(Delta Police Department photo)

(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of Feb. 6

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 South 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:

Ladner

• Feb. 6, 5:10 p.m., 2900-block Highway 99: Police were dispatched to a reported collision. Once on scene, police found the suspect driver exhibiting signs of gross impairment and read them the breath demand. Police subsequently detained them for impaired driving and issued them a Sec. 215 suspension. The driver later provided a sample that was nearly twice the legal limit. Police charged the driver, issued them a 90-day administrative driving prohibition and impounded their vehicle.

• Feb. 8, 12:05 a.m., 5800-block Ladner Trunk Rd.: Police checked a vehicle while conducting a sobriety road block and, after querying the vehicle and identifying the driver, found them to be prohibited from driving Canada-wide. Police subsequently arrested the driver without issue and impounded the vehicle for the mandatory seven-day period.

• Feb. 11, 10:35 p.m., 5700-block 44th Ave.: Police conducted a traffic stop to check for sobriety. After confirming the driver’s identity, police read them the approved screening device demand, which resulted in a “fail.” Police subsequently issued the driver a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition from driving and mandatory 30-day vehicle impoundment notice.

• Feb. 12, 9:17 p.m., Highway 17A and Deltaport Way: Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding and, upon identifying the driver, found them not to have a valid driver’s licence. The passenger advised they could drive the vehicle away, but police found them to have a notice to serve prohibition on their file for a period of two months. Police subsequently seized their driver’s licence.

• Feb. 13, 11:58 a.m., 800-block Belgrave Way: Police were dispatched to a late reported theft of vehicle after being advised by an employee that a semi-truck was missing from their lot. The semi was locked and stolen without keys sometime overnight. The file is under investigation.

Tsawwassen and Tsawwassen First Nation

• Feb. 10, 10:32 p.m., 5100-block 12th Ave.: Police were dispatched to a reported possible impaired driver, and after locating the vehicle conducted a traffic stop to check for sobriety. After confirming the driver’s identity, police read them the approved screening device demand, which resulted in a “refusal.” Police subsequently issued the driver a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition from driving and mandatory 30-day vehicle impoundment notice.

• Feb. 13, 11:38 a.m., Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal: Police were requested to assist Victoria Police with locating and arresting a sexual assault suspect believed to be in queue at the BC Ferries terminal. Police successfully located the vehicle and arrested the lone occupant.

RELATED: North Delta crime beat, week of Feb. 6

SEE ALSO: South Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 31

SEE ALSO: North Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 31



editor@northdeltareporter.com

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