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Weekly Media Release July 7 – July 14, 2019

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 106 calls for service during this week. Oak Bay Police responded to eight abandoned 911 call this week.  If you misdial, please do not hang up; stay on the line and let the 911 operators know that you are okay, so they do not have to spend time Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release June 30 – July 7

The Oak Bay Police have responded to 104 calls for service this week. Of note: On July 1st, police received a report of an impaired driver in the 1300 block of Beach Drive. The complainant felt the driver looked visibly intoxicated, however no license plate was obtained and when police responded to the area, the Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release June 24 – June 30, 2019

Summer is upon us, which means open windows, doors and backyard activities.  Please remember to secure your home when you leave, even if it is just for a couple of hours, and to secure your front door when you are busy in the backyard.  Summer is prime for property criminals who canvass and look specifically Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release June 17-23, 2019

Oak Bay Police continue to receive reports of residents receiving calls from suspects pretending to be calling from the CRA and various banks.  Although several media warnings continually go out, residents continue to provide their personal information to these callers over the phone.  OBPD would like to remind residents that the CRA, credit card companies Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release June 10-16, 2019

On June 11th, police attended the 2300 block of Dunlevy for a report of a Break and Enter to a residence. The break in occurred while the homeowners were away although being checked on by a relative.  Ice cream bars and jewellery stolen.  Point of entry is unknown.  This matter is still under investigation and Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release June 3-9 2019

On June 3rd, police received a report of Mischief in the 2400 block of McNeill Ave. Sometime over the weekend, someone marked the complainant’s van with graffiti (tagged). The tag  “pork” was written in green paint. If you recognize this tag and know the author, contact police. On June 6th, police received a report of Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release May 28 – June 2, 2019

On May 29th, police received a report of a theft of purse from a front yard in the 3000 block of Cadboro Bay Road. The complainant had been gardening and left her purse in the front yard while she went to the back. A culprit took the purse. Credit cards were later used in businesses Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release May 19 – May 26, 2019

The Oak Bay Police responded to 100 calls for Service during this week. On May 21st, Oak Bay Police took a report of a rental scam. The victim of the offence transferred money to a “landlord” for a damage deposit on a rental unit and two months rent. The victim later discovered that the unit Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release May 13 – May 19, 2019

On May 13th, police were called to the 2200 block of Oak Bay Ave for a report of shoplifting (Theft Under $5000). The unidentified female took nearly $400 in merchandise from the store. The matter is still under investigation. On May 13th, police were conducting speed enforcement in the 3900 block of Gordon Head Road. Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release May 5 – May 12, 2019

The Oak Bay Police responded to a theft in progress from a local business involving sun glasses. The suspect was gone upon arrival, however police obtained CCTV footage and continue to investigate the matter in order to identify the suspect. The Oak Bay Police then responded to a report of a transit bus striking a Continue Reading

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