Sunday, October 21, 2018

Crime

Grand theft auto comes to an end in the West Shore thanks to alert...

The West Shore RCMP arrested two suspects in the early hours of Tuesday morning, after being led on a game of cat and mouse...

RCMP looking for a male after sexual assault on Langford Trail

West Shore RCMP are investigating after a woman was sexually touched by a stranger near a Langford Lake trail on Monday night. According to police,...

6 month old puppy stolen from outside a store in Nanaimo

A family is reeling today after their six month old puppy Molly was stolen early Sunday evening from outside London Drugs in the Port...

Utility trailer used to raise money for Leukemia research stolen in Langford

A utility trailer used by Organized Khaos Percussion Ensemble to raise money for Leukemia research was stolen from a Langford street on Tuesday night. The trailer...

Colwood neighbour furious after individuals flip retired couple’s truck into ditch

A Colwood resident is hoping the public can assist in identifying the individuals responsible for flipping his retired neighbour's vehicle into a ditch on...

Tiger pelt stolen from the former Bengal Lounge at the Fairmont Empress Hotel

Victoria Police are investigating the theft of the tiger pelt from the former Bengal Lounge at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. The tiger pelt, which has...

Police seeking suspicious man who allegedly followed teenager in Esquimalt

Victoria Police investigators are looking to speak with a man who appears to have attempted to follow a 13-year-old girl. Thursday, officers were called after the...

Second Victoria resident charged for posing as Fort McMurray fire evacuee

Earlier this month, Victoria resident, Darryl Rondeau was accused of telling people in Claresholm, Alberta, that he and his girlfriend had been left destitute by the Fort McMurray...

Victoria Police officer injured while making arrest at Tent City

One woman is in custody, after a Victoria Police officer was injured while making an arrest in “Tent City” this afternoon. Just before 2 p.m., two...

Passerby reportedly violently attacked and robbed outside Tent City

On Tuesday night, 22-year-old Aaron Locke was coming home from a downtown Victoria pub, a route he has taken many times, when a woman...

Woman robbed Thursday night near Shelbourne Street and Blair Ave

Saanich Police are looking for a suspect after a 25-year-old woman walking in the area of Shelbourne St and Blair Ave was approached by...

Police chase ends in crash on Craigflower Road

Three people are in custody following a dangerous police chase through the streets of Vic West on Friday afternoon. A suspect who is known to...

Victoria Man charged in Denver Sexual Assault

Warning: Some details are graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. A Victoria man has been charged in a vicious sexual assault of a...

Victoria Police remove online crime map from their website

Five years after Victoria Police introduced an online map showing up to six months of crime statistics around Victoria neighbourhoods, the police force have...

Weapons Found as VicPD Seeks Witnesses

Today upon execution of a search warrant VicPD located several firearms in connection with yesterday's incident on Douglas street. Officers continue their investigation into...

UPDATE: Arrest made after victim of sexual assault near Uptown spots suspect on bus

A suspect involved in a sexual assault near Uptown has been arrested after the victim spotted him on a BC Transit bus. On March 5,...

Mother and Brother of Missing Emma Fillipoff Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

Shelley Fillipoff, the mother who has been searching for her missing daughter Emma Fillipoff for years, has been charged with money laundering and drug...

Local Credit Union Phishing Scam Circulating

Victoria Buzz has received several messages from readers in the past 24 hrs, alerting us of a phishing scam making the rounds in Victoria. People have...

Update: Suspect from bank robbery arrested

Update: Male suspect from the Douglas street bank robbery has been arrested tonight. https://twitter.com/vicpdcanada/status/707440904802603009 --- original: Victoria Police have released photos from surveillance video of a man...

VicPD warning of increase in thefts of wallets from shoppers

VicPD are warning the public about an increase in thefts of purses and wallets from supermarket shoppers. The thefts takes place as victims turn their...

Thief caught on camera stealing from a non-profit shared workspace in Saanich

Victoria Makerspace, a member operated non-profit shared workspace, located in the Vancouver Island Tech Park, are asking the public for help. They are hoping...

Overnight tent city assault leaves one man in hospital

Victoria are investigating an overnight assault in the 800-block of Burdett Ave. Cfax reported this morning, that police were on site at "tent city" outside the...

More break and enters in the Shelbourne corridor area

Saanich Police are investigating another rash of break and enters in the Shelbourne St corridor/University Heights area. In early January, Saanich Police reported a...

West Shore victim of assault saved by her dog

West Shore RCMP’s Major Crime Unit is currently investigating a case of a woman who was assaulted by a stranger in Langford. At around 1:30...

Mini Market theft suspect turns himself because of social media

West Shore RCMP have confirmed they have located the car and person involved in the 88 Mini Market theft. https://twitter.com/westshorercmp/status/695012861282750464 --- original: West Shore RCMP are investigating...

