News Releases

Three Face Charges After Fentanyl, Drugs & Imitation Firearm Recovered In Stolen Vehicle Stop

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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Victoria, BC – VicPD K9 and Patrol officers took three people into custody during a vehicle stop Sunday night.

The vehicle was first reported stolen to Patrol officers in the morning hours of Sunday, May 26th.  A VicPD K9 officer spotted the stolen vehicle in the 2900-block of Douglas Street just after 9 p.m. that evening. With the assistance of additional Patrol officers, officers blocked the vehicle from leaving. Three occupants in the vehicle were then taken into custody. 

Craig Hughes Located

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Update: Craig Hughes was located in the Lower Mainland and is safe. 

Victoria BC - Officers are asking for your help as we work to locate missing man, Craig Hughes.

Craig is a 42-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, nine inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. Craig has short brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, plaid green jacket, blue jeans and black dress shoes. A picture of Craig is below.

Craig was last seen on May 20th at 5:45 a.m. and officers are concerned for his well-being.

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.