(James Smith photo)

(James Smith photo)

North Delta crime beat, week of Oct. 24

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:

• Oct. 24, 1:14 p.m., 8300-block Delsom Way: Police were dispatched to a reported mischief after a complainant reported their windshield had been smashed.

• Oct. 24, 9:30 p.m., 8600-block Sunbury Pl.: Police were dispatched to a late report of theft from vehicle after the registered owner noted their vehicle had been rummaged through overnight. Upon attendance, police were advised that the driver had accidentally left their car keys in the vehicle, which were stolen along with house keys and sunglasses.

• Oct. 25, 2:25 p.m., 6900-block 120th St.: Police stopped a vehicle leaving a liquor store after observing the driver exhibiting signs of impairment. Police read the breath demand and the driver provided two tests, both resulting in “fail.” They were subsequently served a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and had their vehicle impounded for the mandatory 30-day period.

• Oct. 26, 7:54 a.m., 6900-block Nicholson Rd.: Police were dispatched to a break-and-enter into an apartment building storage room. Approximately $20,000 worth of gear was stolen from the unit, as well as miscellaneous tools belonging to a construction company working on site.

• Oct. 27, 1:11 p.m., 7600-block 119A St.: Police were advised of a reported catalytic converter theft from a vehicle parked on the street. No suspects, witnesses or CCTV available.

• Oct. 29, 3:06 p.m., 11900-block 88th Ave.: Police were dispatched to a reported theft in progress and located the suspect nearby, who was arrested without issue. Police subsequently returned the items to the business, who advised they were not interested in pressing charges.

• Oct. 30, 7300- block 120th St.: Police responded to a potential theft in progress. Upon locating and identifying the suspected thief based on info from on-site staff, police found them to have two outstanding warrants for their arrest. Suspect was taken into custody without issue and transported to Surrey cells.

• Oct. 31, Seaquam Secondary School: Police responded to calls of fireworks on school property and located two youths igniting fireworks fixed to the school doors, causing damage to the property. The youths attempted to run from police, but were caught and taken into custody.

RELATED: South Delta crime beat, week of Oct. 24

SEE ALSO: North Delta crime beat, week of Oct. 17

SEE ALSO: South Delta crime beat, week of Oct. 17


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