Media Releases

2019-06-17T12:32:09+00:00

Delta students write, star in and direct impaired driving video for DPD

June 17, 2019 Delta students write, star in and direct impaired driving video for DPD Just in time for grad season, Delta Film Academy students have created a new Public Service Announcement for Delta Police about the risks of driving while high on marijuana. The project began in fall 2018, [...]

2019-06-14T15:34:20+00:00

Charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats approved against Delta man

June 14, 2019 File 19-9564 Charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats approved against Delta man A Delta man is facing 11 charges after an investigation which began in March 2019 in which a victim and a third party came forward to police about allegations regarding assaults and [...]

2019-06-13T09:21:35+00:00

Delta man charged after allegedly punching Tsawwassen youth

June 13, 2019 File 19-11616 Delta man charged after allegedly punching Tsawwassen youth A man who allegedly tried to rob a group of Tsawwassen teenagers, assaulting one youth in the process, is now facing serious charges as a result of this incident. On June 2, 2019, shortly after 1 am, [...]

2019-06-13T09:50:44+00:00

Drivers with questionable behaviour nabbed in speed enforcement

June 11, 2019 Drivers with questionable behaviour nabbed in speed enforcement By now, the community of Delta is getting used to the fact that its police officers do A LOT of traffic enforcement. But people travelling through Delta may not be getting that message. (We humbly suggest they follow @DPDTraffic [...]

2019-06-11T08:34:38+00:00

Alleged bike thief nabbed riding stolen bike, carrying another

June 11, 2019 File 19-11965 and 19-11887 Alleged bike thief nabbed riding stolen bike, carrying another If you’re going to steal a bike in Delta, we recommend you don’t ride it around town the next day or two. Particularly without a helmet. On June 5th one of our School Liaison [...]

2019-06-13T09:58:40+00:00

Police make arrests in catalytic converter thefts

June 4, 2019 File 19-11771 Police make arrests in catalytic converter thefts Just after midnight on June 4 a Delta police officer was patrolling on Derwent Way when he observed an unoccupied truck he suspected to be stolen out of another jurisdiction. In investigating this truck he observed two people [...]

2019-05-22T14:32:43+00:00

Program keeps violent individuals away from local businesses

May 22, 2019 Program keeps violent individuals away from local businesses Delta Police Department’s Inadmissible Patron Program is a successful crime prevention tool that isn’t well known outside of participating businesses. This public safety initiative between Delta businesses and the DPD is designed to deter individuals involved in serious or [...]

2019-05-13T11:35:29+00:00

More than 100 unsafe vehicles taken off road in DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz

May 13, 2019 More than 100 unsafe vehicles taken off road in DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz During BC’s largest commercial vehicle check from May 7-9, the Delta Police Department (DPD) was joined by police and enforcement officers from across the Lower Mainland, targeting 378 vehicles for full inspections, and [...]

2019-05-09T10:18:28+00:00

DPD advises public about deployment of new foam impact weapons

May 9, 2019 DPD advises public about deployment of new foam impact weapons In any high risk situation, police officers balance the desire for a peaceful resolution with the need to protect the public, the subject, and first responders. When possible, police will first try to de-escalate the situation by [...]

2019-05-08T14:11:54+00:00

DPD respond to calls of disturbed man climbing on car

May 8, 2019 File 19-9515 DPD respond to calls of disturbed man climbing on car Delta’s police chief is crediting his officers’ training and composure after they peacefully apprehended a man apparently experiencing a mental health crisis in North Delta on the evening of Tuesday, May 7. Delta Police officers [...]

2019-05-07T16:29:00+00:00

Media Advisory: DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz for commercial vehicles

May 8, 2019 Media Advisory: DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz for commercial vehicles From Tuesday, May 7 to Thursday, May 9, the Delta Police Department (DPD), in partnership with Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE), along with several policing and regulatory enforcement agencies from across BC is holding the annual [...]

2019-04-30T10:45:43+00:00

DPD retroactively apply Stats Canada rules to help interpret 2019 statistics

April 30, 2019 DPD retroactively apply Stats Canada rules to help interpret 2019 statistics In the first quarter of 2019, the Delta Police Department (DPD) saw most key statistics staying the course compared to last year, while there were a few increases in a couple of key areas. The DPD [...]

2019-04-24T10:12:58+00:00

No instances in Delta, but real estate agents cautioned

April 24, 2019 No instances in Delta, but real estate agents cautioned Delta Police have received a call about suspicious circumstances, and are sharing this information for precautionary purposes. An unknown male has been repeatedly calling Metro Vancouver female real estate agents and making appointments to view listings. He is [...]

