The following are some of the calls of interest the Delta police responded to in the South Delta area between Monday, March 12 and Saturday, March 17:
. March 12, 2: 54 p.m., Highway 17 and 56th Street: Complainant provided police with the licence plate number of an Audi that was passing cars on the highway well above the speed limit and continued on 56th Street. Police attended the residence of the registered owner to address the reported driving. A warning was issued to the owner.
. March 13, 4: 03 p.m., 5000-block of 12th Avenue: A student at the elementary school reported she left her new bike unlocked in the bicycle rack and when she returned after school the bike had been stolen. The bike is a woman's grey/silver blue with distinctive flowered saddle bags. Still under investigation.
. March 13, 2: 44 p.m., 1200-block of 56th Street: A local store found someone had been using its private dumpster to discard garbage. On one occasion an employee observed this happening and contacted the police, providing the attending officer with the licence plate number. The officer contacted the owner of the vehicle and suggested he retrieve his belongings. The owner of the vehicle complied and the store was satisfied with the outcome.
. March 14, 6: 19 a.m., 4800-block of 2nd Avenue: Complainant reported someone had pried open his rear patio door and stole several pieces of stereo equipment, laptop, iTouch and cash valued at $6,000.
The forensic examination team attended. A DNA swab was collected and submitted for examination.
. March 15, 7: 18 p.m., 00-block of 56th Street: Police apprehend two youths skateboarding down the 56th Street hill. Officers informed them their actions were not safe and they should find an isolated location to continue their activity.
. March 15, 11: 24 p.m., 1700-block of 56th Street: A report was received that a vehicle was doing "donuts" in the parking lot of the recreation centre. Police attended and apprehended the suspect, who was dealt with appropriately.
. March 16, 1 a.m., 1200-block of 56th Street: A local store contacted police regarding a theft in progress. A male inside the store was observed selecting items and shoving them down his pants. An officer attended and found an extremely intoxicated young man unable to stand with a tube of toothpaste in his pants. The suspect gave up the toothpaste without issue. He was transported home and left in the care of his family.
. March 17, 2: 49 p.m., 1200-block of 56th Street: The loss prevention office of a local store apprehended a suspect who had left the store without paying for a $26 item. The attending officer arrested the suspect and charged him with theft under $5,000. The suspect was then released on a promise to appear in court at a future date.
. March 13, 10: 30 p.m., 4600-block of Holly Park Wynd: Complainant noticed an unknown male in the cul-de-sac entering an unlocked car. Complainant yelled at the suspect who then fled the area. Officers attended, but were unable to locate the suspect. An officer located the vehicle owner and reminded him to be sure to lock his vehicle in the future.
. March 14, 7: 41 a.m., 4800-block of 53rd Street: Complainant reported she had left her vehicle locked in the underground parking lot and when she returned she found the vehicle had been entered and the garage door opener stolen. The doors and windows were intact but the steering column was damaged.
. March 15, 1 a.m., 4600-block of Savoy Street: Officers responded to a complainant of people drinking and being loud in a backyard. The residents were advised to keep the noise down and stay inside the home. They complied without further incident.
. March 16, 3: 02 p.m., 4800-block of Elliott Street: A female entered the liquor store, selected two bottles valued at $67 and fled the store without paying. The suspect is described as having a thin build wearing a black plaid jacket, blue jeans and white runners.
. March 16, 10: 21 p.m., 7200-block of Churchill Street: Officers attended to a movie set where an unauthorized photographer had entered the closed set after being denied entry. The suspect was advised his actions constituted assault by trespass and asked him to leaving willingly. The suspect complied without incident to the satisfaction of the production company.
. March 17, 1: 04 a.m., 5800-block of River Road: During a police roadblock a driver admitted to drinking a couple of beers at his parents' home. The suspect blew "warn" on two occasions. The suspect was given a three-day roadside suspension, his driver's licence seized and the vehicle was impounded.
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