Crime beat: Thieves target Tsatsu Shores parking lot
The following are some of the calls the Delta Police Department responded to over the past week.
March 5, 7:38 p.m., 5800 Block Ladner Trunk Rd.: Complainant forgot his backpack containing an iPad 2 at the fast food restaurant, and when he returned five minutes later the backpack was gone. The serial number of the iPad added to the police information computer system.
March 5, 2:47 p.m., 7500 Block Wilson Ave.: The engineering business reported two holes had been cut in the north fence of the compound and a container of stainless steel recycling valued at $800 was stolen. Enquiries of neighbourhood businesses resulted in the identification of a possible suspect.
March 5, 2:26 p.m., 4700 Block Clarence Taylor Cres.: Complainant left her purse under the driver’s seat of her vehicle parked at the gymnastics club. When she returned to her car the passenger door frame had been jimmied and several credit cards were missing from her purse. All cards have been cancelled.
March 9, 4:21 p.m., 5000 Block 57th St.: Police received an anonymous report that a male youth carrying a shotgun was seen walking into a residence in the area. Police responded and found two males in the backyard of the residence with a pellet gun. The suspects were cooperative and responded as commanded by the police. The males were taken into custody and warned regarding their behaviour and then released. The guardians of the suspects were notified about the incident.
March 10, 4:25 p.m., 1800 Block 56th St.: A long-board found in the area was turned over to the Delta Police Department. The owner can claim upon identification at Police Headquarters, 4455 Clarence Taylor Cres., Ladner.
March 10, 12:31 p.m., 1100 Block Tsatsu Shores Dr.: Suspects smashed the window of a vehicle parked in the underground parking lot and stole items including a digital camera, house keys, and a cell phone charger. Several similar incidents occurred throughout the parking garage. No suspects or witnesses. Many of the vehicles entered had been left unlocked.
March 11, 4:33 p.m., 5100 Block 10A Ave.: Complainant reported his wife heard a noise at about 3:30 a.m. and when he checked outside he found several pickets in the fence had been kicked down. Damage amounted to approximately $300.
March 11, 12:32 p.m., 100 Block Deerfield Dr.: Complainant heard loud talking in the night followed by a large bang. The complainants investigated but did not see anyone. A check in the morning found the fence located at the side of the house had been kicked down.