Media Releases

2020-05-22T15:03:13-07:00

Police ask witnesses captured in video to come forward

May 22, 2020 File - 20-10726/ 20-10439 Police ask witnesses captured in video to come forward Three people apparently crossed paths with missing 88-year-old Jarnail SANGHERA on the morning of May 15, 2020 and may not be aware of this fact. Police have reviewed an extensive amount of video, and [...]

2020-05-19T19:20:54-07:00

Update from media availability – Missing man Jarnail SANGHERA

May 19, 2020 File 20-10439 Update from media availability - Missing man Jarnail SANGHERA Delta Police were joined by the family of Mr. Jarnail SANGHERA for a media availability today. Below is a statement from Superintendent Harj Sidhu on the status of the investigation. Audio of his statement is also [...]

2020-05-19T13:12:39-07:00

Media Availability – Family makes appeal re missing man Jarnail SANGHERA

May 19, 2020 Media Availability – Family makes appeal re missing man Jarnail SANGHERA Please join Delta Police and the family of missing 88-year-old Jarnail SANGHERA for a media availability today. Mr. SANGHERA has been missing since May 15, and suffers from dementia. Please see our updated press release at [...]

2020-05-18T18:03:19-07:00

Help requested in locating elderly man with dementia

May 18 File -20-10439 Updated description - Jarnail Sanghera still missing Police and family are continuing to search for 88-year-old Jarnail Sanghera, missing from North Delta since the morning of May 15. Ek Onkar Sikh Symbol The family has provided an updated clothing description. Sky Blue Turban Long [...]

2020-04-30T14:24:47-07:00

Police make arrests following search warrant in Boundary Bay

April 30, 2020 File 20-7511 Police make arrests following search warrant in Boundary Bay Delta Police executed a search warrant at a residence on 66A street in Boundary Bay on April 30, in regard to an ongoing investigation. Two people were arrested, and police anticipate they will be forwarding charges [...]

2020-04-30T14:14:17-07:00

Traditional scams continue to flourish during pandemic

April 30, 2020 Traditional scams continue to flourish during pandemic Businesses and individuals continue to be targeted by scammers, and so far this year Canadian have lost nearly $16 million to scammers. Below is an overview of scams in Delta, recently reported to police: Grandparent scam – Unfortunately two Delta [...]

2020-04-27T15:43:50-07:00

Police ask for assistance in locating missing high risk youth

April 27, 2020 File - 20-8782 April 27 update - The missing 14-year-old girl has been located safe The youth missing from her Ladner residence has been confirmed by police to be back home and she is safe. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search for her, and [...]

2020-04-03T15:14:51-07:00

Sellers stopped from re-selling N95 and surgical masks in Delta

April 3, 2020 File 20-7187/20-7257 Sellers stopped from re-selling N95 and surgical masks in Delta Delta Police officers stopped two people this week from re-selling boxes of N95 face masks and surgical masks at highly inflated prices. The BC Public Safety Minister issued a ministerial order March 26 under the [...]

2020-03-26T13:57:18-07:00

Delta Police Department restricting public access to buildings

March 26, 2020 Delta Police Department restricting public access to buildings As part of ongoing efforts to ensure that the Delta Police Department is able to maintain operational readiness during the COVID-19 pandemic, all public access to DPD Headquarters (4455 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Ladner), and the Public Safety Building (11375 84 Ave, North Delta), will [...]

2020-03-16T12:46:11-07:00

Police investigating fatal collision in Tsawwassen

March 16, 2020 File 20-5930 Police investigating fatal collision in Tsawwassen Delta Police regret to inform the community that a collision which took place at approximately 6:10 am, March 16, has claimed the life of a 45-year-old Delta woman. The woman’s vehicle had been travelling westbound on 16th Ave, and [...]

2020-03-12T08:50:19-07:00

Delta Police issue list of Top 10 collision hot spots

March 12, 2020 Delta Police issue list of Top 10 collision hot spots Yesterday Delta Police asked residents where they thought they’d be most likely to get into a collision. Their answers – anywhere along River Road, 72nd and Scott, Deltaport Way, Hwy. 91 and 96th Street intersection, anywhere on [...]

