News Releases

Two Arrested, $6000 worth of Jewelry Recovered

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Victoria BC –  A man and a woman were located and arrested after an early morning break in.

On Sunday morning, VicPD Patrol officers attended the 500-block of Fisgard Avenue for the report of an alarm. As officers arrived, it was determined that a break and enter had occurred with over $6000 worth of jewelry stolen.  After some initial investigation, officers were able to determine that the suspects were in a suite within the same building.

Man Arrested After Early Morning Fire

Friday, May 17, 2019
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Victoria BC –  Two officers were transported to hospital, and one man is in custody after an early morning fire in the 2500 Block of Blanshard Street. 

Shortly before 4:00 a.m., VicPD patrol officers were called to the 2500-block of Blanshard Street for the initial report of a dispute in the complex. Officers entered the location to ensure the safety of those involved and found the interior of the suite to be on fire with multiple residents inside.

Chief Constable’s Unit Commendation Recipients Joanne Appleyard, Nadja Hesser, Doug Linley and Leanne Aldridge

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Victoria BC- This week is National Police Week across Canada, and we’re highlighting some of the great work of our officers and civilian members who work on a daily basis to make Victoria and Esquimalt safer and more vibrant communities.

Suspicious Fire Investigation in Early Stages

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Update: During our canvass for video, investigators obtained footage of a person they believed to be Mr. Draeger. Officers spoke with people who knew Mr. Draeger, and were able to confirm that the images were of him. The images were taken prior to the fire, so accurately represent what Mr. Draeger looks like. We’re releasing these images today in the hopes that somebody will recognize Mr. Draeger and can help lead police to his whereabouts.