On Nov. 4, police responded to a complaint of a male walking a large dog on Oak Bay Avenue threatening others. Police located the male, who became violent. He was arrested for assault, apprehended under the mental health act and transported to Royal Jubilee Hospital for assessment. He was later released on a Promise to Appear.
Driver nets 90-day suspension
A driver was issued a 90-day roadside prohibition and had their vehicle towed after police noted a vehicle without headlights on Nov. 5. After stopping the vehicle, police noted an odour of liquor on the driver’s breath as well as other indications of alcohol consumption. The driver failed a subsequent roadside screening.
Stolen laptop found recharging
A pair of strange laptops plugged into the outside receptacle of a home on Neil Street prompted a call to police Nov. 4. A check of the serial numbers showed the two laptops were stolen. They were seized for safekeeping.
Scary theft in Estevan
On Nov. 3, a resident on Estevan Avenue reported an expensive Halloween decoration had been stolen, valued at $200.
Wallet swiped while skater on ice
Police remind people to utilize the lockers available at Oak Bay Recreation Centre after a patron’s wallet was stolen. Oak Bay Police were called Nov. 5 when a skater reported a wallet stolen out of their backpack while they skated.