Media Releases

2019-02-20T16:03:25+00:00

Delta Police investigating incident at private school

February 20, 2019 File 19-3606 Delta Police investigating incident at private school Delta Police are on scene at an incident at a private elementary school, Immaculate Conception in North Delta on 119th Street. The incident occurred at approximately 3:05 pm Feb. 20, 2019. “An off-duty Delta Police officer was at [...]

2019-02-20T11:43:10+00:00

Delta Police support athletes at the Special Olympics BC Winter Games

February 20, 2019 Delta Police support athletes at the Special Olympics BC Winter Games The Delta Police Department (DPD) is proud to continually support the Special Olympics BC (SOBC) through fundraising efforts, community events, and athlete support. DPD’s own Inspector Debra McLeod has been an integral part in supporting the [...]

2019-02-19T11:59:30+00:00

Video database offers way for public to assist police

February 19, 2019 Video database offers way for public to assist police Delta Police has launched a new way for the public to get involved in helping keep our community safe –the Community Watch Program. The program creates an online database of homes and businesses with video cameras. Signing up [...]

2019-02-19T13:24:34+00:00

Police arrest man after overnight incident in Ladner

February 18, 2019 File 19-3346 Police arrest man after overnight incident in Ladner Delta Police attended 60th Avenue in Ladner shortly before midnight on February 17, 2019. A man was confirmed to be in a residence contrary to court ordered conditions. A woman was also present in the residence. Because [...]

2019-02-08T15:24:47+00:00

Extortion scam appears based in Philippines

February 8, 2019 File 19-2748 Extortion scam appears based in Philippines Delta Police are cautioning the public about an extortion scam which has targeted a number of Delta residents. Typically a man or teenage male is contacted through social media. An online relationship may evolve through messaging apps, which feature [...]

2019-02-08T11:27:32+00:00

Weapons and drugs seized after police act on public complaints

Feb. 8, 2019 File 18-28312 Weapons and drugs seized after police act on public complaints In North Delta a community district police office is conveniently located across the street from the largest high-rise building in the area. So when the public began to notice an increase in what appeared to [...]

2019-02-06T15:41:50+00:00

Traffic collisions continue to decline in 4th quarter of 2018

Feb. 6, 2019 Traffic collisions continue to decline in 4th quarter of 2018 The trend Delta had been seeing throughout 2018 with a reduction in traffic collisions carried through the 4th quarter of the year with 342 collisions from October through December, versus 367 the previous year. Traffic enforcement also [...]

2019-01-28T15:34:43+00:00

Police ask for assistance to find owner of missing household goods

January 28, 2019 File 19-1556 Police ask for assistance to find owner of missing household goods An eclectic collection of higher-end household goods and equipment was located last week by police in a stolen 'sea-can' or sea container. Now police want the public’s help to solve the mystery. The goods [...]

2019-01-17T10:51:51+00:00

First responders share struggles with adversity in new podcast

January 17, 2019 First responders share struggles with adversity in new podcast Across the country you’d be hard pressed to find a single first responder agency which isn’t talking about the mental health and well-being of their employees. Police, fire and emergency service organizations are all looking for ways to [...]

2019-01-13T13:24:57+00:00

Police investigate fatal collision between train and vehicle

Jan. 13, 2019 File 19-872 Police investigate fatal collision between train and vehicle At approximately 3:20 pm January 12, 2019, Delta Police were called to the scene of a collision between a truck and train at the 4600 block of 72nd Street, an area known as the Churchill Railway Crossing. [...]

2018-12-24T12:25:06+00:00

Update – Woman missing from North Delta located deceased

Dec. 24, 2018 File #18-28290 Update - Woman missing from North Delta located deceased Delta Police regret to inform the public that Chui Ching HO has been located deceased on December 24, 2018. Her death is not considered suspicious. "This is a tragic outcome, particularly at this time of year," says [...]

2018-12-20T14:49:57+00:00

9-1-1 experiencing high call volumes due to wind storm

Dec. 20, 2018 9-1-1 experiencing high call volumes due to wind storm Please be aware that ECOMM, the Delta Police 9-1-1 call service provider, is experiencing high 9-1-1 & non-emergency call volumes due to today’s windstorm. Extra resources have been put on phone lines to answer emergency calls. Only call [...]

2018-12-20T09:37:46+00:00

Police medical training and first aid equipment saves man’s life

Dec. 19, 2018 File 18-27707 Police medical training and first aid equipment saves man’s life The quick arrival of police, equipped with and trained in the use of tourniquets and pressure bandages, is confirmed to have save a Ladner man’s life recently. Delta Police patrol officers have been outfitted with [...]

2018-12-17T12:27:45+00:00

Woman charged with theft after targeting shopper

Dec. 17, 2018 File 18-27591 Woman charged with theft after targeting shopper On December 13, the Delta Police Street Crime Unit was conducting a “Boost and Bust” project at Tsawwassen Mills/Tsawwassen Commons. Around 4 pm that afternoon a Loss Prevention officer in a large department store observed a woman pick [...]

2018-12-07T12:43:27+00:00

Police ask friends, acquaintances of deceased pedestrian to come forward

Dec. 7, 2018 File 18-24104 Police ask friends, acquaintances of deceased pedestrian to come forward Delta Police are asking the public to come forward with more information to help piece together the last days of the man killed in the pedestrian collision on River Road, October 27, 2018. Gary Bowman, [...]

2018-11-28T15:32:31+00:00

Delta Police working to recover body discovered in water by TFN land

Nov. 28, 2018 Delta Police working to recover body discovered in water by TFN land At approximately 10:30 am Nov. 28 Delta Police received a call about a body off the shores of Tsawwassen First Nation. Delta Police attended and officers located a body in the tidal areas on Tsawwassen [...]

2018-11-28T10:21:25+00:00

Delta Police share information about cannabis edibles and oils

Nov. 28, 2018 Delta Police share information about cannabis edibles and oils Constable Derek Gallamore is on a mission to share what he’s learned about alternative ways youths may be consuming marijuana. “Earlier this year I arrested someone for trafficking strictly in edibles. I’d never seen anything like the range [...]

