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West Vancouver Crime Alerts – Mar 29 – Apr 4th

258 Calls For West Vancouver Police Service Since March 28th Update

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BREAK & ENTER

B&E(Residential) – Woodgreen Area

● Resident returned home from weekend away to discover break-in through basement window left partially opened

● Copper piping stolen

THEFT

Theft of Auto – Ambleside Business District

● Theft of vehicle from long term storage in multi-unit residential parkade

● Vehicle unlocked. Keys left in center console

Theft of Auto(Recovered) – Capilano Road / Marine Drive Area

● Patrol check located stolen vehicle from North Vancouver. Suspects arrested without incident

Theft(Shoplifting)/Breach – Taylor Way / Marine Drive

● Male observed Shoplifting by retail loss prevention staff. Officers arrested suspect

● Male subject of prior warrant. Charges also recommended for breach of prior court undertaking

Theft(Shoplifting)

● 16 total reports since last update – all in Marine Drive / Taylor Way Commercial Area

Theft from Auto – Horseshoe Bay Area

● Vehicle in residential driveway entered through unlocked door

● Personal electronics & accessories stolen

Theft from Auto – Caulfeild Area

● Backpack, wallet, ID & personal accessories stolen from unlocked vehicle on residential street

MISCHIEF

Mischief – Lions Gate Bridge Area

● Residential fencing panels smashed

FRAUD

Fraud – Folkstone Area

● Victim clicked on link in unsolicited text message

● Unauthorized charges subsequently noted on online account

Fraud(Attempted) – Ambleside Area

● Resident received unexpected text advising they owed money for a parcel being delivered

● Resident clicked on link in message & provided credit card information

● Fortunately, scam recognized & card cancelled prior to any unauthorized charges or loss

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