2020-03-02T13:30:42-08:00

Five police agencies partner to open new high-tech training simulator (Video)

March 2, 2020 Five police agencies partner to open new high-tech training simulator Metro Vancouver police from five departments will start training this month in a state-of-the-art simulator, part of a new Regional Municipal Training Centre, located in Delta. An innovative cost-sharing arrangement has been put in place to allow [...]

2020-02-24T14:18:24-08:00

Man charged in stabbing of woman & police officer pleads guilty

Feb. 24, 2020 File 19-3605 Man charged in stabbing of woman & police officer pleads guilty The man who was charged in relation to the February 20, 2019 stabbing incident at Immaculate Conception School today appeared in court Feb. 24, 2020, to plead guilty to three serious charges. On February [...]

2020-02-13T10:23:23-08:00

Sharp-eyed clerk helps police make quick arrest in alleged robbery

February 13, 2020 File 20-3256 Sharp-eyed clerk helps police make quick arrest in alleged robbery Timely assistance from both a clerk and a cab company made a big difference in helping police locate a robbery suspect. Delta Police received a 9-1-1 call Feb. 12 around 8:40 am, advising that a [...]

2020-02-04T18:05:37-08:00

Public advised of indecent acts in N. Delta Community Park

Feb. 04, 2020 Files  2020-1693/ 2020-2358 Public advised of indecent acts in N. Delta Community Park Delta Police wish to advise the public there has now been two instances where a man, with a similar description, is alleged to have committed an indecent act in North Delta, contrary to Section [...]

2020-02-04T14:55:39-08:00

Numbers of impaired drivers up, but break and enters down in 2019

Feb. 04, 2020 Numbers of impaired drivers up, but break and enters down in 2019 Delta Police saw fairly steady numbers in most crime areas in 2019, though there was a notable decline in break and enters to both residential and commercial properties. There was however a significant increase in [...]

2020-01-29T14:19:34-08:00

Former Delta man convicted of child porn possession

Jan. 29, 2020 File 17-9990 Former Delta man convicted of child porn possession A 57-year-old former Delta resident was sentenced January 23, 2020 to six months in jail after being convicted of possessing child pornography. Frederick James BUGDEN, of White Rock, pled guilty and in addition to the jail sentence, [...]

2020-01-23T08:56:53-08:00

Individuals in suspected paving scheme now in CBSA custody

Jan. 23, 2019 Files 2020-1376, 20-1374 Individuals in suspected paving scheme now in CBSA custody Four individuals linked to scheme whereby homeowners were convinced to pay cash upfront to have their driveways repaved, have been arrested and are now in the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency. Delta Police [...]

2020-01-21T15:12:30-08:00

Proactive patrols and a keen eye help police make arrest

Jan. 21, 2019 File 20-560 Proactive patrols and a keen eye help police make arrest If something is a bit off with your vehicle, and you’re worried about being pulled over, than you might want to avoid driving through Delta. The Delta Police Patrol Support Team (PST) was created to [...]

2020-01-20T08:54:07-08:00

Suspected impaired driving crash leaves child seriously hurt

Jan. 20, 2020 File 20-1083 Suspected impaired driving crash leaves child seriously hurt A young child has received serious injuries after being hurt in a crash involving a suspected drunk driver. Two vehicles collided head-on just before 10 pm on January 14, in the 10100 block of River Road. There [...]

2020-01-09T11:56:56-08:00

New dog unit focused on keeping Delta roads safe (video)

January 9, 2020 New dog unit focused on keeping Delta roads safe People travelling through Delta with drugs, firearms and illicit cash should be aware that a new police dog unit is on the streets as of this week. Delta is a busy hub within Metro Vancouver, with highways, a US border, [...]

2020-01-08T09:16:36-08:00

Police search for witnesses, video of Jan. 1 fire

Jan. 3, 2020 File 20-150 Police search for witnesses, video of Jan. 1 fire Delta Police Department has now taken conduct of the investigation into the commercial building fire located at 5405 12th Avenue, in Tsawwassen. The building caught fire shortly before 4 am, Jan. 1, 2020. Commercial building [...]

