|Release Date/Time:||January 18, 2017 10:56am|
|Incident Date/Time:||Attempts/Theft of Mail|
|Location:||North and South Delta Areas|
Delta Police have seen incidents of attempt and actual theft of mail in both North and South Delta recently.
Citizens have been alert and providing suspect and suspect vehicle descriptions which will better our chances of identifying and arresting those involved.
The following is a summary of the descriptions provided:
North Delta, 6900 blk of Nicholson Rd; Suspect(s) observed attempting to steal mail from the community mail box. Suspects were scared off when the complainant yelled out to them. Suspects fled but not before the complainant got a brief description; 4 Caucasian males 20-40 yrs old associated to a black Cadillac SUV and 2 grey sedans. In this incident no mail was actually stolen.
Tsawwassen, 1300 blk Beach Grove; Suspect(s) described as, lone Caucasian male 30 yrs, wearing a dark ball cap and dark clothing. When confronted he got into the passenger side of an awaiting vehicle described as, a dark colored VW Jetta type car. In this case the suspect smashed the window of a mail delivery truck making off with mail and packages.
Ladner, 4800 57th Street; Complainant observed a male breaking into the complex mail boxes. Complainant yelled out to the suspect and he fled in a dark colored SUV with a spare tire on the back. There were two other males in the vehicle as well but no description obtained. In this case mail was stolen.
It is a good practice to pick up your mail daily whenever possible.
The Delta Police are appreciative of the efforts of our citizens in observing and reporting.
Delta Police continue to encourage citizens to call if and when you see someone suspicious in your neighborhood. Remember be good witnesses, do not engage with the individuals.