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Update on Non-Emergency Call Wait Times

Message from E-Comm, our police call-taking and dispatch partner: Update on Non-Emergency Call Wait Times Police non-emergency lines are an important part of the community and the work of police agencies. As the dispatch partner of the Oak Bay Police Department, we know that non-emergency wait times are too long at certain points of the Continue Reading

Missing Person-Located

The missing woman reported in our media release earlier today has been located. She is safe. We would like to thank the public for their assistance. Her name and photo have been removed from our website. Oak Bay Police file #19-3776.

Weekly Media Release September 23 – 29, 2019

This is the Weekly media release for the week of September 23rd to 29th, 2019 On September 24th, police received a report of Theft Under $5000 that occurred some time within the last ten days. Person(s) unknown boarded a sailboat that was moored in Cadboro Bay and made off with sails, ropes and an anchor Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Sept. 16th – Sept. 22, 2019

On September 16th, police were called to a business on Oak Bay Ave. for a report of Theft Under $5000 that occurred sometime in the last few days. An unknown person entered the business while the staff were busy and took an iPad and “Square” payment stand valued at $900. On September 16th, police were Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Sept. 8 – Sept. 15, 2019

Oak Bay Police responded to 102 calls for service. On September 8th, the Oak Bay Police Department received several complaints regarding a large party in the area of Foul Bay Road and Carnarvon Road. Police attended and learned from the resident that they had been trying to shut down the party and requested police assistance. Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Sept. 2 – Sept. 8, 2019

2019-Sept-03 an Oak Bay member was making routine patrols when he observed a vehicle speeding and swerving in Saanich, just outside Oak Bay.  A vehicle stop was conducted and it was determined that the driver had too much to drink.  A 90-day driving suspension and a 30-day impound was issued.  2019-Sept-03 the Oak Bay Police Continue Reading


Date:  September 9th, 2019   On Sunday, September 1st, a resident’s 2 year old cat returned home on Deal Street in Oak Bay. The cat appeared very ill. The owner took the cat to the vet and it was discovered that it had been shot with, what is believed to be, a pellet gun.  Sadly, Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Aug. 25 – Sept. 1, 2019

Sunday August 25th, suspect(s) attempted to gain entry to a home by way of a pre-existing broken ground floor window in the 2700 block of Lincoln Rd. Fortunately the home alarm activated and police responded immediately. No entry was gained and nothing was stolen. Sunday August 25th, an intoxicated female broke into her ex-boyfriend’s residence Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Aug. 18 – Aug. 25, 2019

Oak Bay Police attended to 103 calls for service this week. Of note are the following: Monday August 19th, a protester at Cattle Point was arrested when he tried to make a “citizens arrest” on the Environment Minister who was making a federal announcement. The male was held briefly and later released with no charges Continue Reading

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