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Since June 7 there have been a number of instances of spray-painted graffiti, targeting buildings, vehicles, parks and public washrooms in Ladner.

“This amounts to thousands of dollars in damages, not to mention city and police time spent painting over damaged surfaces, or investigating,” says Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police. The word Dune was spray-painted on surfaces in each of the cases, she confirms.

Reports started to come into police June 7 about spray-paint at Memorial Park, and also along the 4800 block of Chisholm St, where four vans were targeted by the suspect.

June 24 there were further reports of spray-painting damage, this time at Ladner Harbour Park, within the men’s washroom.

Anyone who may have information about these crimes are asked to contact Delta Police at 604-946-4411 and ask for Cst. Cam Wilson, quoting file 12056. Alternatively if you wish to remain anonymous you can make a report to Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report your information online to

Additionally, any residents or businesses who have video cameras that record public areas, please consider registering those cameras on the DPD Community Watch Program.  Knowing who may have video camera footage can help police solve crimes, and also save time in investigations.