Saturday, July 4, 2020


Crime

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

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.

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

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

VicPD appealing for witnesses and video following an arson at Fairfield gas station Sunday

This is the second fire at the location in the past year.
Nanaimo man arrested

65-year-old man arrested after admitting he started house fire in Nanaimo

After returning to the property, he admitted committing the offense to police.

West Shore RCMP searching for man with 15 outstanding arrest warrants

If you see him, do not approach and call 911 right away.

26-year-old man arrested in connection with several fires set in Saanich and Oak Bay

The suspect is from Calgary and just arrived in the Victoria area last week.

Two people arrested after West Shore RCMP raid Colwood home

Police seized fake guns, brass knuckles, and drugs.

32-year-old man arrested after carrying gun on BC Transit bus in Saanich

The weapon turned out to be a pellet gun designed to look like a handgun

Suspect caught with car stolen from Royal Jubilee Hospital health care worker

Police also found a loaded improvised firearm in the car.

Victoria Police arrest two men, seize stolen property in COVID-19 AirBnB scam

One of the men claimed to have tested positive for COVID-19 as a way to stay in the unit without paying

Police arrest suspect in relation to two daytime robberies in downtown Victoria

The robberies occurred on Cook St and Quadra St

Man succumbs to injuries after serious assault with weapon in Victoria

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is now investigating.

Customer credited with foiling armed robbery and truck theft at Nanaimo 7-Eleven

Police have released a photo of a witness they're looking for.

Langford resident chases away suspect who tried to push his way into home

The suspect fled the area before police arrived.

Police seize loaded tactical-style rifle after arrest of Victoria home invasion suspect

The home invasion incident occurred on February 14th.
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