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.
*Feb. 13, 10400 Block of Dunlop Road: A pre-school reported someone had entered the building on the weekend and rummaged through cupboards and closets. Police attended and determined one of the main doors was likely left unlocked. Items stolen include bags of chips and Oreo cookies valued at $30. Investigation to continue with examination of surveillance video.
*Feb. 13, 7600 Block of 115th Street: Complainant reported their truck parked outside their residence was broken into sometime overnight. Approximately $1,000 worth of tools stolen and the side mirror to the canopy broken. No surveillance video available.
*Feb. 14, 700 Block of Caldew Street: Complainant reported the theft of tools sometime overnight from their company trailer parked behind the business. The metal bracket to the trailer door damaged and approximately $20,000 worth of plumbing and welding tools stolen. The Incident is still under investigation pending the receipt of surveillance video.
*Feb. 15, North Delta Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported they paid $3,100 for airline tickets, which were later revoked by the airlines when it was discovered the tickets were fraudulent. The tickets had been purchased from an unknown male on WhatsApp. The bank likely will be able to recover the funds with a police file number. Police advised the complainant to contact Equifax and cease communication with the unknown male.
*Feb. 17, 10000 River Way: Complainant reported the catalytic converter stolen sometime overnight from their vehicle left in the parking lot of a business. Investigation to continue with possible surveillance video and information from the security company.
*Feb. 17 North Delta Public Safety Building 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported they had been informed by a credit card company that an unknown person had attempted to open a credit card under the complainant’s name. They were informed by the credit card company that the request had been denied and there was no loss of funds. The complainant confirmed they had informed Equifax, TransUnion, and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
*Feb. 18, 11900 Block of 88th Avenue: Complainant reported the catalytic converter stolen from their vehicle parked outside a local business. Police attended and investigation will continue with the review of surveillance video.
*Feb. 19, 7900 Block of 120th Street: Complainant reported they had left their vehicle overnight in the parking lot of a business. When they returned they found the catalytic converter had been stolen. The business advised the surveillance video in the area not working. Theft and damage approximately $3,000.