2018-11-23T10:18:43+00:00

Delta police officers and reserves honoured by Lieutenant Governor

Nov. 23, 2018 Delta police officers and reserves honoured by Lieutenant Governor Bringing justice to an elderly woman defrauded of her life’s savings, entering a dimly lit room to confront an armed gunman with a hostage, wading into frigid waters to save a suicidal male….This is the exceptional work and [...]

2018-12-10T13:52:57+00:00

Tip from resident helps police stop break and enter in progress

Nov. 20, 2018 File #s  18-25324 and 18-25305 Tip from resident helps police stop break and enter in progress What started as a call about suspicious persons in an underground parking lot, has morphed into a significant arrest of two break and enter suspects, known to police. The call came [...]

2018-11-19T11:35:28+00:00

Give us your thoughts on policing in Delta

November 19, 2018 Give us your thoughts on policing in Delta The Delta Police Department is encouraging everyone in the community to provide their input on policing issues by filling out a service delivery assessment. The assessment will take about 6-7 minutes to complete, and is at: https://www.research.net/r/DeltaPolice_Service_Assessment If you [...]

2018-11-16T14:33:40+00:00

Increased patrols, arrests, and outreach help stem Annacis property crime spike

Nov. 16, 2018 Files 18-23276 and 18-24913 Increased patrols, arrests, and outreach help stem Annacis property crime spike Over the past summer Delta Police began to see a significant increase in thefts on Annacis Island, but increased patrols and business engagement seem to be working. “We put our analysts to [...]

2018-12-10T13:54:00+00:00

Collisions down, persons offences up in DPD 3rd quarter stats

Nov. 14, 2018 Collisions down, persons offences up in DPD 3rd quarter stats In the third quarter of 2018, Delta Police were pleased to see that collisions continue a downward trend, with 256 collisions during July through September, as compared to 334 crashes during that same time last year. “Fewer [...]

2018-12-10T13:55:09+00:00

Suspicious people at the door prompts warning

Nov. 6, 2018 Files 18-24363 and 18-24583 Suspicious people at the door prompts warning Delta Police are warning the public after two recent instances where individuals claimed to be a government or Crown Corporation employee, and tried to gain access to people’s homes. The first instance occurred between 2-4 pm, [...]

2018-10-29T10:12:07+00:00

Pedestrian struck and killed after late night collision

October 29, 2018 File 18-24104 Pedestrian struck and killed after late night collision Police were called to the 7200 Block of River Road in the Tilbury area just before 11:30 pm on October 27, 2018 after a pedestrian was struck by a bus. Emergency health services also attended. The bus [...]

2018-12-10T14:39:45+00:00

Roadblocks stop drug and alcohol impaired drivers

October 25, 2018 Roadblocks stop drug and alcohol impaired drivers Delta Police checked 900 vehicles during a two night Counterattack blitz on October 19 and 20 in Ladner and North Delta. Officers with specialized training were on hand both nights for the blitz, checking for drivers impaired by drugs and/or [...]

2018-12-10T14:40:44+00:00

Police seek information regarding stolen shipment of Rocky Mountain bikes

October 16, 2018 File  18-21586 Police seek information regarding stolen shipment of Rocky Mountain bikes Delta Police is working with police in Eastern Canada in regard to a large shipment of Rocky Mountain bikes stolen September 24, 2018. A container shipment of the bikes – unassembled and in boxes – [...]

2018-10-06T16:47:44+00:00

Man arrested after setting fire at Public Safety Building

Oct. 6, 2018 Man arrested after setting fire at Public Safety Building At approximately 1:30 pm on Oct. 6, 2018 a man walked into the Delta Police Public Safety Building in North Delta. He proceeded to start a fire on the couches in the lobby, which caused the building sprinkler [...]

2018-12-10T14:42:10+00:00

Man charged in prostitution, human trafficking operation

Oct. 5, 2018 File No. 17-13219 Man charged in prostitution, human trafficking operation A former Delta resident was arrested Oct. 3, 2018, and now faces seven charges in relation to human trafficking and prostitution. Delta Police believe he may have victimized other woman or teen girls, and they are encouraging [...]

2018-10-02T10:46:34+00:00

Targeted enforcement effort takes unsafe trucks off Delta’s roads

Oct. 2, 2018 Targeted enforcement effort takes unsafe trucks off Delta’s roads One of BC’s largest commercial vehicle checks took place in Delta last week, with 80 police and enforcement officers targeting 357 vehicles for a full inspection, pulling nearly half of them off the road. Delta has some of [...]

2018-09-28T15:16:36+00:00

Police street crime unit goes undercover in Boost and Bust

Sept. 29, 2018 Police street crime unit goes undercover in Boost and Bust Recently the Street Crime Unit joined forces with security officers at Tsawwassen Mills and Tsawwassen Commons for a venture informally known as “Boost and Bust.” The name refers to when a shoplifter steals an item (boost), only [...]

2018-09-25T14:39:48+00:00

Delta Police hosting first annual “Girls Who Lead” conference in North Delta

September 25, 2018 Delta Police hosting first annual “Girls Who Lead” conference in North Delta The Delta Police Department is planning the first annual “Girls Who Lead” conference to be held on Friday October 19th at Seaquam Secondary. The day-long conference is geared towards women in leadership, but is open [...]

2018-09-21T14:13:53+00:00

Man dies after single vehicle collision on Highway 17

Sept. 21, 2018 File 18-21257 Man dies after single vehicle collision on Highway 17 The driver of a Ford F150 has unfortunately died, after crashing into a median divider at the Highway 17A exit northbound from Highway 17 eastbound around 6 pm Sept. 20. Delta Police were on scene shortly [...]

2018-09-04T10:39:57+00:00

Delta Police Chief hands out positive tickets on first day of school – video

Sept. 4, 2018 Delta Police Chief hands out positive tickets on first day of school While many probably noticed increased police presence in school zones this morning, Delta’s Police Chief Neil Dubord was out with a different kind of ticket book, looking for kids safely walking and biking to school. [...]

2018-08-29T14:41:14+00:00

Police investigating indecent act in Sunshine Hills park

August 29, 2018 File - 18-19382 Police investigating indecent act in Sunshine Hills park Delta Police are investigating a complaint of an indecent act that occurred August 28 around 7:30 am in Sunshine Hills park. A man witnessed a woman chasing away an unknown male, who had allegedly exposed himself [...]

