South Delta crime beat
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 7:43 a.m., 7000-block of Honeyman Street
Report received of a break and entry occurring sometime during the past three days. Suspects entered premises by cutting fence causing $500 in damage. Copper wire was stolen from two separate containers. Bolt cutters located under a small bush. No witnesses or video surveillance.
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 10:51 a.m., 7000-block Progress Way.
Suspects entered compound of business by climbing fence and attempted to steal gas from vehicle. Theft not successful as vehicle was equipped with an anti siphoning device.
Thursday, Jan. 3, 11:05 a.m., 3600-block 72nd Street.
Complainant reported her unlocked vehicle had been entered and her purse stolen. Items stolen include driver’s license, bank and debit cards, and US cash. Driver’s license number entered in the police computer information system.
Saturday, Jan. 5, 1:30 p.m., 4700-block Delta Street.
Suspects entered vehicle and stole a GPS. No damage to the vehicle and point of entry not known. Information regarding stolen GPS entered in computer information system.
Saturday, Jan. 5, 5:06 p.m., 4800-block River Road.
Complainant reported he had been a victim of identity fraud. A person unknown to the complainant had purchased and used two airline tickets through Air Canada on his American Express card. Fraud claim filed through credit card company.
Sunday, Jan. 6, 10:41 a.m., 4700-block 45A Avenue.
Suspects smeared a fried egg and drew a happy face with mustard on the windshield of the complainant’s wife’s vehicle. No suspects or witnesses. A similar incident occurred four weeks earlier but not reported to police.
Monday, Jan. 7, 6600-block Dennett Place.
Complainant called Delta Police to advise that sometime over the weekend, an unknown suspect had stolen copper wire from several lamp standards and an electrical ground control box. Investigators conducted a canvass of local businesses to try and locate possible surveillance video evidence with negative results. Investigation is still on going.
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 4600-block Clarence Taylor Crescent.
Complainant called Delta Police to report that her vehicle had been broken into while she was at the gym. An unknown suspect gained entry into her car and was able to steal her cell phone, and credit cards. An area canvass was conducted with negative results, and the investigation is still on going. Stolen property was added to the police database.