(Delta Police Department photo)

(Delta Police Department photo)

North Delta crime beat: week of Sept. 28

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 Delta Police responded to in the previous week:

• Sept. 28, 8:37 p.m., 7400-block Garfield Dr.: Complainant reported that someone entered his residence, which was under construction, and cut the wiring in the garage and bathroom, causing approximately $3,000 in damage.

• Sept. 28, 9:55 p.m., 11200 80th Ave.: Complainant reported their son’s PS4 dirt bike was stolen while they were attempting to sell it. The suspect took the bike for a test drive disappeared and did not return. The incident is still under investigation.

• Sept. 29, 11:33 a.m., 8300-block Sheaves Rd.: Complainant reported they had received a call from Canada Revenue Agency that they owed $2,100 and the complainant was to make a Bitcoin deposit to an ATM in Surrey. The complainant complied and made the deposit before they realized they were the victim of fraud. Police attempted to trace the caller’s number without success. The incident is still under investigation.

• Sept. 30, 8:45 a.m., 10900-block Kittson Pky.: During on-foot laser enforcement checking vehicle speeds, a vehicle was observed driving 100 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. The officer conducted a vehicle stop and the driver was given a ticket for excessive speed along with a seven-day roadside suspension. The vehicle was impounded.

• Sept. 30, 4:29 p.m., 900-block Cliveden Ave.: The owner of a business received a message from a neighbouring business that two males were stealing pallets. Police attended and located the suspects who claimed they had permission to take the pallets. The owner of the business arrived and indicated that permission had not been granted. The incident is still under investigation.

• Oct. 1, 8:22 a.m., 9400-block 119th St.: Complainant reported that someone had entered their unlocked vehicle while it was parked in their driveway. A hockey bag containing approximately $600 worth of equipment was stolen.

• Oct. 1, 4:03 p.m., 5600-block 120th St.: Complainant reported that a Yamaha outboard motor had been stolen from a boat parked in their driveway. The wires to the motor, valued at $4,000, had been cut. The incident occurred sometime over the past several days.

• Oct. 1, 5:14 p.m., 8200-block 92nd St.: A report was received that the garage door to a business was open and it appeared that boxes and items had been thrown around. The owner attended and confirmed that the garage had been entered. A trailer and a Ryobi air blower were missing. Police later located the missing trailer.


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