CrimeStoppers has released the recent unsolved crimes within Kelowna, West Kelowna, and Lake Country. Any information on the crimes can be directed to RCMP, or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
- Bank mischief: Kelowna RCMP were called to a downtown Ellis St. bank Feb. 20 where a man was reported committing mischievous acts inside the banks ATM before exiting and driving away in a Mercedes. RCMP are looking to identify this person of interest.
- Theft of Ford F-250: On Feb. 26, a Ford F-250 was reported stolen from the 900 block of McCurdy Road in Kelowna. The vehicle was last seen at 2 p.m. and then gone at 5 p.m. when the owner had left for work. The truck is a white 1999 Ford F-250, B.C. plate PA177R, and VIN 1FTNX21F3XEC07656. Dash cam footage captured a person of interest leaving the truck at 3:30 p.m.
- Superstore theft: A loss prevention office from the Louie Dr. Superstore contacted West Kelowna RCMP Feb. 14 when a man wearing a black baseball cap with a scruffy beard left the store without paying for electronics that were stuffed underneath his jacket.
- Peachland seasonal residence theft: West Kelowna RCMP were called to the 3500 block of Drought Rd. in Peachland Feb. 22 when a home was discovered broken into sometime between Feb. 12 and Feb 22. Several major appliances: washer, dryer, fireplace, dishwasher, a bar stool, two paintings, and an outdoor fire pit were gone from the residence. The suspects entered through a secondary story bathroom window which was pried and forced open. West Kelowna RCMP encourage any information of suspicious activity during the time-frame to be reported.
- Boat motor theft: A resident in the 12000 block of Apex Dr. in Lake Country reported a theft of his boat motor on Feb. 12. Suspects had opened a tarp covering the boat and stole the blue Yamaha 15 HP motor with serial number S 1004858.
- Theft from vehicle: A grey Dodge truck was reported pillaged in the 9500 block of Glenmore Rd. early Feb. 23. A blue Osprey backpack was stolen containing shoes, a Swiss Army knife, and a flashlight battery charger and cords. A Garmin GPS unit was also reported stolen. Footage shows the suspect opening the vehicle using a glove or cloth and staying in the vehicle for about 15 minutes before leaving with the backpack.
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