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Stolen credit cards one of several unsolved crimes in Central Okanagan

Police are looking to speak to this woman after a wallet and purse were stolen from a vehicle parked at Myra Canyon.
Image Credit: Crime Stoppers
June 09, 2016 - 6:30 PM

KELOWNA - RCMP are looking for help from the public locating the following people or items that may be connected to several unsolved crimes in Kelowna, West Kelowna and Lake Country over the past two weeks.

A media release from Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers says thieves broke into a car parked at Myra Canyon April 28 and stole the wallet and purse of a couple who were hiking. The cards were used several times in the Rutland area and police are looking to speak with the woman whose face was captured on video.

On June 3 a man entered the Dilworth liquor store and stole a 1.75 litre bottle of Grey Goose Vodka. Police are looking for a man who appears in a video surveillance footage.

Police are looking to speak with this man in connection to a theft at the Dilworth liquor store.
Police are looking to speak with this man in connection to a theft at the Dilworth liquor store.
Image Credit: Crime Stoppers

Also on June 3, a pair of planted palm trees were taken from a private property on Sunview Drive in West Kelowna. One of the trees is 14 feet tall and ten years old trees. The other is only four feet tall. Both were planted in large wooden barrels too heavy for one person to move. The homeowners may have heard a tailgate slamming around 4 a.m.

A cargo trailer was stolen from Beach Avenue in Peachland sometime between May 12 and May 20. The trailer is a 1996 white and silver Wells cargo with expired BC license plate (UXC25S) and VIN 1WC200D11T2029265.

Two Oyama homes were also broken into late in the morning or early afternoon of June 3. Residents on the 16000-block of Gatzke Road arrived home around 1 p.m. to find the main door damaged and jewelry, two cameras, a computer and a 2’X2’ floor safe stolen. Another home on the 14000-block of Oyama Road was also broken into and an HP laptop and black Crossman Air gun pellet revolver were stolen.

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 the CrimeStoppers website.  Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2,000.00.

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