Victoria Police Department

Victoria police arrested a shovel-wielding man at gunpoint Feb. 18 after he allegedly threatened multiple bylaw officers. (Black Press Media file photo)

Shovel-wielding man disarmed at gunpoint by Victoria police

Man allegedly threatened bylaw officers with shovel

Victoria police arrested a shovel-wielding man at gunpoint Feb. 18 after he allegedly threatened multiple bylaw officers. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a woman Feb. 17 after she reportedly threatened people with a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrest woman in mental health crisis

Woman reportedly threatened people with knife

Victoria police arrested a woman Feb. 17 after she reportedly threatened people with a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested wanted man Barry Dick, 34, Feb. 22. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

UPDATED: Victoria police arrest man wanted on multiple warrants

Barry Dick, 34, is 5’9” tall with short black hair and brown eyes

Victoria police arrested wanted man Barry Dick, 34, Feb. 22. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police seized a spiked baseball bat and two replica firearms from an empty tent in Victoria Feb. 17. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police seized a spiked baseball bat and two replica firearms from an empty tent in Victoria Feb. 17. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
McKenzie Avenue in Saanich was unrecognizable on the morning of Feb. 13 before the municpal snow plows came by. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Victoria police dig man out of snow-covered tent in Fernwood yard

Man told officers of his arrangement with homeowner to live in the yard

McKenzie Avenue in Saanich was unrecognizable on the morning of Feb. 13 before the municpal snow plows came by. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Police are asking Greater Victoria residents to avoid non-essential travel as snow continues to fall Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Avoid all non-essential travel during snowstorm, Victoria police plead

Multiple cars in ditches, BC Ferries morning sailings unaffected

Police are asking Greater Victoria residents to avoid non-essential travel as snow continues to fall Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
Victoria police issued a statement Feb. 12 to clarify that they’ve received no reports of red van kidnapping attempts despite online rumours. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police say no reports of ‘red van kidnappings’ despite online rumours

VicPD says circulating information likely a hoax

  • Feb 12, 2021
Victoria police issued a statement Feb. 12 to clarify that they’ve received no reports of red van kidnapping attempts despite online rumours. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man Feb. 11 after he allegedly assaulted a city employee and police officer and damaged property around downtown. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police arrested a man Feb. 11 after he allegedly assaulted a city employee and police officer and damaged property around downtown. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Marine location markers are known to wash up on Victoria beaches. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Don’t pick up silver canisters on Victoria beaches, military warns

Two marine location markers were found on Feb. 4

Marine location markers are known to wash up on Victoria beaches. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are hoping to identify a suspect after an assault on a youth on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seek suspect in 2019 transit bus assault

VicPD also looking for intervening witness

Victoria police are hoping to identify a suspect after an assault on a youth on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are seeking witnesses following a weapons assault in Bastion Square Feb. 5. (Black Press file photo)

Witnesses sought following Bastion Square assault with a weapon

One victim has suffered non-life-threatening injuries

Victoria police are seeking witnesses following a weapons assault in Bastion Square Feb. 5. (Black Press file photo)
A Victoria man that hadn’t been heard from by family for 11 months has been found safe, Victoria police announced Feb. 10. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Victoria man not heard from by family for 11 months found safe

Victoria police issued an alert for the missing man Feb. 5

A Victoria man that hadn’t been heard from by family for 11 months has been found safe, Victoria police announced Feb. 10. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man under the Mental Health Act Feb. 4 following reports of damaged property. (Black Press Media file photo)

Barricaded man in crisis arrested by Victoria police

Man was arrested under Mental Health Act

Victoria police arrested a man under the Mental Health Act Feb. 4 following reports of damaged property. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chuck’s Burger Bar says it has launched an investigation after allegations of sexualized violence against an employee were made public. (Facebook/Chuck’s Burger Bar)

Victoria police now investigating reports of sexual assault, harassment at downtown restaurant

Many people came forward after calls for information, police say

Chuck’s Burger Bar says it has launched an investigation after allegations of sexualized violence against an employee were made public. (Facebook/Chuck’s Burger Bar)
PSD Obi helped Victoria police catch a suspect downtown early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Police dog Obi helps officers with downtown Victoria arrest

Suspect had brandished knife in Douglas Street convenience store

PSD Obi helped Victoria police catch a suspect downtown early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are working to locate high-risk, missing woman Carrie-Anne Wishart who was last seen in Victoria Jan. 31. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

UPDATED: Victoria police report missing woman safe

VicPD updated the public Feb. 8 the 41-year-old is safe

Victoria police are working to locate high-risk, missing woman Carrie-Anne Wishart who was last seen in Victoria Jan. 31. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are investigating a report of an indecent act in the 600-block of Lampson Street Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt woman warns others after indecent exposure

‘It’s OK to feel disgusted:’ woman says experience was violating, traumatizing

Victoria police are investigating a report of an indecent act in the 600-block of Lampson Street Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Quadra Elementary and SJ Willis Alternative School were in lockdown Tuesday afternoon while police responded to a report of a man holding a firearm nearby. (Black Press Media file photo)
Quadra Elementary and SJ Willis Alternative School were in lockdown Tuesday afternoon while police responded to a report of a man holding a firearm nearby. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police say break and enters in Victoria and Esquimalt have been on the rise. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria businesses see second highest number of break-ins on record in 2020

Sophisticated break and enters wreaking havoc on businesses

Victoria police say break and enters in Victoria and Esquimalt have been on the rise. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man in connection with a series of break and enters Jan. 29, but police believe more suspects remain at large. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Police catch suspect, but Victoria break and enters continue

Additional suspects are believed to be at large

Victoria police arrested a man in connection with a series of break and enters Jan. 29, but police believe more suspects remain at large. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)