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. 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.
October 18, 700 Block of Caldew Street: A business reported a break and enter which occurred sometime overnight. Items stolen include a Keurig coffee machine, coffee pods, computer monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse, shop truck and gate keys. No alarm system or surveillance video at the business. Police advised the complainant of ways to prevent future break and enters to the property.
October 20, 7300 Block of 120th Street: Complainant reported, the theft of their child’s bike left parked and unlocked in front of the grocery store. The bicycle valued at $1,900 is described as a light blue Envo D35 e-bicycle. Investigation to continue with the examination of surveillance video.
October 20, PSB 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported, they lost $14,000 to an online investment scam. The initial investment was made to this company and the complainant advised police they had received a payment on that investment. The complainant then reinvested further funds, but no payment was received on these funds and the company requested a further $3,500 for the payment to be received. Police advised that as the investments had been made with bitcoin/crypto currency it is unlikely that the investment can be recovered.
October 21, 11600 Block of 81st Avenue: Complainant reported the theft, sometime overnight, of the catalytic converter from their vehicle parked in front of their residence. Minor damage was also observed to the front passenger side bumper. No surveillance video or suspects.
October 22, 11800 Block of 88th Avenue: The property manager of two apartment blocks reported a break in of mailboxes sometime overnight. The boxes had been pried open, but it is unknown if anything was stolen. Surveillance video of a male will be disseminated for possible identification of a suspect.
October 22, PSB 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported, they had met a person on a dating app and sent the person intimate photographs and videos of themselves over Instagram. The suspect was now demanding $3,000 or the pictures would be sent to the complainant’s followers. As the complainant had not sent any funds, the police advised to block the person on Instagram. Police ran a search of the suspect’s accounts with negative results.