Here are some of the calls Delta Police responded to over the past week.
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Here are some of the calls Delta police responded to the previous week:
*Seven. 7, 11:50 p.m., 5100 Block Winskill Drive: Police contacted a large group of screaming and screaming high school students. Alcohol seized from several minors for destruction. The young people ended up dissipating.
*Seven. 7, 8:02 p.m., 1500 Block Beach Grove Road: Police observed a vehicle pulling away from a nearby area and were aware that the driver associated with the vehicle was prohibited from driving, due to an earlier unrelated call the same day. After carrying out a roadside check, the driver was taken into police custody and granted one day of court hearing. The vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.
*Seven. 8, 10:52 PM, 400 Block 56th Street: Police were on proactive patrols when a vehicle was observed driving without its lights on. A roadside check was triggered when an indication of alcohol consumption on the part of the driver was present. An approved filtering device request was read causing the driver to issue a “WARNING”. The driver received an immediate road ban and a family member picked up the vehicle and the driver.
*Seven. 11, 11:08 p.m., location withheld: The complainant reported that a loud party with a live band was taking place nearby. The police were present and could hear screams and music coming from outside the house. Police knocked on the door and spoke to the owner of the house who told them he would end the party shortly and turn down the volume in the meantime. The police gave a verbal warning to the owner of the house.
*Seven. 12, 1:05 am, 4900 block 1A Avenue: The vehicle owner reported the theft of insurance documents and tools in his vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
*Seven. 10:00 a.m., 2:18 p.m., Block 4000 Clarence Taylor Crescent: The complainant reported that her friend had received text messages from her that she had not sent. Based on the information provided by the complainant, it was believed that she had put her personal information online through an account and that criminals had used this information to attempt to scam the complainant’s friend.
*Seven. 10 p.m., 2:35 p.m., location withheld: A complainant contacted police to report he had been the victim of a gift card scam. While at work, he received an email, purportedly from a manager, asking for the purchase of $ 1,000 in gift cards as a thank you for the hard work of staff during COVID. The victim believed the request was legitimate, but later found out that it was a scam. The company has been advised to take security measures, such as reporting emails from outside the company.
*Seven. 11, 4000 Block 55b Street: The complainant testified that he saw a man climb several apartment balconies in the vicinity. Police located the man who said he had spent time with friends in a unit the night before and realized after he left that he had left his vape pen in the residence. The man informed the police that he had tried to ring the unit, but after several attempts he decided to try to find the patio of the unit and knock on the door. Police attended the unit and spoke with the owner, who confirmed the man’s story.