Media Release June 4-10, 2018

On June 4th a resident reported that they had received an email instructing them to purchase iTunes cards, scratch them for the activation code, and send photos of the cards. Please be cautious of any emails sent to you with directions to purchase items. Always check the source of any emails you receive as scammers are getting savvy with their methods to defraud people.

The CRA scams continue as well. The CRA does not seek funds through email or text.

On June 5th a resident reported a Telus scam via email. The email included a form asking for personal information. Please contact any company directly that asks you for personal information to make sure that the source is a legitimate one.

On June 9th a wallet was turned in after being located at Transit Rd and Beach Dr. If you have lost a wallet in Oak Bay recently, please contact the OBPD at 250-592-2424 to see if we have it.

On June 9th a large tree in Fireman’s Park split into two pieces. Even though there were a lot of people in the park at the time, no one was injured. The OBFD and City Works Yard will be dealing with its disposal.

On June 9th an injured dog was taken to an animal hospital by an Oak Bay police officer. All attempts to locate the owner of the dog have been negative. If you have lost your dog, please contact the OBPD at 250-592-2424.

A new School Liaison Officer was named this week. Cst Perry will be taking over the position from Cst Lueder. The two officers will be working together over the summer to prepare Cst Perry for the start of the new school year in September. We want to thank Cst Lueder for all the great work he has done in our schools over the past two and a half years.

On June 9th two new Oak Bay Reserve Constables graduated. Congratulations to R/Cst Carrie and R/Cst Deigh. The community is lucky to have the great team of reserve constables at OBPD who last year volunteered over 1200 hours of service.


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