News Releases

Person of Interest Identified

Thursday, May 5, 2016
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UPDATE: This young man has turned himself in to the police. Thank you for your help.

Victoria, BC – Officers are asking for your help in identifying a young man who is person of interest in an investigation following a March 17th, 2016 incident. The young man is described as a Caucasian male, aged 19 to 20 years old, standing 6’ 2” to 6’3” tall with dark hair.

Youth For Change & Inclusion Camp Set To Start

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Victoria, BC –90 middle and high school students will join 11 teachers and 9 police officers at this year’s Youth for Change and Inclusion (YCI). The camp, which takes place at Camp Pringle on the shores of Shawnigan Lake from May 4th through May 7th will introduce youth from Victoria, Saanich, Vancouver, Ladysmith and Nanaimo to local, national and global issues. This year marks the 13th year that YCI has taken place.

Looking For Witnesses to Suspicious Fire

Friday, April 29, 2016
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Victoria, BC – VicPD Major Crime Detectives along with the Victoria Fire Investigators continue their investigation into a suspicious fire at Toys R Us.

On April 27th, VicPD and the Victoria Fire Department attended Toys R Us shortly after 2:00 p.m. for the report of a fire. Upon arrival, police and the fire department were able to evacuate the mall and nobody was injured although there was significant damage to the store.

Help Identify This Vandalism Suspect

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Victoria, BC – Officers, including VicPD’s Graffiti Coordinator Cst. Franco Bruschetta, are asking for your help in identifying two young men believed to be responsible for over a dozen “taggings” of businesses in downtown Victoria. 

Officers are looking to identify and speak with the men in the attached video.  The video was taken just prior to the men allegedly “tagging” property in the downtown core on April 25th .  The investigation has pointed to the same two individual’s being involved in a number of other incidents of vandalism.