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Weekly News Briefs March 11-17, 2013

On March 12, 2013 police responded to a complaint of a break, enter and theft. A residence in the 1400 block of St. Patrick Street had been entered and an outboard 5.6 horsepower Seagull motor was stolen. No indication of forced entry. On March 14, 2013 at approximately 11:12 am police responded to a collision Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release: March 4 – 10, 2013

March 11, 2013 The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 78 calls for service between March 4th and 10th. 2013-03-04 OB File #13-606 – Theft of bicycle Overnight in the 500 block of Oliver Street a 2011 red and black Specialized 18 speed bicycle was stolen from a detached garage. The touring bicycle was valued Continue Reading

Weekly News Briefs April 28-May 5, 2013

On Wednesday May 1st, 2013, at approximately at 12:35 pm, Oak Bay police were called to a report of a stolen bicycle at the Oak Bay High School. A white male described as 5’8”, in his 20’s with a medium build, wearing a dark brown hoodie, a blue bike helmet and carrying a black back Continue Reading

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

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