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:             February 8, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-6946

A resident living across from a store located on Bottom Wood Lake Road in Lake Country called 911 at 1:39 a.m. on February 8th to report a theft in progress while watching a suspect load propane tanks into a vehicle.  According to the witness, police just missed the thief as he took off in a light-coloured 2012 Ford Escape, and searches for the vehicle in the area were unsuccessful.  The thief had broken into a locked cage in the corner of the parking lot and stolen 9 propane tanks worth $50 each. 

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:            February 7, 2018

RCMP FILE:  2018-6852

The manager of a liquor store located on the 10,000 block of Highway 97 in Lake Country called the RCMP at 3:07 p.m. on February 7th to report a shoplifter who had stolen two 1.75 litre bottles of Smirnoff vodka valued at $54 each.   When video surveillance was reviewed they could see the Caucasian male with a dark beard, wearing a black toque, red hoodie with a white circle on it and a black bandana with white skulls enter the store and go directly to the vodka section.  He grabbed the two bottles of vodka and ran out of the store, fleeing south on Highway 97.  Please contact Crime Stoppers if you can identify this alleged thief.


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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