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:             January 10, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-1575

The property representatives of a complex located on Chapman Place in Kelowna contacted RCMP on January 10th, 2018 to report overnight damage to vehicles.  A suspect pried open a lower access door gaining entry to the building’s parkade at approximately 4:00 a.m.  Once inside the suspect broke into at least nine vehicles by smashing the windows.  The suspect left with smaller items including change and a wallet.  If you recognize this purple-gloved suspect, please contact Crime Stoppers or 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:              January 26, 2018

RCMP FILE:    2018-4601

RCMP were called to a compound break, enter and theft at a utility yard on the 1500 block of Spall Road in Kelowna occurring sometime overnight between January 23rd and 24th.   Thieves left with a 2017 orange and grey Brandt tilt flat deck trailer (BC Licence plate number 57398U and VIN 2BYUT2EB7HR000329) and a yellow 2018 35G John Deere long arm compact excavator (Unit #01677 and VIN 1FF035GXCHK280901). The trailer is unique with its orange nose and the excavator has Fortis decals on the body.  Approximate value is over $100,000.                

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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