The purpose of the crime beat is to educate and inform the public about some of the property crime trends occurring in North Delta and other files of interest. It is submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department. If you see anything occurring that you believe to be suspicious, call 911 for in progress crimes and emergencies or 604-946-4411 for other assistance.
The following are some of the calls police responded to in the previous week:
• July 26, 1000-block Cliveden Ave.: Complainant reported the theft of a trailer which they believe occurred sometime on July 24. Police discussed CPTED (crime prevention through environmental design) with the complainant to hopefully prevent future incidents. Information regarding the stolen vehicle added to the Canadian Police Identification Centre.
• July 27, 1400-block Cliveden Ave.: A business reported the theft of a catalytic converter valued at $3,000 sometime over the past week. Police provided a file number for insurance purposes.
• July 27, 11800-block 89A Ave.: Complainant reported two of their vehicles parked in front of their residence had been sprayed with white paint. Police attended and found random white lines on the vehicles. No other vehicles in the area appeared to have been affected.
• July 28, 7400-block 120th St.: Complainant reported a vehicle in the parkade had been entered overnight and approximately $5,000 in custom fishing gear and tools were stolen. Point of entry appears to be the trunk as it was slightly ajar. Some of the stolen property was located within the parkade entry way.
• July 30, 11800-block Nordel Way: Police conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle make a delayed turn and traveling within two lanes. The driver admitted to consuming two beers and provided two breath samples, both reading “warn.” The driver was given a three-day driving suspension and was driven home by a friend.
• July 31, 9000-block 112th St.: Complainant reported their vehicle parked in front of their residence was broken into sometime overnight. The passenger side window was broken and a Jordan backpack, grey Nike hoodie and a basketball valued at $300 were stolen. Information regarding the stolen property entered in the Canadian Police Identification Centre.