Victoria BC – People who use the Johnson Street bridge are urged to follow the warning signals after a man was located hanging onto the bridge as it was being raised.
Victoria, BC - Officers are asking for your help as we work to locate missing man Trevor Smith.
Trevor is a 37-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, nine inches tall, and weighing about 190 pounds. He has short, brown hair and blue eyes. Trevor often wears a stubble-length beard. A picture of Trevor is below.
Victoria, BC - Clarissa Adamick who was the subject of a missing person alert yesterday has been located safely. Thank you for your assistance in locating her.
Victoria, BC - Kenneth Anderson, who was the subject of a missing person notification yesterday, has been located. He’s safe.
Thank you to all who shared his information and who submitted tips to help our investigation. The original posts and notification will be removed.
Victoria, BC – A man who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant and believed armed with a handgun was arrested by Patrol officers in downtown Victoria this afternoon.
Patrol officers flooded the area after the man was spotted on his way into downtown Victoria just before 2pm today. Officers located the man just outside of Centennial Square. The man attempted to flee but was captured by officers. During the course of the arrest, the man dropped a handgun.
Victoria, BC – VicPD Traffic officers are thanking the public and members of the media for their assistance in our efforts to locate a cyclist who was struck by a vehicle.
The cyclist has been in contact with investigators. Our investigation into this file remains ongoing.
Earlier this week we notified the public after a concerned citizen contacted VicPD after capturing a collision between a cyclist and a vehicle on a dashcam. The original release appear below.
Victoria, BC –Two Patrol officers received non-life-threatening injuries during an arrest Sunday morning.
Officers were called to the intersection of Blanshard Street and Burdett Avenue just after 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 14th for a call about a man acting erratically. The caller reported that a man was jumping on vehicles’ hoods and had attempted to enter a City of Victoria Public Works vehicle. When officers arrived, the man began to attempt to climb on the officers’ patrol vehicle.
Victoria, BC –A suspect in a break and enter is in custody and the rightful owner has been reunited with her bicycle after she found it for sale on a local website.
On July 3rd, a caller reported that her bicycle had been stolen from an underground parking garage in the 600-block of Michigan Street. After reporting her bike stolen, the caller decided to keep an eye out on local used goods websites in case her bicycle was posted for sale. On July 9th, she spotted her bike for sale online.
Victoria, BC –Dozens of thefts from vehicles are being reported in Victoria and Esquimalt each week. These reports continue despite VicPD K9 officers taking a specific focus in thefts from vehicles, resulting in the arrests of two different suspects allegedly caught in the act of breaking into vehicles.
Victoria, BC – VicPD D Watch Patrol officers and Oak Bay Bicycles teamed up after a young man’s bicycle was stolen, and when recovered, discovered to be damaged beyond repair.
With bike theft continuing to be a significant issue this summer, VicPD Patrol officers have made recovering and returning stolen bicycles a priority. D Watch has strongly focused on this priority.