Sunday, October 21, 2018

Crime

Two teens arrested in Langford after damaging cars and a street sign

Early Monday morning, West Shore RCMP received a complaint from the 2800 block of Peatt Rd in Langford. Around 2:00 am on June 26, two...
RCMP Sooke

City of Langford to add four new officers to West Shore RCMP

The new officers will allow for the creation of a unit patrolling community trails, parks, and the downtown core

Victoria man faces twenty-three new charges in relation to historical sexual assaults

Harry Charles Sadd was initally arrested on sexual assault charges in August, 2016

Man goes missing on bike trip from Smithers to Saanich

Kuntz is decribed as five feet 11 inches tall, well-built with dark eyes and dark hair. He is missing half of his thumb.

Central Saanich Police seek Stelly’s Secondary School break-in suspect

At least one unknown culprit broke a glass door on the southwest side of the school.

RCMP investigate “potential tampering” of recalled milk products

"Harmful extraneous material" was found in various milk products, leading to Thursday's recall

Substantial amount of drugs and weapons seized from Central Saanich home

Police seized quantities of cocaine, marijuana, and several edged weapons, as well as replica firearms.

RCMP seize approximately 1000 suspected drug tablets near Millstream Rd

A 30-year-old Langford woman and a 34-year-old man were arrested

Del Manak appointed Victoria’s new police chief

Manak has held the position of Acting Chief since December of 2015

Transit commuter posts a “heads up” warning after finding needles on bus

The needles were found on the #50 Goldstream bus.

Police investigate suspicious death in Duncan

A body was found in the hallway of a residential building at 1000 Government Ave

Concerned aunt warns of possible attempted abduction in Central Saanich

The man is described as being between the ages of 30 and 40 with a tanned complexion with shortish hair.

Police arrest man believed to be responsible for Saanich Peninsula farm stand theft

He was caught after breaking into a business on Keating Cross Road.

15 vehicles vandalized with spray paint in Saanich

Saanich Police are investigating after someone spray-painted 15 vehicles overnight. The vandalism occurred in the 500-block of Crossandra Cresent likely between 1 a.m and 6 a.m....

Surveillance cameras capture theft in Colwood

A Colwood homeowner has released surveillance video showing two men stealing a $1800 wood chipper from his backyard on Friday morning. The incident happened on...

Missing Sooke man found dead was murdered in targeted killing

Written by Britt Santowski of Sooke PocketNews Sooke RCMP are not releasing much information on the murder of Michael Widner. They issued a release on Thursday...

Saanich Peninsula farmer catches thieves stealing from produce stand on camera (PHOTOS)

A Saanich Peninsula farmer caught a pair of alleged thieves on camera stealing food and cash from his fresh produce stand, which uses the...

Thieves use stolen truck to smash into Langford gas station, steal ATM

Thieves used a stolen F250 truck to smash into a Langford gas station and steal an ATM Monday morning. West Shore RCMP say the break-in...

1.1 million dollars seized in Saanich Peninsula drug raid

Three police departments in Greater Victoria held a joint press conference on Tuesday in Sidney after police seized $1.1 million in cash and a...

Rash of vehicle break-ins prompts warning from Sidney RCMP

A rash of vehicle break-ins overnight in the Sidney area has prompted police to issue a warning to residents to be on guard and...

UPDATE: Two suspects sought in the theft at a Langford gas station have been...

UPDATE: The two female suspects wanted for an alleged theft at a Langford gas station have been quickly identified. "West Shore RCMP would like to...

VicPd will monitor Pandora Ave following three videos of drug dealing

VicPD have publicly responded to the issue of open drug dealing in the 800-block of Pandora Ave, following three videos posted to YouTube last week. The...

Police looking for two people suspected of using stolen credit card

VicPD investigators are asking for your help in identifying two men of interest after a woman’s Fernwood residence was broken into, her car stolen...

Esquimalt woman in custody after $100,000 worth of stolen property seized

A 52-year-old Esquimalt woman is facing multiple charges after the VicPD Crime Reduction Unit recovered thousands of stolen items, making it one of the...
Victoria Police

Murder charges recommended after victim in downtown stabbing dies

A man who was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition on Saturday morning after being stabbed in the neck has died from his injuries. Police...

Victoria police release photo of man wanted in $4500 art theft

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man responsible for stealing a piece of jade art valued at $4,500. Victoria police have...

