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:
• Nov. 28, 12:21 p.m., 11300-block 84th Ave.: Complainant reported their credit card number was fraudulently used on Nov. 24 at a business in Richmond, Va., U.S.A. Amount charged to the credit card was $189.49 USD. Credit card was cancelled and the funds reimbursed to the complainant. Police advised them to follow up with their financial institution and Equifax.
• Nov. 30, 12:34 p.m., 1600-block Cliveden Ave.: Complainant reported the theft of both license plates and valtag from a work vehicle while parked at a local business.
• Nov. 30, 3:15 p.m., 900-block Derwent Way: Complainant reported the theft of tools from a job site sometime between Nov. 22 and 30. Tools stolen include a power sweeper, power planer, multiple propane tanks and other miscellaneous tools, with an approximate value of $3,400.
• Dec. 1, 8:37 p.m., 11600-block 96th Ave.: A local business reported the theft of items worth approximately $15. The unknown suspect is described as a young teenage male with brown hair and wearing a navy jacket and jeans.
• Dec. 2, 8:36 a.m., 11900-block 92nd Ave.: Complainant reported the theft of tools worth approximately $2,200 from an unlocked toolbox in the bed of a truck, while it was parked at a residence.
• Dec. 2, 6:47 p.m., 8500-block 111B St.: Complainant reported that sometime overnight their unlocked vehicle had been entered and a pair of leather driving gloves stolen.