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Weekly Media Release Jan. 14 – Jan. 20, 2019

On January 15th 2019, Oak Bay Police received a complaint that a rudder handle along with its hinges was stolen from a sail boat at the Oak Bay Marina. The resident advised that the theft possibly occurred overnight and it appears the suspect targeted specific parts. At this time no suspects have been identified in Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Jan. 7 – Jan. 13, 2019

On January 7th, Oak Bay Police responded to a report of arson in the Frederick Norris area. A suspect was identified and arrested. The suspect was held in custody pending the first court appearance on January 15th.   Also on January 7th, Oak Bay Police responded to a pedestrian struck at the intersection of Foul Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Dec. 31st 2018 – Jan. 6th 2019

On January 1st, while conducting mobile patrols the police noticed a commercial bus parked in the 200 block of King George Terrace. Police noticed a bag of empty liquor bottles near the bus and another bag containing liquor bottles. Police asked who the owner was and no one came forward to claim the liquor. The Continue Reading

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

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