Crime Beat: Thieves snag dozens of Xbox games
The following is a selection of calls Delta Police responded to over the last week.
July 22, 2:30 a.m., 1300 Block 56 St.: Rear license plate stolen from vehicle parked behind complainant’s building. Neighbour witnessed the incident and described the suspects as two males wearing dark hoodies.
July 23, 1:32 p.m.,1200 Block 56 St.: A customer informed the pharmacy at the drug store he had observed a male empty into a black garment bag the shelf of sonic tooth brush heads and Crest White Strips. The security alarm sounded as the suspect attempted to leave the store and he dropped the bag and fled. Police to examine video surveillance footage.
July 24, 2:53 a.m., 1500 Block 52 St.: A large portable sign trailer was reported blocking the road. Police attended and found an attempt was made to steal the sign and in the process the wheels locked and the sign flipped on its side. Damage to the sign is $2,000.
July 21, 5:38 p.m., 5200 Block Ladner Trunk Road: Three males entered the video store and when they left a short time later it was noticed that 72 Xbox games were missing from a locked rack. Investigation found the lock had been removed and was also missing. Police to examine video surveillance footage.
July 22, 4:12 p.m., 6400 Block Kensington Place: Complainant reported the rear two tires were stolen from his vehicle and replaced by junked tires of the same make and model. Tires valued at $350.
July 23, 6 p.m., 4800 Block Elliott St.: Brick thrown through the front glass door of the barber shop. Nothing appears to be stolen. Damage to door approximately $200. Video surveillance from neighbouring shop to be examined.
July 23, 12:36 p.m., 5100 Block Ladner Trunk Road: Fuji A170 Digital camra stolen from local store. Police given description of possible suspect and the serial number of the camera entered on the Police Computer Information System (CPIC).
July 23, 3:51 p.m., 6000 Block Deas Island Road: Complainant reported someone had entered his vehicle and stolen a handbag from the back seat. Only items in the bag were two U.S. passports. Value of bag $150. No suspects or witnesses. Complainant provided with the number of the U.S. passport office and advised to make contact.
July 23, 7 p.m., 4800 Block Elliott St.: Alarm sounded at the café as the result of someone throwing a brick through the window. No suspects. Damage to the window $200.
July 24, 3:00 a.m., 5200 Block Ladner Trunk Road: Pizza shop reported the window had been smashed and the cash register lay open at the front door. Damage to the door $1,000. Police obtained a detailed description of the suspect from the video surveillance and will continue to investigate. Suspect likely responsible for two other similar incidents in Ladner Village area.