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Media Release

Tips help expose drug trafficking operation

File - 21-16995 After receiving a number of complaints from the public about a North Delta residence, the Delta Police Patrol Support Team executed a search warrant at a home on 83A Ave on September 23. “The nature of the complaints led police to believe that drug trafficking may be taking place at this residence,” says Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for...

Volunteers
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Community police offices, programs to open next week

Cue the dance music ….our Community Police offices are re-opening with the North Delta and Tsawwassen offices opening September 27, and the Ladner office on September 28. And along with our offices, many volunteer-led programs are starting back up. The offices were shut down in spring 2020, due to the pandemic, and have remained closed since that time. “We were...

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Suspicious behaviour leads to arrest, charges

File 21- 19983 Driving a stolen vehicle? You might want to avoid doing anything, no matter how minor, that attracts police attention. In late August one of our new recruits and their Field Training Officer were doing proactive patrols and observed a motorcycle travelling down 80th Ave. The driver backed up, and waived police in front of him. “While courteous...

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Police recover stolen e-bike

File 21-20322 A Delta resident who’d had their electric bicycle stolen earlier in the summer, via a break and enter, recently reached out to Delta Police. They wanted to let police know that they’d seen what they believed to be the same bike, listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace. The resident fortunately knew their bike well, and was able to...

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Police issue warning after cryptocurrency investors scammed

The news stories are enticing. Bitcoin valuation reaches new highs. Eretheum, Dogecoin up 10%. There is a lot of interest in investing in cryptocurrency; but at the same time, scammers are capitalizing on that fact, and many are taking advantage of investors’ lack of knowledge on how to invest in this market. In recent months six complaints have come into...

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Police using drone to target street racing

Delta Police is using a new tool to help address the issue of street racing – a concern brought forward on a number of occasions by residents. Recently the DPD Traffic Section put up a drone to help spot street racing taking place on Tsawwassen First Nation lands and in the area of Highway 17. “The drone allows our officers...

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Police investigating thefts of two vehicles in N. Delta

Files 21-19774 and 21-19816 Police are advising people to keep their keys on their person to help avoid becoming the victim of auto theft. Officers responded to two separate thefts of vehicles on August 24th in North Delta. In the first incident, police were called to a reported theft of auto around 5:30 am in the 6300 block of 120th...

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Update - Missing 14-year-old found

File 21-19058 Update - August 18, 2021 The 14-year-old missing youth was located, safe, in the early morning hours, and is back home with family. Thank you very much to everyone who shared our news release and social media posts in an effort to locate him.

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Police Shut Down Large Scale Marijuana Grow-Op in Ladner

File 21-15468 What started as a complaint from the public concerned about the wellbeing of dogs at a residence ended in a seizure of approximately $200,000 worth of dried marijuana, and 7,400 marijuana plants. On August 11, 2021, the Delta Police Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant on a property in the 4800 block of 28 Ave in Ladner...

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Shots fired in North Delta, arrest made

File: 21-18401 Delta Police responded to a report of shots fired on Aug. 7 around 11:30 pm in the 7900 block of 114A Street. Fortunately there were no injuries as a result of this incident, though a parked, unoccupied vehicle was damaged. Police are asking for witnesses or those who may have dashcam or additional information to come forward. “Our...