2020-01-08T09:12:37-08:00

Delta Police, Fire departments called to Tsawwassen fire

Jan. 1. 2020 File 20-31 Delta Police, Fire departments called to Tsawwassen fire Delta Police were called at approximately 4 am, Jan. 1, to assist the Delta Fire Department with a fire at the 5400 block of 12th Avenue in Tsawwassen. A professional building is located here and was significantly [...]

2020-01-08T09:08:30-08:00

Police investigating suspected arsons in North Delta

December 30, 2019 19-29640 Police investigating suspected arsons in North Delta At 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 28, Delta Fire requested Delta Police attend the 7000 block of 120th Street as four garbage bins were on fire. All fires were put out and contained prior to police arrival, and there [...]

2020-01-08T09:04:21-08:00

Police advise of conditions re man facing child porn and voyeurism charges

December 19, 2019 File 18-13843 Police advise of conditions re man facing child porn and voyeurism charges Delta Police are informing the community of recent conditions imposed upon a former Delta resident (he moved to Surrey in Sept 2019) facing a number of child pornography and voyeurism charges, and note [...]

2020-01-08T08:59:57-08:00

Police seek witnesses in shots fired incident in North Delta

December 18, 2019 File 19-28424 Police seek witnesses in shots fired incident in North Delta At approximately 8:35 p.m. on Friday, December 13, Delta Police responded to report of shots being fired in the 11800 block of 73A Ave. "There were no reported injuries, but we can confirm that several [...]

2019-12-20T11:41:19-08:00

Two arrested in counterfeit investigation

Dec. 16, 2019 File 19-25292 Two arrested in counterfeit investigation Reports of counterfeit money in various denominations being passed in the Delta area prompted a police investigation dubbed “Fictus Denarios” (Latin for false coins). The investigation was a joint effort between the Patrol Support Team and “C” Platoon, and pointed [...]

2019-12-20T10:13:42-08:00

Community advised of bail conditions – offences involving a child

Dec. 13, 2019 File 19-1035 Community advised of bail conditions – offences involving a child UPDATE (Dec. 18, 2019) - In this case only necessary general information was released to the public at large. However, more specific and detailed information was provided to those specific communities or groups whose members [...]

2019-12-10T14:30:32-08:00

Police searching for suspect in robbery of Ladner business

December 9, 2019 File 19-27952 Police searching for suspect in robbery of Ladner business On December 7, 2019, shortly before noon, Delta Police were called to a report of a robbery of a business on the 5400 block of Ladner Trunk Road. A suspect presented a weapon to an employee [...]

2019-12-10T13:52:18-08:00

Police recover property from Ladner home

Dec. 4, 2019 File 19-26523 Police recover property from Ladner home Delta Police Department have recovered approximately $140,000 worth of property, believed to be stolen, following an investigation. Police executed a search warrant at a residence in the 4600 block of 51st street, with the assistance of the Lower Mainland [...]

2019-12-10T13:45:52-08:00

Delta Police joins integrated forensics team

Nov. 29, 2019 Delta Police joins integrated forensics team The Delta Police Department is expanding its participation in integrated policing programs, and will be joining the RCMP-led Lower Mainland District Integrated Forensics Identification Section, with a preliminary start in December 2019. That means while a Delta Police officer will respond [...]

2019-12-10T13:27:39-08:00

Drug investigation wraps up after drugs and proceeds of crime seized

Nov. 28, 2019 File 19-22103 Drug investigation wraps up after drugs and proceeds of crime seized A two-month investigation into street sales of crystal methamphetamine in Delta has now wrapped up. In total, Delta Police arrested eight individuals and seized drugs, a vehicle and cash, in what was dubbed Project [...]

2019-12-10T13:13:55-08:00

Police highlight resources for victims of relationship violence

Nov. 27, 2019 File 19-26404 Police highlight resources for victims of relationship violence A Delta man is facing charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats, after police were contacted about a domestic assault earlier in November. A woman and her children had fled a residence prior to police [...]

2019-11-22T15:44:22-08:00

Delta Police officers recognized at BC Police Honours night

Nov. 22, 2019 Delta Police officers recognized at BC Police Honours night Each and every day Delta Police officers selflessly put their lives on the line for the safety of the community. Last night, at the 38th annual Police Honours Night, Delta Police officers were honoured for their remarkable service [...]

