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 Delta Police responded to in the previous week:
• Jan. 4, 8:26 a.m., 700-block Audley Blvd.: A business reported that overnight someone had entered the rear parking lot and stolen $750 worth of aluminum tube pieces.
• Jan. 5, 1:00 p.m., 9300-block Ebor Rd.: Complainant reported the theft of their pickup truck parked on the street. The complainant indicated all truck doors were locked, all keys were accounted for and no one else had permission to drive it. Information about the vehicle was added to the police computer database.
• Jan. 5, 5:57 p.m., 8600-block 113A St.: Police responded to a report of a motion alarm in a residence. Officers found the rear door open and a window broken. The bedroom appeared to have been rummaged through. The homeowner arrived and indicated nothing had been stolen.
• Jan. 5, 7:10 p.m., 8500-block Brooke Rd.: Complainant returned home to find their front door open and that the residence had been entered by prying open the rear window. All the rooms were rummaged through. Items stolen include cellphones, jewelry, money and documents.
• Jan. 6, 7:17 a.m., 6600-block Baker Rd.: Complainant reported his truck broken into overnight. Entry was made by smashing a window. The vehicle was rummaged through and small change was stolen.
• Jan. 6, 4:21 p.m., 7700-block 118th St.: Complainant reported the theft of two batteries from their residence overnight. The gate to the property was found open. The batteries were located in front of their recreational vehicle.
• Jan. 7, 12:27 p.m., 8900-block Shepherd Way: Complainant reported they left their vehicle unlocked in the driveway and when they returned to the vehicle they found it had been entered and rummaged through. Items stolen include insurance papers, a makeup bag, library items and leather gloves.
• Jan. 7, 1:04 p.m., 11000-block Taylor Way: Complainant reported the theft of their vehicle from their driveway sometime overnight. Information about the vehicle was added to the police computer data base.
• Jan. 7, 1:42 p.m., 11400-block 80A Ave.: Complainant reported the theft of their truck from their driveway sometime overnight. Complainant was unsure if the vehicle was locked.