(Delta Police Department photo)

(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 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 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. 27, 12:42 p.m., 7200-block Highway 17: Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling 125 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. Police issued the driver a ticket for excessive speed, and towed their vehicle per the mandatory seven-day requirement for excessive speed violations.

• Jan. 28, 8:05 p.m., Highway 17A: Police conducted a traffic stop and, while identifying the driver, found them to be driving contrary to their Class 7 (Learner’s) restriction. The driver called friends to come and drive the vehicle away, but upon arrival, police found the second driver to be breaching their court-ordered curfew. Police arrested them without issue and transported them to Surrey cells.

• Jan. 29, 11:00 a.m., location withheld: Police were dispatched to a reported missing person from an area residence. Police were advised that the missing person suffers from concurrent mental health and addictions issues, and in co-ordination with Vancouver Police Department members, successfully located the individual and confirmed their well-being.

Tsawwassen and Tsawwassen First Nation

• Jan. 24, 10:26 p.m., 4800-block Salish Sea Way: Police conducted a traffic stop and, while identifying the driver, located drug paraphernalia in plain view. The occupants were arrested for possession without issue, and upon searching police located bags of suspected narcotics, prohibited weapons and stolen property. The vehicle was towed away for further analysis. The investigation is ongoing.

• Jan. 27, 6:56 p.m., 5000 Canoe Pass Way: Police were dispatched to a reported theft in progress by two suspects who were being monitored by store security. Police attended, located the suspects and arrested them without issue. Police identified and searched the suspects, locating the items reported as stolen including several knives. Police queries also confirmed one suspect had court-ordered conditions not to possess weapons including knives, and transported them to Surrey cells.

• Jan. 29, 10:01 a.m., Boundary Bay: Police were requested to assist the Canadian Armed Forces with the controlled explosion of a mortar recently discovered in Vancouver. Police held all foot traffic in the area while military personnel cleared the blast zone and detonated the explosive without issue.

• Jan. 30, 8:09 a.m., Enderby Avenue: Police were dispatched to a reported theft from vehicle and subsequently found multiple vehicles in the area had been broken into overnight. All vehicles were reportedly left unlocked, and while no damage was reported, several hundred dollars in valuables were taken. Police recommend everyone lock their vehicles and remove all valuables, even when parked at home.

RELATED: North Delta crime beat, week of Jan. 24

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

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



editor@northdeltareporter.com

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