News Releases

Suspect Sought In String of Robberies

Saturday, April 13, 2019
File #: 
19-14329, 19-15083, & 19- 15189

Victoria BC – Major Crime Detectives are continuing their investigation into a robbery that occurred Thursday night which may be related to two others this past week.

On April 11th, at about 7:40 p.m., officers attended the 1600-block of Fort Street after the report of a robbery at a local business. The suspect fled prior to the arrival of police with and undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was described as a Caucasian man, wearing a grey balaclava, black shirt, and dark pants.

Annabelle Lemay Located

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Update: Annabelle Lemay has been located. Thank you for your assistance. 

Original Release: 

Victoria, BC – Officers are asking for your help as we work to locate missing woman Annabelle Lemay.

Annabelle is described as an 18 year-old Caucasian woman standing five feet, two inches tall with a slim build, weighing 104 pounds. Annabelle has long brown hair and hazel eyes. A photo of Annabelle is below.

VicPD’s 2018 Annual Report Now Available

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Victoria, BC- Our 2018 Annual Report is now available. Featuring highlights from each division in the Department, the Annual Report is a summary of our work in keeping Victoria and Esquimalt safe in 2018.

In an effort to reduce costs and environmental impacts, we’re releasing this report in an online, digital version. This digital version of the report in “flipbook format” is embedded above?. For a printable, PDF version of the report, please follow the instructions below.

Witnesses Sought After Random Assault Leaves Two Women With Serious Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

Thursday, March 28, 2019
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Victoria, BC-  Major Crime Detectives are asking for witnesses to come forward after an early morning, random assault.

Patrol officers were called to the area of Broad and Johnson Streets at 2:45 a.m. on March 26th after the report of an assault. The two victims, both in their 60’s, were assaulted by an unknown man while they were waiting for a taxi.

Four Firearm Calls In Under Five Hours Prompts Public Warning

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
File #: 
19-12208, 19-12257, 19-12258, 19-12262

Victoria, BC – Officers are warning the public not to carry, or produce replica guns in public. This warning comes after a release at the beginning of March where two replica guns were seized.

On March 23rd, officers dealt with four separate calls involving replica firearms. Shortly after 2:00 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 900-block of Pandora Avenue after a woman was seen with a firearm. Officers quickly attended the area and located the female. She was safely arrested and an airsoft pistol was located.