News Releases

Suspects Sought after Serious Assault

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
File #: 
17-35332

Victoria, BC – Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two men involved in an altercation.

 

Shortly before 11:00 p.m. on August 21st, an altercation between four men occurred at the corner of View and Douglas streets. Two of the men received non-life threatening injuries and were transported to the hospital. Two assailants fled the scene prior to police arrival.  It is believed that the two suspects spontaneously assaulted the victims.

 

The descriptions of the two suspects are as follows:

 

UPDATE | Missing Young Woman Jade Kozma Located Safe

Friday, August 18, 2017
File #: 
17-28439

Victoria, BC –Jade Kozma, a young woman who was the subject of missing person alert, has been located by West Shore RCMP officers. She is safe and VicPD officers are with her now.

That you to all who helped in our search, including members of the public, the media and partners in other organizations who shared her information, provided tips and worked to help locate her. Thank you to our West Shore RCMP colleagues for locating her on our behalf.

Driver Search Focus Of Ongoing Investigation

Monday, August 14, 2017
File #: 
17-33536

Victoria, BC – Investigators are searching for a driver in an incident that occurred last Friday morning involving a vehicle and three pedestrians.

Officers are looking for the driver of a dark grey 2005 to 2010 four door Ford Focus sedan that was involved in what witnesses are describing as a “road rage” incident at Broad and Johnson streets around 8:30 on the morning of Friday, August 11th. The driver of the vehicle is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 45 to 56 years-old with short grey hair.

Officers Searching For Disabled Woman’s Stolen Scooter

Friday, August 11, 2017
File #: 
17-33535

Victoria, BC – Officers are searching for a disabled woman’s sole means of transportation – her mobility scooter – which was stolen from a locked parking area.

The scooter is described as a red, three wheel Shoprider mobility scooter. It has a black seat, grey wheels and a blue “Victoria Blue Bash” sticker on the console.

Carfentanil Discovered as Man Arrested for Breaching Conditions While Awaiting Drug Trafficking Trial

Thursday, August 10, 2017
File #: 
17-31133

Victoria, BC – VicPD’s fight against fentanyl took a new turn as officers discovered carfentanil mixed with heroin in a sample of drugs seized as part of an arrest.

“Carfentanil is about 100 times more potent than fentanyl,” S/Sgt. Conor King said. “There were over 900 overdose deaths in B.C. in 2016, and fentanyl played a part in many of those. While we were aware carfentanil may have already been here, this drug seizure confirms it.”   

UPDATE | Missing Man Justin Storms Located

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
File #: 
17-30785

Victoria, BC –Missing man Justin Storms has been located. He is safe.

Justin was the subject of a missing person alert in late July 2017. Officers appealed to the public for information in our search for him, and partnered with allied agencies in efforts to find him. It was through these efforts that he was located.

Thank you for your help in this successful search.

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