Thursday, May 28, 2020


Crime

Traffic cops seize weapons, drugs from suspicious vehicle in Victoria

The vehicle itself had to be towed as it had critical defects that made it unsafe to drive

RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for violent offender with links to Vancouver Island

Investigators in the Lower Mainland believe he is hiding on the island.
Nanaimo man arrested

Elderly Nanaimo man injured after assault by another elderly man over dog walking complaint

The attacker punched the man in the face after he told him his dog should be leashed

Police find truck “parked” on top of vehicle in James Bay

This dramatic incident is being used as an example to prevent distracted driving

31-year-old woman faces impaired driving charges for fatal Malahat crash in 2018

The head-on collision led to one death and left one person seriously injured.
Brandon Bartlett

Man arrested for alleged stabbing in downtown Victoria Saturday morning

He fled the scene after stabbing a man during a fight
RCMP

Comox Valley RCMP searching for people who may have unwittingly bought stolen property

Items ranged from wallets, to gift cards, to jewelry.

Westshore RCMP and VicPD team up to return bike stolen nearly a year ago

"It was my first bike that I saved up money to buy," said the rightful owner.

One man arrested after bank cards and jewelry stolen from vehicle in Langford

West Shore RCMP says theft from vehicles is one of their highest reported crimes.

One man arrested after shooting an arrow at vehicle carrying two children in Victoria

A two-week old baby and three-year-old child were in the vehicle at the time.

VicPD seeking 37-year-old man wanted for fraud and theft related offences

Police believe he is actively avoiding detection

Victoria group selected to coordinate anti-racism response across B.C.

After a spike in racist incidents against people of Asian heritage during the COVID-19 pandemic

West Shore RCMP find plethora of drugs during arrest of Capital Iron shoplifters

Including a combination of methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl.

Two unrelated traffic stops by Saanich police lead to drug arrests

They seized several types of narcotics, including fentanyl.

Two men arrested for breaking into Saanich Canadian Tire, stealing tools, electronics

They were arrested after an officer spotted them cycling by the scene of the crime

Sidney RCMP locate stolen trailer carrying thousands of dollars in welding equipment

Luckily it's now been returned to its rightful owner.

Cocaine, guns, ammunition seized in multiple raids throughout Greater Victoria

They also seized three sets of soft and hard body armour.

Victoria Police seeking owners of multitude of stolen goods seized from raid

Guitars, tools, unique folding bike and more!
Nanaimo man arrested

Nanaimo break and enter thwarted by owner after he discovered a broken lock

The suspects fled the scene upon being discovered.

One woman arrested after weapons and stolen bike seized from Topaz Park: VicPD

There has been an over 230% increase in property crime this past week compared to the same period in March
Victoria Police Needle

Man arrested after gunshot fired through the window of Duncan home

Investigators believe it is a targeted incident.

“Pointing fingers doesn’t help”: Mayor Helps addresses blame for crime spike near Topaz Park

VicPD says they have seen a 126% increase in calls for service in the area since March 15th

Nanaimo couple thwart rental scam of home listed on Craigslist

They were able to locate the real owner of the home.

Bait bike aids VicPD in arresting three alleged bike thieves

They were also able to shut down a bicycle 'chop shop'.

Two break-and-enter suspects arrested after police recover stolen items: Saanich PD

Police are reporting a recent spike in property-related crime.

Victoria police recover $30,000 in stolen property after storage locker raid

Recovered items include power tools, liquor, and a 65" TV.
Brandon Bartlett

Man arrested after robbing Cook Street store at knifepoint

He allegedly made stabbing motions at the clerk with his knife before stealing several items

VicPD K9 helps track down suspect in multiple break-and-enters

PSD Jonny was on the case! 🐶

RCMP ramp up efforts targeting spike in property crime in West Shore

Stolen vehicle incidents went up by 167% this year
Man shot dead in Beiseker

Police investigating series of overnight thefts in Colwood, Langford, View Royal

All of them involved vehicles that were stolen or broken into

Victoria Police investigating six suspicious fires set over Easter long weekend

In addition to nine other arson cases in March and early April

33-year-old man arrested after breaking into Juan De Fuca Rec Centre, damaging property

The suspect also damaged some vehicles at nearby Galaxy Motors
Victoria Police Needle

Nanaimo truck thieves nabbed in under five minutes by RCMP

They may have set a new record!

Police investigating 9 suspicious fires in Victoria and Esquimalt over the past month

It's believed that all of these fires were set intentionally.

Man arrested after stealing items from Sikh temple in Victoria

All of the items were recovered after the arrest

Police searching for man who robbed 7-Eleven store in Saanich

The suspect told the store clerk that he had a gun.

Investigators seek witnesses, dash cam footage in murder of 40-year-old Langford woman

Angela Dalman, a single-mother with a teenage son, was shot to death last month
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