Saturday, June 19, 2021


Police confirm identity of victim in deadly targeted shooting in Metchosin

No arrests have been made as of yet.

One man dead after targeted shooting in Metchosin Friday night

No arrests have been made as of yet.
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19 arrested after RCMP execute search warrant at notorious home in Courtenay

A firearm, ammunition, and stolen property were also seized.

RCMP release photos of witnesses sought in Nanaimo hit-and-run

Both were seen speaking with the suspect driver prior to the collision.
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Westshore RCMP looking to identify driver in Langford hit and run Wednesday night

The vehicle briefly stopped then promptly left the scene.
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Vehicles smashed and basement flooded in overnight “mischief spree” on Cook Street

In one incident, a running hose was intentionally placed inside an apartment building.

Pizza Hut employee violently attacked in downtown Victoria Tuesday night

The suspect was arrested this morning.

Teen arrested after stabbing 17-year-old to death in Duncan

The suspect has since been released without conditions.

VicPD investigating white supremacist graffiti at ballpark in Esquimalt

This continues a trend of graffiti and tagging in the Victoria area.

Oak Bay PD confiscate fake police badge during routine traffic stop

The badge was inscribed with 'Special Police'.

Indigenous civilian monitor to be appointed in Tofino RCMP shooting death

26-year-old Chantel Moore, another member of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation, was also shot dead by RCMP in June.

Man arrested after pouring gasoline on occupied tent in Victoria park

A woman and dog were inside of the tent that he threatened to set on fire.
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RCMP investigating after assault leads to murder in Duncan

One man remains in custody.

Man arrested after confronting an off-duty officer with a metal pipe

The Newfoundland man will face charges of assault with a weapon.

Witness aids Saanich Police in catching suspect breaking into cars

There have been 71 car break-ins in Saanich so far this year.
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Driver turns herself in to Nanaimo RCMP after hitting pedestrian and fleeing

The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

5 houses in Greater Victoria with harrowing histories

This story contains graphic details that may not be suitable for everyone.
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50-year-old man stabbed after COVID-19 related altercation at Nanaimo mall

The victim’s daughter asked the suspect to maintain physical distance.

Two impaired women fined and arrested for refusing to wear masks aboard BC Ferries

The pair had masks on them but simply refused to wear them.

Queen Elizabeth II statue beheaded in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park

Police are also investigating a graffiti spree overnight.
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Two teenage suspects arrested in View Royal arson

They damaged the porch of a house.

Man damages City of Victoria Parks vehicle with sledgehammer in Beacon Hill Park

The truck window was smashed.

19-year-old man arrested after violent robbery in Comox

The woman sustained a laceration to her neck during the altercation.
Man shot dead in Beiseker

Two suspects sought after attempted robbery at gunpoint in Langford

The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday.
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Weapons, drugs and cash seized by VicPD during traffic stop

A working SKS-style rifle and extendable baton were among the weapons.

Warrants issued for Nanaimo man involved in threats and mischief

The suspect is considered violent.

VicPD arrests woman after stabbing in multi-housing facility

The victim was also sprayed with bear mace.

Suspect in armed robbery at Victoria pharmacy arrested

The suspect told the employee he had a firearm.

VicPD warns city against cybercrimes after fraudster steals $5,400 in four days

One scammer told a victim he needed money for a funeral.

Shoplifter arrested after threatening to stab Canadian Tire employees in Nanaimo

The suspect now faces numerous charges.

VicPD disarms man wielding shovel at Victoria Bylaw officers in Ravine Park

The man confronted officers with the shovel.

Man wanted on multiple warrants busted for shoplifting at Winners in Langford

He ran from the store.. in a pair of stolen shoes.

VicPD seize several weapons from an empty tent including a spiked baseball bat

The abandoned tent was located near Royal Athletic Park

Woman staves off attempted robbery in Saanich as she exits her vehicle

The incident occurred at Mattick's Farm plaza.

Dramatic high-speed crash in Langford captured on home security camera (VIDEO)

A single-father of two lost his car in the crash
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Police seek witnesses in Nanaimo assault and robbery

When the victim awoke, his wallet and phone were gone.
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Canada-wide warrant issued for Nanaimo man breaching aggravated assault release conditions

He had been ordered to reside at the Salvation Army in Victoria.
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Suspect caught in the act breaking into storage locker at Elements Casino

He was wanted on other charges from Saanich and Victoria.

Shawnigan Lake RCMP looking for witnesses in “deliberate act” of vehicle arson

The truck’s owner was able to drive it out of harm’s way while it was ablaze.
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Police apprehend Parksville pair for possession of firearms and drugs

They’re currently awaiting a court hearing.

Break and enter suspect caught in the act in Saanich

He was identified as 41-year-old Leslie Brownjohn.

Surveillance footage identifies arson suspect at apartment complex in Saanich

"The fact that it was up against an outside wall of this large, 94-unit residential complex presented a very real and serious risk to personal injury."
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Intoxicated man arrested after biting patron at downtown restaurant

The incident started when the man entered the restaurant without a mask.
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Two suspects wanted in targeted Nanaimo home invasion

One of the suspects was armed with a machete.
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Tips lead to arrest of counterfeiter in Comox Valley

Businesses are not reimbursed for counterfeit money.

Suspect arrested following two robberies in two days in the same Saanich plaza

In both instances, he handed the cashier a note demanding money.

Police release photo of suspect in BC Transit assault on teen in 2019

They’re also looking for the witness who intervened.

Major crimes unit called in to investigate Sayward homicide

One man was initially taken into custody but has been released.