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.
*Nov. 7, Public Safety Building, 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported that they had received a phone call advising them a family member had been arrested and needed $6,700 to be bailed out of jail. Realizing the call to be a common scam, the complainant did not send any funds and reported the incident to police for information only.
*Nov. 8, Highway 99 & 80th St. off ramp: Complainant reported the theft of a flat deck trailer, which was left in the area a couple of days earlier. Mapping indicated the trailer was now in Richmond. Police conducted surveillance in the area, but were unable to locate the trailer. It is believed the GPS was likely removed at this point. Information regarding the trailer was added to the Canadian Police Information Centre as stolen.
*Nov. 9, 7000 Block of 120th Street: A business reported that a male had stolen $633 worth of baby food, cat food, and meat earlier in the day from the store. An attempt to follow the suspect was not successful. Photo of the suspect to be disseminated for possible identification.
*Nov. 10, Public Safety Building, 11375 84th Avenue: Complainant reported receiving a call from a person demanding a payment of $5,000, or inappropriate fake photos would be posted to social media. The complainant, realizing the situation to be fraudulent, did not send any money and reported the incident to police for information only.
*Nov. 11, 9200 Block of 115A Street: Complainant reported that their 1993, Green Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from the side road of a family members residence. The complainant had left the vehicle unlocked while they socialized inside. Approximately $2,000 worth of Milwaukee power tools in the vehicle were stolen. Calls to local tow truck companies proved negative. The vehicle has been added to the Canadian Police Information Centre as stolen.