Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Crime

Vancouver Island SPCA branch trashed by vandals on Thursday night

The facility was left without power, water, and phone connections for much of Friday

BC Hydro report says 2018 was record-breaking year for successful scammers

Over 2,000 customers were contacted by fraudsters last year

Saanich police warn that thefts from vehicles are on the rise

“In almost all of the reported incidents owners have left their vehicle unlocked.”
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Police searching for man who exposed himself to a woman near Swan Creek Park

The incident took place on Thursday afternoon.

Saanich K9 hunts down dangerous driver in Oak Bay

The driver drove into a park then abandoned his car.
RCMP Sooke

2 Port Alberni RCMP officers attacked with bear spray during arrest

RCMP are requesting charges of assault against a police officer and assault with a weapon.
Victoria Police

VicPD seek witnesses in downtown assault involving man in wheelchair

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries

VicPD K-9 helps nab wanted man with Canada-wide warrants related to homicide

He was convicted of manslaughter in the death of his 10-week-old son.

Vancouver Island man wanted for several assault and firearm-related offenses

If you see him, call 911 and do not approach.

21-year-old Saanich man crashes after driving into oncoming traffic at 120 km/h

Police are looking for additional witnesses.

Second man arrested for Christmas morning break and enter in Nanaimo

None of the Christmas presents stolen by the thieves have yet been recovered

Police investigate alleged attempted abduction of 9-year-old boy in Comox Valley

Police say it’s “very likely” someone saw what happened.

Masked suspect breaks into Tim Hortons in View Royal on New Year’s Day

What were you doing on New Year's Eve? 🤔

Nanaimo bank robber arrested within 2 hours of robbery

That didn’t take long!

Police officer injured during violent arrest in Port Alberni

He suffered significant injuries.

20-year-old Nanaimo man wanted after Christmas Day break and enter

He stole the gifts from under the tree and the stockings off the walls.
Victoria Police

Suspect arrested following sexual assault in downtown Victoria, Thursday

He was linked to two separate incidents.

Nanaimo thieves break into home and steal presents on Christmas day

“How do I explain this to my boys?”

Police investigating bizarre abduction, assault, and stabbing near Nanaimo

The investigation began after a homeowner found an injured man tied up on his property.

VicPD investigating two sexual assaults that may be connected

The incidents took place on Dec. 4th and Dec. 13th

Prolific Nanaimo bicycle thief busted stealing bait bike

Don't mess with the bait bike!

Police search for suspect in carjacking near McDonalds in Langford

The victim was grabbed from his vehicle and thrown onto the ground

Victoria police responded to number of notable calls this weekend

“The man was reaching into his waistband for the handgun.”

Police can now demand mandatory breathalyzer tests for drivers across Canada

People who refuse the test can face a minimum fine of $2000
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Police searching for suspect in unprovoked assault at bus stop near Uptown

The suspect boarded a busy BC Transit bus around 6 p.m. Sunday

Body recovered from water near Johnson Street bridge

Unconfirmed reports say the man was inebriated and fell into the water

Police searching for visiting youth hockey team’s gear stolen in Victoria

The team was visiting from Banff, AB

RCMP searching for unique items stolen from Sidney home

The items are considered very valuable
Victoria Police

Esquimalt man arrested for sharing child sexual abuse videos online

Police say the videos were “extremely graphic”
Victoria Police

Two people taken to the hospital after stabbing on Douglas St

Both the suspect and the victim suffered injuries

West Shore RCMP recover stolen firearms from Colwood home

"Any time police can take a stolen firearm off the street is important for the safety and well being of our community.”
RCMP Sooke

RCMP warn of dangerous synthetic drug found in Comox Valley

It contains a lethal combination of fentanyl, synthetic cannabinoid, caffeine, and acetaminophen.

Two Pomeranian puppies stolen from Langford home have been returned

They were stolen on November 27th

Nanaimo student chases down would-be laptop thief to save term paper

Never mess with a student during finals season 💪📚

These two people may have information about violent Nanaimo home invasion

RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in identifying them

2 Pomeranian puppies stolen from Langford home

They were only 8 weeks old

Police dog tracks down two prolific Nanaimo offenders

He's also one of the cutest members of the detachment 🐶

Elderly couple violently assaulted in Nanaimo home invasion

They were asleep when 3 men broke into their home and attacked them

Police searching for suspect who broke into the Woodgrove Centre in Nanaimo (VIDEO)

He stole 34 pairs of Prada and Burberry sunglasses, and more

30-year-old man arrested for Sunday fires at Camosun College

The suspect was nabbed by a police dog when fleeing the scene
saanich police

Saanich police officer resigned after facing 11 allegations of serious misconduct

The allegations include inappropriate relations with a sex worker and extortion, among others

Nanaimo RCMP warns to keep an eye on parcel drop offs during the holidays

There's a grinch roaming around Nanaimo
Victoria Police

VicPD arrest 2 men in separate child exploitation investigations

Police are recommending 10 charges between the two suspects

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