Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Crime

Victoria man wanted by police for breaching conditions related to fraud

He is active on several local Facebook pages and is active online locally

Victoria Police seek witnesses and victims of downtown assault

The man went on a crime spree across downtown last night
CANADIAN MONEY

Nanaimo RCMP seeking male suspected of passing counterfeit bills

Police are asking the public to be especially vigilant while handling money
Victoria Police

VicPD warn Chinese community after student falls victim to a ‘virtual kidnapping’

The victim's family paid a significant amount of money to the suspects before officers were able to locate her

Victoria Police looking for witnesses in stabbing at Beacon Hill Park

Major Crime Detectives are now investigating the incident

Two people arrested from Esquimalt after intensive armed robbery investigation

The investigation involved 24 officers and ran a combined 790 hours

Colwood man shoots another with nail gun after “tempers flared”

Officers found the victim with a single nail in his abdomen.

RCMP warns Sidney residents after another rash of car break-ins

Don't forget to lock your doors!

The RCMP major crime unit is investigating a woman’s death in East Sooke

Investigators do not believe there is any risk to the public
Victoria Police Needle

Man killed at Nanaimo ferry terminal was wanted in connection with violent crimes

RCMP are investigating if the three incidents are connected
Victoria Police

Victoria police received 80 calls for service Monday night

And there wasn't even a full moon!

West Shore RCMP seeks man connected to property related offences

He is alleged to have committed several property-related offences in the West Shore area
Victoria Police Needle

Two men arrested following attempted knifepoint robbery

Thankfully, nobody was injured

Victoria teenager suffers life-altering injuries in playground robbery (UPDATED)

Police are seeking information on two suspects

Police looking for suspect after robbery with firearm in Esquimalt

Investigators are asking witnesses or those with information to contact them
Victoria Police

VicPD officer injured by suspect during arrest

Luckily the injuries were not fatal
Victoria Police

Victoria man hospitalized after being stabbed on Friday night

Yet another stabbing near downtown Victoria
arrested gunpoint Victoria High School

Man arrested at gunpoint outside Victoria High School (VIDEO)

The man allegedly consumed drugs before confronting a teacher and brandishing a knife
Kitesurfer Larry Dennis Gear Stolen

Victoria kitesurfer appeals to the public after $15000 worth of gear stolen

"If anyone can get it I'll pay $500 with no questions asked," said kitesurfer Larry Dennis

Man behind fake signs on horse carriage tour companies charged with mischief

In January, Jordan Reichert posted fake "business closed" signs at two horse carriage tour company locations
Operation Shiprider drug bust

Saanich man arrested in cross-border drug bust

Over 100 kilograms of illicit narcotics, 15 firearms, and two high-speed boats have been seized

9 dead, 16 injured after van crashes into pedestrians in Toronto

Reports say the attack was deliberate
Beaver Most Canadian Thing Ever

This Nanaimo break and enter might be the most Canadian thing ever (PHOTOS)

If we had a nickel for every time this happened... We'd have exactly one nickel 🇨🇦

RCMP search for suspect after Sooke home invasion

Police are investigating whether or not a series of other events in the area are linked to the crime
CANADIAN MONEY

Central Saanich resident out $500 after falling for CRA scam

A fake representative of the Canada Revenue Agency demanded $500 in iTunes cards.

Grieving Victoria mom pens open letter after son’s memorial stolen

"There’s very little, if any value. If your goal was to hurt me or my family, you failed," said Yannick Aubin. "We lost a piece of our hearts, not much can truly affect us after."

Police cruiser t-boned on the way to a domestic assault call (PHOTOS)

The officer was transported to the hospital, while both occupants of the other vehicle were uninjured.

Investigators reveal new photos of suspect in 1987 murder case

DNA phenotyping has made it possible to come up with these images of what the suspect would look like at different ages

New DNA evidence could help solve 1987 murder of young Victoria couple

Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook were found dead in Washington state

Several VicPD officers assaulted during recent arrests

Two officers are suffering from non-life threatening injuries, with one remaining in hospital.

Victoria nurse loses license after sexually assaulting 73-year-old patient

He can apply to be reinstated in 5 years

CRA scammers con Victoria man into giving them $11,000

It is not likely that he will be able to get any of his money back.

These are the top 10 items stolen from cars in BC

# 1 stolen item: Smartphones
RCMP Sooke

Impaired driver nearly crashes into fuel truck on Sooke Road

The driver was seen swerving from one side of the road to the other.

Victoria Police search for vehicle linked to assault case

Do you recognize this car?

Sooke RCMP seek help locating man wanted for sexual assault

The public is warned not to confront or apprehend Meers
Mayfair Optometric Clinic Glasses Thief

Glasses thief called out by Mayfair Optometric Clinic (VIDEO)

"We have arranged with Victoria Police to offer you an all expenses paid lunch including transportation to their neighbourhood gathering location," wrote the clinic.

Two puppies stolen from East Sooke property

The abduction occurred at about 2PM today

Victoria ranked 30th Most Dangerous Place in Canada (REPORT)

This study says Victoria is more dangerous than Edmonton, Surrey, and Vancouver 😳

Man who sexually assaulted UVic students sentenced to eight years

David Hope was found guilty of seven charges, including two counts of sexual assault and two counts of robbery.
Victoria Police

Suspect arrested in case of home invasion, burning of stolen vehicle

A second suspect is still outstanding.

Spike in vehicle break-ins prompts warning from Victoria Police

The number of thefts from vehicles nearly tripled in 2017 compared to 2016

Victoria Police seek suspect in downtown assault case

If you see someone in the area who matches the description, call 911 immediately

Online petition launched to ensure justice for Duncan dog neglected to death

Teddy succumbed from his injuries just two days after he was rescued by SPCA workers

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