2019-11-22T15:35:04-08:00

Charge of assault after relationship violence incident

Nov. 15, 2019 File 19-25629 Charge of assault after relationship violence incident A Delta man dealing with addiction issues has been charged with assault after an incident in that took place in Delta in early November. Delta Police don’t often share information about relationship violence incidents, also known as domestic [...]

2019-11-08T11:30:25-08:00

Unwanted communications lead to criminal harassment charges

Nov. 1, 2019 File 19-24533 Unwanted communications lead to criminal harassment charges A Delta man is facing criminal harassment charges after a series of events that took place in South Delta. The man is alleged to have engaged in harassing behaviours towards a woman and her family members. The harassment [...]

2019-11-08T11:25:41-08:00

Property crime continues downward trend in Delta, persons offences up

Oct. 31, 2019 Property crime continues downward trend in Delta, persons offences up Delta Police are pleased to see that both residential and commercial break and enters are down in the third quarter in 2019. Residential Break and Enters dropped significantly to just 38 in all of July, August and [...]

2019-10-18T13:52:32-07:00

Video shows how officer and motorist nearly struck by speeding car

Oct. 11, 2019 Video shows how officer and motorist nearly struck by speeding car Recently a Delta Police officer was on Highway 17, stopped outside of his unmarked police car, speaking with a driver who he’d just pulled over. Both he and the other driver were pulled over on the [...]

2019-10-18T13:50:44-07:00

Police investigating grabbing incident at Watershed Park

Oct. 10, 2019 File 19-23133 Police investigating grabbing incident at Watershed Park Delta Police received a complaint from a woman about an assault alleged to have occurred in Watershed Park approximately two hours previously, around 1 pm, Oct. 9. The woman indicated a male jumped out at her and grabbed [...]

2019-10-18T13:47:54-07:00

Police investigating second fire at abandoned house in Tsawwassen

October 10, 2019 File 19- 23166 Police investigating second fire at abandoned house in Tsawwassen Delta Police were dispatched to a reported structure fire at 5361 8A Avenue, around 12:30 am, Oct. 10. The property was fully engulfed upon police arrival. Fortunately no adjacent buildings were affected. No one was [...]

2019-10-18T13:43:23-07:00

Tsawwassen house fires deemed suspicious, witnesses sought

October 9, 2019 File 19-22999 Tsawwassen house fires deemed suspicious, witnesses sought Delta Police are confirming that a fire at abandoned residences on October 7, 2019 on 8A Ave in Tsawwassen is considered suspicious. Police were notified of the fire at approximately 9:20 pm. On police arrival the first residence [...]

2019-10-18T13:40:09-07:00

Delta Police looking for person of interest – tattoo shop fire

October 9, 2019 File 19-22556 Delta Police looking for person of interest – tattoo shop fire Delta Police are searching for a person of interest in relation to the fire at the Brass Eagle Tattoo Shop. The fire is believed to have started at approximately 4:50 am October 2. This [...]

2019-10-18T13:35:11-07:00

Victim Services K9 Caber retires, leaving impressive legacy (videos)

Oct. 9, 2019 Victim Services K9 Caber retires, leaving impressive legacy The baton, or perhaps the bone, has been passed this week at Delta Police Department. After nine dedicated years Caber, the Victim Services Accredited Facility Dog, has retired from active service. Caber was Canada’s first justice facility dog, paving [...]

2019-10-18T13:32:46-07:00

Delta Police first in BC to use new mental health apprehension tool (video)

October 8, 2019 Delta Police first in BC to use new mental health apprehension tool Today Delta Police became the first police agency in BC to use a new technology to help those experiencing mental health crises to more quickly get the help they need, while freeing up police time [...]

2019-10-18T13:26:09-07:00

Man charged after “bait” items taken from vehicle

Oct. 4, 2019 File 19-18453 Man charged after “bait” items taken from vehicle A 46-year-old man is facing a charge of theft under $5,000 after Delta Police investigated a Bait Car activation earlier this summer. As thefts from vehicles are an ongoing issue in Delta, The Delta Police participates in [...]

