News Releases

Over $50,000 In Cash, Fentanyl, Heroin & Other Drugs & Replica Firearms Seized

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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Victoria, BC- VicPD officers have seized drugs, replica firearms and over $50,000 in cash as part of an investigation into drug trafficking in the Burnside Gorge neighbourhood.

Officers from our Community Services Division, Strike Force section, and our Patrol Division “D” Watch worked with officers from the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team to execute a search warrant of a residence in the 600-block of Manchester Avenue on July 8th, 2019. The search warrant was the result of weeks of investigation into reports of drug trafficking.   

Woman Sought After Daytime Robbery

Monday, August 19, 2019
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Victoria BC- VicPD Patrol officers are asking for the public’s help as we attempt to locate a suspect in a daytime robbery.

Officers were called to the 2900-block of Douglas Street at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon for a report of a robbery. A lone woman entered a store, brandished a weapon and fled the area. The woman is described as Caucasian, standing five feet, one inch tall, wearing a black mask, hoodie, white shoes and dark pants. The store employee was not physically injured. A picture of the woman is below.

Early Morning Collision Causes Significant Damage

Monday, August 19, 2019
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Victoria, BC- Officers are continuing their investigation into an early morning collision that caused significant damage.

Just before 1:30 a.m. this morning, VicPD received a call of a vehicle that had just crashed into a house in the 900-block of McCaskill Street. The damage was minor to the residence, but the collision caused significant damage to the yard of the property. The lone driver fled from the scene. Thankfully, nobody was injured inside the residence.

Barricaded Man Arrested

Sunday, August 11, 2019
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Victoria, BC- A Victoria man is facing charges after a prolonged barricade.

Officers were called to the 1100-block of Yates Street just after 10p.m. for a report of an unknown man inside a suite in a multi-unit residential building. The man, who was not known to the property owners, was allegedly causing extensive damage to the suite.

Patrol officers and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT), including Crisis Negotiators, responded. The man refused to exit the suite and negotiations were undertaken to resolve the incident peaceably.