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.


CRIME:          Stolen Utility Trailer

DATE:            July 1st, 2018

RCMP FILE:  2018-37608

On July 1st between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm a trailer parked on the 1600 block of Newport Road was stolen. This trailer is 2003 white Interstate Box Trailer with license plate 06334U and VIN # 4RACS14203N024148. The trailer has a faded logo on the side saying “Lenarcic Bros”. The trailer was full of work tools and construction equipment valuing over $15,000.  If you have any information regarding this trailer theft please contact Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers.

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.


CRIME:          Suspicious Fire

DATE:            July 4th, 2018

RCMP FILE:  2018-38186

Late evening on July 4th a suspicious brush fire erupted on the 2200 block of Campbell Road near Blackmun Bay just after 11 p.m. Upon arrival West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund discovered a 50 by 50 ft. fire with a large pine tree engulfed in flames. This is one of a series of suspicious fires that have occurred recently in the West Kelowna area. If you have any information about this fire or other suspicious fires please contact Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers. 


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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