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 violation ticket and the vehicles were towed from the scene.

On December 6th, police received a report of theft from vehicle that occurred around noon in a parking lot on Bee Street. A window on the vehicle was smashed out and a gym bag containing workout gear was taken, as well as a small amount of coins. The matter is still under investigation.

“Thefts from unlocked vehicles occur frequently, however, it is much less common for someone to smash a window to gain access. Please ensure there is nothing of any potential value, visible from outside your vehicle.”   Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties

On December 7th, shortly after midnight, an Oak Bay staff member reported an intoxicated male in the 1900 block of Bee Street, talking to himself and walked into a pole. Police located the male and had him examined by the Ambulance Service. The male declined treatment and was transported by police to a nearby residence where a friend agreed to look after him.

On December 7th at approximately 1:30 PM, police were called to the 3300 block of Woodburn Ave for a report of suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, police located two males with electronic equipment beside the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that one of the males was conducting an experiment in support of his PHD.


If you have information in regard to these or any other crimes, phone (250) 592-2424 or Crimestoppers.

Oak Bay Police

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