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Monday, June 5, 2023


Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD

Man charged in connection to downtown Victoria chemical liquid attacks on woman

The attacks began in November 2022.

Police find loaded handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition after man arrested in...

The revolver was stolen from a Port McNeil break-and-enter back in 2021.

Vancouver Island crime unit investigating suspicious death near Parksville

The person was found deceased on a property.
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Police bust major drug operation aimed at distributing on Vancouver Island

There was nearly $8 million worth of fentanyl and cocaine.
Man shot dead in Beiseker

Four arrested after drug trafficking ring busted in the West Shore (VIDEO)

Drugs, cash, weapons and a stick of dynamite were seized.

Food security efforts in Oaklands destroyed along with community garden shed

Police believe the fire was set intentionally.

Nanaimo man arrested for burning down Ukrainian family’s home while they slept

The arson happened in April of last year.

Patient allegedly sets two fires intentionally at Victoria General Hospital

No criminal charges are being pressed.

Police recover over $100K in cash and stolen goods from theft ring in Victoria

Two residences were raided, including one near Mayfair Mall.

Fundraiser launched for family of man shot in the head by police in Duncan

Following an incident with a skid-steer on Tuesday.

UVic alum and Supreme Court Justice speaks out about allegations against him

He is accused of unwantedly touching and kissing a woman while intoxicated.

Woman arrested for arson after string of fires set in Port Alberni Wednesday

Five fires were set in a span of four hours.

Witnesses sought after targeted arson attempt at Saanich home

The residence was occupied at the time.

Driver in bobcat driving erratically on Duncan streets shot by police (VIDEO)

Video shows half a dozen police chasing the vehicle.

Campbell River RCMP seize drugs and weapons through search warrant

There were four drug overdoses on the property since 2017.

35-year-old suspect arrested and charged for sexual assault in Nanaimo: RCMP

He was located within 90-minutes of the incident.

Bastion Square bouncers apprehend man with CO2-powered gun in nightclub

He was already detained when VicPD arrived.
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Nanaimo man arrested in connection with homeless encampment shooting

The victim was shot while trying to retrieve stolen property.

Driftwood artist’s work stolen once again from Esquimalt Lagoon

'I knew it was going to happen.'
Alberni Pacific Railways’ Two-Spot Steam Locomotive

Port Alberni museum dinged by theft of historic train bell

The thieves cut open a fence to get to it.

Woman posing as a janitor wanted in series of ATM thefts across BC

A home was raided in Nanaimo in connection to the case.

Saanich Police nab ‘prolific’ thief who stole items from nearly two dozen vehicles

Over 100 items like bank cards, IDs and laptops were found.

Fraud suspect used ICBC text scam to steal $14,000 from victim: Saanich Police

The victim sent their bank details.

St. Patrick’s Day hit-and-run ends with Oak Bay driver fleeing on foot

Police still haven't found the suspect.

Saanich Police seize over $100K in vape products being sold to kids

They used Snapchat to promote their sales.

Multiple people assaulted and robbed at knifepoint in Victoria

He was chasing the victims.
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Child pornography cases spike by 105% on the West Shore despite conviction efforts

There were a total of 39 cases in 2022.

Saanich Police cleared but ridiculed by watchdog for arrest in tenancy dispute last May

Their reasoning for using a police dog was called “fanciful.”

Second shooting in Nanaimo this month leaves one victim with serious gunshot wound

The victim flagged down community safety officers.

Suspect sought after $5,000 in damage caused to Royal Athletic Park

Damage includes cut wiring, junction boxes and breakers.

VicPD and Saanich Police collaborate to seize cash, property, drugs and guns

A bicycle worth $10,000 was also found. 🚲

RCMP arrest group driving stolen trucks on private property in Duncan

Thefts of Ford F-350s are on the rise.

66-year-old Nanaimo man arrested after stabbing security guard in Ladysmith

He has since been released from custody.
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Three people arrested in Vancouver Island drug trafficking bust

Two homes were raided.

VicPD butts heads with Victoria and Esquimalt councils over proposed budget

The police force sought a 10% increase, while other departments are seeking 7%.

Police release photo of Mount Washington assault suspect

He was captured on a helmet cam.

Investigation underway after vehicle crashes into residence on Quadra Street

Only one person was injured.

Red Barn Market in Saanich faces class action lawsuit after women videotaped in bathroom

The former manager posted the content to pornography websites.

Victoria woman caught trafficking drugs on First Nations land near Duncan

The community is under a state of emergency due to drug poisoning and trafficking.

West Shore RCMP continue to deal with teen-related calls over the weekend

An intoxicated youth was punching spectators and players at Starlight Stadium.

Suspicious death in Sooke prompts Major Crime Unit investigation: RCMP

This is the second MCU investigation launched in one week.

Police investigate shots fired in downtown Nanaimo ‘shelterless encampment’

Two were arrested on unrelated warrants.

Suspicious death in Ladysmith prompts Major Crimes Unit investigation: RCMP

A woman’s body washed ashore near Davis Lagoon.
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Police look to identify man who offered to buy toddler on Hillside Avenue

The man is believed to be in his 70s.