News Releases

Quick Response By Officers Saves Man’s Life

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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Victoria, BC-  Three officers who were in the right place at the right time saved a man’s life while he was choking and overdosing at the same time.

On August 21st, officers were in the 900-block of Craigflower Road dealing with an unrelated matter when officers were alerted by a mother that her son was overdosing and choking on a sandwich in a parking lot close by.

Man Arrested In Indecent Act Investigation

Friday, August 17, 2018
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Victoria, BC- Investigators from our Community Services Division are recommending three charges against a Victoria man after an indecent act.

On August 9th, Patrol officers were called to Bridge Way in Beacon Hill Park, in the area of the rock bridge over Goodacre lake, just after 6:30 p.m. When they arrived they spoke with a woman who reported that a male walking his bike had approached her while she was sitting and reading. The male sat next to her and began to ask her questions which she felt were inappropriate. The male then exposed himself.

Bail Conditions Released For Esquimalt Man Arrested For Multiple Sexual Assaults

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Victoria, BC –Court-ordered conditions have been issued for Kit Wong, a 70-year-old Esquimalt man facing four charges of sexual assault.

The charges relate to Wong’s work as an acupuncturist, massage and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, from his home-based business in Esquimalt. Wong also served as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. Although not a member of the medical staff, Wong practiced traditional Chinese medicine on service members.

Fentanyl and Firearms Intercepted After Month-Long Investigation

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Victoria, BC – Officers from our Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) and VicPD Strike Force (SF) have concluded a month-long investigation after a significant amount of fentanyl was seized that was believed to be destined for downtown Victoria streets.

In May, officers began a drug trafficking investigation into a Saanich man. That month-long investigation took investigators to various areas of Greater Victoria and on June 21st, two warrants were executed in Colwood with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team.   


Special Victims Unit Searching For Additional Victims As Man Arrested For Multiple Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Victoria, BC –An Esquimalt man is in custody facing four charges of sexual assault following a year-long investigation into a series of historical sexual assaults. Special Victims Unit investigators believe that there are likely more victims.

Kit Wong, a 71-year-old Esquimalt man, faces four charges of sexual assault related to historical sexual assaults involving four women. Wong was working as an acupuncturist, massage provider and practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine out of his home-based business in Esquimalt. Several of the incidents are reported to have occurred there between 2005 and 2006.

Unwanted, Sexually Explicit Phone Calls Continue Targeting Female Staff at Victoria Businesses

Monday, August 13, 2018
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Victoria, BC –Our investigators continue to receive reports of a series of indecent phone calls, to businesses in Victoria. As these calls continue, our Investigative Services Division detectives are updating their approach with members of the public in regards to these incidents.

Investigators are now asking those who experience these calls to record them, if and when possible and safe to do so.

Investigators believe that the same male may be responsible.

We’re asking that if you’ve received calls of this nature you do the following: