Project Description

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 the store without paying for it. He was then chased outside the mall by the off-duty police officer, who subsequently arrested the individual.

Delta police were contacted, and attended to take charge of the suspect. Additionally at the time of arrest the suspect was found to be in possession of stolen ID.

Hector Edgardo VALLE, 30 yrs, of no fixed address has been charged with one count of theft under $5,000 and one count of a possessing an identity document. He is considered to be well known to police. He is currently remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 13, 2017.