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:
• Oct. 10, 7:14 p.m., 8200-block of 111th St.: Police were dispatched for a reported theft from vehicle. Police were advised that a wallet, sunglasses, cash and various pieces of ID were taken from the vehicle, which was likely left unlocked. Police advised the complainant to report their cards as stolen and be hyper-aware for cybersecurity threats moving forward. No suspects, witnesses or CCTV were available.
• Oct. 12, 11:38 a.m., 1000-block Glenrose Dr.: Police were contacted about a theft of two packages from the front door. This follows another recent reported theft of packages in Delta. Residents are advised to make arrangements to have packages delivered to a secure location, or alternatively to a neighbour who is home during the day.
• Oct. 14, 9:34 a.m., 1100-block 92A Ave.: Police were contacted with a late report of theft of snow tires from an open carport. Police were advised there was no witnesses or CCTV available, and date of theft was uncertain.
• Oct. 15, 9:39 a.m., 8600-block 120th St.: Police conducted a traffic stop. Upon identifying the driver, police were made aware by dispatch that they were in breach of multiple conditions including not to possess any tools, which police located in the vehicle. Police arrested the driver without issue.
• Oct. 15, 8200-block 109B St.: After observing a vehicle swerving in the lane, police pulled the vehicle over. The driver tried to provide a false name, but police successfully identified him. Police read the driver the approved screening device demand, which led to him providing two samples both resulting in a “fail.” Police issued the driver a 90-day driving prohibition, and impounded the vehicle for a mandatory 30 day period.
• Oct. 17, 10800-block Nordel Way. Police conducted a traffic stop and, upon identifying the driver, found them to be driving while prohibited. The driver was arrested without issue and released on scene with a court appearance notice after their vehicle was impounded.