Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Victoria, BC – VicPD Patrol officers arrested 15 people wanted on outstanding warrants in Victoria yesterday during a #VicPDWarrantWednesday enforcement project.
On Wednesday, April 13th, Patrol officers focused on locating and arresting individuals wanted on warrants in Victoria. The day-long project led to the arrests of 15 men and women who were wanted for a variety of offences, some of which included: mischief, assault with a weapon, breach of probation, assaulting a police officer, uttering threats, and assault causing bodily harm.
Two men wanted on Canada-wide warrants for parole revocation were arrested separately in the 500-block of Johnson Street. Both men were serving federal prison sentences and were returned to the custody of Corrections Canada.
The day-long enforcement project was shared on Twitter as #VicPDWarrantWednesday. Previous warrant enforcement projects led to the arrests of 23 people in January or 2021, and 27 people in May of 2021.
Officers are thanking the public for the information which led to these arrests, and we encourage our community to reach out to us with information about wanted persons.
If you have information about someone who is wanted in Victoria or Esquimalt, 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.