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Weekly Media Release for Feb. 22 – Feb. 28, 2021

On February 24, 2021 Oak Bay Police were contacted advising of an unfortunate incident. A young person (14 years) arranged over social media to purchase an article of clothing listed for sale. The young person met the seller in a public place and turned over the $25 cash for the purchase. The seller, also believed Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Feb. 15 – Feb 21, 2021

A theft of a package delivered to the front door of a home on Kings Rd. was reported to Oak Bay Police on February 16th, 2021. The theft took place and was captured on video February 11, 2021. Video footage was previously circulated via social media capturing the actions of the female suspect. The female Continue Reading

Brave Plungers set to make big splash for Special Olympics BC

Anyone who is feeling ICE-olated can join fearless and fun-loving Plungers for the first-ever Virtual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics BC! This fun and freezing event is open to province-wide participants. Plungers will register and fundraise to make a difference for SOBC, then get up close and personal with icy waters at home between February Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Feb. 8 – Feb. 14, 2021

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 66 calls for service this week. On February 8, the Oak Bay Police responded to a worksite accident in the 600 block of Island Rd. A witness reported that a co-worker had fallen from a ladder and had injured his shoulder. The worker was taken to hospital by Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Jan. 31 – Feb. 7, 2021

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 75 calls for service this week. On February 1st, the Oak Bay Police responded to a Motor Vehicle accident where the suspect vehicle failed to remain in the 2500 block of Bowker Ave at around 19:30 hours the previous night. The owner reported that their vehicle was struck Continue Reading

Media Release February 4, 2021

Theft of Wildlife Cameras in Oak Bay The Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society (UWSS) in conjunction with the District of Oak Bay initially installed forty wildlife monitoring cameras about three years ago to do deer population analysis in Oak Bay. The cameras play a vital role in the project that is aimed at managing the deer Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Jan. 25th. to Jan. 31st., 2021

January 25th, 2021: Report of mischief to a decorative wood lantern on Beach Drive. The lantern was smashed in the driveway. It is believed that his occurred in the early morning of January 26th at which time the complainant heard some noise outside. No CCTV was available to help identify the suspect (OBPD file 2021-210). Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Jan. 18 – Jan. 24, 2021

January 18th: Report of a custom made address sign stolen in the 2600 block of Cotswold Rd. The complainant also reported that his neighbour’s address sign was also stolen (OBPD file 2021-156). It is believed that this occurred in the early morning of January 16th at which time the OBPD responded to the same area Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Jan. 11 – Jan. 17, 2021

On Monday January 11th an Oak Bay member checked a vehicle parked at the King George Terrace look-out for valid insurance.  As a result of the check the 18-year-old female driver, with a class 7 licence, was charged with Impaired driving and Driving While Prohibited.  The driver was also issued a 90-day driving prohibition, a 30-day Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Jan. 4 – Jan. 10, 2021

The Oak Bay Police received two theft from automobile reports and both vehicles believed to have been left unlocked: • 3400 block Henderson Rd – Vehicle parked in driveway and child’s backpack was stolen and recovered strewn about a few houses away. (OB 2021-54) • 3000 blk Eastdowne Rd – Vehicle parked on roadway and Continue Reading

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