Crime

Police chase ends in crash on Craigflower Road

Three people are in custody following a dangerous police chase through the streets of Vic West on Friday afternoon. A suspect who is known to...

Victoria Man charged in Denver Sexual Assault

Warning: Some details are graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. A Victoria man has been charged in a vicious sexual assault of a...

Victoria Police remove online crime map from their website

Five years after Victoria Police introduced an online map showing up to six months of crime statistics around Victoria neighbourhoods, the police force have...

Weapons Found as VicPD Seeks Witnesses

Today upon execution of a search warrant VicPD located several firearms in connection with yesterday's incident on Douglas street. Officers continue their investigation into...

UPDATE: Arrest made after victim of sexual assault near Uptown spots suspect on bus

A suspect involved in a sexual assault near Uptown has been arrested after the victim spotted him on a BC Transit bus. On March 5,...

Mother and Brother of Missing Emma Fillipoff Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

Shelley Fillipoff, the mother who has been searching for her missing daughter Emma Fillipoff for years, has been charged with money laundering and drug...

Local Credit Union Phishing Scam Circulating

Victoria Buzz has received several messages from readers in the past 24 hrs, alerting us of a phishing scam making the rounds in Victoria. People have...

Update: Suspect from bank robbery arrested

Update: Male suspect from the Douglas street bank robbery has been arrested tonight. https://twitter.com/vicpdcanada/status/707440904802603009 --- original: Victoria Police have released photos from surveillance video of a man...

VicPD warning of increase in thefts of wallets from shoppers

VicPD are warning the public about an increase in thefts of purses and wallets from supermarket shoppers. The thefts takes place as victims turn their...

Thief caught on camera stealing from a non-profit shared workspace in Saanich

Victoria Makerspace, a member operated non-profit shared workspace, located in the Vancouver Island Tech Park, are asking the public for help. They are hoping...

Overnight tent city assault leaves one man in hospital

Victoria are investigating an overnight assault in the 800-block of Burdett Ave. Cfax reported this morning, that police were on site at "tent city" outside the...

More break and enters in the Shelbourne corridor area

Saanich Police are investigating another rash of break and enters in the Shelbourne St corridor/University Heights area. In early January, Saanich Police reported a...

West Shore victim of assault saved by her dog

West Shore RCMP’s Major Crime Unit is currently investigating a case of a woman who was assaulted by a stranger in Langford. At around 1:30...

Mini Market theft suspect turns himself because of social media

West Shore RCMP have confirmed they have located the car and person involved in the 88 Mini Market theft. https://twitter.com/westshorercmp/status/695012861282750464 --- original: West Shore RCMP are investigating...

Saanich woman sexually assaulted after answering door knock near Shelbourne Plaza (VIDEO)

Saanich police are searching for a suspect after a sexual assault and robbery on Wednesday night.  The assault happened at a residence on Church...

ICBC Reports Top 6 Fraud Files of 2015

Insurance fraud costs every B.C. driver more than $100 per year on their insurance policy. It's believed that between 10 to 20 per cent of auto...
Victoria Police

Police asking for help in locating over $2000 in stolen hockey equipment

Victoria Police are hoping the public can assist them in locating hockey equipment stolen from a car parked in the 900 block of Douglas...

UPDATE: Convicted sex offender arrested in Colwood

West Shore RCMP and VicPDK9 teamed up to make the arrest of Aaron Craig in Colwood this morning. A sharp-eyed citizen spotted 28-year-old Aaron Craig...

Saanich Police warn after a series of break and enters near University Heights

A series of break and enters in the late afternoon hours and into the early evening around the Shelbourne St corridor/University Heights area is...

Emma Fillipoff disappeared 3 years ago, man of interest still unidentified

In the fall of 2011, 26-year-old Emma Fillipoff had left Ontario for Victoria, to pursue her passions of art, poetry and photography while supporting...

Toyota Truck Recovered, Police still searching for motorcycle

With the public's assistance, Victoria Police were able to track down one of two vehicles used in a weekend incident that saw a pickup...

Two Further Indecent Acts Reported in Saanich

Saanich Police are continuing to investigate an indecent act that took place in the morning hours of December 3rd in the 400 block of...

Police recover stolen property worth more than $100,000 from Saanich home

The Saanich Police Department have recovered over $100,000 in stolen property from a home in the 5800 block of the Pat Bay Highway. There...
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West Shore RCMP arrest Langford woman for production of counterfeit money

West Shore RCMP have arrested a 32 year old Langford woman after a lengthy investigation for production of counterfeit money. Over $60,000 in Canadian and...

RCMP investigate a possible child abduction attempt in Langford

Police are investigating a possible child abduction after a man in a white panel van drove up to an elementary student in Langford and...

BC Ferries jumper receives lifetime ban from using ferry service, may be on hook...

