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Weekly Media Release June 10-16, 2019

On June 11th, police attended the 2300 block of Dunlevy for a report of a Break and Enter to a residence. The break in occurred while the homeowners were away although being checked on by a relative.  Ice cream bars and jewellery stolen.  Point of entry is unknown.  This matter is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the police.

On June 11th, police attended the 1500 blk of Wilmot for a bicycle theft.  The suspect cut the lock on a storage locker and stole a black Marin Muirwoods 29er along with a black panier bag and Bern helmet.  A U-Bicycle Helmet was left in its place and an older model Norco bike was located near by.  No suspects have been identified and anyone with information is asked to call the police.

On June 12th, police received a report that a resident had fallen victim to a “Visa” scam.  The suspect(s) identified themselves as Visa security and advised the resident there had been a breach to their account.  The suspect(s) requests that the resident buy some sort of gift cards (in this case it was Google Play cards) to have the charge dealt with and reimbursed.   The resident was advised to give the suspect the numbers on the back of the cards resulting in a $2000 loss.  Residents are reminded that credit card companies would not ask you to buy gift cards to fix a breach with an account.

On June 13th, police attended the 1000 block of Island Rd for 2 stolen bikes.  The bikes were stolen from a yard over night and a U-Bicycle was located in the driveway.  The bicycles stolen are a lime green Norco female hybrid/urban bike and a bright orange man’s Specialized drop handle road bike.  No suspects have been identified and anyone with information is asked to call the police.

On June 13th, police received a theft from vehicle report.  The truck was parked in the 2500 block of Windsor Rd.  The resident reported that their vehicle was left unlocked overnight and a black bag with miscellaneous items were stolen

On June 13th, police received a report of a suspicious male climbing down from the 2nd story of a house under construction.  The male was subsequently stopped and identified, no mischief was located.  Police want to thank the community for being so diligent in reporting suspicious activity and for always looking out for one another. 

On June 14th, police received a theft from vehicle report.  The car was parked in the 700 blk of Falkland Rd.  The resident reported that their vehicle was left unlocked overnight and a sleeping bag and homemade earthquake kit taken. 

June 15th, police stopped a vehicle at 0930 in the morning and issued them a 24 hour suspension.  Police want to remind everyone that if you go out for some heavy celebrating you may still be affected by the alcohol into the next day.

Police have received 179 abandoned 911 calls since the beginning of the year.  If you misdial, please do not hang up; stay on the line and let the 911 operators know that you are okay so they do not have to spend time trying to call you back.

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