Tipsy man pulled from marina waters

Oak Bay police officer almost pulled into water by man at the Oak Bay Marina

  • Mar. 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

An Oak Bay officer got wet pulling a man from the drink on March 20.

Police were called at 11:30 p.m. to the Oak Bay Marina for a report of a drunken man on a boat refusing to leave at the request of the owner. Upon arrival, police found the man in the water behind the boat. He had been there about 15 minutes.

An Oak Bay police officer used the swim grid as a platform and grabbed the flailing man. He was not co-operative and as a result the officer was almost pulled into the water. Eventually, two officers they were able to get the man out of the water. Oak Bay Fire and paramedics also attended and the man was transported to hospital for assessment.

Noisy entry alerts residents

On March 17 at 9:30 a.m. a resident on Newton Street heard a noise outside her bedroom window.  The resident observed a husky built, bald Caucasian male wearing a navy blue nylon jacket, riding a bike down the driveway onto Newton.

A while later another family member discovered a lawn chair from the shed placed under the bedroom window. Pry marks were observed on the window frame. Police are continuing their investigation.



Cardiff car rifled for cash

On March 19 police received a report of a theft from a car that occurred overnight on Cardiff Place. A pair of Beats Audio headphones and a small amount of cash were taken from the vehicle parked in the driveway.