Crime

Saanich police identify suspect in string of child sexual offences

In July, a parent reported that her two sons, both under age 10, were victims of sexual offences

BC Supreme Court injunction orders Nanaimo tent city to shut down in 3 weeks

Discontent City has been on Port Dr for almost 5 months
Victoria Police Needle

Nanaimo RCMP arrest sleeping man in stolen car full of stolen goods

A few items found in the vehicle include break-in tools, ID's, and the license plate to another vehicle that was reported stolen

VicPD seek suspect who stole coat from 71-year-old visually impaired man

The coat was snatched from his arms by a suspect who sped away on his bicycle

Recovery of stolen motorcycle in Mill Bay broadcasted live on Facebook (VIDEO)

You probably haven't seen a live-broadcast like this before.

Three injured after 15+ people engage in bar fight in Nanaimo

The suspects may be players in an out-of-province lacrosse team

Arrest made after man stabbed multiple times in West Shore

The suspect is expected to appear in court this afternoon

Victoria police seek suspect in peeping Tom incident

They're asking people to keep an eye out for similarly suspicious behaviour

RCMP seek witnesses after Hornby Island school fire deemed suspicious

One "person of interest" has been identified by the police

Still no suspects in 2015 slaying of 19-year-old woman near Chemainus

She was last seen by a group of friends on Penelakut Island.
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Saanich police arrest suspect who sexually assaulted a minor

Officers also confirmed that the suspect is not a resident of the Regina Park tent city encampment
Victoria Police

VicPD arrest domestic violence suspect with the help of Good Samaritans

A string of helping hands led to the capture of a violent man

34-year-old woman arrested for colliding with Saanich police vehicle twice

She was arrested after slowly steering herself into a deep ditch
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Nanaimo RCMP seeking man caught on camera slashing bus tires (VIDEO)

The incident took place at around 1:18 a.m. on Wednesday morning
Victoria Police

Victoria police release update on sexual assault investigation

Additional people have come forward in the case of Kit Wong
motorcycle

Victoria police report 36% increase in vehicle thefts compared to last year

Motorcycles and scooters are being stolen at a rate of nearly one every two days

Times Colonist newspaper delivery person robbed of car in Oak Bay

The 74-year-old man was pushed to the ground

Man arrested after exposing himself to a woman at Beacon Hill Park

She was sitting on a bench reading a book when he sat next to her.
Victoria Police

70-year-old Esquimalt man faces four charges of sexual assault

Police believe there may be other victims
Smartphone ICBC

More sexually explicit phone calls target female employees at Victoria businesses

Officers are now advising victims to record these calls when possible

VicPD investigate alleged sexual assault at Beacon Hill Park

The victim was assaulted while unconscious in the park

Nanaimo man arrested after discharging firearm in house

Two children were present at the time
saanich police

Saanich police arrest woman suspected of two arsons in Oak Bay

Two other Oak Bay fires remain under investigation

Suspect sought after he randomly assaulted an employee in downtown Victoria

He headed straight for the employee section, and then assaulted a staff member

Victoria woman seeks public help in finding stolen Tour de Rock bike (PHOTOS)

Erin Glazier rode the bike in question at the 2012 Tour de Rock
CANADIAN MONEY

Three arrested following counterfeit money investigation in Cowichan Valley

Officers seized several items including counterfeit Canadian currency
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VicPD looking to identify angry McDonald’s customer who assaulted employee (UPDATE)

The customer was reportedly unhappy because she didn't get any tomatoes
RCMP Sooke

Machete wielding man apprehended near Parksville after string of events

He left a trail of destruction in his wake, before being arrested and taken for psychiatric evaluation

Victorians targeted by scam that claims to have videos of them watching porn

The scammers threaten to post the videos unless their victims make a Bitcoin payment to them

VicPD arrest senior care facility worker in alleged string of sexual assaults

39-year-old Amado Ceniza was working as a Health Care Aide at Aberdeen Hospital
missing boat

Have you seen this missing boat that was stolen from Maple Ridge?

The boat has been spotted by several witnesses in Nanaimo and Victoria

Saanich police seek suspect who sexually assaulted 21-year-old woman

He tackled her to the ground and tried to remove her shorts

Saanich police seeking man accused of grocery store theft and assault

According to Saanich police, the suspect punched a loss prevention officer when confronted

Dog dies after being left in vehicle in Langford

The owner attempted to perform CPR on the dog

Man convicted in death of West Shore RCMP officer to spend 18 more months...

This time for causing a second crash that also involved drunk-driving
saanich police

Scammers dressed as RCMP officers show up at 90-year-old’s home

They threatened to arrest her for not complying with their demands
Victoria Police Needle

Two people arrested after month-long crime spree across Vancouver Island

A male suspect faced numerous charges from several police jurisdictions across the Island
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Police seek man in connection with “suspicious circumstance” in Esquimalt

Police say the man approached an occupied residence and was seen looking through its windows
Victoria Police Needle

38% of British Columbians think crime is getting worse in their community (POLL)

46% of those surveyed on Vancouver Island were more likely to say crime has gotten worse in the past four years

VicPD warn Chinese community after another extortion attempt

This specific brand of scammers is known to target the Chinese community on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland

Female employees at Victoria businesses targeted by sexually explicit phone calls

Nine reports of inappropriate, anonymous phone calls have surfaced over the past 6 months

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to assist RCMP in Ucluelet homicide investigation

The DEA would not confirm how or why it's assisting in the investigation.
toronto shootout

Victoria woman witnesses deadly Toronto shootout

The shooting claimed the lives of two men, including an associate of hip-hop artist Drake

Saanich Police arrest founder of tent city for obstructing fire safety measures (UPDATED)

No other residents of the encampment posed any obstruction to the Fire department

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