West Vancouver Crime Alerts – June 07 – 12

247 Calls For West Vancouver Police Service Since June 06th Update

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Break & Enter (Residential) – Dundarave Village Area

  • Daytime hours. Suspects smashed dining room window to enter
  • Home equipped with an alarm system that was not activated at time
  • House ransacked with cash & jewelry stolen.

Break & Enter (Residential) – British Properties/Rabbit Lane Area

  • Overnight hours. Suspect entered through unlocked door
  • Cellphone & laptop left in entryway stolen

Break & Enter (Residential) – Sentinel Hill Area

  • Alarm triggered at residence. Suspects entered unsecured laundry room, but did not access main residence
  • Tool & supply drawers ransacked. Nothing stolen


Shoplifting/Assault – Marine Drive / Taylor Way

  • Group of eight females & two males entered retail store & began taking clothing items
  • Staff member chased suspects from the store
  • Group members turned on store staff member & began striking them in the head before fleeing

Shoplifting – Summary

  • 12 Shoplifting reports since last Crime Alerts Update
  • All in Taylor Way/Marine Drive Area
  • One report involved loss exceeding $5000

Theft of Auto – Recovered Stolen Auto – Capilano Road / Marine Drive Area

  • Caller reported male & female suspect acting suspiciously in vehicle, speeding up & appear to follow them.
  • Officers conducted patrols & subsequently located vehicle left unoccupied.
  • Vehicle confirmed as recently stolen from food delivery driver in North Vancouver & seized for investigation

Theft From Auto – Marine Drive / Taylor Way Area

  • In progress Theft From Auto report received. Patrol officers found & arrested suspect
  • Suspect held for court appearance. Several charges recommended

Theft from Auto – British Properties/Whitby Area

  • Catalytic Converter stolen from vehicle parked on residential street

Theft from Auto – British Properties/Newcroft Area

  • Unlocked vehicle in driveway entered. Sunglasses stolen

Suspicious Person / Circumstances

Suspicious Persons – Ambleside

  • Resident returned home to find two unexpected males on roof of home, claiming to be window washers
  • No window washers scheduled. Suspects fled. Investigation ongoing

Suspicious Person – Capilano Road / Marine Drive Area

  • Male reported lingering in vicinity of childcare facility staring at occupants
  • Patrol officers found & apprehended male for Severe Intoxication in a Public Place
  • Suspect subsequently found to be subject of Canada Border Services Warrant & held for CBSA


Fraud – Online Marketplace

  • Resident sought to purchase concert tickets advertised on social media marketplace
  • Deposit money forwarded. Tickets never received. Seller’s profile deleted
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