2019-04-12T13:19:45+00:00

DPD volunteers provide 40,000 hours of service to community

April 12, 2019 DPD volunteers provide 40,000 hours of service to community  Delta Police volunteers contributed more than 40,000 hours of service to the community in 2018, and on Thursday, April 11 they were celebrated and thanked at a dinner.   “You are all great ambassadors for the Delta Police [...]

2019-04-09T15:40:04+00:00

Police team arrests three in recent focus on property crime

April 9, 2019 Files 19-6855, 19-7014 & 19-7018 Police team arrests three in recent focus on property crime In the public survey Delta Police conducted in late 2018, the prevention and detection of property crime was one of the top issues the public identified – particularly in terms of areas [...]

2019-04-01T15:06:58+00:00

DPD announces new partnership with the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society

April 1, 2019 DPD announces new partnership with the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society The Delta Police Department is welcoming a new member to the department, thanks to  a joint effort with the OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehabilitation Society. Sonsie, a male bald eagle was sent to OWL in July 2002 due [...]

2019-03-15T09:27:47+00:00

Weapons seized during execution of search warrant

March 15, 2019 File -19-4228 Weapons seized during execution of search warrant Delta Police executed a search warrant in the 11000-block of Corey Drive, North Delta on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 10:30 p.m., after learning of a video posted to social media depicting a man threatening the general public [...]

2019-03-13T14:04:46+00:00

Public confident in DPD’s delivery of urgent services, but wants more police visibility

March 13, 2019 Public confident in DPD’s delivery of urgent services, but wants more police visibility Delta Police are releasing the results of a public survey, held over three weeks in late November and early December 2018. Approximately 280 people throughout Delta responded to the survey, which provided a statistically [...]

2019-03-06T15:44:57+00:00

Suspect from February stabbing incident facing 6 more charges

March 6, 2019 File 19-3605 Suspect from February stabbing incident facing 6 more charges The suspect in the stabbing incident at Immaculate Conception is facing an array of additional charges, including attempted murder. On February 20, 2019 an off-duty Delta Police officer witnessed an altercation between a man and a [...]

2019-02-28T11:56:20+00:00

Police investigating pedestrian collision in Tsawwassen

February 28, 2019 File 19-4057 Update – pedestrian collision in Tsawwassen The pedestrian in the collision that occurred February 26 remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries. He is a Richmond resident in his fifties, and his next of kin has been notified of his condition. Early indications are that the [...]

2019-02-28T08:45:35+00:00

Delta Police first BC police force named as top employer

February 26, 2019 Delta Police first BC police force named as top employer Delta Police has been named as one of BC’s top employers in 2019, which is noteworthy as BC leads the nation with a strong economy and booming job market, making it challenging to both recruit new staff [...]

2019-02-25T12:43:58+00:00

Investigation targets Brother’s Keepers gang activities

Feb. 25, 2019 File 18-21698 Investigation targets Brother’s Keepers gang activities Drugs and weapons associated to the Brother’s Keepers gang were seized, and arrests were made following a recent Delta Police Drug Section investigation. On Friday February 15th 2019 the DPD Drug Section executed a search warrant on a residence [...]

2019-02-21T17:05:28+00:00

Suspect charged re incident at Immaculate Conception

February 21, 2019 File 19-3606 Suspect charged following incident at Immaculate Conception School On February 20, 2019 an off-duty Delta Police officer, Acting Sergeant John Jasmins, witnessed an altercation between a man and a woman shortly after 3 pm at Immaculate Conception elementary school in North Delta. A/Sgt. Jasmins [...]

2019-02-21T10:18:02+00:00

Media Availability – Update on incident at Immaculate Conception school

February 21, 2019 File 19-3606 Media Availability – Update on incident at Immaculate Conception school What - The Delta Police Department will be holding a media availability today, providing an update regarding the incident at Immaculate Conception School that took place Feb. 20. Where – Aspen Room, 3rd floor of [...]

2019-02-20T18:30:44+00:00

Delta Police investigating incident at private school

February 20, 2019 File 19-3606 Update:  5:30 p.m. - At this time both the condition of the female victim and the officer involved in the incident are considered to be serious. Delta Police investigating incident at private school Delta Police are on scene at an incident at a private elementary [...]

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. [...]

2019-02-28T08:49:06+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:49:26+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:49:41+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:50:09+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:50:22+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. [...]

2019-02-28T08:50:34+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:53:24+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. [...]

2019-02-28T08:53:53+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:54:09+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:54:54+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:56:04+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:56:17+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:56:32+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, [...]

2019-02-28T08:56:45+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:56:57+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:57:10+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:57:38+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 [...]

2019-02-28T08:57:51+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 [...]