News Releases

Keep Your Airbnb Rental Crime-Free

Thursday, February 28, 2019
File #: 
19-133 & 19-3639

Victoria BC – Investigators want to warn the public after two recent investigations involving Airbnb rentals.

In the first investigation, a suspect rented a space through a rental site and allegedly trashed the suite and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of furnishings. Our investigation into this file is ongoing.

Patrol, K9 Officers Arrest Oaklands Assault Suspect After Search

Thursday, February 28, 2019
File #: 
19-8678

Victoria, BC -  One man is in custody after being arrested by Patrol and K9 officers following a search last night.

Patrol officers were called to the 1000-block area of Haultain Street just after 10 p.m. last night for a report of an assault that had taken place at a residence.

When officers arrived they learned the suspect had fled the scene. Patrol officers flooded the area, set up containment and called in VicPD K9 officers for assistance in searching for the suspect. The victim declined medical treatment.

One to Hospital After Single Vehicle Collision At Gas Station

Friday, February 15, 2019
File #: 
19-6779

Victoria, BC-  One man went to hospital after the vehicle that he was in collided with a gas pump at a gas station last night.

Patrol officers responded to a monitored BC Emergency Health Services call for a single vehicle collision into a gas pump at a gas station at the corner of Fairfield Road and St. Charles Street just after 6 p.m. last night. Paramedics had already transported the man to hospital when officers arrived.

Missing Couple Located Safe

Monday, February 11, 2019
File #: 
19-6154

UPDATE: 

Officers are thanking the public’s for their assistance after locating the missing couple that were the subject of a missing person release on Monday, February 11th. The missing couple was found to be safe.

 

Original Release: 

Victoria BC-  Officers are asking for the public’s assistance as we work to locate two missing people: George Eoll and Joanna Lopez.  

 

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