News Releases

LOCATED | VicPD Requesting Assistance Locating Missing Man

LOCATED | The missing 59-year-old man who was the subject of a VicPD alert earlier today has been located by a keen-eyed member of the public. He is safe and being reunited with family.

File # 14-33333
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Listen: VicPD Requesting Assistance Locating Missing Man

Victoria BC – VicPD officers are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 59-year-old Esquimalt man.

Alert Potential Buyer Gives Key Information for Crime Reduction Unit to Recover Stolen Bike

File # 14-26000
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Listen: Alert Potential Buyer Gives Key Information for Crime Reduction Unit to Recover Stolen Bike

Victoria BC – Forty-five minutes was all it took for VicPD’s Crime Reduction Unit to recover a stolen bike yesterday after an alert potential buyer notified a local bike shop.

VicPD Detectives Searching For Suspect after Weekend Stabbing

File # 14-32514
Date: Monday, July 28, 2014

Listen: VicPD Detectives Searching For Suspect after Weekend Stabbing

Victoria BC – VicPD Detectives are looking for the suspects responsible for a weekend stabbing on the grounds of Vic High.

Officers were called to the area near the bleachers on the grounds of Vic High at approximately 10:45 p.m. on Friday night for a report of a male who had been stabbed.

Sunbathing With Marijuana Prompts Call to Police

File:     14-31876
Date:   Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Yesterday, VicPD officers were called to an unusual complaint of sunbathing at a kids’ park at Haultain and Blackwood streets, where the subject in question was a large blanket of drying marijuana.

A concerned citizen called the VicPD communications centre just after 10 a.m., reporting a man sitting near the kids park with a blanket full of drying marijuana.  

Officers arrived to indeed find a 29-year-old Victoria man sitting next to the blanket, just as described by the caller.

Arrest Made in Assault on Spanish Tourist

File: 14-31907Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014Listen: Arrest Made in Assault on Spanish TouristVictoria BC: Last night VicPD officers arrested the man believed to be responsible for the unprovoked attack on a Spanish tourist that occurred late yesterday afternoon. Officers were on patrol in the 500-block of Ellice Street and noticed the suspect, who was wearing the same clothing and distinctive shoes as the time of attack.

Two Times Unlucky: Suspect Breaks into Business Two Times in Four Months and is Arrested…Again

File: 14-31823
Listen: Two Times Unlucky: Suspect Breaks into Business Two Times in Four Months and is Arrested…Again

Sharp-eyed staff from a local restaurant are being credited with quickly solving a break and enter this morning by identifying the same man who broke in nearly four months ago.

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