The shift was spent on follow ups and clearing off some paper work. I had to go out to Surrey Memorial Hospital and pickup some medical records as requested by Crown Counsel for an assault victim. One of the victims of the theft where we caught the suspect last block called in to report more property that they had found missing.
My apologies to everyone who follows the blog regularly, April was a very busy month for me both at work and at home. I thought I’d compile a post with the highlights from the month.
We’ve got a recruit assigned to our platoon and we’ve had a good month for her to get some great experience before she heads back to the Academy. She took on a few of the impaired driver investigations that I had. I also got reports and evidence back from a large on going file that I’ve had for the past few months.
Day shift #1
I spent the morning returning voicemail, making phone calls and following up with some investigations. In the late morning I was dispatched to a Break and Enter involving an apartment building under construction. Several suites had been damaged and the building itself sustained a significant amount of damage from several water leaks caused by the thieves. I spent the rest of the shift going through the building with the owner and construction manager and then our forensic identification section. With some potential leads this will be an ongoing investigation, especially when you consider the amount of the theft and substantial damage. This was no doubt a part of the perpetual cycle of crime to feed a drug addiction.
I worked a callout shift again with another platoon the day before our block started. The first call of note for the day came in as a missing child. As I got on scene we learned that the missing person was a non-verbal autistic child (he didn’t speak) and had gone missing near large fields, ditches and some brush with a few buildings. Continue reading Halloween weekend