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Weekly Media Release Oct.1-7, 2018

On October 1st, police investigated a report of theft from vehicle that occurred sometime overnight in the 2500 block of Bowker Ave. A small amount of money and jewelry were taken from the vehicle.

On October 1st, police were called to an elementary school for a report of a missing 5 year old boy. The boy was found shortly thereafter in the school.

On October 1st, police investigated another theft from vehicle in the 2500 block of Bowker Ave. A small amount of change was taken.

On October 3rd, police received a report of a bicycle stolen from the Henderson Recreation Center. The green men’s 24-speed Rock Mountain bicycle was left unlocked and has a value of approximately $1300.

On October 5th, police were called to the 2100 block of Oak Bay Ave for a complaint of theft. A woman had entered the store, taken some candy, and left without paying. She was located at a nearby bar, yelling and screaming. She was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to Royal Jubilee Hospital to be examined by a physician.

On October 5th, police were called to an apartment building in the 2000 block of Oak Bay Ave for a report of a male overdosing on drugs. Police arrived to find that residents had already administered naloxone to the male. BC Ambulance arrived to treat the male who survived the incident.

On October 6th, police were called to the 3300 block of University Woods for a report of a male selling a stolen bicycle. The bicycle was recovered, the male was arrested for possession of stolen property and released for court on a Promise to Appear. The matter is still under investigation.

On October 7th, police were called to the 2000 block of Newton Street for a report of theft from vehicle under $1000. A small amount of change was taken.

On October 7th, police received a report of attempted theft from vehicle that occurred sometime overnight in the 2000 block of Carnarvon Street. Nothing was taken.

On October 7th, the Goodlife Fitness Marathon passed through Oak Bay. The event went smoothly with the assistance of Oak Bay and Saanich Reserve Constables volunteering their time to maintain traffic safety.

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

 

Sgt. Chris Goudie

Oak Bay Police

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