News Releases

VicPD Contingent To Walk In 120th Victoria Day Parade

Friday, May 18, 2018

Victoria, BC –Chief Del Manak, along with Deputy Chief Watson, the VicPD Ceremonial Guard and a team of Reserves and volunteers will be joining a marked VicPD Dodge Charger, our Historical Society Car 40 and more as they walk in the Victoria Day Parade on Monday May 21st.

“This year marks the 120th Victoria Day parade,” Chief Del Manak said. “We’ve had officers taking part all that time. It’s a great part of the city’s history and a great part of VicPD’s history. We’re glad to be a part of it.”

UPDATE | Beacon Hill Park Stabbing Suspects’ Descriptions Released

Friday, May 18, 2018
File #: 
18-19818

Victoria, BC – Investigative Services Division Major Crime Unit detectives have released the descriptions of two female suspects wanted in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Beacon Hill Park in the early hours of Monday, May 14th,  2018.

The two female suspects are believed to be youths or young adults.

Wanted For Breaching Conditions | Paul Martin Seal

Friday, May 18, 2018
File #: 
16-28833

Community Services Division officers are looking for your help as we work to locate Paul Martin Seal.

Seal is wanted for breaching conditions in relation to a 2009 fraud file that allegedly has thirteen victims. As such, there are several outstanding breach and related files for which Seal is wanted. Our investigators believe that he is actively avoiding police.

Paul Martin Seal is described as a 50 year-old Caucasian man standing six feet tall with a medium build. He has short, greying brown hair and a grey and brown beard. Recent photographs of Seal are below.

UPDATE | LOCATED John Buchanan

Friday, May 18, 2018
File #: 
18-13191

Victoria, BC – Investigative Services Division Missing Person Unit Investigators have located John Buchanan.

John was the subject of a missing person investigation notification on April 25th, 2018. Officers worked to locate him over the last several weeks. He was located and subsequently taken into custody for a warrant.  

Thank you for your help in locating him.

Investigation Ongoing After Early Morning Collision

Monday, May 14, 2018
File #: 
18-19821

Victoria BC - This morning, shortly after 1:00 a.m., an officer responding to an unrelated call was almost hit by a vehicle travelling through a stop sign at Quadra and Courtney Streets.

Shortly after that incident, the same vehicle collided with another vehicle at Quadra Street and Hillside Avenue and then hit a building.  There was significant damage to both vehicles and the building.

Witnesses Sought After Early Morning Stabbing

Monday, May 14, 2018
File #: 
18-19818

Victoria BC – Witnesses are being sought after an early morning stabbing that left a man with non-life threatening injuries.

Patrol officers attended Beacon Hill Park shortly after 1:00 a.m., for the report of an attempted robbery. The lone victim was approached by two females who attempted to steal his wallet.  After being stabbed, the man was able to get away and seek medical attention.

The Forensic Identification Section attended the scene and Major Crime Detectives have taken over the investigation.

13th Anniversary of Search For Missing Woman Belinda Ann Cameron

Friday, May 11, 2018
File #: 
05-25771/18-19288

Victoria, BC – We are asking for your help as we work to bring Belinda Ann Cameron home to her family.

The last confirmed sighting of Belinda was at Esquimalt’s Shoppers Drug Mart in the 800-block of Esquimalt Road. Last seen on May 11th, 2005, she was reported missing on June 4th, 2005, nearly a month later. At that time an extensive investigation and series of searches were undertaken.

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