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Weekly Media Release for Feb. 8 – Feb. 14, 2021

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 66 calls for service this week. On February 8, the Oak Bay Police responded to a worksite accident in the 600 block of Island Rd. A witness reported that a co-worker had fallen from a ladder and had injured his shoulder. The worker was taken to hospital by Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Jan. 31 – Feb. 7, 2021

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 75 calls for service this week. On February 1st, the Oak Bay Police responded to a Motor Vehicle accident where the suspect vehicle failed to remain in the 2500 block of Bowker Ave at around 19:30 hours the previous night. The owner reported that their vehicle was struck Continue Reading

Media Release February 4, 2021

Theft of Wildlife Cameras in Oak Bay The Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society (UWSS) in conjunction with the District of Oak Bay initially installed forty wildlife monitoring cameras about three years ago to do deer population analysis in Oak Bay. The cameras play a vital role in the project that is aimed at managing the deer Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Jan. 25th. to Jan. 31st., 2021

January 25th, 2021: Report of mischief to a decorative wood lantern on Beach Drive. The lantern was smashed in the driveway. It is believed that his occurred in the early morning of January 26th at which time the complainant heard some noise outside. No CCTV was available to help identify the suspect (OBPD file 2021-210). Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Jan. 18 – Jan. 24, 2021

January 18th: Report of a custom made address sign stolen in the 2600 block of Cotswold Rd. The complainant also reported that his neighbour’s address sign was also stolen (OBPD file 2021-156). It is believed that this occurred in the early morning of January 16th at which time the OBPD responded to the same area Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Jan. 11 – Jan. 17, 2021

On Monday January 11th an Oak Bay member checked a vehicle parked at the King George Terrace look-out for valid insurance.  As a result of the check the 18-year-old female driver, with a class 7 licence, was charged with Impaired driving and Driving While Prohibited.  The driver was also issued a 90-day driving prohibition, a 30-day Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Jan. 4 – Jan. 10, 2021

The Oak Bay Police received two theft from automobile reports and both vehicles believed to have been left unlocked: • 3400 block Henderson Rd – Vehicle parked in driveway and child’s backpack was stolen and recovered strewn about a few houses away. (OB 2021-54) • 3000 blk Eastdowne Rd – Vehicle parked on roadway and Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release Dec. 28, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021

On Monday December 28, 2020, police attended the Oak Bay Marina Dockside Eatery at 1327 Beach Dr. for reports of a male who had entered the establishment and stolen 2 packaged ice cream bars. The male provided a first name of ‘Blaine’ and is described as Caucasian, mid to late 30s, medium build, with brown Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release December 21-27, 2020

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 83 calls for service this week. On December 21st, the Oak Bay Police received a theft from auto report in the 2000 block of Milton St. The theft occurred overnight, and the vehicle was believed to be unlocked. Suspect rummaged through the vehicle’s glove box. Stolen: black Tom Continue Reading

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