Unsolved crimes: DLC

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 31, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-77598

A commercial alarm was activated at Your Dollar Store located on Main Street in Lake Country at 4:01 a.m. on December 31st.  A suspect broke in through the front door and kicked in the office door.  Once inside the office the suspect rummaged around and was able to leave with an undisclosed amount of cash.   

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 22-24, 2017

RCMP FILE:    2017-76435

Lake Country RCMP members were kept busy between December 22nd and December 24th when at least 6 complaints of mailbox theft/mailbox tampering were received.  Canada Post Superboxes at the following locations were opened:


  • Seaton Road near Read Road
  • Seaton Road at Okanagan Centre Road E
  • Robinson Road
  • Robinson Road at Highway 97
  • Cliffshore Drive/ Cliffshore Court
  • Cliffshore Drive near Shoreline Drive

Witnesses at several locations reported seeing a male and female in an older silver or grey Chevy or GMC extended cab truck (could be two-toned with gold).  The male is described as being bald with tattoos on both sides of his neck wearing a black hoodie.  The female had shoulder length brunette hair. 


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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Okanagan Crime Stoppers is a non profit community based crime solving program working in conjunction with the police, the media and the public to help make your community a safer place in which to live.

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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