Victoria, BC – Officers are investigating after a second theft of copper wire in two days from light standards in Gorge Road Park. Both thefts occurred in the North East section of the park, bordering the Gorge waterway in front of the Tea Garden.
Victoria, BC – VicPD’s Traffic Section and VicPD Speed Watch volunteers will be out in Victoria and Esquimalt tomorrow to conduct a “two strikes” style distracted driving enforcement event.
Victoria, BC – Further investigation has revealed that yesterday’s incident in which officers responded to a hold-up alarm was not a robbery attempt, but was triggered by a mental health crisis and addiction issue.
Victoria BC – VicPD Major Crime Investigators continue their investigation into a suspicious circumstance that occurred earlier today.
Victoria BC – VicPD’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) arrested a 61-year old man this afternoon after an investigation that lasted several weeks.
VicPD’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Investigator initiated the investigation and became aware that this man intended to sexually abuse a 5 year old child.
VicPD officers are searching for two suspects after a robbery last night.
Shortly after 8:30 p.m. last night, VicPD received a call of a robbery in the 800-Block of Burdett Ave. Police quickly attended the area and spoke with the victim who reported that two men stole a wallet from him and then fled the area south towards Quadra and Humboldt Streets.
Victoria, BC – One woman is in custody after an officer was injured during an arrest in “Tent City” this afternoon.
Just before 2 p.m., two special-duty officers assigned as part of the enhanced public safety plan around “Tent City” observed a woman who had an outstanding warrant.
Update: Ralph Kohler has been located and is safe.
Victoria, BC – VicPD officers are asking for your help in locating missing man Victoria man, Ralph Kofler.
Victoria, BC – VicPD is a proud supporter of the fourth annual National Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day.
On May 21, we are asking people to dispose of their unused, unwanted, or expired prescription and non-prescription drugs at their local drugstore. According to the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), Canada is the world’s second largest per capita consumer of prescription opioids after the United States.
Victoria, BC – VicPD Major Crime investigators continue their investigation into a suspicious fire at Toys “R” Us at Mayfair Mall on April 27.
Investigators would like to thank the numerous witnesses who have come forward to speak with investigators. There are still, however, several witnesses with whom police have yet to speak. Pictures of these potential witnesses are attached.