Date: November 7, 2012
Weekly Media Release:
News Release for week of 07-14 October 2012
During this past week, the Oak Bay Police Department responded to 57 calls for service. Of those 57 calls, there were 3 thefts of bicycles, 1 break and enter to a garage, 1 motor vehicle collision resulting from a hit and run, 7 false alarms and numerous other calls for service.
On October 9th, a bicycle valued at $500 was stolen from the area of Heron St, and on October 11th, a bicycle valued at $100 was stolen from the area of Central Ave, but later recovered. On October 14, a bicycle valued at $600 was stolen from the rear of a vehicle located in the Woodburn Ave area.
On October 10th, a vehicle parked in the area of Oak Bay Ave and Wilmot Pl was the victim of a hit and run collision, resulting in approximately $1000 damage to the victims vehicle. The suspect vehicle is not known.
On October 14th, a bicycle valued at $600 was stolen from a break in to an unlocked garage in the area of Dorset Rd.
Throughout this past week, OBPD Members also responded to 7 false alarms. As a result, OBPD Members are encouraging home owners to ensure their alarms are properly set and members of the family know the appropriate code. In addition, OBPD Members suggest Oak Bay residence ensures their bicycles are locked and also know and copy down the serial numbers of their bicycles and other property which, will make it easier for Police to track and recover stolen property.
Oak Bay Police Department