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.
*April 10, Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported the deadbolt on their storage room at their residence had been cut and various personal items including power tools with an estimated value of $8,000 were missing. Complainant to monitor social media sites for stolen items. CCTV footage obtained from the area showed a white truck and darker sedan seen driving by residence numerous times, no plates obtained.
*April 11, 7100 Block Vantage Way: Complainant reported the theft of a catalytic converter from their vehicle parked at an unsecured lot near their business. No suspects in CCTV footage available.
*April 11, Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported an attempted extortion after they accidentally sent an inappropriate video to an unknown suspect on Snapchat. The unknown suspect saved the video and threatened to share it if complainant did not send more. Complainant advised video was unsolicited and sent in error, victim services was offered and accepted.
*April 11, 8500 Block Terrace Drive: Complainant reported sometime overnight, their vehicle had been broken into while parked on the street near their residence. Unknown suspect(s) gained entry by punching the door lock on the rear door. Complainant provided a list of stolen tools from the vehicle worth approximately $5,300. Neighborhood canvassed, no witnesses or CCTV available.
*April 13, 7300 Block of 112A Street: Complainant reported an unknown Caucasian male, wearing a grey hoodie, walked up the driveway of the residence, pried open the mailbox and removed several pieces of mail. The unknown male was observed walking away South bound on 112A Street out of view. The entire incident was captured on complainant’s CCTV. Surveillance footage to be uploaded by police to assist with identification of suspect.
*April 14, Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported they had lost $178.62 after accidentally renewing Nexus card on non-accredited third-party site. Complainant advised police they had used their credit card information on this website and did not receive a new Nexus card. Complainant has since reapplied and received their Nexus card. Credit card has been cancelled.
*April 10, Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported fraud that originated via an online dating site. Complainant sent unknown suspect $100 for gas money to meet up. The unknown suspect then advised they had been arrested and needed more money to get out. Complainant sent additional money via prepaid Visa cards as instructed by “Delta RCMP Officer” who continued to tell complainant they would be arrested for solicitation of prostitution if money was not sent. Complainant advised they sent a large sum of money in prepaid Visa cards. Complainant will forward all correspondence to police for investigation purposes.