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:             May 13, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-26459

A woman left her vehicle running and jumped out for a quick minute on Main Street in West Kelowna just before 7:00 a.m. on May 13th.  She then watched as a male hopped in her van and drove south, taking with him her purse and cell phone.   The male is described as 20-25 years of age, 5’8” tall, slim, wearing a white ball cap and white running shoes.  On May 15th the van’s plates were recovered in Summerland after being switched with plates belonging to a similar van.  Look for a 2006 red Dodge Caravan with VIN 1D4GP25R06B668460 and possibly bearing BC plate number CG290N. 

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:              May 13, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-26502

The owner of an automotive shop located on the 2000 block of Louie Drive in West Kelowna contacted RCMP after viewing an attempted break in on surveillance footage the morning of May 13th, 2019.  A male wearing a dark hoodie, gloves and a backpack appears on camera trying to gain entry by taking a pry bar to the door. 


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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