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:            March 29, 2019

RCMP FILE:  2019-16791

Kelowna RCMP attended Home Depot on Enterprise Way in Kelowna on March 29th after a store manager was threatened by a male leaving the store with unpaid merchandise.  The man was spotted leaving the front entrance wheeling out a garbage can that obviously had heavy goods inside.  When confronted, the man pulled a knife out, made a threat and continued on his way.  He quickly loaded the goods into a purple Oldsmobile parked near the entrance and fled.  It’s believed the suspect got away with approximately $1000 worth of yard maintenance equipment.  He is described a s a Caucasian male in his 30’s, approximately 6’1” tall with a shaved head.

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:              March 8, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-12417

A Loss Prevention Officer from the Real Canadian Superstore on Baron Road in Kelowna called the RCMP on March 8th when a male left the store without paying for his groceries.  The male is Caucasian and was wearing a black baseball cap, a black pullover with logo on left side, blue jeans, black gloves and a backpack. 


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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