Traffic stop leads to discovery of firearm, drugs and stolen property

Three men were arrested in late October, after officers found them with a loaded firearm, and drugs during a traffic stop. On October 25, a VicPD...

Two suspects wanted after weapons stolen from vehicle in BC Ferries parking area on...

Salt Spring Island RCMP are looking for a pair of suspects who stole a pickup truck containing a compound bow and 24 arrows, and...

RCMP release photo of Gabriel Klein seek public help with information

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team of the RCMP have released a photo of the man involved in the Abbotsford Senior Secondary Attack. The photo of...

Update: Man wanted in an assault investigation has been located and taken into custody

UPDATE - Blaine Isherwood was taken into custody last night following tips from the public, according to VicPD. He will remain in custody. A warrant...
saanich police

Saanich police search home, man taken into custody after gun scare

On Wednesday October 26, 2016. just before 11:00pm, Saanich Police were in the 1800 Block of Elmhurst Dr., when an officer noted what appeared...
Victoria Police

A 31-year-old Victoria man is in custody after a drug bust on Queens Avenue

The execution of a search warrant Friday led to an arrest and the seizure of drugs on Queens Avenue. Victoria Police are recommending six drug...

Woman attacked in her Saanich home Monday morning

On Monday October 24, 2016 a 40-year-old woman at home with her infant child, was attacked by a man who stormed into her house,...
Victoria Police

Victoria police officer attacked and injured during domestic assault call

A Victoria police officer is recovering and a man is facing charges, after officers responded to a domestic assault. A 911 call came in around...

Homeless man found in doorway with stab wounds near Centennial Square

Victoria police are investigating after a 55-year-old man was found with stab wounds on Government Street near Centennial Square early this morning. https://twitter.com/vicpdcanada/status/783712731413315584 Around 8am, a...

West Shore parking lot sexual assault of senior, police searching for man

West Shore RCMP is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a male who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in the parking lot of...

Child abducted by estranged wife – Saanich police seek public assistance

On May 14, 2016 Tasha Brown contacted the Saanich Police to report that her estranged wife, Lauren Etchells, who is a dual Canadian and...

A voice in court – community impact statements introduced in BC

When an individual has suffered as a victim of crime, they can submit a statement to the court, which is weighed into consideration at...

40-year-old Esquimalt man arrested in Esquimalt sexual assault

Victoria police arrested a 40-year-old Esquimalt man Wednesday night, after issuing a public warning, following a sexual assault that occurred in Cairn Park on...

Public Warning Issued following Esquimalt Sexual Assault

UPDATE –VicPD investigators would like to speak to anyone who would have been in or around Highrock Park (Cairn Park) between 7:30 p.m. and 9:00...
video

Can you identify these graffiti suspects?

On July 7th 2016, five individuals, four young men and one young woman, were captured on surveillance video outside a restaurant in the 500-block...

Police seek witnesses after two people were attacked in downtown Victoria

Victoria police are looking for witnesses after a man was arrested Sunday for two apparently random assaults. Officers were called around 7 a.m. to Langley...

Arrest made in Cadboro Bay sexual assault – same offender as involved in UVic...

A youth arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of a woman close to UVic last week, has been charged again after a sexual assault...

Two unique bicycles stolen from Garth Homer Society

Keep your eyes peeled for these two unique tandem bikes stolen overnight from a locked outdoor storage unit at Garth Homer Society. The Society provides day...

Man confuses staff member in a way that he was able to obtain the...

VicPD investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in relation to a fraud that occurred on August 16th. Victoria police were...
thieves

Prolific B&E suspect nabbed for dozen or more break-ins in Saanich

Saanich police have nabbed a man responsible for a dozen or more break-and-enters in Saanich. Saanich Police say they have received nine reports of break-ins ...

Suspect sought in early morning sexual assault in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP are searching for a suspect after  a 19-year-old woman was grabbed from behind then groped by an unknown male. The incident happened around 5...

Update: Two youths in custody after volunteer shot in head with pellet gun in...

Sidney North Saanich RCMP say that around 1 a.m. Sunday morning a volunteer was shot in the head with a pellet gun. Police say the...

Saanich police release surveillance video of suspect from robbery at Wilkinson Rd Subway

On Sunday, around 9:40pm, a lone male suspect robbed the Subway on Wilkinson road. The man, who had been in the store earlier, walked up...

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