Despite recent reminders, residents continue to provide thieves with opportunity in Oak Bay.
On June 16, Oak Bay Police received a report of a theft from an unlocked vehicle while it was parked on the street at Beach Drive and Cadboro Bay Road. A purse and cellphone were stolen from the vehicle. Two more vehicles were discovered entered on June 19 in the 2400 block of Dryfe Street. A number of valuables were taken.
Trespassers target homes
Police are investigating after a home in the 2500 block of Epworth Street was entered by breaking the back window June 15.
On June 17, a homeowner reported that an open garage was entered overnight and a set of golf clubs was taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 3000 block of Uplands Road.
On June 20, residents in the 900 block of Newport Avenue discovered someone had forced open a basement window, however, nothing appears to have been stolen.