(James Smith photo)

(James Smith photo)

North Delta crime beat, week of Aug. 8

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

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:

• Aug. 2, 8100-block Nordel Way: Complainant reported their wallet had been stolen from their vehicle that had been left with the windows open and possibly unlocked. The wallet contained debit cards and a driver’s licence. Complainant was advised to contact the bank, Equifax and TransUnion. A file number for insurance purposes was provided to the complainant.

• Aug. 4, 9200-block Hardy Pl.: Complainant reported they were contacted by “Fido” by phone and were offered a new cell phone and plan, for which they e-transferred $299 for purchase and delivery. When the complainant went to the Rogers store to pick up the phone they were advised they had been a victim of fraud. The complainant was advised to contact their bank and Equifax as they had provided the fraudsters with banking information.

• Aug. 5, 7400-block 118th St.: Complainant reported their work van containing approximately $10,000 in tools was stolen from outside their residence sometime earlier in the morning. A neighbour’s surveillance video revealed two males, with one of them entering the vehicle. The footage was provided to police along with a list of stolen items. Information regarding the vehicle entered in the Canadian Police Information Centre.

• Aug. 8, 7100-block 120th St.: The loss prevention officer of a business reported a theft in progress. The suspect had taken various items and left the store without payment. Police intercepted the suspect, who had tossed the items on the ground. The suspect was arrested by police and charged with theft.

RELATED: South Delta crime beat: week of Aug. 8

SEE ALSO: North Delta crime beat: week of Aug. 1

SEE ALSO: South Delta crime beat: week of Aug. 1


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