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Weekly Media Release Oct. 11 – Oct. 18, 2020

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 72 calls for service this week. On Sunday October 11, OBPD received a complaint of speeding vehicles on Cadboro Bay Rd at Estevan Ave. Police will be conducting speed enforcement as this location has generated a few complaints in the last few months. On Tuesday October 13, OBPD Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Oct. 5 – Oct. 11, 2020

October 5th: Report of a company called “Just Ask” deceiving the complainant’s father to let them access his computer. Luckily no funds were taken. REMEMBER: No legitimate company will ask to access your computer at any time. (OBPD file 2020-3162) October 5th: Licence plate decal stolen off a vehicle in the 3600 block of Cadboro Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

September 28th: Bike stolen overnight from residence on Goldsmith St. Bike is a grey CCM Techo with black and pink markings. (OBPD file 2020-3068) September 29th: Break and enter into a residence overnight in the 3200 block of Beach Dr. A laptop and charger were stolen. There was no damage to the residence and the Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release September 21 – 27, 2020

The Oak Bay Police received 5 theft from automobile reports and all vehicles believed to have been left unlocked: • 2100 block Florence Street – Binoculars, cash and gloves stolen. Value $750.00 value (OB 20-2981). • 2000 block Foul Bay Rd – Work Safe Vest, Internet Puck and a measuring tool stolen. Value $500.00 (OB Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Sept.14 – Sept. 20, 2020

This week in Oak Bay 11 thefts from unlocked vehicles were reported to police. The actual count is likely higher as many of these opportunistic thefts are not reported. I learned a while ago from a less than reputable source who referred to his activity of stealing from unlocked vehicles as “farming” cars. Remember to Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release September 6 – September 13, 2020

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 117 calls for service this week. Again, this week the Oak Bay Police Department received multiple reports of drivers and cyclists disobeying traffic control flaggers directing traffic along Beach Drive as well as Hampshire Rd. Fortunately, none of these incidents resulted in harm to flaggers or members of Continue Reading

Community Survey

A few years ago we asked residents and/or those who work in Oak Bay to complete our survey.  We also committed to doing a “check in” before our five year Strategic Plan is complete (2022).  Your feedback is important so please take a moment to click on the link to complete the short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6WC7G8D Continue Reading

Media Release for August 31 – September 6, 2020

This week Oak Bay Police Department received multiple reports of drivers and cyclists disobeying traffic control flaggers directing traffic along Beach Drive. Fortunately, none of these incidents resulted in harm to flaggers or members of the public. To the driver who chose not to obey the flagger near the 2300 block of Beach Drive on Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Aug 23 to Aug 30, 2020

During the week of August 23rd and August 30th, Oak Bay members responded to a couple of thefts of bicycles. One bicycle was left unlocked and the other had the lock cut. Both matters are still under investigation. Oak Bay police encourages the public to register their bicycles and to lock them away out of Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Aug. 16 – Aug. 23, 2020

20-2535 Breach of Curfew In the morning hours of August 16th Oak Bay PD member attended an address in South Oak Bay to conduct a curfew check on a male that is bound by strict court-imposed conditions. The male was not home and in breach of his conditions. Charges have been forwarded to Crown for Continue Reading

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