On November 26th, police received a report of an animal incident that occurred over the weekend in the 1700 block of Lulie Street. Two boys state that they were on their scooters when a “large deer with antlers” chased them down the street. The boys were upset, but otherwise unharmed.
On November 27th, police were advised of an incident of Mischief to Property that occurred on the Public Works building by the Oak Bay running track. Sometime over the weekend, person(s) unknown sprayed graffiti on the wall of the building.
On December 1st, police were called to the 2000 block of Frederick Norris Road for a report of Theft from Motor Vehicle. Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the vehicle and took two pairs of sunglasses.
On December 1st, police were called to the 3500 block of Plymouth Road for a report of Theft From Motor Vehicle. Sometime overnight, person(s) unknown entered the vehicle and took a small amount of change, a BC Ferries card and a cheque.
On December 1st, police were called to the 2300 block of Cedar Hill X-Road for a report of Break, Enter, and Theft. Some time during the day, unknown person(s) entered the complainant’s house and took her purse. Cash, credit cards, and bank cards were in the purse.
On December 1st, police were called to Foul Bay Road and Henderson Road for a Motor Vehicle Collision. The driver of the vehicle was southbound on Henderson Road, misjudged the distance while passing a parked truck and utility trailer, colliding with the parked trailer. There were no injuries but the driven vehicle was damaged.
On December 1st, The annual lighted truck parade came through Oak Bay. There was a good turn-out to see the event, and no issues were reported. Oak Bay and Saanich Police Reserves as well as volunteers manned the intersections to ensure everyone’s safety.
On December 1st, police responded to a report of Break and Enter in progress on Sylvain Lane. The complainant reported two men entered a residence through a basement window. Police arrived on scene and determined the two men were painters who had misplaced the house key and found another way into the residence to complete their work. This was confirmed with the owner.
On December 2nd, police responded to a report of shoplifting in the 2100 block of Oak Bay Avenue. The male was located and arrested for theft under $5000. He was found to be in breach of his previous release conditions and so was lodged in cells to appear for morning court.
On December 2nd, police were called to the 2300 block of Cedar Hill X-Road for a report of Stolen Vehicle. The complainant reports that someone entered her garage, located the vehicle keys, and drove off, sometime after Thursday night (November 29th). The matter is still under investigation
If you have information in regard to these or any other crimes, phone (250)592-2424 or Crimestoppers.