Police

(Delta Police Department photo)

Crime severity in Delta last year down from 2019

Delta’s 2020 Crime Severity Index rate was down 12 per cent; well below provincial, national averages

 

Three arrested for attempting to steal fibre optic cable in West Vancouver. (Twitter/@WestVanPolice)

Three arrested attempting to steal fibre optic cable in West Vancouver

Police recommending charges against three people – from Maple Ridge, Surrey, and Langley

 

File photo Tom Zytaruk

Surrey man accused of assaulting SkyTrain attendant

Howard Geddes Skelding, 29, is charged with assault with a weapon

 

Surrey Councillor Brenda Locke. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Locke wants Surrey policing costs recorded ‘line-by-line’ in 2022 city budget

This, councillor says, ‘would provide the kind of transparency expected by the public on this project’

Surrey Councillor Brenda Locke. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Name: AGIN, Christopher
Age: 36
Height: 5’ 8”
Weight: 196 lbs
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Tattoos: Right forearm - Skeleton praying hands and skulls, left arm - koi fish and dragon, chest - Dragon head
Wanted: Unlawfully at Large including drugs and assaults
Warrant in effect: July 13, 2021
Parole Jurisdiction: North Vancouver

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of July 25

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Name: AGIN, Christopher
Age: 36
Height: 5’ 8”
Weight: 196 lbs
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Tattoos: Right forearm - Skeleton praying hands and skulls, left arm - koi fish and dragon, chest - Dragon head
Wanted: Unlawfully at Large including drugs and assaults
Warrant in effect: July 13, 2021
Parole Jurisdiction: North Vancouver
A charred vehicle was at the scene Wednesday morning as investigators continued their work. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Body found in burned out pickup in Langley Tuesday evening

IHIT has taken over the investigation, after fire reported in 8200-block of 197th Street

A charred vehicle was at the scene Wednesday morning as investigators continued their work. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Jason Himpfen in 2019 (left) and 2017.

Abbotsford Police issue warning about man involved in gang conflict

Jason Himpfen poses ‘significant risk’ to community and those associated with him

Jason Himpfen in 2019 (left) and 2017.
Collisions were up significantly in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same preiod in 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)

Collisions in Delta up significantly in second quarter of 2021

Violent crimes are up five per cent year-to-date, with most of that increase in Q2

Collisions were up significantly in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same preiod in 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)
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2 police watchdogs now mandated to probe domestic violence, experts say more needed

‘It’s a virtually unknown area, and the few stats or reports … we can only really scratch the surface of this’

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(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Police investigating alleged assault in North Delta park

One man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the July 6 incident; three others fled the scene

(Delta Police Department photo)
The Abbotsford Police Department is investigating a possible child-luring incident that occurred on July 4. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Police in Abbotsford investigate possible child-luring incident involving 2 men

One man was carrying two hockey sticks and said he was a professional athlete, police say

The Abbotsford Police Department is investigating a possible child-luring incident that occurred on July 4. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

2 Vancouver police officers stabbed during incident involving child in Chinatown

The officers allegedly entered the suite where a struggled ensued with a 59-year-old man

Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The entrance to Toronto City Hall’s parking garage where a Toronto Police officer was killed in the morning hours of Friday, July 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Veteran Toronto police officer killed in line of duty in ‘deliberate act’

Ramer said the 31-year veteran of the service was intentionally struck by a vehicle after responding to a 911 call for a robbery in progress

The entrance to Toronto City Hall’s parking garage where a Toronto Police officer was killed in the morning hours of Friday, July 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Policing referendum will be an uphill battle

Surrey voters may yet have the last word

  • Jul 1, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
(Delta Police Department photo)

Missing Surrey woman found deceased in Delta

Wenyan Lan, 54, was reported missing when she didn’t return from a crabbing/clam digging trip June 14

(Delta Police Department photo)
The Delta Police Department launched its new violence suppression team on May 15, 2021 in response to a rise in gang-related violence across the region. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)

Dozen charges stemming from stops by Delta police anti-gang team

DPD’s violence suppression team detained or arrested 75 people in its first four weeks on the streets

The Delta Police Department launched its new violence suppression team on May 15, 2021 in response to a rise in gang-related violence across the region. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)
Delta police are dealing with nine sudden or recently discovered deaths in the 24 hours, from Monday morning through Tuesday morning (June 28-29), prompting renewed warnings about the ongoing wave of extreme heat. By comparison, the DPD has responded to an average of five to seven such calls a month over the past five years. (Delta Police Department/Facebook photo)

Delta police respond to 9 sudden deaths in past 24 hours

Police usually see 5-7 in a given month; urge people check on loved ones as heat wave continues

Delta police are dealing with nine sudden or recently discovered deaths in the 24 hours, from Monday morning through Tuesday morning (June 28-29), prompting renewed warnings about the ongoing wave of extreme heat. By comparison, the DPD has responded to an average of five to seven such calls a month over the past five years. (Delta Police Department/Facebook photo)
An assortment of “dangerous items” seized by the DPD’s violence suppression team during a traffic stop on June 18. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)

More weapons seized by Delta Police anti-gang team

Police seized six spring-loaded knives, two machetes, brass knuckles and a taser baton June 16-19

An assortment of “dangerous items” seized by the DPD’s violence suppression team during a traffic stop on June 18. (DPD Sgt. Jim Ingram/@cst_jingram/Instagram photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

String of thefts in Beach Grove prompts warning from Delta police

Police received 13 separate reports from residents on Enderby, Duncan and Compston streets June 24

(Delta Police Department photo)
A general view shows the site where George Floyd was killed by then Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin, as the kids took a field trip to the memorial, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death

Derek Chauvin broke his long courtroom silence Friday, offering condolences to Floyd’s family

A general view shows the site where George Floyd was killed by then Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin, as the kids took a field trip to the memorial, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)