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:             April 19, 2020

RCMP FILE:    2020-21847

Kelowna RCMP request the public’s assistance in identifying a male who walked in to a store on the 2400 block of Highway 97 N on April 19, 2020, and left with the store’s cash register drawer.  The man drove away in a full sized white pick-up truck that was towing a black trailer containing a recreational vehicle.  The suspect is described as a slim Caucasian male with short light brown hair, approximately 5’10” tall wearing a black jacket, light coloured blue jeans, black running shoes, a black baseball cap and an orange watch.  If you recognize this male or your store may have video surveillance of the man, please contact Kelowna RCMP or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers. 

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:             February 15, 2020

RCMP FILE:    2020-12461

Police are hoping to identify two men caught on several surveillance cameras tagging multiple properties and parking pedestals in the downtown area.  The pair meander through the 200 block of Leon Avenue from Water Street to City Park around 1:00 a.m. on February 15, 2020.  One man, the actual tagger, is wearing a black hoody with a white logo on the side and back and the other male acts as a lookout.  The graffiti tag is “NEBS”.  Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers, in partnership with the City of Kelowna, will pay $500 for an arrest in this vandalism file.

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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