Friday, August 14, 2020


Crime

Victoria Police respond to call about firearm at Centennial Square (UPDATED)

UPDATE: It was handgun shaped lighter 🤦🏻‍♂️
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Nanaimo break and enter interrupted by homeowner on lunch break

The suspect was found sitting at the homeowner's desk and rummaging through her purse. 
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This dragon sculpture was stolen from Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo (UPDATE)

Maybe it's gone to find a princess to kidnap? 🐉

Police seek witnesses in Central Saanich break and enter

$10,000 worth of tools were stolen

VicPD arrest alleged fentanyl dealer, seize gun and drugs (PHOTOS)

Police also found $12,000 in cash, shotgun ammunition, and a body armour

Police warn public after Saanich man falls prey to telephone scam

This time, the scammer pretended to be a police officer
Man shot dead in Beiseker

West Shore RCMP recover stolen vehicle after high-speed pursuit

The stolen truck collided with two occupied vehicles, including a police cruiser.

Nanaimo youth arrested after stealing from seniors at a care facility

He stole several items and broke into multiple cars in the parking lot

Police seek suspect who broke into Esquimalt home

Several items were stolen from the Lampson Street residence

Comox Valley RCMP arrest suspect wanted in connection with Courtenay shooting

Patrick Hanlon was apprehended at a residence in Comox on Monday.
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Fraudsters targeting Victoria community organizations, police say

In one attempt, scammers spoofed the email address and name of a treasurer, and directed another staff member to make an online payment.

Nanaimo RCMP still on the lookout for alleged bank robber

Daniel William Harlow is wanted in connection to a bank robbery that took place in Nanaimo on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.

CRA scammer shows up at Esquimalt home, threatens victim

He threatened to arrest the victim if she didn't hand over money immediately
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47-year-old Saanich man injured in stabbing on Thursday (UPDATED)

He was stabbed in the stomach by his common law partner

RCMP searching for suspect accused of sexual assault in Duncan

A woman was allegedly pulled into the woods and sexually assaulted
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Public warned of email scammer impersonating Victoria police officers

A Victoria resident received an email that stated there was an investigation into the death of her husband.
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West Shore RCMP looking for man accused of using stolen credit cards

He's accused of making several unauthorized purchases.

Duncan couple accused of shocking animal abuse pleads not guilty

The courtroom became heated after a family member allegedly made some controversial remarks

Body of woman pulled from Puntledge River in Courtenay

The cause of death is under investigation

RCMP release photo of man wanted in Courtenay shooting

If you see Patrick Hanlon, call 911 immediately and do not approach him.

Police seize numerous weapons from Parksville residence

Three rifles, a loaded shotgun, and more were seized from the property.
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Police seek witnesses after two men left injured in downtown Victoria assault

Investigators believe that alcohol was a factor in the incident

Man nearly severs arm during botched robbery at Nanaimo gas station

RCMP are crediting bystanders with saving the man's life.
Photo by Kiwibirdman on panoramio.com

Brentwood Bay ferry delayed after police arrest man brandishing knife

The vessel is currently running 25 minutes behind schedule

Victoria woman charged with assault after brandishing knife at man

The man was uninjured, but shaken

Police arrest Victoria man carrying a cache of weapons and illegal drugs

The suspects were carrying $7,000 in counterfeit cash, a replica handgun, and other items
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Victoria Police arrest man accused of sexually assaulting woman on a bus

The bus operator called the police while other passengers made sure the suspect didn't flee

Two Victoria police officers suffer injuries while arresting suspects

A man and woman were arrested after the man charged at police officers

Victoria man wanted by police for breaching conditions related to fraud

He is active on several local Facebook pages and is active online locally

Victoria Police seek witnesses and victims of downtown assault

The man went on a crime spree across downtown last night
CANADIAN MONEY

Nanaimo RCMP seeking male suspected of passing counterfeit bills

Police are asking the public to be especially vigilant while handling money

VicPD warn Chinese community after student falls victim to a ‘virtual kidnapping’

The victim's family paid a significant amount of money to the suspects before officers were able to locate her

Victoria Police looking for witnesses in stabbing at Beacon Hill Park

Major Crime Detectives are now investigating the incident

Two people arrested from Esquimalt after intensive armed robbery investigation

The investigation involved 24 officers and ran a combined 790 hours
Man shot dead in Beiseker

Colwood man shoots another with nail gun after “tempers flared”

Officers found the victim with a single nail in his abdomen.

RCMP warns Sidney residents after another rash of car break-ins

Don't forget to lock your doors!

The RCMP major crime unit is investigating a woman’s death in East Sooke

Investigators do not believe there is any risk to the public

Man killed at Nanaimo ferry terminal was wanted in connection with violent crimes

RCMP are investigating if the three incidents are connected

Victoria police received 80 calls for service Monday night

And there wasn't even a full moon!

West Shore RCMP seeks man connected to property related offences

He is alleged to have committed several property-related offences in the West Shore area

Two men arrested following attempted knifepoint robbery

Thankfully, nobody was injured

Victoria teenager suffers life-altering injuries in playground robbery (UPDATED)

Police are seeking information on two suspects

Police looking for suspect after robbery with firearm in Esquimalt

Investigators are asking witnesses or those with information to contact them

VicPD officer injured by suspect during arrest

Luckily the injuries were not fatal

Victoria man hospitalized after being stabbed on Friday night

Yet another stabbing near downtown Victoria
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Man arrested at gunpoint outside Victoria High School (VIDEO)

The man allegedly consumed drugs before confronting a teacher and brandishing a knife
Kitesurfer Larry Dennis Gear Stolen

Victoria kitesurfer appeals to the public after $15000 worth of gear stolen

"If anyone can get it I'll pay $500 with no questions asked," said kitesurfer Larry Dennis
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