2019-10-18T13:18:50-07:00

Volunteers, citizens and police officers honoured at Delta Police 2019 Awards Ceremony

Sept. 27, 2019 Volunteers, citizens and police officers honoured at Delta Police 2019 Awards Ceremony From safely stopping a sudden knife attack in a retirement home, to preventing a suicidal female from jumping off a bridge, to removing a teen girl from a prostitution ring, Delta Police officers were recognized [...]

2019-10-18T13:12:33-07:00

Two pedestrians struck within 24 hour period

Sept. 24, 2019 Files 19-21841/21816 Two pedestrians struck within 24 hour period Delta Police are encouraging pedestrians and drivers to take precautions in darker, rainy weather after two pedestrians were struck within a 24-hour period in North Delta. On September 22 a pedestrian was struck while in the crosswalk at [...]

2019-10-18T12:03:35-07:00

Delta Police make arrest in regard to student assault

Sept 20, 2019 File 19-21429 Delta Police make arrest in regard to student assault A Delta Police school liaison officer was at South Delta Secondary School (SDSS) on September 18, 2019 during school hours, when he was made aware of an allegation of an assault that had occurred that same [...]

2019-10-18T11:30:35-07:00

Drivers get bad grades during first weeks of school

September 18, 2019 Drivers get bad grades during first weeks of school During the first two weeks of school Delta Police issued 217 violation tickets to drivers speeding – or driving distracted – in school zones. Unfortunately police also stopped one impaired driver as well as one prohibited driver during [...]

2019-10-18T10:29:13-07:00

No property damage, injuries or shell casings located after report of shots fired

Sept. 16, 2019 File 19-21211 No property damage, injuries or shell casings located after report of shots fired Delta Police responded three reports of possible shots fired just before 10 pm Sept. 15 in the vicinity of the Big Splash water park, located on the northwest corner of Highway 17 [...]

2019-10-18T10:08:12-07:00

Delta Police step up enforcement for back to school traffic

August 28, 2019 Delta Police step up enforcement for back to school traffic And just like that summer is over and the kids are heading back to school. With school commencing on Tuesday, September 3rd, the 30 km/h speed limit around school zones and playgrounds will be strictly enforced for [...]

2020-01-09T13:53:40-08:00

Collisions and break and enters see downward trend in Delta

August 20, 2019 Collisions and break and enters see downward trend in Delta There is good news on a number of fronts for Delta, when looking at crime and crash statistics in the second quarter of 2019. Collisions were down in the second quarter of 2019 – to 259 crashes, [...]

2019-10-18T10:06:58-07:00

Update – Person of interest identified in matter of suspicious meat left in park

August 19, 2019 File 19-18492 Update – Person of interest identified in matter of suspicious meat left in park Officers doing proactive patrols in the Watershed Park area have identified a person of interest in an ongoing investigation. On the afternoon of August 17, 2019, Delta Police were in the [...]

2019-08-19T13:44:54-07:00

Deceased person located on riverbank – deemed not suspicious

August 19, 2019 File 19-18397 Deceased person located on riverbank – deemed not suspicious Delta Police attended the 400 block of Audley Road on August 16 after a body was discovered along the shoreline of the Fraser River, around 10:30 am. The coroner was called to the scene and arrived [...]

2019-10-18T10:04:58-07:00

Police act on continued reports of suspicious meat in Watershed Park

August 13, 2019 File 19-17665 Police act on continued reports of suspicious meat in Watershed Park During July and August Delta Police have been contacted four times after suspicious meat was located in Watershed Park in North Delta. The meat was all located in the same general area – near [...]

2019-10-18T09:45:51-07:00

Just because it’s morning doesn’t mean you’re sober

August 7, 2019 19-17246 Just because it’s morning doesn’t mean you’re sober An early morning traffic enforcement effort on Highway 17 netted an eyebrow raising result, after a commercial vehicle driver was revealed to be still impaired from the night before. Delta Police Traffic Section was conducting traffic enforcement August [...]

2019-10-18T09:44:50-07:00

Two police officers injured after responding to a call about suspicious man

August 6, 2019 File 19-17251 Two police officers injured after responding to a call about suspicious man A Surrey man is facing four charges after two Delta Police officers were injured – one suffering significant injuries to his head - during an incident that took place on the long weekend. [...]

