Crimebeat: Backyard gazebo damaged while Tsawwassen homeowner on vacation
The following are some of the calls Delta Police responded to during the past week.
June 5, 12:40 p.m., 5700 Block 12th Ave.: Complainant observed a male stealing a bike parked at the back of the store lot. The complainant chased but was unable to apprehend the suspect. The bike is valued at $400. Police were able to identify the suspect from surveillance video.
June 7, 10:49 a.m., 4800 Block 7A: The complainant returned from vacation to find that items in his backyard gazebo had been damaged. Neighbours reported they did not hear anything or see anyone entering the property. The public should be aware that the Tsawwassen Community Police offer a program known as Cops Are Security Active (CASA). The CASA program offers an opportunity for renters and homeowners to have their homes checked for security while they are away on vacation. Homeowners and renters can pick up a package of information and register for the program at the Tsawwassen Community Police Station, 1108 56th Street. Inquiries can be made by contacting the Station at 604-948-0199.
June 4, 4:52 p.m., 4800 Block 53rd St.: Sometime overnight an unknown person entered an open carport and removed the hood ornament valued at $50 from a collector vehicle. File generated for insurance purposes.
June 5, 3:30 p.m., 5100 Block Ladner Trunk Rd.: The complainant left her bicycle locked in the bike rack while she was in the credit union. When she returned the bicycle was gone. No surveillance video available. Information re the bicycle entered in the police computer information system.
June 7, 3:38 p.m., 5000 Block 52A St.: While the complainant was working on his truck in the carport he left his wallet on the bed of the truck and went into the house for about an hour to make a phone call. When he returned the wallet was gone. Items in the wallet include $95 cash, driver’s licence, BC identification card, and CareCard. Items added to the police computer information system.
June 10, 1 p.m., 7900 Block Progress Way: Police stopped a vehicle which was travelling at a slow rate of speed and found the driver to smell of a strong liquor odor. As the suspect’s ability to drive was impaired by alcohol he was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. Both breath samples read “Fail” and the suspect was given a 24-hour roadside suspension and a driving prohibition. The suspect was then released on a promise to appear in court at a future date.