Crimebeat: Thief makes bottle run from Tsawwassen liquor store
The following are some of the calls the Delta Police Department responded to during the past week.
Jan. 19, 7:53 a.m., 1100 Block 56th St.: Complainant reported that sometime overnight a bottle was thrown through the front window of the restaurant. The window was smashed, but no entry appeared to be gained. Bottle seized for identification.
Jan. 20, 3:41 p.m., 1700 Block Tsawwassen Dr.: Report received that a male was breaking into a camper van and attempting to scrap the vehicle. Police responded and the park owner claimed the camper was abandoned and the previous tenant owed her money. Another resident indicated the tenant was still living in the trailer. Police investigating the situation.
Jan. 20, 11:38 a.m., 1100 Block 56th St.: Police were informed of a theft of meat from the local super market. The suspect is described as a white male, six-feet-tall, medium build, black jacket and pants, wearing a hat. Investigation is ongoing.
Jan. 20, 10:41 a.m., 1400 Bock 55th St.: Complainant reported her unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway had been entered overnight. Nothing stolen, but contents of glove compartment and console emptied onto the seat.
Jan. 20, 9:21 a.m., 1300 Block 56th St.: Suspect entered the liquor store and selected five bottles valued at $225, concealed them in a cardboard box, and left the store without payment. Employee identified the suspect and police will review the video surveillance and continue investigation.
Jan. 21, 11:49 a.m., 7400 Block Wilson Dr.: The owner of the container service reported the valtag (registration validation sticker or tag) had been stolen from an International Tractor. No surveillance or suspects.
Jan. 21, 2:29 p.m., 1400 Block 56th St.: Sometime overnight someone gained entry to the complainant’s storage locker and stole his bike. The building's strata council has been advised and information regarding the bike.
Jan. 22, 1:13 a.m., 4900 Block 56th St.: A report received that a grey pickup truck had collided with a parked Jeep. The pickup then fled the scene leaving tire marks on the frosty road. Witnesses provided police with a description and licence plate number of the suspect vehicle.
Jan. 22, 1:47 a.m., 4800 Block 11A Avenue: Police responded to a report of a noisy party. A warning and information was given concerning the noise bylaw to the home renter who was cooperative with police. No charges.
Jan. 17, 6:46 p.m., Ladner Trunk Road & Hwy. 17: A report received of a panhandler on the median. Police responded and spoke to the suspect who was attempting to get money for food. Police advised the suspect it was unsafe to be in the middle of a busy highway and to move to the sidewalk. The suspect was cooperative and left the highway.
Jan. 18, 2:02 p.m., 7800 Block Vantage Way: A transport company reported three load levelers had been stolen from the yard. Complainant indicated he had locked the yard when he left, but found it to be unlocked when he arrived in the morning. Several drivers have access to the yard. No signs of forced entry.
Jan. 20, 6:24 p.m., 5300 Block Ladner Trunk Rd.: Complainant reported someone had attempted to use her stolen Mastercard at a local clothing store. Staff provided audio and video surveillance to police of an unknown couple attempting to use the credit card.
Jan. 21, 1:48 p.m., 4400 Block 72nd Ave.: Complainant reported several credit cards, driver’s licence, and cash missing from her wallet which she had left in her car while she was at the dog park. The credit cards have been used at various locations. Credit cards cancelled and information added to CPIC (Canadian Police Information Centre).