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:              July 27, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-45674 & 2019-50565

On July 27, 2019, the Urban Fare loss prevention officer reported to police that a male had taken off running after being confronted for allegedly stealing merchandise. Police confirmed that the same male was then involved in another theft at a nearby liquor store on August 12, 2019. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 5’9”, slender build with 4-inch long straight hair.  In the theft at Urban Fare, the suspect wore a grey shirt, blue or black jeans, Nike running shoes and was carrying a grey backpack. In the theft at the liquor store, the suspect changed his look and had died his hair darker, wore eyeglasses and changed his style of dress.  In both thefts the suspect placed his bicycle and bag in the same spot outside by the dumpster.

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:              August 13, 2019

RCMP FILE:    2019-49961

On August 13, 2019 a resident of the 4900 block of Warbler Court reported to police their pick-up truck had been stolen sometime overnight while parked in front of the residence. The stolen vehicle is described as a brown 2009 Toyota Tundra with visible damage to the driver side door with an Alberta license place GHU795.

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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Crime Stoppers empowers regular people to fight back against crime. Anyone can submit an anonymous tip by using our tips line, and if that tip leads to an arrest the individual will receive a reward for their efforts.

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