(Delta Police Department photo)

(Delta Police Department photo)

North Delta crime beat: week of Sept. 8

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. 8, 8:54 a.m., 9400-block 119th St.: Complainant reported that their vehicle had been broken into sometime overnight by smashing the rear driver window. Items stolen include a gold iPod with head phones and a black Under Armour winter jacket.

• Sept. 8, 1:15 p.m., 8800-block 120th St.: A cheque cashing business reported that a person had cashed a cheque for $1,125 and that the bank had denied the cheque. The business indicated they preferred that the suspect pay back the funds instead of pursuing criminal charges. Police contacted the suspect who indicated the incident resulted from an error in the cheque and agreed to pay back the funds by a specific date.

• Sept. 9, 1:03 a.m., 9400-block 113B St.: Complainant reported their vehicle, parked in front of their residence, was stolen sometime overnight. The vehicle has a BC Wildlife sticker and a white “No regrets” sticker in the rear window, and a 4-inch lift kit installed. Vehicle was added to the police database as stolen.

• Sept. 9, 9:42 a.m., 7000 Brewster Dr.: Complainant reported their vehicle stolen sometime overnight. Vehicle was entered on the police database.

• Sept. 10, 4:38 a.m., 11800-block 96th Ave.: Complainant reported a theft-from-vehicle. Sometime overnight, suspect(s) broke the passenger window and stole a $300 Garmin GPS unit. A neighbourhood canvass by police proved negative for witnesses.

• Sept. 10, 8:53 a.m., 8100-block 120th St.: Complainant reported that their unlocked vehicle, parked in the underground parking lot of a business, was entered and their insurance papers and a dog leash were stolen.

• Sept. 10, 10:55 a.m., 10900 Monroe Dr.: Complainant reported that their company pickup truck had had the lock punched to the canopy while it was parked in the driveway. A $250 stud nail gun was stolen.

• Sept. 10, 11:38 a.m., 11200-block Glenbrook Pl.: Complainant reported that their vehicle, parked in their driveway, was broken into sometime overnight. The vehicle was entered by smashing the rear passenger window. Items stolen included a black Bosch jackhammer valued at $2,200.

• Sept. 10, 4:24 p.m., 8900-block Alaska Way: Complainant reported their vehicle broken into by smashing the front passenger window. Insurance papers and a $650 tuning computer were stolen.

• Sept. 10, 11:00 p.m., 10900 Monroe Dr.: Complainant reported that their unlocked vehicle was entered sometime overnight. Items stolen included a wallet, sweaters and a USB stick. Complainant’s debit card was used before they cancelled their bank cards.