2018-08-28T10:56:42+00:00

Two wheeled thief nabbed by observant police officer in North Delta

August 24, 2018 18-18807 Two wheeled thief nabbed by observant police officer in North Delta A bike thief didn’t take the bait, but still got caught.  On August 16th Delta Police’s Patrol Support Team deployed a bait bike. While officers waited for someone to take the bait, police noticed a [...]

2018-08-24T13:13:37+00:00

Update – Two charged in forcible confinement incident in North Delta

August 24, 2018 File 18-17123 Update – Two charged in forcible confinement incident in North Delta Two suspects who allegedly broke into a business on Nordel Court on August 2, and held two employees against their will, are now facing charges for their actions. Jerad Cole Couchman, age 35, of [...]

2018-08-20T13:33:46+00:00

Delta Police Seeking Public Assistance to Locate Missing Man

August 20, 2018 File 18-18549 Delta Police Seeking Public Assistance to Locate Missing Man Delta Police are looking for a Tsawwassen First Nation man who hasn’t been seen since last week. 36 year old Waylon Joe was last seen the evening of August 13th at his home in the 1700 block [...]

2018-09-20T10:37:19+00:00

Quick reporting by neighbour and witnesses leads to bike theft suspect’s arrest

August 15, 2018 File 18-18181  Quick reporting by neighbour and witnesses leads to bike theft suspect’s arrest A timely report of a theft from a Tsawwassen home, and great updates by witnesses allowed Delta police to nab a suspect within a half an hour of police being dispatched to the scene. [...]

2018-08-14T15:23:45+00:00

Delta Police secure charges against Red Scorpions after shutting down drug line

August 14, 2018 File 17-7923 Delta Police secure charges against Red Scorpions after shutting down drug line The Delta Police Drug Section has secured 94 charges – the majority against Red Scorpion gang members - after shutting down a significant drug line operating in South Delta. Project Green Planet was [...]

2018-08-08T11:34:36+00:00

Update – Potential witnesses of cyclist fatality asked to contact police

August 8, 2018 File 18-17598 Update – Potential witnesses of cyclist fatality asked to contact police Police are asking anyone whom they have not yet spoken with, to contact them regarding the collision between the cyclist and vehicle on August 7, at 72nd Street and 36th Avenue, around 1:30 pm. [...]

2018-12-10T14:45:06+00:00

Delta Police Investigating Forcible Confinement Incident

August 3, 2018 Delta Police Investigating Forcible Confinement Incident At approximately 2am on August 2, 2018, two unknown suspects forced entry into a business in the 10300 hundred block of Nordel Court. Upon entering the premises, the suspects confronted two employees, who were then held against their will. The suspects caused [...]

2018-08-08T14:47:16+00:00

Body discovered in Washington State that of missing Delta Man

August 2, 2018 Body discovered in Washington State that of missing Delta man On April 25, 2018, police responded to reports of a man falling off a boathouse in the 3400 Block of River Road in Delta. The man’s friends, who witnessed the incident, were unable to rescue him and [...]

2018-08-01T15:08:45+00:00

UPDATE: Delta Police successfully disarm man after officer attacked with a switchblade

August 1, 2018 UPDATE: Crown Counsel approved four charges against Clifford Adrian Montgomery, 59 years old, of Delta. He is facing charges of: one count of uttering threats, one count of possession of a prohibited device, for a purpose dangerous to public peace, one count of assaulting a peace officer with [...]

2018-07-24T10:21:15+00:00

Scammers spoof Delta Police number to defraud local woman

July 24, 2018 File 18-15891 Scammers spoof Delta Police number to defraud local woman Recently a Delta woman was scammed out of $3,000 when a man called her, pretending to be a police officer. The call apparently came from the Delta Police headquarters phone number – 604-946-4411. The unknown man advised [...]

2018-07-24T10:02:51+00:00

Delta continues to see drop in Crime Severity Index

Delta continues to see drop in Crime Severity Index The City of Delta has experienced another decrease in the Crime Severity Index (CSI) and continues to be low in comparison to the Metro Vancouver average. While the Canadian CSI increased slightly by one index point to 72, Delta continued on [...]

2018-07-18T14:50:29+00:00

Delta Police arrest two suspects related to a property crime spike in Tsawwassen

July 18, 2018 Delta Police arrest two suspects related to a property crime spike in Tsawwassen In the early morning hours of July 18, 2018 Delta Police officers were patrolling parts of Tsawwassen that have experienced a recent spike in property crime, specifically theft from auto. While in the area, [...]

2018-07-17T14:27:22+00:00

Delta Police offers Police Information Checks online

July 17, 2018 Delta Police offers Police Information Checks online Do you need to complete a Police Information Check for coaching or volunteering with children, or other vulnerable populations? Or perhaps you need the check completed as part of a condition of employment, or for a work contract? You can [...]

2018-07-12T16:25:22+00:00

Delta Police caution youth and parents about gang recruitment

July 12, 2018 Delta Police caution youth and parents about gang recruitment With school out for the summer, it’s a time where police typically ask parents to ensure kids are aware of safe biking practices and water safety along with other warm weather tips. However, in light of recent gang [...]

2018-09-20T10:54:01+00:00

Significant sentences handed down in huge fentanyl lab investigation

July 10, 2018 File: 15-16772 Significant sentences handed down in huge fentanyl lab investigation Two men charged in connection with the largest fentanyl conversion laboratory discovered in Canada were sentenced June 29 in court. The investigation was particularly noteworthy, as over $1.5 million dollars in cash, 9 firearms and large [...]

2018-07-04T13:23:10+00:00

Parents urged to think about risks after young children rescued from hot vehicle

July 4, 2018 File 18-14254 Parents urged to think about risks after young children rescued from hot vehicle Two young children were rescued from an overheated vehicle on the long weekend, with police forced to break the window to free the children. Delta Police were called to the Tsawwassen Mills [...]

2018-07-04T10:02:30+00:00

Tsawwassen residents warned of spike in thefts from autos, garages

July 4, 2018 Tsawwassen residents warned of spike in thefts from autos, garages Tsawwassen residents are advised to ensure all valuables are removed from vehicles after a rash of break-ins occurred overnight from July 2 late at night through July 3 early morning hours. Break-ins to vehicles were reported in [...]

