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Weekly Media Release for Nov, 20 – 26, 2023

Excessive Speed On Monday, November 20, 2023, at approximately 7:30pm, the Oak Bay Police were conducting speed enforcement near Beach Dr and Newport Ave. A 21-year-old man was stopped for going 111 km/h in a 40 km/h zone. The driver was issued a Violation Ticket for Excessive Speed Section 148(1) MVA in the amount of Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Nov. 13 – Nov. 19, 2023

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 67 calls for service this week.  Excessive Speed On Sunday, November 19, 2023, at approximately 8:20pm, the Oak Bay Police were conducting speed enforcement near Beach Dr. and Newport Ave. A 21-year-old man was stopped for going 94 km/h in a 40 km/h zone. The driver was issued Continue Reading

Media Release for Nov. 6 – Nov. 12, 2023

SUSPICIOUS MALE On November 7th, 2023, a community member called police just after 6:00pm to report a suspicious man walking down the middle of the street in the 2100 block of Lorne Terrace. The man was using a flashlight to light up the front doors of houses he was passing. When the man noticed he was being watched, Continue Reading

Oak Bay Police Board Vacancy

The Province is seeking applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Oak Bay Police Board.  The closing date for applications is December 31, 2023.  Interested parties can apply online on the BC Government website.  The current board consists of six members. The successful candidate would fill one of the existing seats as a current Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Oct. 29 – Nov. 5, 2023

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 146 calls for service this week. Break and Enter to Business. On Tuesday October 31, 2023, at 8:15am, the Oak Bay Police Department responded to a report of a break and enter to a business in the 3000 block of Finnerty Rd. Security reported that sometime overnight someone Continue Reading

Latest News for November 3, 2023

Oak Bay Police File 2023-3346 Shortly before 11:00am this morning, Oak Bay Police received a report of a suspicious person sitting on a bench in Bowker Park twirling what appeared to be a small black handgun. Out of an abundance of caution, Oak Bay Police requested a “hold and secure” on the Oak Bay High Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Oct. 23 – Oct. 29, 2023

October 24: A 79-year-old woman drove her vehicle into a portion of the Royal Bank window at 2255 Oak Bay Ave in the middle of the afternoon. Oak Bay Police, Oak Bay Fire, and BCEHS all attended the scene. After investigating, police confirmed alcohol was not a factor and the cause of the accident is Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Oct. 16 to Oct. 22, 2023

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 69 calls for service this week. Mischief to Vehicle On Wednesday October 18, 2023, at 8:45am, the Oak Bay Police Department responded to a report of damage to a vehicle in the 1300 block of St. David St. The vehicle owner reported sometime between Tuesday October 17th  at Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Oct. 2 – Oct. 9, 2023

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 101 calls for service this week. Suspicious Vehicle Fire On Monday, October 2nd , 2023, at approximately 5:34pm, Oak Bay Police Department responded with Oak Bay Fire Department to the 2300 block of Pacific Ave for a report of a vehicle on fire. The fire was promptly extinguished Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for Sept. 25 – Oct. 1, 2023

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 75 calls for service this week. Excessive Speed: On Monday, September 25, at approximately 10:20pm, the Oak Bay Police were conducting speed enforcement in the area of Beach Dr. and Newport Ave. A 20-year-old male was stopped for going 83km/h in a 40km/h zone. The driver was issued Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release for September 18 to 24, 2023

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 62 calls for service this week. Road Rage On September 18, 2023, at approximately 1:00am, there was a road rage incident on Cedar Hill Cross Rd at University Dr, in which two drivers exchanged obscene hand gestures. A 19-year-old male driver proceeded to throw McDonald’s garbage, including a Continue Reading

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