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Tsawwassen 'Grinch' tries to steal Christmas lights
Nov. 30, 8:32 a.m., 1600 Block Beach Grove Road: Police in the area noticed several personal items on the ground beside a parked vehicle. The owner of the vehicle indicated he had left his car unlocked and sometime overnight it had been entered by unknown persons. Nothing of value stolen.
Dec. 1, 9:07 p.m., 1300 Block 56th Street: Police received a report there was a loud humming noise coming from the auto parts store. Police investigated and found a carpet cleaning company was working in the store and advised them of the noise bylaw. The company indicated they had finished that part of the job and the noise has stopped.
Dec. 3, 12:44 p.m., 1300 Block Duncan Drive: Complainant left his unlocked vehicle parked in his driveway. Sometime overnight someone entered the vehicle and stole an aluminum flashlight, amber Maui Jim sunglasses, brown wallet containing driver’s license, and $40 cash. Total value of goods stolen is $400.
Dec. 3, 11:19 p.m., 1500 Block 56th Street: Report received that a male was observed lurking about the thrift shop and the sound of breaking glass was heard. The suspect was dressed in a black hoody and blue jeans. Police responded with the K9 tracking dog but no suspect found.
Dec. 4, 9:14 a.m., 500 Block Milsom Wynd: Sometime overnight the complainant’s outdoor Christmas lights were vandalized. The suspect attempted to pull the lights down from the residence but was unsuccessful.
Nov. 30, 3:32 p.m., 5300 Block 44th Avenue: Complainant left her residence locked when she left to run errands. When she returned she found the side door was open and several items were moved or missing. Police found a window had been smashed and seized several items to be checked for fingerprints. Items stolen valued at $937 and damage to the home $300.
Dec. 2, 9:29 a.m., 4600 Block 51st Street: The complainant left his car parked in front of the secondary school while he was attending a function in the school. When the complainant drove his vehicle home the front tire came loose and the vehicle had to be towed. It appeared that while the vehicle was parked someone had loosened the lug nuts on the rear passenger tire.
Dec. 3, 11:12 a.m., 5500 49th Avenue: The carport of the complainant was entered and vandalized sometime overnight. Police found red paint had been spilled in a circular pattern on the driveway and sidewalk. The neighbour’s driveway was also affected. The complainant provided information re a possible suspect but a police check cleared the suspect.
Dec. 4, 10:55 a.m., 5200 Block Westminster Avenue: Complainant reported that sometime overnight her residence had been egged. No damage to the home.
Dec. 4, 10:49 a.m., 4800 Block Georgia Street: Complainant left her locked vehicle in the parking lot. When she returned she found someone had entered the vehicle and stolen the stereo faceplate, registration papers, and an Alpine sub-woofer with amp valued at $500. No video surveillance and no witnesses.
Dec. 4, 1:33 p.m., 4800 Block 53rd Street: Complainant reported that her boyfriend’s bag of hockey equipment valued at $500 had been stolen from the underground parkade. No suspects or witnesses.