VicPD Staff Sgt. Conor King contributed an op-ed to the Times Colonist on December 28th, as he reflected on a year spent fighting fentanyl. We've posted it here, in case you missed it. Thank you again to the TimesColonist for granting us the space to share one officer's viewpoint from within the crisis.
Update: Missing person, Vincent Hislop has been located and is safe. Thank you for your assistance.
Updated : Robert Hamilton has been Located and is Safe
VicPD will be deploying temporary cameras on New Year's Eve in specific downtown Victoria locations to support our operations to ensure public safety during this family-friendly event.
The cameras will only be in operation during the expected time periods where there is a likelihood there will be large crowds. The cameras will be used for both the safety of the public and the safety of our officers. The cameras will be in operation from 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve until 1 a.m. on January 1st.
Victoria, BC – Missing woman, Riga Nason, has been located and is safe. Thank you for your assistance.
Officers are asking for your help in locating missing woman Riga Nason, who is known to use other names.
On December 27th, at approximately 6:40 p.m. VicPD patrol officers attended the 1000 – block of Gillespie Place after the report of a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles.
On behalf of all the men and women of VicPD, I would like to wish everyone all the best this holiday season.
2016 has been a busy year for VicPD but our officers and civilian staff have done a fantastic job serving the citizens of Victoria and Esquimalt.
Victoria, BC – VicPD investigators are looking to speak to witnesses after an elderly Victoria man died after being taken to hospital with a head injury.
On December 15th, just before 6:30 p.m., the man was located in the parking lot of a car dealership in the 1000-block of Yates Street. Employees of the dealership reported being directed to the man lying prone on the ground by an as-of-yet unidentified witness. The employees provided medical aid and called for an ambulance.
Update: Timothy Bingham has been located and is safe.
Officers are asking for your help in locating missing man Timothy, “Ted” Bingham.
Ted is described as a fifty-five year-old Caucasian man, with a strong build, who stands five feet, ten to ten-and-one-half inches tall. Ted has receding dark brown hair, and brown eyes. He sometimes wears a beard, which is grey and white. Two photographs of Ted are below.
Victoria, BC – Investigators are asking for your help in identifying two persons of interest after a woman’s Fernwood residence was broken into, her car stolen and her credit card used for fraudulent purchases.
Between the hours of 3:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on November 25th an unknown person entered the victim’s home through an unlocked front door. This person then stole items from the home including a wallet and car keys. The victim’s car, which was parked out front of her home was also taken. The vehicle has since been recovered.