News Releases

Do You Know This Man? Suspect Sought In Voyeurism Investigation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Victoria, BC – Special Victims Unit detectives are asking for your help as they seek to identify the suspect in a voyeurism incident that took place at Hillside Mall on June 10th, 2017.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, in his late 40’s to 50’s with a medium build. The suspect has greying hair, and grey and white goatee. At the time of the incident the suspect was wearing a distinctive “driving” style cap, and a black jacket with green stripes on the arms. A photograph of the suspect is below.

Yesterday’s Police Presence at Fisherman’s Wharf

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Victoria, BC – Shortly after 4:00pm yesterday, VicPD members attended Fisherman’s Wharf for the report of shots fired.


Out of an abundance of caution, the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team was utilized along with VicPD K9 and the Crisis Negotiators. Officers were able to determine what vessel the man was aboard and quickly detained him without incident. There were no injuries.


A search didn’t reveal any evidence that it was in fact a gunshot and the man was released a short time later without charges.


Twenty-Three New Charges in Relation to Historical Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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08-30735 & 16-44414

Victoria, BC – Harry Charles Sadd faces twenty-three new charges in relation to a series of historical sexual assaults after multiple victims came forward to speak with investigators following the announcement of Sadd’s arrest in August of last year. Sadd was arrested on these new charges yesterday.

UPDATE | Darsheen Doreen Gill Located Safely By Officers And Community Partners

Friday, June 16, 2017
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Victoria, BC – Darsheen Doreen Gill, who was the subject of a missing person alert, has been located safely.

After a search lasting several days, Darsheen was located by officers working in concert with a community partner and brought to medical treatment. Officers are thanking our community partners, members of the media and members of the public for their assistance in helping locate this missing woman.


Do You Know These Theft Suspects?

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Victoria, BC –  Investigators are asking for your help in identifying several men and two vehicles who were caught on surveillance video filling up vehicles with fuel using a stolen fuel card.

The investigation into the use of the stolen fuel card is part of a theft which occurred on or before  April 22nd, 2017 in the 2800-block of Douglas Street in which over $5000 of tools and equipment were taken. It is believed that the persons depicted in the surveillance video filling their vehicles may be involved in the original theft.