Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes

(File photo)(File photo)
Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes
Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes
Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes
Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes
Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes
Crime Stoppers’ latest Kelowna-based unsolved crimes

Kelowna RCMP have released information from a wide array of unsolved crimes in Okanagan areas. People with any information in any of the crimes are asked to contact Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or at www.crimestoppers.net.

Kelowna:

  • Attempted ATM theft. RCMP responded to a break in alarm at a sports bar located on the 1500 block of Dilworth Drive (Rusty’s Sports Bar) just before 6 a.m. Feb.18. Upon arrival, police discovered a smashed front door and an ATM attached to a broken tow strap. Video surveillance showed two male suspects hooking the ATM to a black Hyundai Sante Fe, but when the tow strap broke, they re-entered the sports bar and ripped a commercial breathalyzer machine from the wall and fled.
  • Theft of firearms. A business owner reported the theft of three firearms, among other things, on the 1800 block of Springfield Rd on the morning of Feb. 20. The thief had taken a Smith & WEsson 357 Magnum Revolver Model 6866 (S/N: CUH2268), a Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm Luger (S/N: HKB9663), a Smith & Wesson M&P 22 9mm handgun (S/N: MP134422), as well as a 2008 $100 coin, a laptop, and Kelowna Rockets season tickets. The guns were reported to be locked in hard cases.

West Kelowna:

  • Robbery. West Kelowna RCMP responded to reports of a robbery at a liquor store Feb. 18. An employee was reported to be threatened by a fun that was not produced. Two males entered the liquor store on Gosset Rd around 10:10 p.m. and attempted to purchase alcohol using the tap feature of a debit card, but when the card was declined, one suspect told the employee that he had a gun and then left the store. Both male suspects are described by Crime Stoppers as Aboriginal, between 5-feet-7 and 5-feet-9 and around 25-30 years old.
  • Robbery. A clerk at a Boucherie Rd. convenience store contacted West Kelowna RCMP after being threatened by a men claiming to have a gun while being robbed. No weapon was produced. Two males entered the store around 3:30 a.m. on Feb. 18 and demanded cash and cigarettes. The first suspect wore a red and black plaid jacket, red gloves, a black hoodie, a black baseball hat, and a bandana covering his face below the eyes. The second suspect wore all black, was taller and thinner than the other, and was wearing all black.

Lake Country:

  • Liquor theft. A liquor store at the Turtle Bay Crossing Shopping Centre has been hit hard by shoplifters recently. Employees contacted Lake Country RCMP Feb. 11 just after 9 p.m. when a female was suspected of taking two 1.75 litre bottles of vodka.
  • Suspicious Male. Lake Country RCMP were contacted early Feb. 16 when a Lakes Subdivision resident spotted a suspicious male who appeared to be going though unlocked vehicles near Lake Hill Rd. RCMP searched the area for the male, but believe the male left in a vehicle.

City of KelownaCity of West Kelownaunsolved crimes

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Esa Carriere, 23, was the victim of a 2018 Canada Day homicide. (File)
Youth sentenced in Kelowna Canada Day killing

Young woman pleaded guilty to lesser assault charge, sentenced to 15-month intensive support and supervision program

A rendering of UBC’s planned downtown Kelowna campus. (Contributed)
Kelowna’s new downtown campus to help alleviate UBCO’s space crunch

The sizable development is anticipated to be completed by the fall 2024 semester

Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed)
Contactless parking payment available at YLW

Kelowna International Airport parking now compatible with the PayByPhone application

Good Samaritan Mountainview Village located at 1540 KLO Road in Kelowna. (Good Samaritan Society)
Outbreak at Kelowna long term care home declared over

Penticton, Kelowna long term care home outbreaks declared over Jan. 20

The BC SPCA is adapting its fundraising after cancelling events due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
BC SPCA gets creative with fundraising as pandemic continues

The non-profit’s in-person fundraising events all had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Interior Health has declared the Cariboo Chilcotin a community cluster. (Angie Mindus photo)
Interior Health declares Cariboo Chilcotin region a COVID-19 cluster, 215 cases since Jan. 1

Most cases are related to transmission at social events and gatherings in Williams Lake

Vernon Fire Rescue Services responded to a single-vehicle rollover Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, after a vehicle came into contact with a pedestrian light pole at Kalamalka Lake Road and 14th Avenue. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Minor injuries in rollover after vehicle hits Vernon crosswalk pole

The vehicle flipped onto its side, closing Kalamalka Lake Road

Penticton city council heard from Dhorea Ramanula, of Paid Employment for People with Lived Experiences Tuesday, Jan. 19. Ramanula’s organization has operated public washrooms in Kelowna staffed by community support workers since April, she says Penticton could benefit from a similar facility. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Penticton interested in new public washroom concept to combat vandalism

Public washrooms with on-site support staff have been operating in Kelowna since April

Canada Post had remove a lot of letter boxes around Penticton after they were vandalized. This letter box at the United Church on Main St. remains unscathed. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Street mailbox vandals strike Penticton drop boxes

Canada Post had to remove a bunch of the vandalized units

Vernon's Noric House long-term care facility is dealing with an influenza outbreak amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Two more deaths at Vernon care home

Noric House case numbers remain steady, but death toll rises

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A petition to spare the Mount Rose Swanson area from logging later this year has eclipsed 21,000 signatures as of Jan. 20, 2021. (Rose Swanson Mountain/Facebook)
Controversial logging will cut 4% of ‘sensitive’ Armstrong forest area: Ministry

A petition to spare the Rose Swanson area from logging has eclipsed 21,000 signatures

Most Read