Crimestoppers for the Feb. 9

Crimestoppers for the Feb. 9

Crime Stoppers suspects of the week

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following individuals who are wanted on provincewide warrants as of Feb. 9.

  • Feb. 9, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following individuals who are wanted on provincewide warrants as of Feb. 9.

Francois Gagnon is wanted for two counts of breach of probation. Gagnon is described as a 36-year-old Caucasian male, five-foot-nine, 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Tony Joseph Laurencelle is wanted for uttering threats. Laurencelle is described as a 48-year-old Caucasian male, five-foot-seven, 200 pounds, with brown hair (bald) and blue eyes.

Kohn Sterling Pointer is wanted for four counts of driving while prohibited. Pointer is described as a 26-year-old Caucasian male, five-foot-eight, 145 pounds, with brown hair and blue 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.SouthOkanaganCrimeStoppers.ca or Text “sostips” and send your info to CRIMES (274637).

Crime of the week

Over the past few months there has been a marked increase in the theft of diesel fuel from vehicles, storage tanks as well as the theft of unattended “Tidy Tanks”. Crime Stoppers is asking all diesel vehicle operators and Tidy Tank owners to properly secure their tanks.

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 www.vip.net/crimestoppers 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.