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:              December 5, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-72669

West Kelowna Fire Department contacted the RCMP just after 8:00 a.m. on December 5, 2017 to attend a fire on the 3700 block of Brown Road in downtown West Kelowna.  A tattoo business in the strip mall sustained the most damage, with smoke damage occurring in three other businesses.  The fire appears to be suspicious in nature.

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 2, 2017

RCMP FILE:   2017-72199

An overnight break and enter was reported by staff at a marine business on the 2000 block of Dominion Road in West Kelowna on December 2nd, 2017. The suspects entered through the rear door of the business and did not disturb the business, however left with a safe containing petty cash and keys to the vehicles and equipment.           

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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