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Victoria police have released security camera footage of suspects (right) in the vandalizing of St. Andrew’s Cathedral on Sept. 12. The individual in the broad white hat (left) is considered a witness whom police also want to speak with. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

WATCH: Police treating vandalism of downtown Victoria church as a hate crime

VicPD looking to identify two suspects who targeted St. Andrews Cathedral late on Sept. 12

 

Wanted man Johnathan Pocetti was taken into custody by Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team members Tuesday night at a Victoria intersection. (Courtesy VicPD)

Greater Victoria police team makes loud arrest of high-risk offender

Man wanted for multiple vehicle-as-weapon incidents arrested at city intersection Tuesday

  • Sep 22, 2021

 

Police departments no longer receive funding for naloxone kits. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

UPDATE: Long-term funding missing for police naloxone kits amid B.C. opioid pandemic

Province commits to eliminate funding gaps; Greater Victoria departments worry for current situation

Police departments no longer receive funding for naloxone kits. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
View Street at Quadra Street was blocked after two cars crashed at the corner. Police, fire and paramedics all responded to the motor vehicle incident. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)

Crash snarls traffic at Quadra and View in Victoria

Emergency crews respond after two-vehicle crash

View Street at Quadra Street was blocked after two cars crashed at the corner. Police, fire and paramedics all responded to the motor vehicle incident. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)
Members of Chantel Moore’s family gathered on the steps of the B.C. legislature on June 4. It was the first anniversary of the 26-year-old mother being fatally shot by a police officer in New Brunswick during what was supposed to be a wellness check. (Black Press Media news staff)
Members of Chantel Moore’s family gathered on the steps of the B.C. legislature on June 4. It was the first anniversary of the 26-year-old mother being fatally shot by a police officer in New Brunswick during what was supposed to be a wellness check. (Black Press Media news staff)
Victoria police show a comparison between a real submachine gun (bottom) and a replica one (top). (Courtesy VicPD)

Police seize replica submachine gun from bag hanging off Victoria balcony

Replica gun discovered by nearby resident, reported to police

Victoria police show a comparison between a real submachine gun (bottom) and a replica one (top). (Courtesy VicPD)
The latest incident involving a police officer being physically assaulted happened during an early morning arrest Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Canine service officer headbutted during early morning arrest in Victoria

Suspect faces recommended charges of obstructing and assaulting a peace officer

The latest incident involving a police officer being physically assaulted happened during an early morning arrest Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a woman after an off-duty officer was attacked while walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a woman after an off-duty officer was attacked while walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria and Central Saanich police are looking for wanted Johnathan Pocetti. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria and Central Saanich police are looking for wanted Johnathan Pocetti. (Courtesy of VicPD)
A Victoria police vehicle was involved in a collision in downtown Victoria Sept. 10 while enroute to another call, says Sgt. Steve Kowan. (Tegwyn Hughes)

UPDATE: Police vehicle involved in downtown Victoria collision was en route to officer assault

Northbound Douglas Street closed between Pandora Avenue and Fisgard Street

A Victoria police vehicle was involved in a collision in downtown Victoria Sept. 10 while enroute to another call, says Sgt. Steve Kowan. (Tegwyn Hughes)
The proceeds of an investigation into drug trafficking in Greater Victoria netted $22,000 cash, plus roughly $60,000 worth of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine. (Photo courtesy VicPD)

Car, cash and drugs seized in Greater Victoria police investigation

Man arrested said to have connections to Lower Mainland organized crime

The proceeds of an investigation into drug trafficking in Greater Victoria netted $22,000 cash, plus roughly $60,000 worth of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine. (Photo courtesy VicPD)
Emergency crews are on scene at the intersection of Quadra and View streets Tuesday morning for a two-vehicle collision. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Car crash interrupts downtown Victoria traffic

Two vehicles collided at Quadra and View streets

Emergency crews are on scene at the intersection of Quadra and View streets Tuesday morning for a two-vehicle collision. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Victoria police are asking for witnesses of a Sept. 3 collision between a dump truck and a woman on a mobility scooter to come forward. (Black Press Media file photo)

Woman on mobility scooter pinned under dump truck in Victoria

Woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries; witnesses sought

Victoria police are asking for witnesses of a Sept. 3 collision between a dump truck and a woman on a mobility scooter to come forward. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking for information and witnesses after an officer was attacked in a Victoria West park Thursday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police officer attacked in park Thursday night

Unknown man attacked officer in Banfield Park, VicPD seeking woman who may be witness

Victoria police are asking for information and witnesses after an officer was attacked in a Victoria West park Thursday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Keith Soluk found safe. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Keith Soluk found safe

He was the subject of a missing person alert on Wednesday

Keith Soluk found safe. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are investigating an early morning stabbing that sent one man to hospital Sept. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

Downtown Victoria stabbing sends one man to hospital

Police seeking witnesses, information from Sept. 2 incident

Victoria police are investigating an early morning stabbing that sent one man to hospital Sept. 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
Demonstrators blocked the Johnson Street bridge in Victoria on Aug. 31 as they called for an end to police brutality. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

UPDATE: Victoria bridge reopens to traffic after protest against police brutality

Protesters painted bridge deck with red hands, call for police accountability in Fairy Creek actions

Demonstrators blocked the Johnson Street bridge in Victoria on Aug. 31 as they called for an end to police brutality. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021

Police seek any overnight dash cam footage

Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
(Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD looking to speak with bystander who drove stabbing victim to hospital

One man in hospital with potentially life-altering injuries after early Sunday morning incident

(Black Press Media file photo)