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36-year-old man arrested after string of property crimes in the West Shore


An extensive investigation led by the West Shore RCMP Crime Reduction Unit has resulted in the arrest of a 36-year-old man.

Bradley Parsons, a resident of the Greater Victoria area, was arrested for a series of property crimes in the West Shore region that occurred between March and April of this year.

After police were able to identify Parsons’ as a suspect, he was apprehended and brought before the courts on July 27th.

Parsons is now facing a total of 18 charges related to his alleged involvement in the crimes.

The charges include:

  • one count of Break and Enter,
  • one count of Possession of Stolen Property,
  • seven counts of Possession of Stolen Property under $5000,
  • three counts of Possessing, Using, or Trafficking in stolen credit cards,
  • four counts of Theft Under $5000,
  • one count of Trespassing at Night,
  • and one count of Possession of a Firearm/Prohibited Weapon/Device while Prohibited from doing so.

Following his court appearance, Parsons was released, but he is subject to several court-imposed conditions. His next court appearance is scheduled for August 10th.

“Crime Reduction Unit officers put forth a tremendous effort in investigating these crimes,” said Cpl. Danny Grieve, in charge of West Shore RCMP Crime Reduction Unit.

“We will continue to address property crime in the West Shore by identifying crime hot spots and targeting chronic offenders.”

Victoria Buzz Staff
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