2019-07-30T08:53:25-07:00

Delta Police investigating two break and enters in South Delta

July 27, 2019 Delta Police investigating two break and enters in South Delta On July 26th, there were two break and enters in Tsawwassen and one theft from auto. In both instances, the suspect(s) entered through insecure exterior doors and did not force entry. Now that warm weather has arrived, [...]

2019-10-18T09:42:07-07:00

City of Delta Crime Severity Index sees little change from previous year

July 22, 2019 City of Delta Crime Severity Index sees little change from previous year The City of Delta’s overall Crime Severity Index (CSI) has held steady at just under 53 index points for 2018, and continues to be low in comparison to the Metro Vancouver average. The Canadian CSI [...]

2019-07-16T11:40:18-07:00

Perseverance helps police nab prolific offenders

July 15, 2019 File - 19-13034 Perseverance helps police nab prolific offenders Some types of crime comes in waves, and currently in Delta and Metro Vancouver catalytic converters are being targeted, particularly in the industrial areas such as Annacis Island and Tilbury. “Delta Police has a dedicated Property Crime Unit [...]

2019-07-12T15:03:33-07:00

Raising a police puppy is far different than training a pet

July 12, 2019 Raising a police puppy is far different than training a pet Most puppies are taught to stay off the furniture, and are actively discouraged from biting. But not Maya. Maya is a German Shepherd police puppy who is learning the ins and outs of what it means [...]

2019-07-10T16:47:35-07:00

Thief notes PIN number, then steals credit card from senior

July 10, 2019 File 19-14937 Thief notes PIN number, then steals credit card from senior Delta Police are cautioning the public to be sure to take precautions when entering their bank and credit card PIN numbers while out shopping. On July 9 a senior shopping in Tsawwassen Commons entered her [...]

2019-07-08T14:09:20-07:00

New roving CounterAttack stops more impaired drivers in Delta

July 08, 2019 New roving CounterAttack stops more impaired drivers in Delta CounterAttack is a fixture on BC roads during the summer, with police setting up roadblocks throughout the province, typically on weekend nights, to stop and deter impaired drivers. Funding for extra policing shifts to staff these roadblocks comes [...]

2019-07-05T09:13:27-07:00

Cell phone and other goods recovered after locker theft

File 19-14398 July 5, 2019 Cell phone and other goods recovered after locker theft Delta Police have a team called the Patrol Support Team, which supplements the work that our front line officers do, allowing them to focus on thorny issues, when crime trends pop up. Recently a recreation centre [...]

2019-07-02T15:41:28-07:00

Impaired drivers stopped throughout Delta on long weekend

July 2, 2019 Impaired drivers stopped throughout Delta on long weekend While no impaired drivers went through the Delta Police Counterattack roadblock on Saturday night, officers working throughout Delta dealt with 9 impaired drivers over the long weekend. “The science – and unfortunately decades of terrible experiences – are clear. [...]

2019-06-28T14:18:07-07:00

Man whose life was saved by police opens up in DPD Annual Report

June 28, 2019 Man whose life was saved by police opens up in DPD Annual Report The 2018/2019 Delta Police Annual Report shines a light on the importance of health and wellness – both for police officers and the citizens they serve. Wayne, who volunteered to open the annual report [...]

2019-06-26T14:22:28-07:00

Annacis Island battery thefts down – catalytic converters thefts still high

June 26, 2019 Annacis Island battery thefts down - catalytic converters thefts still high Responding to crime trends can be complex, and it can take some time for results to be seen. While the public’s expectation may be that stepped up police patrols will take care of the issue, the [...]

2019-06-25T15:16:16-07:00

Police search for tips re recent Ladner graffiti spree

June 25, 2019 Files 19-12056, 19-13573 and 19-12052 Police search for tips re recent Ladner graffiti spree Since June 7 there have been a number of instances of spray-painted graffiti, targeting buildings, vehicles, parks and public washrooms in Ladner. “This amounts to thousands of dollars in damages, not to mention [...]

