Victoria, BC – Harry Charles Sadd faces twenty-three new charges in relation to a series of historical sexual assaults after multiple victims came forward to speak with investigators following the announcement of Sadd’s arrest in August of last year. Sadd was arrested on these new charges yesterday.
Victoria, BC – Darsheen Doreen Gill, who was the subject of a missing person alert, has been located safely.
After a search lasting several days, Darsheen was located by officers working in concert with a community partner and brought to medical treatment. Officers are thanking our community partners, members of the media and members of the public for their assistance in helping locate this missing woman.
Victoria, BC - Jack Ambler, who was the subject of a missing person alert yesterday has been located safely. Thank you for your help.
Victoria, BC – The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board is announcing that it has appointed Del Manak as Chief Constable of the Victoria Police Department.
Manak has led the department as Acting Chief since December 2015. He will officially assume the rank of Chief Constable on July 1.
Victoria, BC - Robert Harvey Lang, who was the subject of a missing person alert, was located safely by our Community Services Division officers who were out looking for him moments ago. They are in the process of reuniting him with his family.
Victoria, BC – Investigators are asking for your help in identifying several men and two vehicles who were caught on surveillance video filling up vehicles with fuel using a stolen fuel card.
The investigation into the use of the stolen fuel card is part of a theft which occurred on or before April 22nd, 2017 in the 2800-block of Douglas Street in which over $5000 of tools and equipment were taken. It is believed that the persons depicted in the surveillance video filling their vehicles may be involved in the original theft.
Victoria, BC – A man is in custody and a woman was medically treated after a pellet gun was fired from a multi-residential building in the 800-block of Johnson Street and struck a passing vehicle.
Victoria, BC – Officers are thanking members of the James Bay community today after their assistance led to the arrest of a hiding suspect wanted for a break and enter to a nearby business after a multi-hour search.
Victoria, BC – Today marks a sobering anniversary in our history. June 2nd is the official End of Watch for Cst. Johnston Cochrane, who was killed in the line of duty 158 years ago. Cst. Cochrane was the first law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in British Columbia and the first VicPD officer to make the ultimate sacrifice. His story is told below by Sgt. Jonathan Sheldan.
Victoria BC – After positive feedback from our community, tourists and businesses, the VicPD Summer Action Plan launches today.
In an effort to be more visible in the downtown core, VicPD will again deploy its administrative staff to walk the beat over the summer months. In total, there will be 19 administrative staff redeployed during the peak hours of the day to be downtown, visible to businesses, tourists, and the residents of downtown Victoria.