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) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net



DATE:             December 4, 2018

RCMP FILE:   2018-74453

Kelowna RCMP are asking for help to identify this male who twice broke into McCurdy Bowling on the 900 block of McCurdy Road.  On December 4th the staff at the business noticed that a laptop from the workshop area was missing.  Upon viewing video surveillance, they saw a male had entered at 5:30 a.m. and taken the laptop. The male was wearing a green jacket, dark jeans, black boots and a mask covering the lower part of his face. It seems he had also entered the business on December 2nd without taking anything. 

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 9, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-1488

Thieves entered the City of Kelowna Parks and Works yard located on the 1300 block of KLO Road just after 3:00 a.m. on January 9th and left with one of the City’s work trucks.    The thieves most likely used a second vehicle to ram the gate to gain entry.   The truck is a white 2007 Ford F250 Super Duty pickup with two aluminum side tool boxes running down the box, a tool rack behind the driver’s side, City of Kelowna flashing on the doors and identified with number 6310.  All keys are accounted for.  The truck has BC licence plate number 4620KS and VIN 1FDNF20547DB46258.


You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.

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