Date: Monday, November 15, 2021

File: 20-31307

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are asking for your assistance as we work to locate and arrest wanted man Benjamin Gatchell.

Benjamin Gatchell is wanted on several VicPD warrants for offences including uttering threats, failing to stop after an accident, causing fear of injury and dangerous operation of a conveyance. Gatchell is also wanted on North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP warrants for flight from police, obstructing police, dangerous operation of a conveyance, and failing to stop after an accident.

Benjamin Gatchell is described as a 46-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, six inches tall, and weighing approximately 120 pounds. Benjamin Gatchell has short brown hair and brown eyes. A photograph of Benjamin Gatchell is available below.

Benjamin Gatchell’s warrants are unendorsed. An unendorsed warrant requires that police hold the accused person in custody until they go before judicial process such as a bail hearing.

If you see Benjamin Gatchell do not approach him, and call 911. If you have information about where Benjamin Gatchell may be, please call our Report Desk and (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.