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Monday, October 18, 2021


Crime

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RCMP arrest man for indecent act near Sooke high school

The 34-year-old man was arrested without incident.
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VicPD seek information into alleged hate crime incident

Two vehicles were vandalized with spray paint.

Man arrested after VicPD receives reports of gunshots at downtown Victoria housing facility

He was allegedly firing a handgun outside the facility
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Victoria woman arrested for threatening BC Ferries staff with knife

RCMP arrested the woman breaking into a residence near Swartz Bay.

Police investigate shots fired into derelict home in Nanaimo on Thanksgiving

20 minutes after the shooting someone showed up at the hospital with gun-related injuries.

Man runs into Gorge Waterway after crashing car moments after fleeing police

He was in possession of $5,000 cash and suspected drugs.

VicPD looking to locate 49-year old man wanted for theft, assault and drug trafficking

The public is reminded to not approach the suspect if spotted.
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VicPD is reassigning officers due to a recent influx of complex and severe calls

Seven officers will be redeployed to patrol division.

Victoria driving school instructor to face three counts of alleged sexual assault

ICBC has suspended his teaching license.
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Nanaimo RCMP seek dashcam footage for unprovoked attack on homeless man

The victim was assaulted with what looked like a metal pipe.

VicPD officer hospitalized after being struck by vehicle Monday morning

His injuries are considered serious but non-life threatening.
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Police incident closes section of Pandora Avenue in Victoria Monday morning

Unconfirmed reports suggest an officer has been injured.

43-year-old Saanich man arrested in sexual assault on transit bus

The suspect has since been released

Victoria police chief assaulted during Chantel Moore Memorial at the BC Legislature

5 people were arrested following the assault.
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Saanich Police looking for suspect in alleged sexual assault on Lochside Trail

He’s believed to frequent the Lochside and Galloping Goose Trail network.
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Victoria and Esquimalt Mayors provide joint statement on surging assaults against police

"They need to be safe as they do their important work.”
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VicPD officer head-butted by suspect smashing glass bottles in downtown Victoria

The suspect also attempted to spit on another officer.

Victoria Police Union comments on mental health crisis following Sunday’s fatal shooting

They are calling for better crisis management support.
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West Shore RCMP arrest woman driving erratically in stolen vehicle

The vehicle was stolen out of Shawnigan Lake earlier this month.
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Two VicPD officers ‘severely assaulted’ during incident in downtown Victoria

Another officer was involved in a vehicle collision while responding to the scene.
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Oak Bay Police nab drunk driver going over 100 km posted speed limit

He hit a curb and drove into a cul-de-sac.

Death of man at Saanich residence ruled as homicide

It is believed to be an isolated incident.

VicPD arrest Victoria man connected to drug trafficking and organized crime in BC

The street value of drugs seized was upwards of $60,000.
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Saanich Police seek information on missing and stolen firearms in series of summer thefts

Two suspects were arrested in connection to the crimes.
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Witness of attack against police officer in Banfield Park urged to come forward by...

The woman is described as a 50-year-old Caucasian woman with grey hair.

RCMP issues warrant for Nanaimo man wanted for possessing child pornography

He was also arrested for suspected voyeurism.
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Five people seriously injured in single-vehicle crash in Sooke this morning

RCMP are looking for dashcam footage.

Homeless encampment erupts in fire near Beacon Hill Park Monday night (PHOTOS)

Propane tank explosions fueled the blaze
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VicPD seeks witnesses after collision between woman and dump trunk over long weekend

Bystanders and the driver of the truck helped rescue the woman.
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Massive search underway in West Shore for man who attempted to ram people with...

A suspect’s vehicle was located in Colwood.

Oak Bay Police seek to identify hammer-wielding man in ATM smashing incident

The crimes took place at two different banks

Man found seriously injured along Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich

Officers found a weapon at the scene of the crime.

VicPD officer ‘violently’ attacked at Vic West park Thursday night

Police are looking for both the suspect and a witness.

Traffic resumes at Trans Canada highway near Uptown after police investigation

Saanich Police are currently investigating a crime scene.

43-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in woman’s death in Bowser

The victim and suspect were known to each other.

Police seek witnesses after early morning stabbing in Victoria on Thursday

The incident occurred in the area of Quadra Street and Pandora Avenue.
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Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit investigating homicide in Bowser

One suspect is currently in custody.
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RCMP arrest Qualicum beach man who bear-sprayed and threatened someone with a firearm

Police nabbed him in a drunk driving collision.

Port Alberni RCMP seek public’s help in identifying suspect who urinated in a fast...

The man refused to wear a mask in the establishment.
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VicPD seek suspect and “helpful” bystander in stabbing at unknown Victoria location

The bystander found the victim and transported him to hospital.

VicPD search for suspect in assault on downtown Victoria business owner (UPDATED)

VicPD have identified the man but are still investigating.
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VicPD ask for public’s help identifying suspect who stole paramedic’s equipment (UPDATED)

The medical equipment was stolen while they were providing medical assistance to a patient.
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VicPD arrest Victoria man trying to break into woman’s home

He was previously convicted of kidnapping and sexual assault.
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VicPD ask for public’s help identifying man armed with a golf club uttering threats

The man was uttering threats at staff in a local Victoria businesses
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BC highway patrol officers bring runaway car to miraculous stop near Nanaimo

Not so miraculous was the fact the car was stolen.

RCMP warn internet users of extortion scam involving social media nudity

A fake video of an attractive person is used to fool victims.
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Replica handgun drawn during fight on Salt Spring Island

A quick-thinking witness provided police with a detailed description of the suspect.
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Man arrested after threatening business and 911 call takers

He was taken into custody after an hours-long barricade.

Man arrested for brandishing knife after verbal altercation in Victoria

He was taken down a gunpoint.

Kelowna man found dead at Nanaimo home in suspected homicide

The 30-year-old recently moved to Vancouver Island.