported to RCMP.  The owner returned home to find the front door unlocked and the home ransacked.  The suspects left with a wallet containing identification and bank cards, spare keys to a truck and jeep and a cabinet style gun case.  The case contained cash, ammunition, paperwork and the following firearms:

  • Dominion Arms 1911 style .45 calibre pistol (s/n BC06543)
  • Girsan Berreta style 9 mm pistol (s/n T636815B00074)
  • Dominion Arms AR15 style rifle (s/n 00587213)
  • Remington .22 calibre bolt action rifle with composite stock (s/n u/k)
  • 12 Gauge Remington pump action shotgun with wooden stock  (s/n u/k)

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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