News

Vehicle break-ins on the rise in Port Moody

A dramatic increase in vehicle break-ins has the Port Moody Police Department warning the public to protect their property.  - TRI-CITY NEWS FILE PHOTO
A dramatic increase in vehicle break-ins has the Port Moody Police Department warning the public to protect their property.
— image credit: TRI-CITY NEWS FILE PHOTO

A dramatic increase in vehicle break-ins has the Port Moody Police Department warning the public to protect their property.

More than 30 reported attempted and completed thefts have occurred so far this month and police said that the incidents tend to occur in the early morning hours between 2 and 5 a.m.

The latest break-ins took place on Sept. 19, when five vehicles on Alderside Road and another vehicle on Roe Drive had their windows smashed and items stolen.

Police said that the thief was caught on video and officers are working to identify the suspect.

Most of the thefts have occurred along the St. Johns Street corridor and in the Glenayre and College Park area.

Police are asking the public to do their part to protect themselves and are advising drivers to remove all valuables from their vehicle.

Anyone who sees or hears something or someone suspicious should contact the police immediately.

gmckenna@tricitynews.com

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. Muslim Association speaks out on gunman
 
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
 
New policy provides diabetes care for students
Election 2014: SD43 trustee candidates are going for a big pay day
 
Election 2014: Tri-City mayors have high ratings, says Insights West poll
 
Worker gave a hoot about baby barn owls found in Coquitlam
Poll finds Lower Mainland voters ready to shake up city halls
 
Do you know this woman? She may have witnessed robbery
 
Suspects sought in violent Surrey robbery

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.