2018-12-05T09:27:55+00:00

New bike unit helps police be accessible on TFN lands

June 25, 2018 New bike unit helps police be accessible on TFN lands The first day that the Delta Police’s new bike unit was in operation, members arrested a suspected shoplifter at Tsawwassen Mills shopping mall. “We stopped her just a she was going to her car,” says Constable Jeff [...]

2018-12-05T09:27:24+00:00

Drug and alcohol impaired driving numbers rise on weekend

June 19, 2018 Drug and alcohol impaired driving numbers rise on weekend With the warmer weather this weekend, unfortunately Delta Police were stopping an increased number of impaired drivers on the roads. “We understand that with the nicer weather people may be getting together with friends and family, barbecuing, having [...]

2018-12-05T09:26:56+00:00

Police investigating suspected arson on Tsawwassen First Nations land

June 12, 2018 File 18-12310 Police investigating suspected arson on Tsawwassen First Nations land At 6:45 pm on June 10 Delta Police and Fire were called to a house fire on the 4600 block of Eagle Way. The house was fully engulfed, and was completely destroyed in the fire. Fortunately [...]

2018-12-05T09:26:42+00:00

Delta Police investigate motorcycle fatality at Deltaport Way

June 11, 2018 File 18-12362 Delta Police investigate motorcycle fatality at Deltaport Way Delta Police were called to the reports of a collision involving a motorcycle in the morning of June 10, 2018. A motorcycle driver was exiting Deltaport onto the 2700 block of Deltaport Way shortly after 9 am. [...]

2018-12-05T09:26:15+00:00

Law enforcement torch run raises money for Special Olympics athletes

June 7, 2018 Law enforcement torch run raises money for Special Olympics athletes During the past two decades Delta Police has raised about $250,000 for the Torch Run, to benefit Special Olympics athletes. The Torch is coming to Delta on Friday, June 8. Delta is one of 16 Lower Mainland [...]

2018-12-05T09:25:14+00:00

Abbotsford man charged in June 2017 hit and run of 5 men in Ladner

May 23, 2018 File # 17-11850 Abbotsford man charged in June 2017 hit and run of 5 men in Ladner An Abbotsford man is facing multiple charges after an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of June 11, 2017 in Ladner. A man is alleged to have intentionally [...]

2018-12-05T09:23:50+00:00

Costume jewelry donation the real thing – owner sought

May 10, 2018 File 18-9689 Costume jewelry donation the real thing – owner sought Someone recently made a donation of jewelry to the DYSL Thrift Store (Delta Youth Support Link) in Tsawwassen, which was a bit more valuable than they probably realized. Jewelry box image for illustrative purposes only. [...]

2018-12-05T09:23:35+00:00

Delta Police’s summer Soccer Camp returns for its second year

May 7th, 2018 Delta Police’s Summer Soccer Camp returns for its second year Delta Police is excited to host its second annual Kids Soccer Camp at Dugald Morrison Turf Field in Ladner. The week long camp that runs from August 27-31 for kids aged 5 to 11 and is open [...]

2018-12-05T09:22:43+00:00

Update – Charges sworn in Tsawwassen crime series

Update - Charges sworn in Tsawwassen crime series Charges have now been sworn in relation to a series of events that unfolded mid-day April 30 in Tsawwassen, starting with a break and enter in progress, and ending with collisions, and an attempted car-jacking. “We’re very thankful that no one was [...]

2018-12-05T09:21:54+00:00

Delta Police and partners search for missing man who fell in water

File 18-8439 Delta Police and partners search for missing man who fell in water Delta Police attended the 3400 block of River Road in Ladner around 7:15 pm April 25, after it was reported that a man fell off the dock of a float home into the water. Delta Police, [...]

2018-12-05T09:21:41+00:00

Media Advisory – Starting Apr. 26, public to be notified of traffic enforcement efforts in advance

Media Advisory – Starting April 26, public to be notified of traffic enforcement efforts in advance In what’s believed to be a first in policing in BC, the Delta Police Traffic Unit will be regularly advising social media followers when traffic enforcement will be occurring. And that first publicized enforcement [...]

2018-12-05T09:21:30+00:00

Stats from first quarter of 2018 show decrease in property crime in Delta

Stats from first quarter of 2018 show decrease in property crime in Delta There’s been a decline in the number of residential and commercial break and enters in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same time frame in 2017. Thefts from auto are also down 35%. There were [...]

2018-12-05T09:21:20+00:00

Delta Police release top collision locations, launch new traffic Twitter account

Delta Police release top collision locations, launch new traffic Twitter account Delta Police officers are increasingly focusing efforts on high collision areas in the city, and it looks like our work is beginning to pay off. The number of collisions from January to March is down 17% compared to this [...]

2018-12-05T09:21:01+00:00

Ten Delta Police Officers named to Alexa’s Team this year

Ten Delta Police Officers named to Alexa’s Team this year Alexa's Team Officers with Supt. Harj Sidhu in the middle (from left to right) - Cst. Grayson Smith, Cst. Josh Lehbauer, Cst. Jim Ingram, Cst. Emily Wawruck, Supt. Harj Sidhu, Cst. Harprit Hair, Cst. Jeremy Pearce, Cst. Gordy Gill, [...]

2018-12-05T09:20:05+00:00

Canadian police chiefs launch second survey to assess professionalism in policing

Note - Published in support of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP). Delta Police Chief Neil Dubord is co-chair of the CACP Ethics Committee. Canadian police chiefs launch second survey to assess professionalism in policing Ottawa, ON, April 9, 2018 - Following the success of the first-ever study [...]

2018-12-05T09:19:42+00:00

Robbery at Ladner business linked to collision in Surrey

File 18-6655 Robbery at Ladner business linked to collision in Surrey Delta Police have made an arrest and recovered some cash and stolen property after an armed robbery at a business in the 5200 block of Ladner Trunk Road. The robbery was called into police at approximately 12 noon on [...]

2018-12-05T09:19:03+00:00

Don’t trust fraudsters threatening arrest or deportation if you don’t pay

File 18-5378 Don’t trust fraudsters threatening arrest or deportation if you don’t pay Fraudsters are threatening Delta residents with deportation and arrest in one variation on the Canada Revenue Agency scam, reported yesterday to Delta police. Paramedics contacted police March 15, to report that a distraught man had stopped at [...]

