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Weekly News Brief: November 12-18, 2012

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 75 calls for service this week. The following is a summary of those calls: Nov 13th – OB File #12-4335 An employee at UVIC rode his bicycle to work and locked his white Trek 21 speed bicycle in a bike shelter. The bicycle lock was forcibly removed and Continue Reading

Media Release: Pedestrian Struck Cadboro Bay Rd

On November 11, 2012 at approximately 540 p.m. a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle on Cadboro Bay Road near the intersection of Thompson Ave. The 84 year old man was crossing in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a southbound vehicle driven by a 68 year old female.  The male remains Continue Reading

Media Release: Robbery on Oak Bay Avenue

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at approximately 6:00pm, an Oak Bay business called the Herbal Path, situated at 2012 Oak Bay Avenue was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. A lone male entered the business advising that he wanted to buy some merchandise. The female business owner, who was the lone person in the Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release October 28th, 2012

Weekly Media Release: Over this past week, members of the Oak Bay Police department attended to 71 calls for service. Seven of these calls were false residential alarms, three were reported thefts of bicycles (two from UVic) and two of the calls were reported thefts from unlocked vehicles where parking change was stolen. On October Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release October 22nd, 2012

Weekly Media Release: News Release for week of 14-21 October 2012 During this past week, the Oak Bay Police Department (OBPD) responded to 76 calls for service. Of those 76 calls, there were 5 mischief (damage to property) calls, 1 theft from vehicle, 1 theft of bicycle, 1 motor vehicle collision, 1 fraud, 10 false Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release October 14th, 2012

News Release Date: November 7, 2012 Weekly Media Release: News Release for week of 07-14 October 2012 During this past week, the Oak Bay Police Department responded to 57 calls for service. Of those 57 calls, there were 3 thefts of bicycles, 1 break and enter to a garage, 1 motor vehicle collision resulting from Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release October 7th, 2012

News Release October 7th, 2012 For Immediate Release: Weekly News Briefs October 01 – October 07, 2012 During the week of October 01 st to October 07th, 2012 the Oak Bay Police Department responded to 118 calls for service. On October 02nd police received a report of fraud involving the theft of 332,000 air miles Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release September 23rd, 2012

News Release Date: September 23, 2012 Weekly Media Release. Members of the Oak Bay Police Department attended 99 calls for service in this last week. OB File #12-36332012-09-17 Sometime overnight an unknown culprit stole two vehicles in the 2500 block of Eastdowne Road. The registered owner inadvertently left both set of keys in one of Continue Reading

Oak Bay Bike Festival

Recreation Oak Bay is hosting a Bike Festival on Saturday September 22. The Event is made possible thanks to: Sports Day Canada, CBC Sports, ParticipACTION and True Sport. Events at Willows Beach Park will include: 10 –11:30 am 6 km Community Bike Ride led by Olympic Cycling Bronze Medalist Gillian Carleton and Mayor Nils Jensen. Two time Olympic Medal winner Simon Whitfield will Continue Reading

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