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VicPD Looking For Witnesses in Suspicious Fire

File # 14-40141
Date: Friday, September 19, 2014

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Victoria BC – VicPD investigators are looking for the public’s assistance in solving a suspicious fire that occurred on Sunday, September 7th.

Officers were called to the 900-block of Humboldt Street at approximately 3 a.m. by the Victoria Fire Department who were on scene for a suspicious fire on a boat parked in that location.

VicPD Requesting Public’s Assistance identifying Man Regarding a Suspicious Circumstance

File # 14-38182 Date: Friday, September 12, 2014 Victoria, BC - VicPD Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man in regards to a suspicious circumstance which occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 23, 2014 in the area of Pembroke and Government Streets.VicPD is looking to speak with a male that may go by the name of ‘Ray’ and is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 50-years old, 5-foot-11 and was described as having gray hair, glasses, wearing a plaid shirt, jean shorts and Crocs.The susp

Abandoned 911-Calls Continue to Plague VicPD Communications Centre

Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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Victoria BC – A high number of abandoned 911-calls are continuing to plague VicPD’s Communication Centre.

During the last 14 hours, between 5:30 p.m. last night and 7:30 a.m. this morning, VicPD’s Communications Centre had to answer, trace, and ensure the safety of 21 people when their abandoned calls were received.

VicPD Requesting Assistance in Locating Missing Man

File #   14-39245Date:   Friday, September 05, 2014Listen: VicPD Requesting Assistance in Locating Missing ManVictoria BC – VicPD officers are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Dana McKellar, a missing 51-year-old Victoria man.McKellar was reported missing on September 2nd and had last been seen by family or friends approximately three weeks prior in the 500-block of Dallas Road.

VicPD Traffic Section Completes Bicycle Safety Week

Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Victoria BC – VicPD Traffic section was busy last week with a project aimed at educating cyclists about their responsibilities under B.C.’s Motor Vehicle Act.

Over two days last week officers patrolled the downtown core and intervened when unsafe cycling was noted. Throughout the week officers wrote numerous tickets and issued several verbal and written warnings.

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