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Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Truck

File 2023-6985 On Monday March 27th, 2023, at 1245 pm, the Delta Police Department received a call regarding an unknown person passed out behind the wheel of a pickup truck in the 4900 block of Westminster Ave, Ladner. A concerned citizen checked on the man to ensure his welfare. Once the man was awake, he drove away. Approximately four blocks...

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Update on Joseph Chen Missing Person Investigation

File 2023-5513 The Delta Police Department (DPD) continues to investigate Joseph Chen as a missing person. On March 2nd, 2023 Joseph was reported missing after failing to return home from school. The investigation determined that Joseph had taken public transit to Annacis Island and then was last seen walking on the east sidewalk of Alex Fraser Bridge. On March 9th...

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Doctor Charged with Sexual Assault

File 2022-22613 In August of 2020, the Delta Police Department (DPD) began investigating a complaint of sexual assault allegedly committed by a doctor practicing in Delta. In May 2021, the DPD recommended a charge of sexual assault in relation to the complaint; however, Crown counsel declined to approve charge as the threshold of “substantial likelihood of conviction” could not be...

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Joseph Chen Missing Person Investigation Transitions to Delta Police

On March 2nd, 2023, the Surrey RCMP started a missing person investigation centered on locating 14-year-old Joseph Chen [Surrey RCMP File 2023-33575]. Chen was reported missing after leaving Holy Cross School in the area of 162nd St and 88th Ave. On March 8th, 2023, as a result of information learned during the investigation, the file has been transferred to the...

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Delta Police Department’s 2023 Student Police Academy

Planning for the 2023 Student Police Academy is underway. Are you in grade 11 or 12? Are you thinking of a career in policing? Are you ready for a challenge? The Delta Police Department School Liaison Officers host an annual Student Police Academy during the first two weeks of July. The program is offered to a diverse group of students...

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Delta Police Investigate Fatal Single Vehicle Collision

File 2023-5021 On March 3rd, 2023, shortly after 2:30 am, the Delta Police Department received a report of a serious collision at the 72nd Avenue off-ramp from Hwy 91 southbound. Officers located a single vehicle that appears to have struck a concrete barrier, causing the vehicle to leave the elevated roadway, and come to rest in the forested area adjacent...

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Updated News Release - Stabbing At Park in North Delta

File 2023-4236 On Monday, February 27, 2023, a 16-year-old male reported that he had been attacked by several individuals wearing masks in and around Annieville Park. The victim had been threatened, punched and eventually suffered stab wounds to his body by one or more of the suspects. DPD members located and provided emergency first aid to the victim until Delta...

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Assault Investigation at Annieville Park

File 2023-4713 On Monday February 27th, 2023, the Delta Police responded to an assault that occurred near Annieville Park, North Delta, just before noon. The nearby schools, Annieville Elementary, Gibson Elementary, and Delview Secondary School, were initially placed in a "Hold and Secure" and have since been released. This assault appears to be a targeted incident involving students from Delview...

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Delta Police Investigating a Domestic Dispute

File 2023-4236 The Delta Police is investigating a domestic dispute that resulted in a male barricading himself in a residence in the 11500 Block of 81A Avenue, North Delta. Due to the proximity to McCloskey Elementary School, the school was placed into a "hold and secure" and a controlled release of the students was facilitated. The Lower Mainland Emergency Response...

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Mental Health Crisis Closes Alex Fraser Bridge

File 2023-1895 On January 23, 2023, shortly after noon, the Delta Police Department (DPD) received a report of an individual who was outside the safety rail on the southbound side of the Alex Fraser Bridge. DPD officers arrived on the scene and began negotiating with the man. Officers actively negotiated with the distressed male from a safe distance, a strategy...