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Patrol, Emergency Response Team, and Crisis Negotiators Work Together to Safely Resolve Call Involving Armed, Barricaded Individual

Monday, March 19, 2018
File #: 
18-11219

Victoria, BC- A call that involved an armed, barricaded individual has been resolved without incident or injury after a wide-reaching deployment that included officers from our Patrol Division, the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and our Crisis Negotiators.

Officers were called to the 600-block of Nelson Street in Esquimalt for a report of a disturbance. When they arrived, officers noted that one of the people involved returned to a residence and began barricading themselves inside with a weapon.

Suspect In Home Invasion And Vehicle Fire Arrested, Second Suspect Sought By Major Crimes Detectives

Friday, March 16, 2018
File #: 
18-5310

Victoria, BC- A suspect has been arrested and released on conditions pending charges as our investigation into a home invasion, vehicle theft and vehicle fire in the 2900-block of Washington Avenue continues.

Officers were first called to Topaz Avenue at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6th, for a report of a home invasion. When they arrived they discovered that the two residents had suffered non-life threatening injuries and the suspects had fled.