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 9, 2017

RCMP FILE:     2017-73617

West Kelowna RCMP responded to a bank robbery call occurring just before 3:30 p.m. on December 9th at the Bank of Montreal located on Gosset Road in West Kelowna.   A suspect entered the bank, passed a note demanding cash to the teller and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect is described as a slim Caucasian male in his 20’s, under 6’ tall and wearing a black jacket, black pants, a black baseball cap with red brim and carrying a black laptop bag or briefcase.  If you recognize this person of interest, please contact Crime Stoppers or West Kelowna RCMP.

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 11, 2017

RCMP FILE:  2017-73874

A resident living on the 2200 block of Helgason Drive in the Shannon Lake area of West Kelowna contacted West Kelowna RCMP on December 11th, 2017 to report that a snow blower had been taken from the side of his house sometime between December 8th and 11th.  The missing snow blower is a black and red Toro Power Max 826 OE (Model 37780) with serial number 316000300 valued at $1300.      

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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