Weekly Media Release Nov 13 – 19, 2017

On November 14th, the Oak Bay Police Department received a report of a residential Break & Enter to a residence under construction in the 200 block of King George Terrace. The suspect stole several types of construction tools and the loss is valued at approximately $4300.00.

Dewalt tools:

  • 20 volt combo kit 5 items – drill, impact driver sawzall skill saw
  • 20 volt cordless drill and impact driver
  • 20 volt cordless framing nailer
  • 12 20 volt 4 amp batteries
  • Dewalt tool bag with miscellaneous items wrenches, pliers, tapemeasures, safety glasses, hearing protection masks, drill and driver bits
  • Bosch Hammer drill
  • Red rain gear, new steel toe rubber boots size 12

On November 14th, a cyclist reported that, while riding his bicycle on November 7th southbound in the 3200 block of Henderson Road, he fell onto the roadway when his chain broke. A dark coloured vehicle was behind the cyclist, attempted to avoid him, and inadvertently ran over his left arm causing a fracture. The injured cyclist does not believe the incident was intentional, however, police are looking for any witnesses to the incident or if the driver recalls the incident please contact the Oak Bay Police Department.

On November 17th, the Oak Bay Police Department received two reports of attempted residential B&E’s. The first incident occurred in the 2400 block of Epworth where a male was observed attempting to gain access to a side window. The male was unable to gain access and he was last seen riding his bicycle towards Haultain Street.

Caucasian Male, early 20’s, medium build, brown hair, wearing a red jacket, blue patterned pants, black backpack riding a bicycle with no helmet

The second attempted B&E was reported in the 1000 block of Beach Drive. The police received a report of an alarm and attended the residence along with the property reference. The northeast door was unlocked and the suspect opened the door setting off the alarm. The suspect did not enter the residence.

On November 17th, the Oak Bay Police Department received a report of a theft from the Royal Victoria Yacht Club. The theft is believed to have occurred between Nov 13-15 in the sailing office. The suspect entered the office when no one was present and stole the following items that have an approximate value of $2600.00:

  • Zhik Aroshell grey jacket, size large
  • Zhik Aroshell grey pants,size large
  • Sypder Co Sage pocket knife
  • Gill OS2 black jacket, size 6
  • Gill OS2 black pants, size 6
  • Helly Hansen lifa black top, size small
  • Helly Hansen lifa black bottoms, size small
  • Helly Hansen black duffel bag
  • Zhik black life jacket, size small
  • Generic fleece pants, size small

With respect to the very loud noise that was heard last night in Oak Bay (that apparently sounded like a low flying, loud aircraft), we have no information on that and would suggest that you to contact USAF, DND or YYJ.

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