Saanich woman sexually assaulted after answering door knock near Shelbourne Plaza (VIDEO)

Saanich police are searching for a suspect after a sexual assault and robbery on Wednesday night.  The assault happened at a residence on Church...

ICBC Reports Top 6 Fraud Files of 2015

Insurance fraud costs every B.C. driver more than $100 per year on their insurance policy. It's believed that between 10 to 20 per cent of auto...
Victoria Police

Police asking for help in locating over $2000 in stolen hockey equipment

Victoria Police are hoping the public can assist them in locating hockey equipment stolen from a car parked in the 900 block of Douglas...

UPDATE: Convicted sex offender arrested in Colwood

West Shore RCMP and VicPDK9 teamed up to make the arrest of Aaron Craig in Colwood this morning. A sharp-eyed citizen spotted 28-year-old Aaron Craig...

Saanich Police warn after a series of break and enters near University Heights

A series of break and enters in the late afternoon hours and into the early evening around the Shelbourne St corridor/University Heights area is...

Emma Fillipoff disappeared 3 years ago, man of interest still unidentified

In the fall of 2011, 26-year-old Emma Fillipoff had left Ontario for Victoria, to pursue her passions of art, poetry and photography while supporting...

Toyota Truck Recovered, Police still searching for motorcycle

With the public's assistance, Victoria Police were able to track down one of two vehicles used in a weekend incident that saw a pickup...

Two Further Indecent Acts Reported in Saanich

Saanich Police are continuing to investigate an indecent act that took place in the morning hours of December 3rd in the 400 block of...

Police recover stolen property worth more than $100,000 from Saanich home

The Saanich Police Department have recovered over $100,000 in stolen property from a home in the 5800 block of the Pat Bay Highway. There...
CANADIAN MONEY

West Shore RCMP arrest Langford woman for production of counterfeit money

West Shore RCMP have arrested a 32 year old Langford woman after a lengthy investigation for production of counterfeit money. Over $60,000 in Canadian and...

RCMP investigate a possible child abduction attempt in Langford

Police are investigating a possible child abduction after a man in a white panel van drove up to an elementary student in Langford and...

BC Ferries jumper receives lifetime ban from using ferry service, may be on hook...

The man who deployed a 100-person life raft before he jumped off a BC Ferries vessel last Wednesday night, may owe the company more...

Police looking for 3 suspects after a Langford man was robbed at knife point...

West Shore RCMP are currently investigating a robbery that occurred Monday afternoon on the Galloping Goose in Langford. A 26 year old Langford man was...

Man charged in Conservative election signs arson

A 39 year old man has been arrested for arson and mischief, after Conservative Party signs were set on fire on Monday night. Sidney-North Saanich RCMP had...

Marijuana dispensary robbed, police looking for witnesses

Victoria Police are looking for anyone that was in the 1600-block of Douglas Street Monday night around 10pm, that might have information after a...

West Shore RCMP searching for inmate after escaping

An inmate from the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre is on the lam after escaping from the custody of Provincial correctional officers while at...

West Shore RCMP arrest Derek Fast in Sooke without incident

Update: Late this Tuesday afternoon, several West Shore RCMP plain clothed officers, with assistance from the Sooke RCMP and RCMP Police Dog Services, arrested...

Saanich resident stabbed when he confronted suspects during a home invasion

Saanich Police are investigating an overnight break and enter that resulted in one occupant of a home suffering from an apparent stab wound. On Tuesday,...

Animals allegedly poisoned at Chemainus animal sanctuary, RCMP and SPCA investigating

RASTA Sanctuary will be temporarily closed while SPCA and RCMP investigate the death of four potbelly pigs believed to be poisoned. Earlier today, RASTA Sanctuary...

Police searching for truck-sized garbage compactor stolen during break-and-enter

VicPD Investigators are asking the public to be on the lookout for a large, and seemingly difficult to take, truck-sized garbage compactor stolen from...

Police warning of an an indecent act that took place on Lochside Trail

Saanich Police are notifying the public of an indecent act, that took place on Wednesday, September 9, on the Lochside Regional Trail. Around 5 p.m., two females...

Police need your help identifying an alleged thief who stole jewelry valued between $8000-$10000

Police are seeking your help in identifying a suspect captured on video in a brazen jewelry store robbery. Police were called to a jewelry business...

West Shore RCMP add new unit to take on prolific offenders

West Shore RCMP has filled the void created by the disbandment of the former Regional Crime Unit by creating its own unit; the Crime...

UPDATE: Stolen native-designed walking stick has been turned in by a good Samaritan!!

Last week, we reported the theft of a one-of-a-kind First Nations walking stick from a Songhees elder. The walking stick was stolen last Monday...

WARNING – Large spike in phone scam, CRA warning public of telephone and email...

VicPD, CRA, and many other local police agencies are all are urging the public to be vigilant after a sharp increase in the number...

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