News Releases

Woman Apprehended After Entering Heliport, Water Off Ogden Point

Monday, July 30, 2018
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Victoria, BC – A woman has been apprehended for medical treatment after she entered a helicopter and then the water off Ogden Point last night.

Officers were called to a heliport in the 0-block (a street address of 1 to 99) of Dallas Road just after 9 p.m. last night for a report that a woman was acting erratically. On-site security staff reported that the woman had scaled a fence, entered the helipad and opened the door one of the helicopters there. As the helicopter controls were secured, there was no danger of the woman being able to start the aircraft.

Officers, Citizens & A Reserve Constable Work Together To Arrest Wanted Man

Friday, July 27, 2018
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Victoria, BC- A man wanted for offences related to a violent home invasion that involved a firearm and knives was taken into custody last night thanks to the combined efforts of officers from our Community Services Division, Patrol Division, Investigative Services Division, K9, an off-duty Reserve Constable and citizen members of our community.

Man Charged In Residential Care Facility Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Victoria, BC- Detectives with our Investigative Services Division’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) have taken a man into custody after an investigation into alleged sexual assaults believed to have occurred at a residential care facility located in the 1400-block of Hillside Avenue.

Amado Ceniza, a 39-year-old Saanich man, faces four charges of sexual assault as well as four counts of sexual exploitation of a person with a disability.

Passenger Sought after Morning Crash

Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Victoria BC- Officers are looking to speak with a passenger of a vehicle who was possibly injured in a collision this morning.

VicPD officers responded to the area of Begbie Street and Stanley Avenue shortly before 12:00 p.m., for the report of a single vehicle collision that was trapping the driver. The driver was subsequently transported to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Man Sought In Esquimalt Suspicious Circumstance

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Esquimalt, BC- Investigators are asking for your help as we work to identify a man sought in connection with a suspicious circumstance that occurred in Esquimalt on June 29th of this year.

The man is described as a Caucasian male with brown hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt on his head, a red t-shirt with a white logo on the front, black pants and was carrying a brown, checker pattern backpack. Photographs of the man are below.

You’re Invited | Join Us Live On Facebook & Twitter As Our Two Newest VicPD K9s Are Sworn-in by Victoria & Esquimalt Police Board

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

UPDATE | Watch the swearing in below!

Victoria, BC- Our two newest VicPD Police Service Dogs (PSD), Havoc and Zender, will be “sworn in” at the monthly meeting the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board in a ceremony live broadcast on our Facebook and Twitter accounts at 5 p.m. today.