On November 7th, police stopped a vehicle for a burnt out headlight in central Oak Bay. The driver exhibited signs of liquor consumption. The Driver was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and their vehicle was impounded. On November 8th, police were called to the Monterey Centre for a report of an Arson. Person(s) unknown set Continue Reading
Police had only two Hallowe’en related calls, one for a report of fireworks and the other for unknown people throwing things at traffic. Neither resulted in charges.
On October 26th, the Oak Bay Police attended the camp and warned campers that they would have to be gone by 11am on October 31st to allow the Parks Department to prepare the Cenotaph area as they do every year at this time.
A summary of the results of the 2017 Community Survey is now available. An amazing 653 respondents have provided us with their input to guide us through the next five year strategic plan. (Please note that comments have been withheld in order to protect the identity of respondents)
Weekly media release for the week of October 22nd – 29th, 2017:
October 22nd, 2017
October 16th, 2017
Last week, the Oak Bay Police advised of numerous bike thefts from Oak Bay High School. We’re pleased to advise that today, we have one 45 yr old male in custody with multiple charges pending.
A small protest camp has been set up at the rear of the Municipal Hall.
On October 2nd, Oak Bay Police investigated the theft of a battery operated powerfist drill kit, stud finder and Bluetooth sun-visor cell phone receiver from an unlocked vehicle in the 3300 block of Westdowne Road, in Oak Bay.
On Sunday morning, at approximately 10:30 hrs, while riding his bicycle while off duty on Salt Spring Island, Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton was struck by a deer which ran out from a forested area along a paved road. The impact was significant, knocking him from his bike and resulting in a br