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:
• Feb. 7, 5600-block Caddell Dr.: Complainant reported their vehicle had been stolen sometime overnight. The vehicle was left locked and parked on an easement in front of their residence. The incident is still under investigation with possible surveillance video from neighbours.
• Feb. 8, North Delta Public Safety Building, 11375 84th Ave.: Complainant reported they had lost $106 by ordering a pair of shoes that were not delivered. Subsequently, they discovered they had not ordered the shoes on the company’s official website and Canada Post informed them the tracking number did not exist. Complainant’s credit card company was contacted and a claim filed.
• Feb. 10, 11900 84th Ave.: Complainant reported the catalytic converter had been stolen from their vehicle parked in the driveway of their residence sometime overnight. Canvass of the neighbourhood by police negative. Complainant was advised to follow-up with ICBC regarding repair of the vehicle.
• Feb. 11, 8100-block 120th St.: A business reported they were holding a male and female in custody for theft. Stolen items recovered were valued at $220. The business requested charges as the couple had attended the store on multiple occasions to commit theft. Both parties were charged and are required to attend court at a future date. Both were released from the scene.
• Feb. 11, 116th Street and 72nd Avenue: Police were notified via their automatic licence plate reader of a person who is a prohibited driver. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was confirmed as being prohibited. The driver was released at the scene with a future court date and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.
• Feb. 12, 11800 80th Ave.: Complainant reported that sometime over the weekend their locked vehicle had been broken into while parked in their apartment complex. Both door locks and the ignition had been punched, causing $1,000 in damage. A battery booster pack valued at $200 was stolen from the vehicle. No surveillance video in the area. A file number was provided for ICBC.
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