News Releases

LOCATED: James Cuthbert

Date:   Oct 14, 2015

File #     15-47312

Victoria, BC – VicPD missing persons investigators are thanking the public for their help in locating missing man James Cuthbert.

James was the subject of a missing persons notification yesterday. He was spotted this morning, and is now with officers who are working to reunite him with his family.

Thank you again for your help in locating him.

Witnesses Sought After Marijuana Dispensary Robbed

Date:   Oct 6, 2015

File # 15-46182

Victoria, BC – VicPD investigators are looking to speak with witnesses after a local marijuana dispensary was robbed.

Officers were called to the Weeds Social Club, a marijuana dispensary in the 1600-block of Douglas Street, around 10 p.m. last night for a report of an armed robbery. The investigation revealed that a man entered the dispensary, produced a weapon and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and drugs. There were no injuries.

Deputy Chief Constables Steve Ing and Del Manak Invested Into The Order of Merit of The Police Forces

Date:   Sep 25, 2015

Victoria, BC – His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada invested VicPD’s two Deputy Chief Constables, Steve Ing and Del Manak into Canada’s Order of Merit of the Police Forces at a Rideau Hall ceremony on Friday, September 18th, 2015.

With more than 51 years of service between the two of them VicPD’s two Deputy Chief Constables conduct the day-to-day running of the Department, from operations to administration respectively.

Ride Along With VicPD On The 2015 Tour de Rock

Date:   Sep 19, 2015

My name is Matt Rutherford and I am honoured to be apart of the 2015 Canadian Cancer Society, Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock team. I have been a police officer with the Victoria Police Department for the past 4 years.

In today’s society it is safe to say that, whether directly or indirectly, everyone has been affected by cancer. Cancer has affected my life and the lives of those in my family with my dad and mother-in-law being diagnosed in 2010. Our family was blessed, as both my father and mother-in-law are currently cancer free.

VIIMCU Investigating Suspicious Death of 18-month-old

Date:   Sep 16, 2015

File:       15-42824 

Victoria, BC – The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit and VicPD investigators are investigating the suspicious death of an 18-month-old girl in the 1200-block of Vista Heights.

Patrol members were called to a residence just before 6:00 a.m. this morning to check on the welfare of the persons there. They discovered the child, an 18-month-old Victoria girl, who succumbed despite efforts to resuscitate her.  The girl’s mother was taken to hospital.