Friday, January 15, 2021


Recovered ID West Shore RCMP

Over 1,000 pieces of ID recovered in RCMP bust of Island fraud operation

They also found PIN machines, printers, and other items used in identity theft.

Knife threat in Nanaimo leads to arrest of suspect on drug trafficking charges

37-year-old Daniel Purser is scheduled to appear in court on December 2.

40-year-old man arrested after spree of break-and-enters at Saanich businesses

The serial liquor thief would carefully remove windows or wall panels to access the stores.

Man arrested after spray-painting Nanaimo RCMP cruiser in front of officer

Caught red-handed? Depends on the colour.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

VicPD investigate stabbing at Douglas Street housing facility

The victim was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.
Douglas McPherson

UPDATED: Bank robber wanted on Canada-wide warrant believed to be in Victoria

Douglas McPherson is said to be a high risk to re-offend.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

VicPD respond to report of man chasing a person with a tire iron

No one was physically injured in the incident.
Jordan Jay Ward

Suspect in Calgary double homicide possibly spotted in Comox Valley

Jordan Jay Ward was allegedly spotted on a rural service road.
wedding bands nanaimo

Valuables including wedding bands stolen from Nanaimo home (PHOTOS)

The items were stolen on October 7.
VicPD cruiser

VicPD respond to two separate reports of knife-wielding men

Only one suspect was located.
Michael Leighton wanted

RCMP identify suspect in Nanaimo locker break-in and pistol theft

He is wanted on multiple offences including assault
Campbell River RCMP Cruiser

Police seek witnesses after man killed in assault outside Campbell River bank

The 60-year-old man died in hospital two days after being attacked.
Dallis Briet Wanted

Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant spotted by VicPD

He is NOT the same person pulled from the Inner Harbour earlier.

Man pulled from Inner Harbour arrested by VicPD on outstanding warrants (VIDEO)

No word on if officers found him by calling "Marco!"
VicPD cruiser

Witnesses sought after child approached by man in vehicle in Esquimalt (UPDATED)

The incident occurred near Head Street and Esquimalt Road.

Two arrested after Langford home break-in, vehicle theft and subsequent crash

The suspects attempted to flee in a stolen vehicle after stealing items from a second victim's home.
VicPD gun

Three arrested after replica gun incident at housing facility on Gorge Road

Only one of the three was charged.

Semi-automatic pistol and $40K in silver coins stolen from apartment complex in Nanaimo

The thieves pried open the main door to a storage area of the building.

Suspect caught on camera planting uncapped needle on door of Saanich business

No one was injured and the door was out of service.
VicPD Cruiser Downtown

Police break up fight with skateboards and bear spray in downtown Victoria

Video of the incident may be circulating online.
Drunk Driver West Shore

18-year-old arrested for drunk driving after crashing car in Langford

He tried to flee in another vehicle.

VicPD track down, arrest violent assault suspect wanted on Canada-wide warrants

He tried to escape detection with a disguise.

VicPD searching for machete-wielding man wanted for violent assault charges

Anyone who sees him is asked to not approach him and call 911.
Campbell River RCMP Cruiser

Campbell River homeowner attacked with baseball bat during confrontation

The RCMP urged people not to take risks confronting suspects.
Fadil Rashead

Cabbie honoured by VicPD for help apprehending dangerous sex offender

Fadil Rashead's name will be added to VicPD's Hall of Honour.

Thief in Nanaimo wire heist arrested, stolen e-bike also recovered

The lights he rendered inoperable should be up and running soon.

Up to 500 feet of copper wires stolen from City of Nanaimo turf fields

It will cost about $20,000 to replace.

VicPD seek two ‘almost identical’ suspects in downtown Victoria robbery

The victim was knocked unconscious in the attack.
VicPD cruiser

VicPD arrest man after assault and barricade standoff on Esquimalt Road

The standoff lasted nearly 3 hours.
Nanaimo man arrested

Police investigating after vehicle intentionally set on fire in Nanaimo

No injuries were reported in the incident.
Stolen Sawmill Saanich Police

Ladysmith man arrested in Saanich for stealing truck towing portable sawmill

The truck was reported stolen in Nanaimo.
Dairy Queen Oak Bay

Cool treats, but not hot eats, stolen from Oak Bay Dairy Queen

The file remains under investigation, but the trail may have gone cold.

VicPD hunt for multiple suspects in bear spray attacks

The attacks took place across about 3 hours on Saturday night.
VicPD cruiser

Man arrested and barred from Centennial Square after stabbing

The two men involved were not known to each other.

Police seeking suspect after $2K property theft in Victoria parkade break-and-enter (VIDEO)

A surveillance video shared by police shows the suspect in the act of committing the theft.
Harbourcats Plate

Custom-painted home base plate stolen from Victoria HarbourCats office

The plate was designed by artist Travis Michael
Bump Key

Prolific offender in Vancouver Island-wide property crimes arrested

He had been using "bump keys" to commit break-ins.
Westshore Speeding

RCMP nab speeder going 50 km/hr over limit on Ocean Boulevard in Colwood

He was fined $368 and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.
VicPD cruiser

2020 saw double the break-and-enters in Victoria compared to last year

VicPD has tips for how to protect yourself and your property

20-year-old man deliberately set on fire while sleeping under a bridge in Campbell River

"Nobody, no matter what their situation in life deserves to be treated in such a horrendous manner."
Scooter Suspect

VicPD release images of suspect in Special Olympic athlete’s scooter theft

The 54-year-old owner needs it for transportation.
Missing Scooter

VicPD ask for help to find Special Olympic athlete’s stolen scooter

The 54-year-old owner depends on the scooter for transportation.
Nanaimo Stunting

Police shut down drag racing and stunting at Jack Point in Nanaimo

Officers expect the racers to set up at a new location.

Car windows smashed and valuables stolen at View Royal condo parkade

At least five vehicles were broken into.

3 arrested after reports of shots fired from vehicle in Qualicum Beach area

Insecure firearms, including a stolen handgun, were found in the vehicle.
Westshore RCMP cruiser

Colwood homeowner interrupts attempted break-and-enter Sunday night

Police are now searching for video surveillance that would help identify the suspect
Robbery suspect Comox

Police hunt for suspect in Courtenay robbery and stabbing

He stabbed an employee and stole money and cigarettes.

Woman arrested in Colwood after hit and run, possible impaired driving

No injuries were reported in the incident.