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) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net



DATE:             January 12, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-1869

At 10:45 p.m. on January 10th a lone suspect driving a white Ford pickup truck used a grinder to cut the chain on a gate of an automotive business located on the 2000 block of Louie Drive in West Kelowna. The truck then rammed through a second gate and entered the yard.  Several minutes later the truck left, hooked up to a u-built trailer carrying a white 2013 Yamaha Phazer MTX snowmobile.  The snowmobile’s VIN is JYE8GP004DA014243.

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 14, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-2387

A theft from vehicle was reported by a resident of the 2500 block of Crown Crest Drive in West Kelowna on January 14th.  The rear passenger window of the 2004 Dodge Dakota was broken and the thief left with a beige canvas messenger bag that held some cash, some company market share certificates and a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 19” laptop with a purple keyboard.  The serial number of the laptop is 014104441953. 


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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