Sunday, January 17, 2021


Crime

Westshore RCMP items seized

RCMP seize ammunition, drugs and replica firearm during arrest in Langford

Two 31-year-old men were arrested.

Wanted man arrested after barricading himself in suite of a multi-unit facility in Victoria

The 800 block of Johnson Street was closed for about 5 hours.
Michael Bonson Nanaimo RCMP

Nanaimo man wanted for assaulting an officer and fleeing police

His charges stem from an incident in September.

VicPD seized over one kilogram of meth and fentanyl near downtown Victoria

One person was arrested during the raid.

Oak Bay police called to break up 100-student gathering at UVic

Two students received fines of $230 each.

Sooke traffic stop leads to arrest and seizure of firearms and drugs

Two men and two women were taken into police custody. 
Stolen Bike VicPD

$11,000 custom-built bike stolen from home near Gorge waterway

It was stolen from a backyard on Saturday.
Brentwood Bay

BC Coroner investigating after body recovered from Brentwood Bay

No information on the victim's identity has been released.

West Shore RCMP searching for driver involved in Colwood hit-and-run

The incident occurred on January 5th.
VicPD rifle seized

VicPD seize loaded assault-style rifle during drug bust

The rifle had a round in the chamber and the safety was off.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

Downtown Victoria businesses victim to series of ‘sophisticated’ break-ins: VicPD

Thieves have been removing glass windows and defeating alarm systems
West Shore RCMP

RCMP seek rightful owner of safe after arresting prolific Langford thief

Anyone who can identify the contents of the safe to claim it is asked to call the RCMP.

Saanich police release video of person of interest in series of fires lit over...

He was captured on video just before one of the fires.
Westshore RCMP cruiser

New Year’s standoff in Langford ends with RCMP arrest of armed suspect

14 firearms and ammunition were seized from the suspect's residence.
Glanford Park

Saanich Police investigate sexual assault in Glanford Park

Police are urging the public to use caution walking in the area while they investigate.
Police Oak Bay

Police investigate report of man talking to teenager at Oak Bay Rec Centre

He was seen placing a teddy bear on the sidewalk.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

VicPD arrest knife-wielding suspect chasing man through traffic

The man had been arrested on another charge earlier.

Victoria man wanted on Canada-wide warrant draws massive police response in Courtenay

He was eventually arrested after barricading himself.
Westshore RCMP cruiser

Man arrested in Colwood for destroying decorations and attempting break-in

RCMP say he appeared to be under the influence of narcotics.
Campbell River Wagon Guns

Campbell River man arrested with wagon full of guns

Not the best way to store firearms.

Death of 59-year-old homeless man in Nanaimo Saturday deemed suspicious

Police are investigating reports of a possible altercation the previous night.
Nanaimo RCMP Detachment

Nanaimo RCMP offer a Christmas warning after BB gun owner shoots can

Play safe this holiday season, regardless of if you're 6...or 66?

Driver receives 2-year sentence for hitting girl in Saanich while texting

Tenessa Nikirk was convicted of dangerous driving causing bodily harm in January.
Heath Handy Nanaimo RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP hunt for violent suspect believed to be on central Island

He is wanted for several charges including assault and break-and-enter.
Cedar Skate Park

Nanaimo RCMP seek suspect in assault at Cedar Skate Bowl

The victim was able to fight back and the attacker fled.
VicPD cruiser

Suspect arrested after early morning fatal shooting in Esquimalt

Investigators believe the incident was targeted.
Tofino RCMP detachment

Major crimes unit called in to investigate death of child in Tofino

Other children from the same residence have been temporarily relocated.

RCMP warn of scammers posing as CRA after Langford man defrauded

The victim was pressured to buy Google Play gift cards.
Replica Guns VicPD

Men shooting replica firearms into water at Inner Harbour arrested

One of the men was wanted for a break and enter.
UWSS Deer

Thieves swipe deer monitoring cameras from Oak Bay

Each camera has "UWSS.ca" engraved on it.
BC Ferries North Van Police

Man escorted out of BC Ferries terminal for refusing to wear mask

The incident occurred at the Horseshoe Bay terminal.

Courtenay man arrested, facing charges after child pornography investigation

Joseph Mallette is expected to appear in court on January 21.

Police arrest 3, seize $30M of drugs, weapons in Victoria and Lower Mainland investigation

The joint investigation spanned across Victoria and the Lower Mainland.
saanich police

Suspect arrested in string of indecent acts across Greater Victoria

Police believe the suspect is responsible for incidents in Oak Bay, Langford, Saanich and Victoria.
Porch Pirate Nanaimo

Nanaimo ‘porch pirates’ arrested days after security footage released

Two suspects in their 30's were arrested.

Police return stolen Christmas presents to Langford residents

The items had been stolen from people's front porches.
Travis Jury RCMP

RCMP hunt for violent suspect believed to be on Island

He is wanted on charges including assault and robbery.
Police Oak Bay

Oak Bay teenager reports middle-aged man exposing himself

The report says he stared at the 15-year-old while masturbating.
VicPD items seized

VicPD seize handgun, drugs and cash during arrest

The seizure stemmed from an arrest for a stolen bicycle.

Oak Bay kitten con complaint causes cop cautioning

A woman was told to send a gift card as a deposit.
Armed Robbery

Police investigating two break and enter thefts at downtown Victoria businesses

Both incidents happened over the weekend.
Porch Pirate Nanaimo

RCMP warn about ‘porch pirates’ after Nanaimo theft (VIDEO)

The suspect in this theft is described as a 30 to 35-year-old white woman with blonde hair.

RCMP make arrest in 2019 Duncan road rage incident

55-year-old Jeffrey Robert Pfeifer of Crofton, B.C. has been charged with assault.
Sooke Gas Station Robbery

Thieves drive truck through Sooke gas station in attempt to steal ATM

One suspect was arrested and another is believed to be at large.
cowichan rcmp police cruiser

RCMP seek witnesses to road rage incident near Chemainus

A driver tailgated the victim then smashed one of their windows.
Westshore RCMP cruiser

RCMP investigating report of indecent exposure in Langford

The suspect was driving a black SUV.
Belmont Secondary School

Threat at a Langford secondary school leads to RCMP investigation

A spokesperson for School District 62 says there is no ongoing danger.
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