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.
The following are some of the calls Delta police responded to in the previous week:
June 23, 1:34 a.m., 5200-block of Highway 17: During regular patrol of the area, police noticed a vehicle running on the side of the road. Officers stopped to do a check on the well-being of the driver. The driver appeared to smell strongly of alcohol and police decided to check for impairment. The driver was issued at 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and was also cited for an invalid driver’s license.
June 23, 1:16 p.m., 5800-block of Whitcomb Place: Local resident had called in to report her garage had been broken into overnight. Miscellaneous tools stolen from the garage.
June 24, 700-block of 53rd Street: Police received multiple calls of people gathering in Dennison Park consuming alcohol. Officers attended and located 50 to 60 youths in the park. All of the youths were co-operative and dispersed peacefully.
June 24, 2:16 p.m., 5100-block of Canoe Pass Way: Police were called to a business that reported two shoplifters they had caught for attempting to leave the premises with $500 worth of unpaid merchandise. Police took over custody of the two suspects.
June 27, 12:30 p.m., 5000-block of Canoe Pass Way: Police received a call of a theft from auto from a citizen who had parked their car in the parking lot. The citizen had returned to her vehicle after work and noticed both side view mirrors were stripped off her vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
June 21, 5:42 a.m., 7900-block of River Road: Complainant called regarding an alarm triggered on the property. Three catalytic converters suspected to be stolen. Investigation is ongoing.
June 22, 10:29 p.m., 5000-block of 57th Street: Police were called in regard to a backyard party that was too noisy. Police discovered a small DSS grad garden party in progress. Host advised police the music would be turned down and voices lowered. Police called back complainant at 11:10 p.m. to notify them of the positive conversation, but were informed that police had now unfortunately woken them up. No further calls for service regarding the party.
June 23, 4:34 p.m., Bell Park: Complainant reported three males smoking cannabis in the park. One male was confirmed to be of age to possess cannabis. The males were educated that it was illegal to smoke marijuana in the park, and they could receive a violation ticket for doing so. No ticket issued as discretion used. Complainant was updated as to the result.
June 27, 4 p.m., 6100-block of Ferry Road: Complainant had called in to report theft of his boat which occurred between June 19and 22. Officers attended to take report and gather information on the boat. Area was canvassed for CCTV and any potential witnesses.