News Releases

Home Invasion and Car Fire Investigation Underway

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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Victoria BC -  Officers from multiple divisions are in the early stages of an investigation into a home invasion that occurred this morning.

Patrol officers were called to Topaz Avenue at 8:50 a.m. for a reported home invasion.  The two residents suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Shortly after 10:20 a.m. officers were called to the 2900-block of Washington Avenue for the report of a car fire.  At this time, it is too early to say if this is related to the home invasion on Topaz Avenue.  

Counterfeit Currency Spree Comes to an End

Saturday, February 3, 2018
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Victoria BC – Officers are recommending five counterfeit currency charges against a Vancouver man who has been in Victoria for two days.

Officers from our Community Services Division’s Beat Section observed a man who was the suspect in two alleged counterfeit currency files over the past two days.  In those files, the man allegedly passed counterfeit $100 American bills and got Canadian currency as change.

Separate Violent Events Over Past Two Weeks Arrest Leads to Officer Injuries

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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18-2394, 18-3391, 18-4045

Victoria BC – Officers are recommending several charges against separate people after three incidents in the last two weeks where officers received injuries.  These incidents outline the dangers our officers face on a daily basis while policing in Victoria and Esquimalt.  

Break and Enter Witnessed By Crime Reduction Unit Officers Leads to Arrest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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Victoria BC-  Five charges are being recommended against two Esquimalt residents after they were observed breaking into a house in Saanich.


On January 11th, members from our Crime Reduction Unit were conducting a proactive property crime investigation in the area of Craigflower and Tillicum Roads when they observed two suspicious men.


Man In Custody After Assault On BC Transit Operator

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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Victoria, BC – One man is in custody after being arrested for an assault on a BC Transit operator last night.

Officers were called to the intersection of Douglas and Field streets last night just after 9 p.m. after passengers on the bus called our 911 Communications Centre. Callers reported that a man entered the stopped bus by the back door. The Transit operator questioned the man, who then assaulted the operator and fled the bus.

Cash, Drugs and Vehicle Seized After Drug Search Warrant

Monday, January 29, 2018
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Victoria BC-  Community Services Division officers are documenting over 20 exhibits and recommending several charges against two men and one woman after a search warrant was executed in the 700-block of Pandora Ave on Thursday, January 25th.

Officers began a drug investigation in mid-January into a Victoria man who was believed to be dealing drugs in the downtown area.  The investigation led to the execution of a search warrant which was executed by the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team.