Victoria, BC - A Victoria man was taken into custody after an extended barricade situation in the 1300-block of Hillside Avenue yesterday.
Today, Chief Manak presented the 2018 VicPD 2018 Provisional Budget to a joint session of the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board as well as the Victoria and Esquimalt Councils.
The 2018 provisional budget includes an increase to the core budget of $1,321,942 or 2.52%. It also includes $253,898 for the 2nd of a 2 year pilot to expand Mental Health Integration through the (Assertive Community Treatment) ACT team.
The financial impacts of these additions are:
Victoria, BC - As with previous events, we will be deploying temporary cameras in support of our operations to ensure public safety at the GoodLife marathon.
We’ll be deploying these temporarily placed, monitored cameras in public spaces & in line with BC & national privacy legislation.
We’re looking forward to a safe, family-friendly & fun race day. That’s why we’re using temporary cameras this year.
We would like to provide some clarification on our Sept. 25 interaction with an 88-year-old Victoria man in James Bay, that has been reported on by the Times Colonist.
Victoria, BC – VicPD Investigators and the Esquimalt Fire Department are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred shortly after 10:00 a.m. yesterday in the 300 block of Uganda Avenue.
The Esquimalt Fire Department were able to get the fire extinguished and noted that the fire was isolated to the garage of the residence.
Investigators have one man in custody associated to the residence and the investigation is ongoing. It is believed that there is no risk to the public.
No further details will be released at this time.
Victoria, BC – Officers have one man in custody and are continuing their investigation into an assault with a weapon on October 3rd, that left a man with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers were called to the 800-block of Johnson Street shortly after 11:30 a.m. today after the report of an assault with a weapon. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to hospital where he remains.
Victoria, BC – Missing person Richelle Ojala has been located and officers would like to thank the public for their assistance.
Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Richelle Ojala.
Richelle is described as a 20-year-old Caucasian woman standing five feet, five inches tall and weighing about 125 lbs.
Victoria, BC – Arianna McKenzie has been located and is safe. Thank you to all the citizens who called in tips and to BC ferries for assisting us. The previous post and pictures have been deleted.
Victoria, BC – Officers have safely located missing man Mohammed Aziz.
Mohammed was located by our Missing Persons investigator. He’s been located safely. Thank you for your help in efforts to locate him.
Victoria, BC – Officers have safely located missing woman Christine Wilson.
Christine was located by VicPD officers working with RCMP officers. We can confirm that she’s been located safely. Christine was the subject of a missing person alert on September 26th. Thank you for your help in efforts to locate her.