Crime Stoppers seeks help locating suspects

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following individuals who are wanted on provincewide warrants as of Jan. 19.

Andrew Ritson Hope is wanted for theft under $5,000 and failing to attend court. Hope is described as a 46-year-old Caucasian male, five-foot-11, 185 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Dwayne Lance Joe is wanted for driving while prohibited and failing to attend court. Joe is described as a 26-year-old Native male, five-foot-six, 134 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Timothy William Rickerby is wanted for assault and failing to attend court. Rickerby is described as a 39-year-old Caucasian male, five-foot-six, 161 pounds, with blonde hair and green eyes.

Tana Mae Wyatt is wanted for assault causing bodily harm and failing to attend court. Wyatt is described as a 27-year-old Black female, five-foot-six, 125 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to the arrest of these individuals. If you see them, do not approach, but call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave a Web Tip at www.SouthOkanagan or Text “sostips” and send your info to CRIMES (274637).

Crime of the week

Just after 2 a.m. on Nov. 13, a man was assaulted by an unknown male walking down the street with a baseball bat. This was an unprovoked attacked near the 24-7 store in Penticton.

The attacker is described as a Caucasian male, approximately five-foot-seven, with slim build, blonde spiky hair, clean shaven and between 25 and 30 years of age. The attacker was believed to be with three other people at the time.

Anyone with information on a crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave a tip on the website at or text message sostips with your info and send it to CRIMES (274637) where you will remain anonymous.

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and is not a police program. Should your information lead to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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