2018-12-05T09:18:48+00:00

Police investigate and determine no threat at DSS

File 18-5316 Police investigate and determine no threat at DSS Delta Police were engaged in investigating a rumour that emerged on social media on March 14, regarding Delta Secondary School. “The rumour arose as a result of a disagreement between two students, that continued over social media after a verbal altercation [...]

2018-12-05T09:18:33+00:00

Three face significant charges of theft and identity theft

File 17-26203 Three face significant charges of theft and identity theft Three people are now facing a combined 58 charges in relation to alleged stolen property and identity theft activities based out of a house in Tsawwassen. Community concerns about activities in a house on English Bluff Road, combined with [...]

2018-12-05T09:18:04+00:00

Delta police officers run into Goose Bay in Ladner to rescue male

February 27, 2018 File 3958 Delta police officers run into Goose Bay in Ladner to rescue male Two Delta police officers and a reserve constable waded about 600-700 metres out into the ocean to rescue a man in crisis early Saturday morning. Police officers had been alerted by the man’s [...]

2018-12-05T09:17:34+00:00

Parents asked to talk to children about replica guns and safety, after student detained

[current_date] Parents asked to talk to children about replica guns and safety, after student detained Delta police were contacted at noon Feb. 26 about a suspicious male near Delview Secondary School in North Delta. A concerned member of the public contacted police about a suspicious person near the school with [...]

2018-12-05T09:17:24+00:00

Manslaughter charge laid in relation to death of Russ Armfelt in 2016

File 16-25943 Manslaughter charge laid in relation to death of Russ Armfelt in 2016 A Burnaby man has been charged in connection with the death of a 53-year-old Tsawwassen man, following an altercation at the Rose and Crown Pub in December 2016. Franco Sarra, aged 20, faces a charge of [...]

2018-12-05T09:17:00+00:00

Suspects sought after home invasion robbery in North Delta

Delta Police File 18-3156 Suspects sought after home invasion robbery in North Delta Delta Police are cautioning people to be careful of inviting people they meet on social media into their homes, after a recent home-invasion. On February 13th at approximately 2 am, a teenage boy was the victim of [...]

2018-12-05T09:16:26+00:00

Aggressive owl targets cyclist and jogger in Tsawwassen

Aggressive owl targets cyclist and jogger in Tsawwassen Delta Police are warning Tsawwassen residents to be on the lookout for an aggressive owl, after three people were attacked by an owl February 8 and 9. A female jogger was apparently attacked around 6 am February 9 in the 1700 block [...]

2018-12-05T09:16:13+00:00

Police, school district partner to bring anti-violence program to NDSS

Police, school district partner to bring anti-violence program to NDSS Students at North Delta Secondary School will get the chance to learn about how they can promote healthy relationships and create respectful school environments when BC Lions visit the school February 13. The school will be hosting the BC Lions [...]

2018-12-05T09:16:00+00:00

Drivers and pedestrians cautioned, after two collisions this week

Drivers and pedestrians cautioned, after two collisions this week Both pedestrians and drivers are asked to look out for each other as the poor weather and low light conditions persist. Two pedestrians have been struck by vehicles this week in North Delta, both in crosswalks. “Fortunately neither pedestrian was seriously [...]

2018-12-05T09:15:46+00:00

Police, volunteers and citizens recognized for lifesaving efforts and exceptional work

Police, volunteers and citizens recognized for lifesaving efforts and exceptional work Saving a teenager in crisis one night on the Alex Fraser Bridge, rescuing a woman held hostage at knife point, ensuring a nephew who defrauded his elderly uncle of $300,000 would face charges – these were some highlights of [...]

2018-12-05T09:14:25+00:00

2017 stats reinforce Delta’s reputation as safe community

2017 stats reinforce Delta’s reputation as safe community Delta residents continue to enjoy the benefits from living in a safe community, but despite the positive trend in the numbers, police acknowledge there is room for improvement. Crimes against people – such as assault or robbery - were down 21% in [...]

2018-12-05T09:13:46+00:00

Police seek witnesses to pedestrian hit and run on Jan. 23

Police seek witnesses to pedestrian hit and run on Jan. 23 Delta police are seeking witnesses to a hit and run that occurred Tuesday, January 23, at approximately 6:30 PM in Tsawwassen. A middle-aged woman, was crossing 12th Avenue in a crosswalk at the 5500 block, when she was hit [...]

2018-12-05T09:13:00+00:00

Delta Police recover body in water – investigation ongoing

File 18-1136 Delta Police recover body in water – investigation ongoing At approximately 9:45 am this morning Delta Police were contacted by a person out walking their dog near Ladner Harbour Park, who reported seeing a body in the water. Delta Police attended to the scene immediately. With the assistance [...]

2018-12-05T09:12:42+00:00

Delta Police ask for witnesses to crash on Arthur Drive on Jan. 15

Delta Police ask for witnesses to crash on Arthur Drive on Jan. 15 Delta Police are investigating a collision that occurred Monday morning, January 15 at approximately 7 am on the Arthur Drive Overpass at Delta Port Way. The crash involved a white Chevrolet Cobalt travelling southbound on Arthur drive. [...]

2018-12-05T09:12:26+00:00

Prohibited drivers stopped, but fewer impaired drivers in CounterAttack roadblocks in December

Prohibited drivers stopped, but fewer impaired drivers in CounterAttack roadblocks in December Release Date/Time: January 5, 2018 11:44am Approximately 12,000 vehicles went through Delta Police CounterAttack road blocks in December 2017, including a large integrated roadblock with Surrey RCMP on Scott Road, Dec. 30. That single roadblock saw 9,000 vehicles [...]

2018-12-05T09:10:49+00:00

New Year’s Eve busy but most celebrate responsibly

New Year’s Eve busy but most celebrate responsibly Release Date/Time: January 1, 2018 12:55pm New Year’s Eve in Delta was busy for police, but for the most part, the community rang in the New Year in a responsible fashion. The day began with police attending several minor motor vehicle crashes [...]

