Saturday, August 8, 2020


Crime

Woman pricked by needle in a planter on Johnson Street

This is the third needle-pricking incident in downtown Victoria within a week

Crown looks to convict couple accused of terrorism plot at B.C. Legislature in 2013

The proceedings are scheduled to begin on Monday, January 15th. 
RCMP Sooke

Targeted shooting in Nanaimo kills one man on Saturday (UPDATED)

The shooting might be connected to a nearby vehicle fire that broke out soon after the body was discovered.

Man arrested after domestic assault and rifle shots fired in Sooke home

The incident took place on New Year's Eve, and the suspect is currently in custody facing several charges
RCMP Sooke

One man seriously injured during Nanaimo home invasion

Police were called to a home on Nicol Street after receiving reports of shots fired and a home invasion.
hit and run

Two children in Oak Bay confirmed deceased in an attempted murder-suicide

According to sources, the children were aged four and six, and their father was found with self-inflicted wounds

Central Saanich man pleads guilty to child pornography and other online sex offences

Weeks pleaded guilty on all ten charges including making or publishing child porn

Convict in 2010 Victoria homicide sentenced to life in prison

Andrew Jonathan Belcourt was initially found guilty of the crime, but managed to successfully appeal the ruling in 2012.

Police arrest one man after assault in Esquimalt this afternoon

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Someone tried to sabotage Mayor Lisa Helps’ bicycle last night

Luckily, she noticed what was wrong before deciding to ride her bike
Fighting Fentanyl

Drug dealer selling fentanyl next to a daycare arrested by Victoria Police Strike Force

The man and a woman were arrested after a VicPD Strike Force surveillance revealed a hand-to-hand drug transaction
saanich police

27-year-old arrested after stabbing a man at a house party last Saturday

The assault occurred at around midnight in a house party on Francisco Terrance
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Half a pound of fentanyl seized during police arrest, two men in custody

That amount of fentanyl is capable of killing 125,000 people

Suspect in the case of Salt Spring Island woman found dead at home has...

The family has confirmed that the suspect is the victims son
Nanaimo Robbery Suspect

Police release more details and photos of Nanaimo bank robber

Investigators believe it is the same man who robbed a Tim Horton's.
Nanaimo RCMP Wanted Persons

Nanaimo RCMP asking for public assistance in finding two wanted persons

They are wanted for different crimes.

Nanaimo RCMP issue warning after ‘drastic’ rise in vehicle thefts

Vehicle break-ins is up 57 per cent from this time last year.
Cat MDMA Snapchat

Snapchat videos sent to family showing cat allegedly being fed MDMA and abused (PHOTOS)

"It sounds like they gave her MDMA and then tried to shave her," said the cat's owner.

Nanaimo RCMP looking for assistance after man mysteriously knocked unconscious

A strange incident that happened in mid-October has led the Nanaimo RCMP to ask the public for assistance.
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Victoria Police are looking for two men wanted on separate assault warrants

If you have any information, please contact Vic PD's non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Victoria Police are looking for witnesses in a downtown stabbing last night

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Victoria Police Dog

Man apprehended by police dog after breaking into residence and stealing vehicle

He looks cute, but this dog isn't every man's best friend.

Rash of vehicle break-ins prompts warning from Sidney/North Saanich RCMP

The incidents occurred in the area off Allbay Rd and Kitwake Pl, both in North Saanich.
Esquimalt High School lockdown

Suspect still at large after Esquimalt High School student robbed at knifepoint

The lockdown at Esquimalt High School has been lifted but the search for a robbery suspect continues. The school was placed on a lockdown at around...
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Police are investigating a stabbing in Esquimalt last night

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Two VicPD officers injured in the line of duty this weekend

We hope you get well soon, officers! 👮
hit and run

Oak Bay PD takes preventive steps to help return stolen bikes to their owners

Oak Bay's very first bike registry is here! 🚲
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

65-year-old Victoria man arrested after charges of sexual assault in July

The police believe there may have been other victims.

Impaired driver arrested after crashing into several vehicles downtown

The man also allegedly drove at people including two police officers.
hit and run

Oak Bay PD lures in bike thief with strategically placed bait

Don't mess with Cst. Lueder! 😎
centennial square

Several vehicles broken into in Centennial Square parkade today

Did you see anything suspicious?
Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Suspect arrested in series of break and enters linked to Victoria Fire Dept key...

On Friday, Victoria PD confirmed that they believe the person responsible is now in custody.

Courtenay mayor receives death threats after RCMP raids medical marijuana dispensary

The mayor stated that the RCMP is now investigating the threats. 

Man in Halloween costume robs liquor store in Nanaimo with knife and bat

Once he got the money, the robber ran out the front door and was last seen heading westbound towards Howard Ave.

A 21-year-old Victoria man suffered two gunshot wounds in Las Vegas attack

According to his tweets on Monday afternoon, Sheldon suffered two gunshot wounds resulting in a ruptured colon, and a broken forearm.

Local woman asks for help finding stolen diaper bag containing USB drives

The bag was stolen in the parking lot of Action Pawnbrokers at 1923 Quadra Street

Police presence in Topaz Park continues after buried body found on Tuesday

We've compiled everything you need to know about this developing story.
Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers give Victoria drug dealers a version of the “Prisoner’s Dilemma”

"Are you 'beefing' with a rival?" the post begins. "Just a thought, but why not use us to take care of the competition by sending them to jail?"
Snaw-Naw-As First Nations

“Suspicious” fire destroys First Nations community centre near Nanaimo

Located on the Snaw-Naw-As First Nations territory, the blaze destroyed the building and one vehicle parked adjacent to it.
Man shot dead in Beiseker

West Shore Police investigating a “suspicious death” after man’s body found in Metchosin

A deceased adult male was discovered in the area of Malloch Rd in Metchosin. Foul play is suspected.
Victoria Police Web Series Fighting Fentanyl

Victoria Police release trailer for “Fighting Fentanyl” web series (VIDEO)

The Victoria Police Department might soon be known for YouTube content creation along with their law enforcement work.
license plate thief

Saanich Police looking to identify licence plate thief

The lady was caught on surveillance stealing licence plates.

Oak Bay police arrested two men with a “great deal” of stolen property

Property stolen from Langford among the items seized.
Nanaimo RCMP thief

Nanaimo RCMP seek help identifying Fairway Market thief

The suspect male is white, 40-50 years of age, 5 ft. 10, with short hair, greying on the sides.

Police seeking Ford Focus driver involved in apparent “road rage” incident

The driver of the dark grey 2005 to 2010 four door Ford Focus sedan is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 45 to 56 years-old with short grey hair.
Missing

Saanich woman’s disappearance now deemed suspicious

Euarchol Wanichpan, who is also known as "Ella" or "Eura", is described as an Asian woman, 5 feet tall and approximately 105 pounds.

13-year-old robbed at knife point in Nanaimo

The incident occurred at approximately 4 pm on Sunday August 6th in the alleyway near Farquar and Nicol St.
Devil's army clubhouse raid homicide

Police raid Campbell River gang clubhouse in connection to death of Saanich man

The 30-year-old victim was found deceased inside his car about 75 kilometers from Campbell River in 2016.
Lindsay Buziak Murder

Anonymous murder confession sparks Lindsay Buziak investigation

Written by a user with the online name "Ross Addic", the comment states "I killed Lindsay".
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