(Delta Police Department photo)

(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 17

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

• Jan. 17, 5:20 a.m., 4800-block Delta St.: Police were dispatched to a reported theft in progress of a catalytic converter after a resident observed two males under a pickup truck. Police conducted an extensive search upon attendance, but the suspects had fled at the time of dispatch.

• Jan. 18, 11:37 a.m., 4455 Clarence Taylor Cres.: A resident with an outstanding warrant for their arrest attended Delta Police headquarters to turn themselves in. Police contacted the issuing agency and confirmed the warrant before formally arresting the individual, processing their warrant, and releasing them with a court date.

• Jan. 19, 8:21 a.m., 6500-block Highway 17: Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling at excessive speed (133 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone). Police issued the driver a ticket for excessive speed and had the vehicle towed for the mandated seven-day period.

• Jan. 21, 10:07 p.m., Ladner Elementary School: Police were dispatched to a report of 20+ youth trespassing by night and vandalising school property. Police attended and confirmed a rear door into the school had been broken, and youth on site were fleeing in droves. The investigation is ongoing.

Tsawwassen and Tsawwassen First Nation

• Jan. 17, 9:29 a.m., 4600-block Orca Way: Police responded to a reported theft from auto overnight to a vehicle parked in a residential driveway. The vehicle, left unlocked, had approximately $300 of valuables taken, with no CCTV or witnesses available.

• Jan. 20, 8:53 p.m., 4900-block Canoe Pass Way: Police responded to a suspected impaired driver called in by a taxi driver in a drive-thru. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop to check for sobriety. Police read the driver the approved screening device demand and subsequently conducted the roadside test, which resulted in “fail.” The driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and mandatory 30-day vehicle impoundment.

• Jan. 21, 3:19 a.m., 1900-block Tsawwassen Dr.: Police responded to a suspected impaired driver called in by a resident who observed a collision. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop to check for sobriety. Police read the driver the approved screening device demand and subsequently conducted the roadside test, which resulted in “fail.” The driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and mandatory 30-day vehicle impoundment. Police also arrested a passenger for breaching curfew.

RELATED: North Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 17

SEE ALSO: South Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 9

SEE ALSO: North Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 9



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