Friday, July 23, 2021


Crime

House fire in Colwood on Monday night deemed suspicious: West Shore RCMP

A neighbour helped contain the fire by using his water hose
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VicPD arrest woman who bit an officer and spat on pedestrians

The officer and pedestrians suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Woman arrested after using a torch to set grass fires in Beacon Hill Park...

She broke into an occupied home and took a shower.

Saanich Police catch impaired driver attempting to flee crash scene

The suspect failed to climb a fence while running from officers.

VicPD recover stolen Alberta van with suspect still inside vehicle

The suspect is a prolific car thief.

Police looking to identify two women who stole a $2K camera in Nanaimo

They were seen on camera taking the camera bag.
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Victoria man arrested after downtown crime spree that included two attempted carjackings

The 33-year-old was also armed with a knife.
Sooke Liquor Store

Sooke liquor store thief arrested after swinging sword at staff

Staff followed the man and led police to him.
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Knife-wielding man arrested downtown after chasing VicPD cruiser Saturday morning

The man was prohibited from possessing knives or weapons of any kind.
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Langford man arrested after threatening to kill his ex-wife and children

A replica handgun, multiple knives, bear spray, drugs and $3,000 were seized.

Victoria man busted with large stash of weapons, ammunition, drugs, and cash

A 30-year-old man is facing 28 breach-related charges and a pair of drug charges.
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16 people arrested in downtown Victoria as a part of VicPD’s initiative to stop...

“Project Magnet” is aimed at combating theft and violence at retail shops.

VicPD investigating after downtown stabbing Tuesday afternoon

It occurred in the courtyard of a community shelter.

Vandals attempt to dig up and remove St. Francis statue at Esquimalt church

VicPD are seeking information on the incident.

RCMP seek witnesses in Langford shooting incident on Canada Day

A vehicle and townhome were struck by the bullets
Man shot dead in Beiseker

Colwood man busted transporting 1 kilogram of cocaine from Vancouver to Victoria

The 26-year-old was nabbed at the ferry terminal.

Police investigating after man allegedly seen masturbating at Elk Lake

The alleged suspect left before officers arrived.
electronics

Saanich police warn people of fraudulent electronic sales in the area

A buyer bought one box turned out to be heavy cement blocks.

VicPD seize large quantities of drugs from temporary housing facility in Victoria

Approximately $20,000 in cash was also seized.
Cowichan Secondary School

Racist graffiti spree hits Cowichan Valley schools over the past month

Four different schools have been targeted.
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Saanich man busted with stolen firearm, drugs and cash after striking two police cruisers

He was caught while driving a car with the wrong licence plate.
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Sooke man arrested after yelling and waving knife at hydro workers

He was also intoxicated.
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Tofino and Ucluelet RCMP impounded 13 cars this past weekend

41 violation tickets were also handed out.

Man caught on camera snatching a bottle of scotch worth almost $5,000 in Oak...

A criminal not as smooth as his contraband.
Sooke RCMP drugs weapons

Sooke RCMP investigation leads to drug bust and arrest

This is the second major drug bust in a month by Sooke RCMP.
Bitcoin Scam

Nanaimo hotels scammed for nearly $1,700 through fake ‘head office’ calls

Employees in both cases were scammed out of their own money.
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VicPD chase suspect on foot, arrest him knee-deep in mud

Officers chased him onto the tidal flats of the Gorge Waterway.
Police Dog Hitch

VicPD arrest knife-wielding man at Bay Centre after deploying police dog

The suspect allegedly threatened mall security officers.
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VicPD arrest man armed with steel beam after damaging occupied downtown Victoria restaurant

Canine Service dog, Obi, assisted in the arrest.
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Over 20 fires deliberately set over the past three months in downtown Nanaimo

Several people of interest have been identified.
Armed Robbery

Woman arrested after attacking man with hammer then barricading herself in a suite: VicPD

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries

Search for lost dog continues following incident in downtown Victoria Friday night (UPDATED)

The dog fled after a man randomly smashed the windows of a van it was in.
Women Thieves Langford

Pair of women ‘scamming their way across Canada’ spotted in Langford

They are believed to have travelled from Saskatchewan.
Amalgamation

7 BC mayors support request to Health Canada to decriminalize drug possession

Including Victoria and Saanich.
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Man arrested after trying to steal and crashing City of Victoria vehicle

Several bystanders intervened and restrained the suspect.

$10,000 mountain bike stolen from young athlete staying at downtown Victoria hotel

VicPD caught surveillance video of the suspect.

Ontario man charged with attempted murder after random stabbing in Campbell River

A woman in her 40s was randomly stabbed multiple times.

Prolific criminal arrested for rash of thefts from cars in Saanich over past several...

He was breaking into 80 to 100 cars a night.

Two Vancouver men connected to lower mainland crime groups arrested in Victoria for drug...

They have ties to crime groups on the lower mainland.

16-year-old charged with manslaughter after man dies in altercation by Uptown

The youth will not be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
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Woman stabbed multiple times by unknown man outside Campbell River grocery store

Police are looking for witnesses and dashcam footage.
BC Legislature

Armed man arrested after series of incidents around Victoria including driving onto Legislature lawn

Police were on the verge of alerting the public before he was arrested.
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Saanich Police arrest two people connected to hit and run in stolen vehicle at...

The suspects fled on foot down the Galloping Goose Trail.
VicPD cruiser

Victoria masseur arrested for sexual assault at downtown clinic

VicPD are asking any additional survivors to come forward.
Police Oak Bay

Fines not fun: Oak Bay Police issue tickets and impound cars last week

One driver was going 94 km/hr in a 50 km zone.

High powered firearms, weapons, and drugs seized from ‘fortified’ Saanich home

The operation may be linked to gang activity.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

Esquimalt road rage incident investigated as possible hate crime

The motorist allegedly circled back and swerved towards the cyclists in the bicycle lane.