Wednesday, June 16, 2021


Crime

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".
RCMP Sooke

Attempted child luring under investigation in Port Alberni

Police patrolled the area but did not find anyone matching the suspects description.
thieves

Saanich Police remind public to be aware of opportunistic summer thieves

As the hot - and smokey - weather continues in Greater Victoria, the Saanich Police are reminding the public about how opportunistic thieves can be.
Wedding

Victoria Police warn of multiple wedding gift thefts

The summer season brings the sun, blue skies, and beach weather, but also plenty of weddings. And weddings, in turn, bring gifts, but not all...

Oak Bay police cleared of any wrongdoing in death of woman found in Bowker...

The Independent Investigations Office of BC determined there was no connection between the actions or inactions of police and the female's death on May 27, 2017.
Emerald Princess Cruise Ship

A man allegedly killed his wife on a cruise ship that will arrive in...

Passenger Kenneth Ray Manzanares, 39, of Santa Clara, Utah, was arrested earlier this week on a criminal complaint charging him with the murder of his wife.
Bike Thefts

Bike thefts continue to rack up in Victoria

Bike theft in Victoria is nothing new, but yesterday at Victoria Buzz the issue hit close to home. However, not all bikes that wander are lost... permanently.

Parksville man uses gun to get himself a free McDonalds coffee

On Tuesday afternoon, a 37-year-old Parksville man went to extreme lengths to get a free cup of joe.

Fenton sentenced to 4 years in connection to death of West Shore RCMP officer

Fenton was sentenced to a five-year driving prohibition after a four-year jail term for the crash that killed Cst. Sarah Beckett.

Police cruiser hit by drunk driver while officers investigate another impaired driver

Early Friday morning, Saanich Police had only just pulled over one suspected impaired driver when another drunk driver collided with their police cruisers.
Car on Ferry

A driver broke through barriers, then launched his truck onto a ferry

The 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with 13 offences.

Police arrest three, seize drugs and sawed-off shotgun in Douglas St traffic stop

Three suspects are facing multiple drug charges and firearm related offences.

Police Board spending tops $600,000 in investigations into former chief Elsner

That figure doesn't include Elsner's legal fees, which were withheld due to solicitor-client privilege.

Suspect sought after pepper spray incident at the Bay Centre

Police believe it was a random attack.

Sentencing of impaired driver involved in death of West Shore RCMP officer delayed until...

Lengthy statements, including those from the victim's family, the crown, and the defense forced an adjournment of proceedings until early July

Police deem Oak Bay machete attack as “not targeted”

Oak Bay Police said in a statement that they are confident there are people who have information about the attack and haven’t yet come forward yet.

Local man searches for bonsai tree stolen from Burnside/Tillicum area

Wes Phelps is offering the reward of a "shiatsu massage...karate lessons for their kids...hugs...life advice...whatever" to anyone that rescues the tree.

Arrest warrant issued for ‘armed and dangerous’ Saanich home invasion suspect

Following a violent home invasion in Saanich June 21, Saanich Police have released a warrant for Christopher Corey Wilson, 31, of North Saanich. Wilson may be...

Two teens arrested in Langford after damaging cars and a street sign

Early Monday morning, West Shore RCMP received a complaint from the 2800 block of Peatt Rd in Langford. Around 2:00 am on June 26, two...
RCMP Sooke

City of Langford to add four new officers to West Shore RCMP

The new officers will allow for the creation of a unit patrolling community trails, parks, and the downtown core

Victoria man faces twenty-three new charges in relation to historical sexual assaults

Harry Charles Sadd was initally arrested on sexual assault charges in August, 2016
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