News Releases

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.

Plaza Hotel Fire Update

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Victoria BC – The Victoria Fire Department continues to put out hotspots at the site of the fire. They currently control the scene and are working to make it safe for the agencies that need access to the site. Fire investigators will work in the coming days to determine the origin and cause of the fire.

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

Thursday, May 2, 2019
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Victoria, BC-  Major Crime Detectives are continuing their search for witnesses, including somebody who goes by the name “Royce”  to come forward after an early morning, random assault in March.

On March 26th at 2:45 a.m. patrol officers were called to the area of Broad and Johnson Streets 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.