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Weekly Media Release for April 5 – April 11, 2021

File #2021-955. On Monday, April 5th, the Oak Bay Police Department received a report of a theft at Oak Bay High School. A witness videotaped the suspect stealing a front tire from a bicycle on the school grounds. Unfortunately, the video was taken from a distance, the video was out of focus and the police Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Mar 22 – Mar 28, 2021

On March 22nd police were called to Trafalgar Park on King George Terrace for a report of large black graffiti lettering on the stone wall on the south east end of the park. This occurred between March 13th and 22nd. The area is not covered by video surveillance. Public Works was contacted and was asked Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Mar. 15 – Mar. 21, 2021

On March 17th a traffic stop at 0835 hrs in the morning on Cadboro Bay Rd resulted in the 36 year-old male driver being arrested for an outstanding warrant as well as being found driving while prohibited. The vehicle was impounded for seven days and the driver was charged with Driving While Prohibited. (file 2021-717) Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Mar. 8 – Mar. 14

On Tuesday March 9th, Oak Bay Police received a report of a suspicious person in the 300 block of Foul Bay Rd. The complainant reported a male went on to her property and was looking inside the window of a vehicle. The complainant approached the male and he advised he was just looking as he Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Mar. 1 – Mar. 7, 2021

On Monday March 1st, the Oak Bay Police received a theft complaint that had occurred during the previous night in the south Oak Bay area. The thief had accessed the private property of a residence on King George Terrace and stole an 11 foot Kahuna stand-up paddle board that was stored near the house. The Continue Reading

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

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

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