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Joint News Release: Suspicious Fires

News Release on behalf of the Oak Bay Police Department and Saanich Police Department August 7, 2018 ________________________________________________________________ On July 26, 2018 Oak Bay Police investigated two suspicious fires in the 2000 block of Frederick Norris Rd in Oak Bay. By way of the service agreement that exists between the Oak Bay and Saanich Police Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release July 30 to August 6, 2018

Oak Bay Police responded to 122 calls for service last week.  There have been several thefts from unlocked vehicles again this week. Police are reminding the public to ensure your vehicle is locked and any items of suggested value be placed out of site.  During foot patrols on one nightshift last week, we came across Continue Reading

Update on Missing Person Gladys Barman

The Cowichan Search & Rescue Team had suspended their search days ago, but as temperatures cooled, they re-engaged with their search dogs and continued their efforts. Yesterday, they found a deceased person approximately 11 kms from the spot where Ms. Barman’s vehicle had been located. The Lake Cowichan RCMP, RCMP Forensic Identification Services, and a Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release July 23 – 29, 2018

On July 24th a paddle boarder was rescued by the Coast Guard after getting caught up in a swift current in the waters off of Oak Bay. The paddle boarder was assessed by ambulance upon her return to shore and suffered no injuries. There were two reports of stolen bicycles this past week. The first Continue Reading

Suspicious Fires

The District of Oak Bay has experienced 3 fires in the 2000 Block of Frederick Norris Road over a three day period. On Tuesday July 24th at 10:30 am a car was noted to be on fire in a carport. The Oak Bay Fire Department attended and extinguished the fire. On Thursday July 26th at Continue Reading

Update On Search For Gladys Barman

The vehicle belonging to Oak Bay missing person, Gladys BARMAN, has been located. A citizen located the green Honda on a remote logging road behind Lake Cowichan on July 21st, 2018 At this time she remains missing. Search efforts are underway and Cowichan Search and Rescue has been activated, along with the RCMP helicopter, RCMP Continue Reading

Found Cash

Cash was found today (July 23) in the central Oak Bay area and turned into the police.  If you think it may belong to you, please describe the denominations to the Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424. Sgt. Davindar Dalep File 18-2661

Media Release July 16-22, 2018

On July 16th a vehicle towing a trailer cut off a cyclist near Cadboro Bay Rd and Cedar Hill X-Rd. The cyclist approached the driver’s side window to have a few words with him when the driver punched the cyclist in the face. The assault is under investigation. The OBPD wants to remind everyone not Continue Reading

Media Release July 9-15, 2018

Sadly, our search for Ms Barman continues and we have no update. We’re following up on any tips we receive but asking people up island to also be aware. Gladys Barman, is 82 yrs old and was last seen at the Petro Can on West Saanich Rd, July 5th at 10am, driving a Forrest Green Continue Reading

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