Victoria Buzz Staff
67-year-old Nanaimo woman suffers minor injuries during purse snatching incident
Her credit cards were used within 30 minutes of the theft.
155,000 federal workers begin nationwide strike today which includes Victoria
Which includes 35,000 CRA workers.
Aparment fire in Esquimalt contained to second floor balcony
One unit suffered water and smoke damage.
Violent offender arrested after barricading himself inside Port Alberni motel room
He was wanted for several offences including forcible confinement.
Tim Hortons reveals the two classic donuts they’re bringing back for a short time
Do-nut to wait to get your hands on these! 🍩
Teen arrested after altercation with large knife prompts hold-and-secure of Nanaimo school
The 15-year-old suspect was released from custody to the care of his parents.
Jewelry thief wanted by VicPD for ‘smash-and-grab’ caught on tape (VIDEO)
Staff tried to stop him with a chair.
Victorians can ride BC Transit for free this Saturday to celebrate Earth Day
Ditch the car and hop aboard the bus! 🚌
Environment Canada issues 90 km/h wind warning for Greater Victoria area
Hang on to those hats!
Construction of new Keating overpass exit on Pat Bay Hwy starting soon
And is expected to be completed in the spring of 2025.
Here’s why Highway 19 was lights out and drivers were left in the dark...
Thieves are to blame.
There’s a meteor shower about to light up Vancouver Island skies starting this weekend
Find a dark place a look up!
Fools gold: Two West Shore residents scammed by emotional couple selling jewelry
It turned out the gold was fake.
8 cruise ships to check out that will be porting in Victoria this April
Let the season begin! 🛥️
Man charged in connection to downtown Victoria chemical liquid attacks on woman
The attacks began in November 2022.
Police find loaded handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition after man arrested in...
The revolver was stolen from a Port McNeil break-and-enter back in 2021.
Vancouver Island crime unit investigating suspicious death near Parksville
The person was found deceased on a property.
6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Vancouver Island Thursday morning
At about 8:54 a.m. this morning.
Police bust major drug operation aimed at distributing on Vancouver Island
There was nearly $8 million worth of fentanyl and cocaine.
Victoria and Nanaimo to get new ‘hubs’ targeting violent crime
Starting May 12th.
Police nab motorcyclist driving double the speed limit along Saanich roadway
His motorcycle was impounded for a week.
Four arrested after drug trafficking ring busted in the West Shore (VIDEO)
Drugs, cash, weapons and a stick of dynamite were seized.
Port Alberni RCMP searching for family of dog believed to be stolen
Recognize this fella?
The first cruise ship of the season arrived today at Ogden Point with 2,600...
They were greeted by Lekwungen Dancers.
Arson suspected in community garden fire near Hillside Shopping Centre
The fire was set near several homes.
BC Ferries cancels sailing from Victoria to Vancouver due to winds
On one of its busiest days of the year.
Missing 32-year-old woman was last seen at a Tim Hortons in Colwood (UPDATED)
UPDATE: She has been located and is safe.
Search warrant on Parksville home results seizure of drugs, weapons, and stolen property
Two people were arrested.
CRD issues blue green algae warning for Durrance Lake
It could be deadly for dogs.
Suspect arrested for murder after victim dies in connection with Fairfield HAZMAT incident
The 70-year-old victim died in hospital on March 15th.
IIO investigating after man in custody suffers ‘serious harm’ in North Cowichan
The incident occurred in 2021.
Victoria has been ranked as the most social media obsessed city in Canada
And another Vancouver Island city took 4th place!
Police recover over $100K in cash and stolen goods from theft ring in Victoria
Two residences were raided, including one near Mayfair Mall.
Man trapped under van after vehicle rolls during repairs: Saanich Police
Near McKenzie Avenue.
Saanich Police look to identify two people involved in vehicle arson Sunday morning
They’re believed to be in their late teens or early 20s.
14 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, April 1st to 2nd
This ain't no joke, it's already Aprils 1st!
Victoria set to see first pro wrestling steel cage match in 37 years
That last one was in 1986! 🤼
Body found after house fire on central Vancouver Island
Criminality has been ruled out.
Woman arrested for arson after string of fires set in Port Alberni Wednesday
Five fires were set in a span of four hours.
Witnesses sought after targeted arson attempt at Saanich home
The residence was occupied at the time.
Driver in bobcat driving erratically on Duncan streets shot by police (VIDEO)
Video shows half a dozen police chasing the vehicle.
Starbucks Canada is offering half-priced drinks; here’s how you get one
Get your buzz on! ☕
VicPD use beanbag gun to subdue man with knife in Victoria’s inner harbour
Near the float plane terminal.
Bastion Square bouncers apprehend man with CO2-powered gun in nightclub
He was already detained when VicPD arrived.
Novice driver busted doing nearly 200 km/h on Vancouver Island highway
The driver was detained under the mental health act.
‘Remarkable that no one was injured’: Police arrest knife-wielding man in View Royal
He was in possession of a 9" knife.
Sidney’s iconic Thursday night market is returning to Beacon Avenue
A new operator has been found.
Nanaimo man arrested in connection with homeless encampment shooting
The victim was shot while trying to retrieve stolen property.
Fire crews battle commercial building fire near new Amazon facility in Sidney
Also near the Victoria International Airport.
Port Alberni museum dinged by theft of historic train bell
The thieves cut open a fence to get to it.