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  • Writer's pictureJeff Palmer

Crime Alerts - August 18-31

Updated: Aug 31, 2023

Calls For Police Service In West Vancouver Since Last Alerts – 644


BREAK & ENTER


BNE Residential - Lower Caulfeild

● Basement suite door left unlocked. Suspects entered during daytime hours

● Personal computer stolen


BNE Residential(Seasonal Cabin) - Cypress Mountain

● Forced entry through locked door. Food & alcohol stolen


BNE Residential(Seasonal Cabin) - Cypress Mountain

● Interrupted break-in at seasonal residence. Suspect fled after being discovered by resident


BNE Residential - Dundarave

● Vehicle keys stolen from residence. No indication of forced entry


BNE Residential(Storage Locker) - Dundarave

● Storage lockers in parking area of multi-unit building broken into


BNE Commercial - Taylor Way / Marine Drive Area

● Security staff reported suspects breaking into construction site & stealing property

● Patrol officers responded, located & arrested two suspects


BNE Commercial (Attempted) - Taylor Way / Marine Drive Area

● Window smashed at clothing store. Suspects fled

● No entry gained


BNE Commercial - Taylor Way / Marine Drive Area

● Window smashed at clothing store.

● Clothing items stolen


THEFT


Theft - Ambleside Business District

● Bicycle parked outside commercial premise stolen


Theft - Taylor Way / Marine Drive

● Report of suspect stealing high value sunglasses from retail outlet

● Patrol officers located and arrested suspect attempting to board transit in area


Theft from Auto - Taylor Way / Marine Drive

● Personal items stolen from unlocked vehicle in residential parkade

Theft - Horseshoe Bay Drive - 2 Separate reports

● Catalytic converters stolen from two vehicles in public roadside parking area


MISCHIEF


Mischief - Caulfeild

● Key scratches on paint of four vehicles during overnight hours in residential driveway

Mischief - Upper Dundarave

● Rock thrown through front entry area window

Mischief - Dundarave Business District

● Broken window on temporary construction site building

Mischief - Ambleside / Dundarave

● Windshield smashed on vehicle parked roadside

Mischief - Dundarave Business District

● Residential garage window broken

Mischief - Caulfeild

● Elementary school window smashed

Mischief - Eagle Harbour

● Tire slashed on parked vehicle

Mischief - West Bay

● Locked mail box damaged. Undetermined whether any mail was stolen


FRAUD


Fraud - Package Delivery Scam - Ambleside

● Caller falsely claimed to represent package delivery company, claimed victim account was used for purchase, & demanded victim contact a lawyer to resolve matter

● Victim called person identified as lawyer by suspect, & transferred payment for service before realizing it was a scam


Fraud - Employment Scam - Ambleside

● Victim applied for job online & was asked to forward money for pay for processing application

● Funds transferred before victim realized scam was in progress


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