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Weekly Media Release Dec 17-Dec 23, 2018

On December 19th, the Oak Bay Police responded to a theft of a computer at UVIC. A student went to the bathroom and upon returning he noticed a male was going through his backpack. The suspect stole the students Microsoft Surface Pro notepad which was in a black keyboard case. On December 10th, a male Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Dec. 10 – Dec. 16, 2018

On December 10th a resident in the 800 block of Linkleas Avenue had two of their unlocked vehicles entered overnight. The culprit stole insurance papers from one vehicle and children’s movies from the other vehicle. On December 14th, the Oak Bay Police responded to a two vehicle MVI rear-ender at the intersection of Epworth Street Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Dec. 3 – Dec. 9, 2018

On December 5th, police attended the intersection of Henderson Road and Cedar Hill X-Road for a two vehicle collision. The offending vehicle was northbound on Henderson Road turning left onto westbound Cedar Hill X-Road. The driver of the offending vehicle failed to yield to the southbound vehicle, resulting in a collision.  She was issued a Continue Reading

Further to the Deer Incident

In response to several enquiries, I’d respectfully ask that you call BC Conservation Service as, although we did want to make you aware of the incident, we have no expertise nor mandate vis-à-vis wildlife.  BC Conservation has been notified of this event. Thanks for your understanding. Ray

Weekly Media Release Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2018

On November 26th, police received a report of an animal incident that occurred over the weekend in the 1700 block of Lulie Street. Two boys state that they were on their scooters when a “large deer with antlers” chased them down the street. The boys were upset, but otherwise unharmed. On November 27th, police were Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Nov. 19 – Nov. 25, 2018

On November 20th, police were advised of a break and enter to a storage area in the 1500 block of Clive Drive some time in the past week. The suspect pried open the lock to gain access and stole a silver women’s Norco bicycle.  The file is still under investigation. On November 20th, police received Continue Reading

Oak Bay Motor Vehicle Accident

On November 22, 2018 shortly after 8:00 pm Oak Bay Police were called to a scene of a single vehicle motor vehicle accident in the 2000 block of Beach Dr.  Upon attendance it was confirmed that a 24 year old male driver was attempting to pass a vehicle at which time he lost control of Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Nov. 11 – Nov. 18, 2018

Oak Bay Police attended to 75 calls for service this week. On Sunday November 11th, police stopped a vehicle where the driver was suspected to be impaired.  The driver of the vehicle was issued a 3 Day Immediate Roadside Prohibition. On Monday November 12th, police attended a business on Oak Bay Avenue in response to Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Nov. 5 – Nov. 11, 2018

On November 5th and November 10th, 2018, unlocked vehicles were entered near the 2000 block of Crescent Rd and 1500 block of Yale St.  A few personal items were stolen along with loose change. Oak Bay Police continue to encourage all vehicle owners to keep their car locked and remove items of value.  Shinny coins Continue Reading

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