Date: Monday, May 17, 2021

File: 21-18704

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers arrested a man and woman last week and recovered stolen property which they are hoping to reunite with their rightful owners.

On the morning of Friday, May 15th, Patrol officers were called to the 900-block of View Street for a report of squatters in a building which was prepared for demolition.

Officers attended and located a man and woman staying in the building and in possession of a variety of stolen property. Officers arrested both the man and the woman for break and enter and possession of stolen property.

In the course of the investigation, the woman began to show symptoms of an opioid overdose and was transported to hospital for medical treatment.

Officers recovered a variety of stolen property including TaylorMade golf clubs, Dewalt and Stihl power tools, Arcteryx jackets, cell phones and a MacBook Pro. In addition, officers seized a variety of weapons including a replica firearm, knives, a machete and a stun baton.

Officers are hoping to reunite this recovered property with the rightful owners. Photographs of some of the recovered stolen property items are included below.

An additional photograph of seized weapons is below.

This file remains under investigation.

If you recognize this property or have information about this incident, please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.