CRIME ALERTS & UPDATES

West Vancouver Crime Alerts – March 1 – 7

232 Calls For West Vancouver Police Since Last Update

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BREAK & ENTER

B&E(Commercial) – Horseshoe Bay

● Report of male trespassing on private dock and unlawfully aboard moored vessel. Suspect located by officers & arrested

THEFT

Update – Theft of Auto – Folkestone Area

● Vehicle reported stolen from residential street. Located in Kelowna with suspect arrested

Update – Theft of Auto –Gleneagles Area

● Vehicle reported stolen from residential street. Located unoccupied in Coquitlam

Theft From Auto – Cedardale Area

● Wallet & bank cards stolen from unlocked vehicle in residential driveway.

● Fraudulent purchases made with bank card

Theft – Cypress Mountain

● Skis left unattended & unsecured on day lodge rack stolen

Theft – British Properties – Stevens Drive Area

● Theft of delivery package from residential porch

FRAUD

Fraud – Ambleside Business District

● Resident contacted by suspect posing as staff of their personal bank

● Caller asked to help check bank staff, by withdrawing cash to be submitted to Cryptocurrency machine to be analyzed & determine if it was counterfeit. Scam recognized prior to any financial loss

Fraud – British Properties

● Resident contacted by suspect posing as staff of their personal bank

● Caller advised there had been fraudulent activity on their account and sent a link for resident to log into their account & upload photo of their driver’s license.

● Unauthorized withdrawals/transfers subsequently noted from account & police contacted

Fraud – Dundarave/Altamont Area

● Unauthorized withdrawals from personal account. Investigation ongoing

MISCHIEF

Mischief – Eagleridge Area

● Glass fencing panel smashed at residence

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