Weekly Media Release Jan 15-21, 2018

January 17th, 2018

The Oak Bay Police Department attended to a residence where a male who was in company of a female was bound by a court imposed Recognizance that had several conditions. One of the conditions was to not have any visitors at his residence during his curfew. The male was arrested for Failing to Comply with the Recognizance and was held in-custody for morning court.

January 18th, 2018

The police attended the 3000 blk of Woodburn Avenue for a theft from an unlocked vehicle that was parked in their driveway. The suspect rummaged through the vehicle and stole some loose change.

The police received a report of a stolen bicycle from the Oak Bay Recreation Centre. The thief stole the unlocked bicycle from the covered bicycle lock up area in front of complex. Police were able to obtain surveillance video of the theft and the investigation is ongoing to identify the suspect. The bicycle is described as:

A women’s black fixie style touring bicycle, 7 speed internal hub, with blue pedals

(Approximate Value: $400.00)

January 20th, 2018

 The police received a second report of a stolen bicycle and this theft occurred at UVIC. The owner locked his bicycle, however the suspect was able to defeat the lock. The bicycle is described as:

Men’s black GT Karakoma mountain bicycle with 29” wheels, blue and red stripes, and had blue pedals and grips that matched the blue stripes (Approximate value: $900.00)

January 21st, 2018

During a late night patrol, a vehicle was stopped for speeding and the officer smelled an odour of liquor emanating from the driver’s breath. The driver received a 24- hr suspension. His driver’s licence was seized and he received a violation ticket for speeding.

The Oak Bay Police received a report of a residential break and enter in the 400 block of Newport Avenue. The suspect pried the rear door and entered the unoccupied residence. The homeowner noticed a number of drawers were open and items were strewn across the floor. The deadbolt was bent and the door frame was splintered. The investigation is ongoing.

The Oak Bay Police Department conducted radar enforcement in the 2800 block of Foul Bay Road. During a one-hour enforcement period (10- 11pm) six violation tickets were issued:

4 Violation Tickets for Speeding

1 VT for No Drivers Licence with a prescribed fine of $276.00

1 VT for No Insurance with a prescribed fine of $598.00

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