2019-06-21T13:00:43-07:00

Delta Police looking for witnesses, dashcam video from June 13

June 21, 2019 File 19-13240 Delta Police looking for witnesses, dashcam video from June 13 Were you travelling southbound in Delta on Hwy 17 or Deltaport Way on the morning of June 13, between 9-9:30 am? Delta Police are looking for anyone who may have dashcam video of a semi-truck [...]

2019-06-17T12:32:09-07:00

Delta students write, star in and direct impaired driving video for DPD

June 17, 2019 Delta students write, star in and direct impaired driving video for DPD Just in time for grad season, Delta Film Academy students have created a new Public Service Announcement for Delta Police about the risks of driving while high on marijuana. The project began in fall 2018, [...]

2019-06-14T15:34:20-07:00

Charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats approved against Delta man

June 14, 2019 File 19-9564 Charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats approved against Delta man A Delta man is facing 11 charges after an investigation which began in March 2019 in which a victim and a third party came forward to police about allegations regarding assaults and [...]

2019-06-13T09:21:35-07:00

Delta man charged after allegedly punching Tsawwassen youth

June 13, 2019 File 19-11616 Delta man charged after allegedly punching Tsawwassen youth A man who allegedly tried to rob a group of Tsawwassen teenagers, assaulting one youth in the process, is now facing serious charges as a result of this incident. On June 2, 2019, shortly after 1 am, [...]

2019-06-13T09:50:44-07:00

Drivers with questionable behaviour nabbed in speed enforcement

June 11, 2019 Drivers with questionable behaviour nabbed in speed enforcement By now, the community of Delta is getting used to the fact that its police officers do A LOT of traffic enforcement. But people travelling through Delta may not be getting that message. (We humbly suggest they follow @DPDTraffic [...]

2019-06-11T08:34:38-07:00

Alleged bike thief nabbed riding stolen bike, carrying another

June 11, 2019 File 19-11965 and 19-11887 Alleged bike thief nabbed riding stolen bike, carrying another If you’re going to steal a bike in Delta, we recommend you don’t ride it around town the next day or two. Particularly without a helmet. On June 5th one of our School Liaison [...]

2019-06-13T09:58:40-07:00

Police make arrests in catalytic converter thefts

June 4, 2019 File 19-11771 Police make arrests in catalytic converter thefts Just after midnight on June 4 a Delta police officer was patrolling on Derwent Way when he observed an unoccupied truck he suspected to be stolen out of another jurisdiction. In investigating this truck he observed two people [...]

2019-05-22T14:32:43-07:00

Program keeps violent individuals away from local businesses

May 22, 2019 Program keeps violent individuals away from local businesses Delta Police Department’s Inadmissible Patron Program is a successful crime prevention tool that isn’t well known outside of participating businesses. This public safety initiative between Delta businesses and the DPD is designed to deter individuals involved in serious or [...]

2019-05-13T11:35:29-07:00

More than 100 unsafe vehicles taken off road in DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz

May 13, 2019 More than 100 unsafe vehicles taken off road in DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz During BC’s largest commercial vehicle check from May 7-9, the Delta Police Department (DPD) was joined by police and enforcement officers from across the Lower Mainland, targeting 378 vehicles for full inspections, and [...]

2019-05-09T10:18:28-07:00

DPD advises public about deployment of new foam impact weapons

May 9, 2019 DPD advises public about deployment of new foam impact weapons In any high risk situation, police officers balance the desire for a peaceful resolution with the need to protect the public, the subject, and first responders. When possible, police will first try to de-escalate the situation by [...]

2019-05-08T14:11:54-07:00

DPD respond to calls of disturbed man climbing on car

May 8, 2019 File 19-9515 DPD respond to calls of disturbed man climbing on car Delta’s police chief is crediting his officers’ training and composure after they peacefully apprehended a man apparently experiencing a mental health crisis in North Delta on the evening of Tuesday, May 7. Delta Police officers [...]

2019-05-07T16:29:00-07:00

Media Advisory: DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz for commercial vehicles

May 8, 2019 Media Advisory: DPD and CVSE enforcement blitz for commercial vehicles From Tuesday, May 7 to Thursday, May 9, the Delta Police Department (DPD), in partnership with Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE), along with several policing and regulatory enforcement agencies from across BC is holding the annual [...]