On May 22, 2018, Oak Bay Police received a complaint of theft of building materials from a home under construction in Oak Bay. Approximately 1100sqft of 8” white oak flooring was stolen from a home while the wood sat acclimating prior to install. Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to contact Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424 or Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
On May 22, 2018, a local resident reported an envelope containing over $300 was misplaced or lost at Willows Beach or at a business on Hampshire Rd. Should, you come across any found money or items of value believed to be lost or stolen, please contact your local police agency.
On May 25, 2018 just after 3:00pm a 911 call was received after a minor collision occurred on Oak Bay Avenue at Hampshire Rd. involving a Chrysler and a BMW. The driver of the Chrysler ran into the rear of the BMW it was behind. The male driver and his 17 year old female passenger in the Chrysler exited their car and confronted the driver of the BMW they had just struck. Words were exchanged and the female passenger of the Chrysler kicked the door of the BMW, causing more damage. The driver of the Chrysler was issued a violation ticket for following too closely behind the BMW and his female passenger is being investigated for Mischief to Property Under $5000 for causing further damage to the BMW.
Shortly after 7:00pm on May 26, 2018, Oak Bay Police attended the parking lot of the Oak Bay Marina after a report of a woman who appeared to be drunk was trying to get in her car and drive away. The woman was investigated for impaired driving and subsequently issued a 90-day driving prohibition. Her vehicle was also impounded for 30 days.
Just after 6:00am on May 27, 2018, a truck, which appeared to be travelling faster than the posted speed limit of 40km/hour on Henderson Rd, was pulled over by Oak Bay Police. The driver was found to be unlicensed and prohibited from driving in the province of British Columbia. The driver was issued an appearance notice for court and his vehicle was towed.
Oak Bay Police encourage members of our community to attend the Oak Bay Tea Party this coming weekend, June 1, 2 & 3 2018. Please remember there will be prohibited parking on designated streets for the parade and festivities so check for signage prior to parking. Consider using public transit or, if possible, walking or cycling to this wonderful family event.