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  • Jeff Palmer

Crime Alerts Jan 06 - 12

Updated: 1 day ago


Calls For Police Service In West Vancouver Since Last Alerts – 265


BREAK & ENTER


B&E Residential (Attempted) - 700 Block Fairmile Rd

● Resident witnessed male attempting to open rear sliding door

● Male fled immediately. Patrols by officers & Police K9 Unit negative

● No damage. Nothing stolen


B&E Residential - 4100 Block Burkehill Rd

● Suspect entry by smashing through balcony door of 2nd floor bedroom

● Several rooms rummaged. Designer bags & jewelry targeted


B&E Residential (Construction Site) - 3100 Block Benbow Rd

● Entry to construction site tool shed by breaking lock

● Construction tools & supplies stolen.


B&E Residential (Construction Site) - 3100 Block Mathers Ave

● Intrusion alarm at home under construction

● Suspects fled prior to police attendance.

● Forced entry to construction site shed. Nothing stolen


THEFT


Theft (Bicycle) – 1000 Block Lawson Ave

● Break-in to unsecured, detached garage

● Mountain bike stolen


Theft from Auto – 2400 Block Marine Dr

● Car cover stolen off vehicle in commercial complex parking area


Theft from Auto – 5700 Block Marine Dr

● Tools stolen from truck in marina parking lot


FRAUD


Fraud - 500 Block 13th St

● Victim responded to email solicitation offering sale of cryptocurrency

● Victim agreed to purchase & transferred funds to newly created cryptocurrency account

● Suspects removed funds from account. Victim subsequently lost all contact with suspects


Fraud (Attempted) – 900 Block Marine Dr

● Resident received text message claiming to be from ‘Service BC”

● Message falsely claimed resident had a $400 government payment to claim

● Intended victim provided bank & personal information before family member intervened & contacted police

● Accounts frozen. No financial loss.


Fraud (Attempted) – 200 Block 14th St

● Resident called by suspect claiming to represent phone company

● Payment information given when suspect claimed it was for a $20 service charge

● Intended victim contacted bank & found suspect attempted unauthorized charge

● Transaction safely halted. No financial loss.


Terms

B&E – Break and Enter TOA – Theft of Auto TFA – Theft from Auto

POE - Point of Entry TOB – Theft of Bicycle POE – Point of Entry


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