2018-09-20T10:35:04+00:00

Media Advisory: Delta Police Introduce New Public Affairs Coordinator

Media Advisory: Delta Police Introduce New Public Affairs Coordinator Release Date/Time: December 19, 2017 11:44am Incident Date/Time: December 19, 2017 Chief Dubord announces that, Cris Leykauf will be the new Public Affairs Coordinator taking over for Sharlene Brooks who is returning to retirement. Sharlene has been a trusted and familiar [...]

2018-09-20T10:34:41+00:00

Public assistance sought – theft of boat

Public assistance sought – theft of boat Release Date/Time: December 13, 2017 3:49pm Incident Date/Time: December 11, 2017 Location: 8800 Block Mitchell Way DPD File: 17-27299 Delta Police are asking  for the public’s assistance if anyone noted suspicious activity or persons, or has information about a boat stolen in the [...]

2018-09-20T10:34:28+00:00

Off-duty police officer arrests shoplifter

Off-duty police officer arrests shoplifter Release Date/Time: December 13, 2017 2:41pm Location: Canoe Pass Way DPD File: 17-27144 Delta Police Department is thanking an observant off-duty Vancouver Police officer who spotted a shoplifter at Tsawwassen Mills on December 8, 2017. The suspect is alleged to have taken a drone from [...]

2018-09-20T10:28:47+00:00

Holiday Season Counter Attack – Removing Impaired Drivers from our Streets

Holiday Season Counter Attack – Removing Impaired Drivers from our Streets Release Date/Time: December 13, 2017 9:10am The Delta Police continue to make road safety a priority and are taking to the streets conducting counter attack roadblocks over the next several weeks through the Holiday Season. As recently as last [...]

2018-09-20T10:32:49+00:00

Thief complains of “slim pickings” in Delta – More people leaving vehicles empty

Thief complains of “slim pickings” in Delta – More people leaving vehicles empty Release Date/Time: December 12, 2017 9:27am Location: Ladner DPD File: 2017-17482 An experienced property thief who was recently arrested offers an unusual perspective to our residents. The insights shared by the thief, include this tidbit, “As recently [...]

2018-09-20T10:26:13+00:00

DOVE Committee Recognizes National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 06

DOVE Committee Recognizes National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 06 Release Date/Time: November 30, 2017 9:34am   December 06, National day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is approaching. On December 06 1989, 14 women at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique were murdered. This day [...]

2018-09-20T10:25:54+00:00

Delta Police Make Arrest in Robbery/Stabbing North Delta

Delta Police Make Arrest in Robbery/Stabbing North Delta Release Date/Time: November 18, 2017 3:20pm Incident Date/Time: November 18,2017 12:30 p.m. Location: 7200 blk 120th Street DPD File: 17-25714 On November 18,2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Delta Police responded to the 7200 blk of 120th Street in relation to a stabbing that had [...]

2018-09-20T10:25:45+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Suspicious Fires In North Delta

Delta Police Investigate Suspicious Fires In North Delta Release Date/Time: November 18, 2017 9:11am Incident Date/Time: November 18, 2017 02:45 - 04:15 a.m. Location: North Delta DPD File: 17-25687  In the early morning hours (2:45 a.m. – 04:15 a.m.) of November 18, 2017, Delta Police and Fire Departments responded to [...]

2018-09-20T10:25:35+00:00

Delta Police Officers Recognized for Meritorious Service & Valour: 2017 Police Honours in Victoria

Delta Police Officers Recognized for Meritorious Service & Valour: 2017 Police Honours in Victoria Release Date/Time: November 17, 2017 10:48am Ten Delta Police officers were among those honoured at this year’s Police Honours Ceremony held on November 16, 2017 at Government House in Victoria. Nine were honoured with the Meritorious [...]

2018-09-20T10:27:27+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Rash of Theft from Vehicles Over the Weekend

Delta Police Investigate Rash of Theft from Vehicles Over the Weekend Release Date/Time: November 15, 2017 9:04am Incident Date/Time: November 12, 2017 Location: Beach Grove area South Delta DPD File: 17-25207   Delta Police responded to a number of theft from auto incidents in the Beach Grove area this past [...]

2018-09-20T10:24:52+00:00

Delta Police Make Arrest and Recommend Charges in Robbery

Delta Police Make Arrest and Recommend Charges in Robbery Release Date/Time: November 14, 2017 12:12pm Incident Date/Time: November 07, 2017 8:36 p.m. Location: 7800 blk 112th Street DPD File: 17-24881 Background: On November 07, 2017 at 8:36 p.m. Delta Police attended the 7800 blk of 112 Street in response to [...]

2018-09-20T10:24:39+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Impaired Driving/ Drug Overdose

Delta Police Investigate Impaired Driving/ Drug Overdose Release Date/Time: November 10, 2017 9:57am Incident Date/Time: November 09,2017 9:p.m. Location: 8000 blk 120th Street North Delta DPD File: 17-25024 On November 09, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Delta Police observed a vehicle travelling northbound in the southbound lanes in the 8000 [...]

2018-09-20T10:24:29+00:00

Delta Police Secure Criminal Charges in Elder Abuse Case

Delta Police Secure Criminal Charges in Elder Abuse Case Release Date/Time: November 9, 2017 9:26am DPD File: 15-14888 In 2015 Delta Police received a complaint of suspicious activity involving financial management and care of a senior in our community. During the course of this in-depth investigation it was learned that [...]

2018-09-20T10:23:59+00:00

Delta Police Seek Witnesses in Robbery Investigation

Delta Police Seek Witnesses in Robbery Investigation Release Date/Time: November 8, 2017 9:47am Incident Date/Time: November 07, 2017 8:37 p.m. Location: 7800 blk 112th Street DPD File: 17-24881 On November 07, 2017 at 8:37 p.m. Delta Police attended  the 7800 blk of 112 Street in response to a  report of [...]

2018-09-20T10:23:50+00:00

South Delta: Delta Police Investigate Damage to Property Incidents

South Delta: Delta Police Investigate Damage to Property Incidents Release Date/Time: November 6, 2017 1:03pm Incident Date/Time: November 04-05 2017 Location: 5100-5200 blk of 2nd Avenue Over this past weekend the Delta Police responded to a higher than usual number of incidents of damage to property. The majority of incidents [...]

