News Releases

Multi-Jurisdictional Investigation Results in Major Fentanyl Seizure

Thursday, December 1, 2016
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Victoria, BC – VicPD is recommending multiple drug trafficking charges against Duc Khoung Pham, a 27-year-old Montreal man, after a multi-agency investigation resulted in over a million dollars of drugs seized.

VicPD began working on this investigation in mid-October when we were alerted by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that a large shipment of fentanyl was destined to an address in Victoria from China. CBSA officers were able to intercept this package and in total, CBSA was able to seize 1.45 kilograms of fentanyl, which has an estimated value of $400,000.

Update: Bomb Threat Suspect Sought

Saturday, November 26, 2016
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Update: VicPD officers are continuing their investigation into the alleged bomb threat on November 26th. Officers have since spoken with the original person of interest who has been determined not to be involved.  If you have information about this incident, please call our non-emergency line at 250-995-7654. If you have information and you would like to report it anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

LOCATED - Missing Man Jericho Labonte

Friday, November 25, 2016
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VicPD File 16-23216, Seattle Police File Number 16-398365

Victoria, BC – Jericho Labonte, a Victoria man who was the subject of a missing person alert, has been in contact with us and confirmed to be safe.

Jericho was not wanted and was not the subject of a criminal investigation. Our missing person investigators were searching for him to confirm his well-being.