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Media Release Feb 25 – March 3, 2013

March 4, 2013 The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 67 calls for service this week 2013-02 25 OB File #13-537- Theft from Motor Vehicle Sometime overnight an unlocked vehicle was entered in the 1600 block of York Place and a Samsung cellphone was stolen. 2013-02-28 OB File #13-563 – Theft of Motor Vehicle Overnight Continue Reading

External Review on the Death of Jeremy Richardson

Oak Bay Police Complete External Review of Circumstances Surrounding The Death of Jeremy Richardson On Saturday, April 21, shortly after 11 am, The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP responded to a call of a man who was reportedly passed out in a public area of downtown Duncan.  Prior to police arrival, the man had walked away from Continue Reading

Pink Shirt Day

On February 27, 2013 a few of us at the Oak Bay Police Department put on our shirts pink to symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere. We’d like to take credit for this idea but it comes from two incredible Nova Scotia high school students. Here is a snippet of Continue Reading

Media Release February 18, 2013

Police responded to the 2800 block of Foul Bay Road on Monday, February 11, when a store owner opened up her shop to find it had been broken into over the weekend. This is the third time that her shop has been the victim of a similar crime. In this case, a laptop computer was Continue Reading

Media Release Feb 15, 2013: Canada Wide Warrant Executed

On February 15, 2013, at 3:45am, a member of the Oak Bay Police Department arrested 22-year-old Benjamin Schooner on an outstanding Canada-wide warrant. The arrest occurred in the 2500 block of Eastdowne Road when a patrol officer noted a suspicious male walking along the sidewalk. The officer was initially provided a false name by the Continue Reading

Media Release: February 12, 2013

Police Calls from February 4th – 12th, 2013: On February 4th, two apartment buildings in the 1100 block of Beach Drive and one in the 1300 block of Beach Drive reported their mailrooms had been broken into sometime during the weekend. Canada Post is assisting with the investigation. A similar break-in investigated by Saanich PD Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release: January 14th – 20th, 2013

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 63 calls for service this week. Date: 2013-01-16 – Commercial Break & Enter The owner of a business in the 2800 block of Foul Bay Rd contacted police to report a break and enter that had occurred sometime overnight.  Police checked the business and found no signs of forced Continue Reading

Motor Vehicle Accident: January 17, 2013

At approximately 6 p.m. January 17th   emergency responders attended a three vehicle motor vehicle accident on Lansdowne Road at the intersection with Henderson road. After stopping at the stop sign on Henderson road, the driver of a SUV proceeded across the path of a westbound vehicle on Lansdowne Road. The vehicles collided causing the Continue Reading

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