2018-09-20T10:23:35+00:00

DPD Launch Pedestrian Safety Initiative BE BRIGHT (Be Seen Be Safe)

DPD Launch Pedestrian Safety Initiative BE BRIGHT (Be Seen Be Safe) Release Date/Time: November 2, 2017 12:24pm As the weather changes and daylight hours decrease, pedestrians become more vulnerable, Delta Police are introducing a proactive pedestrian safety campaign. In an effort to reduce collisions involving pedestrians to ZERO this winter season, [...]

2018-09-20T10:22:32+00:00

Crisis Lines Installed on Alex Fraser Bridge

Crisis Lines Installed on Alex Fraser Bridge Release Date/Time: November 1, 2017 11:13am Delta Police Department, in partnership with Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI), the Crisis Line Association of BC and Telus, now have six crisis line phones in place on the Alex Fraser Bridge. These phones are in [...]

2018-09-20T10:21:51+00:00

Delta Police Prepare for Halloween Celebrations

Delta Police Prepare for Halloween Celebrations Release Date/Time: October 27, 2017 8:16am Delta Police are preparing for this year’s Halloween celebrations over the weekend and for Halloween night itself. Delta Police will have additional resources on the streets to ensure everyone celebrates safely this Halloween. Delta Police have also added [...]

2018-09-20T10:21:41+00:00

Fraud Suspect Targets Elderly: Delta Police Secure Charges and Seek Other Victims

Fraud Suspect Targets Elderly: Delta Police Secure Charges and Seek Other Victims Release Date/Time: October 23, 2017 11:10am Location: 7600 blk 119A Street DPD File: 16-19216 September 2016 the Delta Police responded to a report of a male suspect defrauding an elderly woman of money by preying on her emotions [...]

2018-09-20T10:21:30+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Nordel Way overpass

Delta Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Nordel Way overpass Release Date/Time: October 5, 2017 3:19pm Incident Date/Time: October 05, 2017, 12:10 Location: Nordel Way overpass & Highway 91 DPD File: 17 – 22147 At approximately 12:10 p.m October 05, 2017, Delta Police responded to a serious collision on Nordel Way [...]

2018-09-20T10:20:47+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter

Delta Police Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter Release Date/Time: September 28, 2017 2:30pm Incident Date/Time: September 27, 2017 5:30 p.m. Location: 4900 blk 5th Ave DPD File: 17-21460 On September 27, 2017 at approximately 5: 30 p.m. Delta Police were called to a residence in the 4900 blk of 5th [...]

2018-09-20T10:20:37+00:00

Delta Police Department’s “RS-NOW” Escalade Drawing Positive Reaction from Youth

Delta Police Department’s “RS-NOW” Escalade Drawing Positive Reaction from Youth Release Date/Time: September 18, 2017 12:37pm Incident Date/Time: September 18, 2017 Location: Deas Island Park Investing in our Future – Working with our Youth Delta Police have recently rolled out the Escalade that was granted to us through Civil Forfeiture [...]

2018-09-20T10:20:19+00:00

Media Advisory: Delta Police and CFSEU Bring Their Rides and Interact with Youth

Media Advisory: Delta Police and CFSEU Bring Their Rides and Interact with Youth Release Date/Time: September 18, 2017 8:03am Incident Date/Time: September 18, 2017 11:15 a.m. Location: 6090 Deas Island Road - Deas Island Park Media Advisory: Delta Police and CFSEU Bring Their Rides and Interact with Youth Delta Police [...]

2018-09-20T10:20:11+00:00

Delta Police Secure Charges in Sept 2016 Fentanyl Overdose Investigation

Delta Police Secure Charges in Sept 2016 Fentanyl Overdose Investigation Release Date/Time: September 14, 2017 10:09am Incident Date/Time: September 01, 2016 Location: South Delta DPD File: 17-18457 Background: Sept 2016 – Delta Police within a 20 minute span received separate reports of overdoses from four separate locations. In each case the [...]

2018-09-20T10:19:57+00:00

Delta Police Respond to Report of Suspicious Persons: Two Arrested

Delta Police Respond to Report of Suspicious Persons: Two Arrested Release Date/Time: September 14, 2017 7:04am Incident Date/Time: September 12, 2017 Location: 6600 blk London Lane DPD File: 17-20151 On September 12, 2017 at approximately 5:25 a.m. alert citizens called police advising of suspicious persons (male and female) near the [...]

2018-09-20T10:19:47+00:00

Delta Police Investigating Theft from Mail Boxes

Delta Police Investigating Theft from Mail Boxes Release Date/Time: September 12, 2017 10:00am Incident Date/Time: September 10, 2017 Location: 1100- 1600 blk 55 St South Delta DPD File: 17-20075 On September 11, 2017 Delta Police responded to four separate incidents of mail box theft that had occurred sometime overnight on [...]

2018-09-20T10:17:31+00:00

Summer CounterAttack Initiative – Results Encouraging

Summer CounterAttack Initiative – Results Encouraging Release Date/Time: August 29, 2017 12:24pm The Delta Police took the streets with multiple CounterAttack roadblocks through -out the summer months. With more than 5000 vehicles checked, there were fewer than forty Approved Screening Device tests administered which resulted six drivers being issued roadside [...]

2018-09-20T10:19:32+00:00

Delta Police Investigating Fatal Collision – Highway 17

Delta Police Investigating Fatal Collision – Highway 17 Release Date/Time: September 5, 2017 10:10am At approximately 6:20 a.m. September 5, 2017 Delta Police responded to the 3100 blk of  Highway 17 (westbound) for a collision involving a motorcycle and 5 ton truck. Initial indications are that a motorcycle was travelling on [...]

2018-09-20T10:19:22+00:00

Back to School: Enforcement, Education & Awareness – Safety of Young People Paramount

Back to School: Enforcement, Education & Awareness – Safety of Young People Paramount Release Date/Time: September 5, 2017 7:52am Incident Date/Time: September 05, 2017 Location: Delta This week as students return to their studies for the 2017/2018 school year, the safety of those travelling by foot, bike or vehicle is [...]

