The purpose of the Crime Beat is to educate and inform the public about some of the property crime trends occurring in North 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.
*March 1, North Delta Public Safety Building 11375 84 Ave.: Complainant reported being a victim of fraud after transferring a large sum of money to a male she met online. After transferring the funds, the complainant realized the request was suspicious and contacted their financial institution, which was unable to cancel the transfer request. Police discussed a safety plan with the complainant to avoid further instances.
*March 1, North Delta Public Safety Building 11375 84 Ave.: Complainant contacted police to report the theft of a bag after their credit cards and debit cards were used to purchase items from a business in the 7100 block of 120th Street. Police confirmed with the complainant that their accounts were placed on hold with their financial institution. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.
*March 2, 8200 Block 120th Street: Complainant reported that a vehicle window had been broken and the vehicle was rummaged through while parked at a local restaurant. Approximately $500 damage was done to the vehicle. A debit card, cash, and a brown wallet was stolen from the vehicle. Complainant had multiple unauthorized transactions on their debit card. No surveillance video or witnesses have been identified.
*March 3, North Delta Public Safety Building 11375 84 Ave.: Complainant reported a fraud incident after being sent an email invoice from Norton Antivirus. The complainant called the number on the invoice and granted access to their personal computer resulting in multiple wire transfers, over multiple days, of a large sum of money. Police provided with documents of the wire transfers and emails from an unknown individual. Police advised the complainant to cease all communications and change passwords on their computer.
*March 4, 6700 Block Baker Road: A complainant reported the theft of a green Tacoma pickup truck, parked on the road, between March 2 at 7:30 a.m. and March 3 at 2:30 p.m. The vehicle was added to the Canadian Police Information Centre as being stolen.
*March 4, North Delta Public Safety Building 11375 84 Ave.: A complainant called to report an attempted fraud of their FIDO account after accepting an offer, via email, on a better deal. The fraudster attempted to purchase new phones through complainants’ account. Complainant was notified by FIDO of the incident. Complainant requested police assistance for future fraud security.
*March 5, 11800 Block 88th Avenue: Complainant reported the theft of a vehicle, sometime overnight, from the rear lot of their residence. Airtag left in vehicle showed last connection in the area of the 12300 block of 84th Ave. Area patrols were negative and police were unable to locate the vehicle. No surveillance video or witnesses were identified. The vehicle was added to the Canadian Police Information Centre as stolen.