Victoria, BC – VicPD officers, from Constable to A/Chief Constable will don pink ties, shirts and wrist bands today after making the pledge to help stop bullying as part of our support for Pink Shirt Day, 2016.
Victoria, BC – In the interest in keeping those camping on the Courthouse property known as “Tent City,” neighbours and the public informed, we thought it best to provide this update on our policing approach to this situation as we continue to work with all the impacted parties.
File # 16-7914
Victoria, BC – A Victoria man is in custody after an armed standoff last night.
Officers were called to a multi-unit residence in the 200-block of Gorge Road East just before 9 p.m. last night for a call of a man with a gun. Initial reports indicated the man had threatened to harm others at the residence. When officers arrived, the man barricaded himself in a unit there.
Victoria, BC – VicPD officers are continuing their investigation after locating and arresting both a man and a woman believed to be responsible for multiple robberies of businesses in downtown Victoria and the James Bay neighbourhood.
File #: 2016-6894
Victoria, BC – VicPD officers are continuing their investigation into a collision at the corner of Cook and Oxford streets that left one man with non-life threatening injuries.
On February 15th, officers were called to the intersection at approximately 6:35 p.m., after witnesses reported a man being struck by a vehicle. Initial indication is that the vehicle was travelling north along Cook Street when the vehicle collided with the man who was crossing the street.
Date: Feb 17
Victoria, BC – Major Crime Investigators are looking for the man believed responsible for a series of robberies of businesses in downtown Victoria and the James Bay neighbourhood.
Date: Feb 17
File #: 2016-5542
Victoria, BC –Officers are investigating a “distraction technique” debit card theft which resulted in a Victoria woman losing $1,600. Officers were struck by how quickly the culprits moved, making fraudulent purchases on the stolen card minutes after the theft.
Date: Feb 12
Victoria, BC – Jonathan Haywood, who was the subject of a missing persons alert, has been located safely by investigators.
Date: Feb 10
File # 16-5801
Victoria, BC – Kurt Hiebert, who was the subject of a VicPD missing person’s alert, has been located. While Hiebert was also the subject of a Canada Wide Parole Revocation Warrant, our investigators were concerned about his safety and welfare. He has been located, is safe and is now also in custody.
Date: Feb 4
Victoria, BC – Investigators are looking to identify and speak with a man after he approached a child in what appears to be suspicious circumstances.