Between January 7 – February 11, 2014 there have been seven thefts of hockey equipment resulting in well over $10,000 in losses from vehicles and residences in the upper Duncan/Bracewell area of Penticton.
There has been a recent increase in some scams surfacing in the South Okanagan Similkameen area. It is the one we refer to as "The Grandparents Scheme".
On September 16 a small trailer and diesel tidy tank as noted in the photo, were stolen from the Osoyoos Golf and Country Club.
Between 3:47pm and 4:14pm on October 28, 2013 three males entered WalMart and stole 3 cell phones. It is believed the same three males then went to the Real Canadian Superstore and stole a 46 inch flat screen TV.
There has been a noticeable increase in Thefts From Vehicles throughout the South Okanagan Similkameen area over the past couple of weeks. Crime Stoppers and the Police are reminding everyone to secure their valuables when left in their vehicles or better yet remove them and lock their doors when unattended.