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Port Moody Police Department

 

Community Update March 16 - 26, 2015

PROPERTY CRIME:

On March 16 thieves stole roughly $6500 of electrical wiring from power poles along the Barnet Hwy.

Theft from vehicle on David Ave by Burt Flynn Park. Ongoing thefts while people are out walking the trails. Be cognizant of people loitering in vehicles nearby and please don’t leave valuables in your car.

A problematic 36 year old male from Vancouver was arrested after stealing coffee from a local Starbucks.

4 tires on rims were stolen from a carport on Clearview Drive. 4 more tires were stolen from a carport on St. Johns Street.

Police received a report after a resident interrupted a thief stealing cans of diesel fuel from his yard. We have a suspect as it’s an ongoing problem.

On March 23 we had 2 residences broken into in the Glenayre area. Thieves were targeting rear doors. Please contact us if you see anyone or anything suspicious in your area. Residents can also expect to see increased patrols in the area during daytime hours.

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Community Update Feb. 23 - March 15, 2015

The following are items of interest for the period of Feb. 23 – March 15, 2015.

PROPERTY CRIME:

On February 23 at 40 year old male from Vancouver stole over $150 of vodka from a local liquor store. Officers located the male as he was attempting his getaway.

Two males stole over $200 worth of fragrances from a local store.

An unidentified female stole shoes and a ring from a local store for a value of $40.

Multiple work vehicles were broken into on Columbia Street overnight on Feb. 25th. Over $4,000 in equipment was stolen.

A work van was broken into in the 2000 Blk St. Johns street with over $4,700 in equipment stolen.

A work van was broken into on Panorama Drive. Thieves stole over $10,000 of scientific equipment.

Thefts from vehicles along Ravine Dr, Timbercrest Pl, 1300 Blk David Ave, Charles St. Clarke st, James Rd, We have two main methods of thefts from vehicle’s occurring: someone smashing windows to gain access and the others leaving no damage and no sign of point of entry whatsoever.

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Possible HAZMAT issue on Angela Drive

At approximately 9:30 am a local resident contacted the Port Moody Police after an unknown white powder was located inside a parcel she had ordered from EBay. Due to the unknown nature of the powder, Port Moody Fire Department attended and subsequently requested the Coquitlam Fire Department HAZMAT members to deal with the substance.

The HAZMAT team attended and has subsequently determined that the powder is harmless. During the course of this incident PMPD officers liaised with members of the Ontario Provincial Police who had spoken with the shipper and determined the powder to be part of a packing lining that was accidentally cut during the opening of the package.

 

 
Community Update Feb. 14 - 22, 2015

The following are items of interest for FEB. 14 – 22, 2015:

PROPERTY CRIME:

4 thefts from vehicles in various areas around town: Parkside Dr, Columbia St, 2100 Blk Clarke St, Highview Place.

Attempted theft of a Ford F150 overnight. As an FYI in 2014 Ford Trucks held 8 of the 10 spots on the 10 most stolen vehicles in BC (the others were Dodge Neons and Dodge Stratus). If you drive a Ford truck, buy an anti-theft device. For information on vehicle thefts check out

http://www.ibc.ca/on/auto/theft/top-ten-stolen-cars

ROAD SAFETY:

Police received a report of a vehicle which had hit a parked car. Officers attended and as a result a year 33 year old female was issued a 90 day driving prohibition for drinking and driving.

An officer observed a vehicle travelling an estimated 110 Km/h in a posted 50 km/h area. The vehicle was also seen suddenly swerving into oncoming traffic. A traffic stop was initiated. The driver claimed that the vehicle had “bad tires” which caused the vehicle to suddenly lose control. The driver, a 39 year old male, was issued a ticket for excessive speed. The vehicle was impounded for 7 days. Due to the driver’s statement that the vehicle will suddenly “lose control,” a notice and order was issued requiring the vehicle to undergo a safety inspection before it can be driven on a roadway.

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Community Update Jan. 27 - Feb. 13, 2015

The following are items of interest for the period of JAN. 27 – FEB. 13, 2015.


PROPERTY CRIME:

Theft of Iphone from Hospital staff room.

Theft from community mailbox on Flavelle Drive…if that’s your mailbox, please be diligent about checking your bank statements etc as you may find yourself the victim of fraud. Many of our communal mailboxes have been hit over the past few months. If you see something / someone suspicious around your areas mailbox, please call our non-emergency line.

Multiple thefts of tires from carports…as odd as it sounds, tires have a pretty good street value when it comes to purchasing drugs…if your summer tires are sitting out, go buy some chain and lock them up. Chain is cheaper than new tires!

On January 29th a teenage male was walking along the 1300 Blk of David Ave when he was approached by 2 males. The males demanded money and when the victim could not produce any, we was assaulted (no serious injuries, he was punched in the stomach). The suspects fled. Both were described as white males between 15-20yrs of age approximately 5’11.”

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