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.
*May 10, 11900 Block of Nordel Way: Police stopped a vehicle travelling at 100 km/h in a 60 km/h zone. As a result, the driver was given a driving suspension, speeding ticket, and the vehicle was impounded. The driver was transported from the scene by a friend.
*May 12, 11800 Block of 88th Avenue: The building manager reported that, sometime overnight, one of the internal mailboxes was pried open. There was no evidence of any break and enter to the condo building. Police requested that the building manager inform residents of the incident and report to police if they believe any mail was stolen.
*May 12, Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported they had been contacted by an unknown person, via phone, advising of an unauthorized purchase on their Amazon account. As requested by the caller, the complainant purchased $500 in gift cards to rectify the situation before they realized they may be the victim of fraud. Investigation of the incident by police to continue.
*May 13, 120th Street and 80th Avenue: Complainant reported they had their purse, containing their wallet, cell phone, passport, and spouses’ wallet, stolen from their shopping cart at the supermarket. Surveillance video shows a Caucasian female, approximately 40 years of age taking the purse from the shopping cart and being picked up from the store by a female driving a black Chevrolet sedan. Numerous fraudulent purchases have been made on the complainant’s credit cards. The incident still under investigation by police.
*May 13, Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported they received a call from someone indicating they were the bank advising the complainant that they had been a victim of fraud on numerous accounts. The caller provided information, which convinced the complainant of their legitimacy. As a result, the complainant deposited $4,900 into a bitcoin machine. When the complainant was asked to do it again with transactions of $15,000 and $20,000, they became suspicious and decided to report the incident to police. The police were provided with financial records.
*May 14, 11800 Block of 88th Avenue: Complainant reported they were informed, by Fedex, of the delivery to their unit of a package of medication valued at $780. When they went to retrieve the package, the package was gone. No surveillance video and canvas for witnesses proved negative.