CRIME ALERTS & UPDATES

Crime Alerts – December 8 – 14

268 Calls For West Vancouver Police Service Since Last Update

THEFT

Theft of Auto – Lions Gate Bridge Area

● Vehicle stolen from residential driveway. Keys left in vehicle

Thefts of Mail – Millstream & Chartwell Areas – British Properties

● Three separate overnight break-ins to secured mailboxes reported. Unknown what items stolen

Theft from Auto – Marine Drive / Taylor Way

● Passenger window smashed on vehicle in retail parking area.

● Duffel bag & personal electronics stolen

Theft of Licence Plate – Ambleside

● Licence plate stolen from trailer parked at residence

Theft – Community Centre

● Smart phone stolen from arena dressing room

FRAUD

Fraud – Caulfeild Area

● Victim received telephone call from suspect claiming to be their son, and asking for cash for bail

● Suspect claiming to be son’s friend attended the victim’s residence & was given cash before victim realized scam was in progress

Fraud – Horseshoe Bay

● ● Victim called by suspect saying grandson needed bail money after a fatal car crash

● Victim met male suspect to make payment. Investigation ongoing

Fraud – Ambleside

● Victim received text from suspect, claiming to be their daughter & needing money

● Funds forwarded before victim realized request was fraudulent

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