News Releases

Eight Charges Recommended After Early Evening Collision

Sunday, March 26, 2017
File #: 
17-11542

Victoria, BC – VicPD investigators are recommending eight charges against a 31 year-old man.

 

At approximately 6:40 p.m. last night, VicPD officers attended Tyee Road at Wilson Street for the report of a Motor Vehicle Incident.

 

Police quickly attended and located the male driver who had fled from the scene. This driver was stopped by a group of passersby.  The initial investigation has determined that the truck was travelling north on Tyee Road and made a left turn on Wilson Street causing the vehicle to lose control.

 

Today Marks the 26th Anniversary of Michael Dunahee’s Disappearance

Friday, March 24, 2017

Victoria BC – Today marks the 26th anniversary of Michael Dunahee’s disappearance.

4-year-old Michael Dunahee went missing from Blanshard Elementary School on March 24th, 1991.  Michael was last seen around 12:30 p.m. in the area of the school playground.

Michael’s disappearance spawned one of the largest police investigations in Canadian history. The case remains an active investigation today.

Distracted Driving Enforcement Continues

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Victoria, BC –  As Distracted Driving Month continues, local police services are still working to educate drivers and enforce distracted driving laws.  

 

On March 1st, we began a month-long campaign along with ICBC, the Saanich Police Department and the CRD Integrated Road Safety Unit to target drivers who continue to use electronic devices while driving.

So far, VicPD’s Traffic members have issued 58 tickets to motorists for using an electronic device while driving.  

Robbery Prompts Large Police Response

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
File #: 
17-10855

Victoria, BC - Shortly after 12:30 p.m., officers were called to the area of Doncaster Drive and Clawthorpe Avenue for the report of a weapons call. While members were dealing with that call, there was a report of a robbery at a residence in the 3000-block of Doncaster Drive.  Officers contained the house and safely took the occupants of the house into custody.  The investigation is in the early stages.

One man  who was arrested at the residence remains in custody on outstanding warrants unrelated to this investigation.

Missing Man Located

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
File #: 
17-9695

Victoria  BC – Missing man, Michael Deck has been located and is safe.

Michael was the subject of a missing person release yesterday.  Thank you for your assistance in locating him.  

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Sharp Eyes Spot Prolific B&E Suspect

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
File #: 
17-9778

Victoria  BC – A suspect in a series of break and enters to underground parking garages is in custody today after an alert citizen spotted him in the act.

Officers were called to a multi-unit residential building in the 100-block of Kimta Road just before 3 a.m. this morning. A building resident spotted the suspect as he gained access to the underground parking area. Having been alerted to the rash of underground parking thefts and the suspect’s description by an earlier VicPD public notification, the resident called police immediately.

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