Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Crime

Canadian Border Services seize 16 kilos of suspected cocaine from ship near Victoria

Authorities say the estimated value of the drugs seized is $875,000.
Man shot dead in Beiseker

33-year-old man arrested for breaking into Colwood construction site

He was also found carrying weapons, in breach of court-ordered conditions.

Police seek witnesses following fire at KFC near downtown Victoria

A window was broken and a flaming object was thrown inside.

Two men hospitalized after stabbings in downtown Victoria (UPDATED)

One of them sustained life threatening injuries.
Spike Belt

Spike belt used to stop dangerous driver south of Duncan (VIDEO)

One witness estimates the driver was travelling over 150 km/h.

VicPD arrest man suspected of multiple arsons including fire at downtown U-Haul facility

He is also accused of starting a fire on Hillside Avenue.
VicPD cruiser

VicPD arrest woman after break and enter at downtown business

She had broken a window and was caught with stolen property.

VicPD issue warning after used needle found tied to Beacon Hill Park railing

Police believe there was intent to cause injury.

Westshore RCMP arrest suspect after multiple thefts in Langford and View Royal

He had two pieces of stolen ID on him when he was arrested.
Dodd's Warehouse

VicPD arrest one person after break and enter at Burnside-Gorge business

The suspect allegedly broke into Dodd’s Warehouse on Garbally Rd.

Fraudster drove Langford man to bank in Westshore to withdraw $10,000

The victim was defrauded of $10,000.
Paul's Motor Inn VicPD

VicPD arrest man after two hour standoff at Paul’s Motor Inn

The incident is ongoing and people are asked to avoid the area.
Skateboard Westshore

RCMP searching for suspect who smashed a Langford shop window with his skateboard

The man broke the front window of Arq Salon.
Forged License Plate

Motorcyclist with forged license plate arrested after fleeing Saanich Police

He had no license and crashed while speeding away from officers.
Kade Dwolinsky RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP arrest Ladysmith man after attempted kidnapping

Police are asking other possible victims to come forward.
RCMP

RCMP special units keep Brothers Keepers gang from expanding to Nanaimo

Police say the gang has continued operations during the pandemic.

Saanich Police seeking suspect after random assault on woman at Gyro beach

The victim says she hid behind a bush after the assault and waited for police to find her.

RCMP arrest man wanted on sexual assault charges in Campbell River

One of his victims was allegedly an underage girl
Armed Robbery

VicPD search for man who exposed himself in Cook Street Village

The suspect is described as a white man between 35-40 years old.

Three men wanted for downtown Victoria assault that hospitalized two victims

Anyone who sees them is advised to call 911.
RCMP

Parksville man arrested after allegedly assaulting seniors at Wembley Mall

He was also allegedly kicking at display shelves and jumping on vehicle roofs in the parking lot
saanich police

Man arrested after fire engine theft near Tillicum Mall

A police dog helped locate the suspect.

Man arrested for alleged hate crime assault on Victoria bus

After police received a tip from the public
Westshore RCMP Stolen Property

RCMP recover $30,000 of stolen items from storage unit in Saanich

Including power tools and laptops

RCMP searching for sexual assault suspect believed to be on Vancouver Island

One of his victims was allegedly a girl under the age of 18.

Five arrested in drug trafficking operation across Langford, Shawnigan Lake and Duncan

RCMP executed warrants after a year long investigation

Dashcam footage shows VicPD cruiser crashing into SUV after running red light (VIDEOS)

The police vehicle's siren and lights were not deployed.

Man assaulted in Saanich after confronting suspect about treatment of dog

Police are looking to identify the suspect, and have not ruled out contacting SPCA for this file.

Woman arrested for allegedly robbing downtown Victoria store, assaulting police officer

The officer sustained minor injuries and was able to work the rest of their shift.
Armed Robbery

Victoria Police investigating assault with a weapon in Centennial Square

One person was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries
VicPD cruiser

VicPD contact sex trade workers with new project battling human trafficking

Police say the youngest of the workers was 18 years old
Armed Robbery

VicPD arrest one man after replica handgun incident on Gorge Road

The victim did not receive any physical injuries.

Victoria Police investigating potential hate crime after Black man assaulted on BC Transit bus

The incident was captured in a video on the bus, and police are now trying to identify the suspect

32-year-old man arrested for mail theft while breaking into Saanich business

He was caught red-handed after a security alarm went off.
Armed Robbery

Victoria Police searching for cyclist in alleged assault with a bike lock (UPDATED)

The suspect reportedly sped through an intersection before assaulting someone who told him to pay attention while cycling
VicPD cruiser

VicPD arrest one woman after life-threatening stabbing on Douglas Street

The suspect was located in coordination with Sidney RCMP

Downtown Victoria thief steals truck with owner in vehicle bed

The victim tracked down the stolen truck, held on for a dangerous ride through downtown, and took down the suspect himself.

VicPD investigating hate crime that left man with non-life-threatening injuries

The suspect was captured on a nearby surveillance camera.

Saanich Police investigating targeted home invasion

One resident was injured during the incident

New victims and photos come to light after indecent exposure at Beacon Hill Park

Police have now linked the man to at least one other case.

Police searching for suspect in indecent exposure incident at Beacon Hill Park

He allegedly exposed himself to a woman last week.
RCMP

Two arrested in Parksville after committing $30K of property theft

Most of the items were returned to their rightful owners.

Two suspects arrested after robbing woman at gunpoint in downtown Victoria

The victim was assaulted during the robbery.

Saanich Police locate stolen vehicle submerged in Prospect Lake

Dive team and tow truck to the rescue 🚙

Victoria Police arrest wanted man, seize knives and replica handgun

He had originally fled from custody in the West Shore

Nanaimo RCMP investigating arson fire that caused extensive damage to business

Chain link fence surrounding the area was cut to gain access.
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