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:             February 19, 2020

RCMP FILE:    2020-9601

West Kelowna RCMP responded to a commercial break and enter at approximately 2:30 a.m. on February 19, 2020.  Two suspects entered a local drug store located on the 2400 block of Dobbin Road by throwing a cinderblock through the window.  Once inside, the two suspects headed directly to the electronics department where they smashed display cases and loaded up two grey plastic bins with various electronics.  The suspects were dressed in black with covered faces and gloves.  The suspects appear to be male and female, wearing the same type of coat with a triangle logo on the sleeve.

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 5, 2020

RCMP FILE:    2020-12914

A loss prevention officer at a local West Kelowna grocery store located on the 2400 block of Dobbin Road called RCMP around noon on March 5, 2020.  A Caucasian male between 50 and 60 years of age wearing a black leather jacket placed two 5 kg blocks of cheese worth approximately $1400 into a shopping cart and wheeled out of the store without offering payment.  If you can identify the alleged suspect, please contact West Kelowna RCMP or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers.

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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