Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Crime

Man arrested after smashing window at CIBC bank branch in Saanich

Police are now searching for witnesses

Prisoners who escaped William Head jail last year charged with murder of Metchosin man

60-year-old Martin Payne was found dead in his home last July.

Violent Nanaimo offender on the loose after breaking into ex’s home twice

In one incident, the suspect allegedly dislodged a can of bear spray at her

Police take down “fencing operation” at Mega Mart in Burnside Gorge neighbourhood

Two people associated with the businesses were arrested

50-year-old Nanaimo man wanted for multiple domestic violence offences

At one point, John Bates allegedly broke a bowl over his partner's head

Vancouver Island man arrested after racist incident at First Nation reserve caught on camera

He was later released on conditions not to return to the Tseshaht First Nation

Nearly $5,000 worth of perfume stolen from Shoppers Drug Mart in Sidney

This crime makes no scents to us.. 🤔

Nanaimo RCMP seeking the public’s help to identify gas station assault suspect

The victim was attacked after placing a piece of garbage in the back of the suspect's truck.

RCMP investigating theft of parcel from the front porch of a Nanaimo home

The package,contained a $400 Samsung Galaxy Smart watch.

Victoria man identified as victim in Thunder Bay homicide

An Ontario man has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the investigation.
Salt Spring incident

Two dead after serious incident at Salt Spring Island residence

Police are not looking for any suspects and no charges are anticipated
Armed Robbery

Man arrested after allegedly stabbing two people on Pandora Ave Thursday night

Both were taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries

Victoria Police seeking owners of large array of music devices found in stolen vehicle

Including sound distortion, effects and looping pedals

38-year-old Langford man arrested, facing slew of charges after serious vehicle collision

Police are now seeking dash cam footage from potential witnesses

Traffic cops seize weapons, drugs from suspicious vehicle in Victoria

The vehicle itself had to be towed as it had critical defects that made it unsafe to drive

RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for violent offender with links to Vancouver Island

Investigators in the Lower Mainland believe he is hiding on the island.
Nanaimo man arrested

Elderly Nanaimo man injured after assault by another elderly man over dog walking complaint

The attacker punched the man in the face after he told him his dog should be leashed

Police find truck “parked” on top of vehicle in James Bay

This dramatic incident is being used as an example to prevent distracted driving

31-year-old woman faces impaired driving charges for fatal Malahat crash in 2018

The head-on collision led to one death and left one person seriously injured.

Man arrested for alleged stabbing in downtown Victoria Saturday morning

He fled the scene after stabbing a man during a fight
RCMP

Comox Valley RCMP searching for people who may have unwittingly bought stolen property

Items ranged from wallets, to gift cards, to jewelry.

Westshore RCMP and VicPD team up to return bike stolen nearly a year ago

"It was my first bike that I saved up money to buy," said the rightful owner.

One man arrested after bank cards and jewelry stolen from vehicle in Langford

West Shore RCMP says theft from vehicles is one of their highest reported crimes.

One man arrested after shooting an arrow at vehicle carrying two children in Victoria

A two-week old baby and three-year-old child were in the vehicle at the time.

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'.
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