Weekly Media Release Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

On October 28th, at approximately 2 pm, the Oak Bay Police Department responded to the area of Currie Road and Windsor Road regarding downed power lines.  At that time the power lines were dangling above an unoccupied vehicle. It was determined that the downed power lines had been caused by a flying eagle that had struck them. Unfortunately, the eagle died as result.

On October 29th at noon, Oak Bay Police received a complaint from a resident stating that sometime last week his Red Shop Rider Scooter was stolen from the 1900 block of Bee Street in Oak Bay.  The scooter is described as a Shop rider model 889SL with a basket attached at the front and a canopy over the seat. This investigation is still ongoing.

Trick or Treat

Oak Bay Village hosted the traditional giant community Trick or Treat on Oak Bay Avenue, where merchants and the Oak Bay Municipal Hall offered treats in stores from Foul Bay Road to Monterey Avenue, between 2 and 5 pm on Halloween, October 31st. Oak Bay Avenue, between Wilmot Place and Monterey Avenue was closed from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

and was followed by the Municipality of Oak Bay hosting a giant bonfire in Fireman’s Park, adjacent to the Oak Bay Police Department and Firehall. Hot dogs, hot chocolate, a Halloween costume contest, and a chance to spray fire hoses was enjoyed by ghouls and goblins young and old.

Halloween continues to be a great family-oriented night in Oak Bay.  There was no significant increase in calls for the police that evening.

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