The man who deployed a 100-person life raft before he jumped off a BC Ferries vessel last Wednesday night, may owe the company more...

Police looking for 3 suspects after a Langford man was robbed at knife point...

West Shore RCMP are currently investigating a robbery that occurred Monday afternoon on the Galloping Goose in Langford. A 26 year old Langford man was...

Man charged in Conservative election signs arson

A 39 year old man has been arrested for arson and mischief, after Conservative Party signs were set on fire on Monday night. Sidney-North Saanich RCMP had...

Marijuana dispensary robbed, police looking for witnesses

Victoria Police are looking for anyone that was in the 1600-block of Douglas Street Monday night around 10pm, that might have information after a...

West Shore RCMP searching for inmate after escaping

An inmate from the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre is on the lam after escaping from the custody of Provincial correctional officers while at...

West Shore RCMP arrest Derek Fast in Sooke without incident

Update: Late this Tuesday afternoon, several West Shore RCMP plain clothed officers, with assistance from the Sooke RCMP and RCMP Police Dog Services, arrested...

Saanich resident stabbed when he confronted suspects during a home invasion

Saanich Police are investigating an overnight break and enter that resulted in one occupant of a home suffering from an apparent stab wound. On Tuesday,...

Animals allegedly poisoned at Chemainus animal sanctuary, RCMP and SPCA investigating

RASTA Sanctuary will be temporarily closed while SPCA and RCMP investigate the death of four potbelly pigs believed to be poisoned. Earlier today, RASTA Sanctuary...

Police searching for truck-sized garbage compactor stolen during break-and-enter

VicPD Investigators are asking the public to be on the lookout for a large, and seemingly difficult to take, truck-sized garbage compactor stolen from...

Police warning of an an indecent act that took place on Lochside Trail

Saanich Police are notifying the public of an indecent act, that took place on Wednesday, September 9, on the Lochside Regional Trail. Around 5 p.m., two females...

Police need your help identifying an alleged thief who stole jewelry valued between $8000-$10000

Police are seeking your help in identifying a suspect captured on video in a brazen jewelry store robbery. Police were called to a jewelry business...

West Shore RCMP add new unit to take on prolific offenders

West Shore RCMP has filled the void created by the disbandment of the former Regional Crime Unit by creating its own unit; the Crime...

UPDATE: Stolen native-designed walking stick has been turned in by a good Samaritan!!

Last week, we reported the theft of a one-of-a-kind First Nations walking stick from a Songhees elder. The walking stick was stolen last Monday...

WARNING – Large spike in phone scam, CRA warning public of telephone and email...

VicPD, CRA, and many other local police agencies are all are urging the public to be vigilant after a sharp increase in the number...

40 stolen bikes found after West Shore RCMP execute search warrant

West Shore RCMP executed a search warrant at a home in the 2800 block of Leigh Rd in Langford, on August 5.  The search...
Victoria Police

Police looking for two specific women and any other witnesses to a late-night stabbing

VicPD are seeking any witnesses to a late-night stabbing that occurred last weekend. Police were called to the 1100-block of Wharf Street just after...
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Police release video hoping you can help identify suspect in robbery of marijuana...

VicPD are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a marijuana dispensary in Victoria, and have released the video of the robbery in hopes...

Saanich Playground Completely Destroyed After Two Suspected Arsons

Investigators from the Saanich Police Departent and the Saanich Fire Department are looking for clues into two separate fires to a playground structure at...

UPDATED: Woman suffers serious injuries after random attack in James Bay

VicPD Detectives are continuing to investigate the random, violent, attack of a 30-year-old woman that occurred in James Bay on Thursday, June 25th and...

Police Seeking Witnesses Of Attempted Robbery at Royal Oak Shopping Centre

Saanich Police Detectives are seeking assistance from the public to help to solve an attempted rbbery that took place in the Royal Oak Shopping...

Update: Stolen Car with a Distinctive Batman Car Seat located

VicPD are asking the public’s help in reuniting a young mother and son with their vehicle after it was stolen Thursday. Officers are pointing...

Crime Stoppers – Sooke RCMP looking for three male suspects vandalizing vehicles in the...

Sooke RCMP received a report of numerous mischief incidents in the area of Maple Avenue North in Sooke. The unknown suspects bent license plates...

Saanich Police warning area resident to lock vehicles following a rash of overnight thefts...

Saanich Police are once again warning area residents to lock their vehicles, as well as access points to their garages, following a rash of...

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week – Break and Enter Mangoes Boutique Johnson St

On May 20th Mangoes Boutique on Johnson St was broken into by suspects smashing the front door. Once they were in the store they...

Have you seen this boat? Stolen from a residence in Sidney

Have you seen this stolen boat? Sidney resident Erin Johnson, is requesting the publics assistance in helping find this missing boat & trailer stolen...

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