News Releases

Stolen Police Mountain Bike Recovered

Date:   Jun 24, 2015

File #     15-27982

Victoria, BC – The VicPD mountain bike, stolen on June 24th, was recovered on Friday, June 26th. We asked you to keep an eye out after one of our police mountain bikes was stolen when bike officers were attending a social support agency in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue.  When one of the officers stepped off her bike to attend to a citizen, a man jumped on it and rode it away.

Sunday’s CarFree YYJ Road Closures

Date:   Jun 19, 2015

Douglas Street will be closed to traffic this Sunday, June 14th for Car Free Day. Douglas will be closed from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day for six blocks from Fort Street to Herald Street. Our Reserves and Regular Members will be out managing traffic flow. Both Yates and Johnson streets will remain open to traffic, but be sure to keep an eye out for pedestrians at those crossings.

One Quickly In Custody After Alleged Bank Robbery

Date: Jun 12, 2015

File: 15-25850

Victoria, BC – A Victoria man is in custody after an attempted bank robbery in the 700-block of Fort Street this afternoon.

Patrol and Focused Enforcement Team (FET) officers swarmed the neighbourhood after a call came in around 2 p.m. today of a bank robbery – one minute after the robbery was alleged to have occurred.  Armed with a description, officers began to look for the suspect, who was described to be sporting a distinct tattoo on the back of his neck.

Coroner Confirms Human Remains Found at VIIMCU Search Site

Date:   Jun 12, 2015

File #     14-39245

Victoria, BC – The BC Coroners’ Service has confirmed that the remains located at the Goward Road search site yesterday are human.

Investigators have located the human remains at the search site of the ongoing VIIMCU and VicPD investigation into the disappearance of Dana McKellar yesterday. Officers from Saanich PD, VicPD and RCMP have been at the property searching for evidence in the disappearance of Dana McKellar since Tuesday, June 2nd.