2018-09-20T10:15:45+00:00

Summer CounterAttack Initiative – Results Encouraging

Summer CounterAttack Initiative – Results Encouraging Release Date/Time: August 29, 2017 12:24pm The Delta Police took the streets with multiple CounterAttack roadblocks through -out the summer months. With more than 5000 vehicles checked, there were fewer than forty Approved Screening Device tests administered which resulted six drivers being issued roadside [...]

2018-09-20T10:16:34+00:00

Delta Police Rolls Out a New Ride in Their Fleet

Delta Police Rolls Out a New Ride in Their Fleet Release Date/Time: August 29, 2017 8:41am The Delta Police have been granted a 2009 Cadillac Escalade through the provincial government’s Civil Forfeiture Program. A program that continues to undermine the profit motive behind gang and criminal activity by taking [...]

2018-09-20T10:15:21+00:00

Collaborative Effort Results in Recovered Stolen Auto and One in Custody

Collaborative Effort Results in Recovered Stolen Auto and One in Custody Release Date/Time: August 22, 2017 3:32pm Incident Date/Time: August 21, 2017 8:30 p.m. Location: 9000 blk Collings Way DPD File: 17-18226 At approximately 8:30 p.m. August 21, 2017 a patrol officer traveling westbound on Nordel Way noticed a Honda [...]

2018-09-20T10:15:04+00:00

Citizens and Police Working Together Yield Results

Citizens and Police Working Together Yield Results Release Date/Time: August 22, 2017 9:32am Incident Date/Time: August 21, 2017 9:00 p.m. Location: 5000 blk Canoe Pass Way DPD File: 17-18231 On August 21, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Delta Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 5000 [...]

2018-09-20T10:14:45+00:00

Delta Police Investigating Fatal Collision Nordel Way

Delta Police Investigating Fatal Collision Nordel Way Release Date/Time: August 9, 2017 3:49pm Incident Date/Time: August 09,2017 2:20 p.m. Location: 10500 blk Nordel Way DPD File: 17-17119 At approximately 2:20 p.m. August 09, 2017, Delta Police responded to a serious collision in the 10500 block of Nordel Way. Initial indications [...]

2018-09-20T10:14:16+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Arson at School Playground

Delta Police Investigate Arson at School Playground Release Date/Time: August 9, 2017 11:51am Incident Date/Time: August 09,2017 04:00 a.m. Location: 11300 blk 75 Avenue DPD File: 17-17078 Delta Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of a fire at the playground located at Chalmers Elementary school (11300 blk of [...]

2018-09-20T10:14:04+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Suspicious Occurrences – Craigslist Scams

Delta Police Investigate Suspicious Occurrences – Craigslist Scams Release Date/Time: August 9, 2017 8:36am Location: Sunshine Hills Neighbourhood North Delta DPD File: 17-15135 Delta Police are currently investigating a series of incidents involving fake Craigslist postings. The fake Craigslist postings have been advertising and inviting people to attend a house [...]

2018-09-20T10:13:49+00:00

Delta Police Increase Patrols of Parks and Warn of Discarding Cigarettes

Delta Police Increase Patrols of Parks and Warn of Discarding Cigarettes Release Date/Time: August 3, 2017 12:54pm Location: Delta Due to continued hot and dry weather conditions the Fire Danger rating for Delta and most of British Columbia is extreme. Fires can start quickly and can challenge fire suppression efforts. [...]

2018-09-20T10:13:10+00:00

Delta Police Investigate Battery Thefts

Delta Police Investigate Battery Thefts Release Date/Time: August 1, 2017 12:14pm Location: Annacis Island In recent weeks, Delta Police have responded to theft reports whereby batteries were stolen from commercial vehicles or equipment located in industrial parks, specifically Annacis Island. Delta Police are reminding business owners on Annacis Island to [...]

2018-01-25T17:44:00+00:00

Delta – A Safe Community. Delta’s Crime Severity Index Rates Remain Low

Delta – A Safe Community. Delta’s Crime Severity Index Rates Remain Low Release Date/Time: July 25, 2017 12:34pm The latest numbers released on July 24, 2017 by Canadian Center for Justice Statistics relating to Delta‘s crime severity rates are encouraging. The numbers confirm Delta’s rates remain low. Delta’s Crime Severity [...]

2018-01-25T17:44:11+00:00

Public Notification: Offender Residing in Delta High Risk to Re-Offend

Public Notification: Offender Residing in Delta High Risk to Re-Offend Release Date/Time: July 20, 2017 2:14pm Location: Delta Delta Police are issuing a public notification regarding 39 yr old Jared Edward HARRIS, a sex offender believed to be a high risk to re-offend, who has recently been released from [...]

2018-01-25T17:44:20+00:00

Delta Police Looking to Return Found Tools to Owner

Delta Police Looking to Return Found Tools to Owner Release Date/Time: July 20, 2017 1:13pm Incident Date/Time: july 18, 2017 5:20 p.m. Location: 5500 Dowler Road Ladner DPD File: 17-15162 On July 18, 2017 at approximately 5:20 p.m. a citizen of Delta attended police headquarters in Ladner and turned in [...]

2018-01-25T17:44:29+00:00

Delta Police Seek Public Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Indecent Act

Delta Police Seek Public Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Indecent Act Release Date/Time: July 19, 2017 3:27pm Incident Date/Time: June 03,2017 10:30 a.m. Location: 8200 blk 120th Street North Delta DPD File: 17-11227 Background: Delta Police responded to a report of a male exposing himself and masturbating in front [...]

2018-01-25T17:44:41+00:00

Theft from Autos – Police Remind Public to Leave Vehicles Empty

Theft from Autos – Police Remind Public to Leave Vehicles Empty Release Date/Time: July 13, 2017 12:40pm Location: Delta After a spate of theft from autos this past Spring Delta Police initiated an awareness campaign; “Leave it Empty” encouraging citizens to leave their vehicles empty of any and all items. [...]

2018-01-25T17:44:50+00:00

Report of Erratic Driver Results in Stolen Auto Recovered & One in Custody

Report of Erratic Driver Results in Stolen Auto Recovered & One in Custody Release Date/Time: July 13, 2017 11:05am Incident Date/Time: July 12, 2017 Location: 3800 blk 96 Street DPD File: 17-14580 On July 12, 2017 at approximately 0905 a.m. Delta Police responded to a report of an erratic driver [...]