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Weekly News Briefs June 16-23, 2013

Sometime overnight on June 15th/16th, unknown person(s) attended in the 1400 Block of Beach Drive, in Oak Bay, and removed two children’s scooters from a residential garage. Police are reminding residents to keep garage doors locked and valuables secured as well as considering motion-activated security lights on their properties. The Oak Bay Police would like Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release June 10-16 2013

With the arrival of nicer weather our beaches have become much busier. Residents are reminded that beach fires are dangerous and illegal. “OAK BAY Public Parks and Beaches BYLAW NO. 3881 Section 20. No person shall light, ignite or maintain any fire, or permit or cause any fire to be lit, ignited or maintained, on Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release: June 3 to 9, 2013

Bike thefts from Oak Bay Rec Centre – This week there have been 3 reported incidents involving bike theft from the Oak Bay Rec Centre front bicycle racks.  In the first case a suspicious male was seen apparently casing the bikes, touching the locks. No theft occurred.  In each of two subsequent reports an expensive Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release May 27-June 2, 2013

May 27th – Armed Robbery – At 3:09 P.M. a male entered the TD Canada Trust Bank at 2000 Cadboro Bay Road wearing a baseball cap, a bandana and gloves. He demanded money and appeared to be brandishing pepper spray. He left the bank with a quantity of cash and was last seen running northbound Continue Reading

BC Gun Amnesty June 1-30, 2013

The BC Gun Amnesty will allow Oak Bay residents who have illegal or unwanted firearms, other weapons or ammunition the opportunity to voluntarily surrender them to the Oak Bay Police Department for safe disposal during the month of June.  During this time police will not recommend weapons related Criminal Code charges that might otherwise apply Continue Reading

Robbery Suspect

The TD Canada Trust at 103-2000 Cadboro Bay Road was robbed at approximately 3:40 pm May 27, 2013. The suspect entered the TD Canada Trust wearing sunglasses, a blue bandana across his face, and gloves on his hands. He made his way to the teller whereupon he produced a canister of Bear Mace and demanded Continue Reading

Weekly News Briefs May 20-26, 2013

Oak Bay Police received 84 calls for service this week. May 20th – Police responded to the Oak Bay Marina for a report of the theft of a boat motor. The 8 horsepower Mercury outboard was removed from a sailboat moored at the marina. May 21st – Sometime overnight, someone entered a parked vehicle in the 2500 Continue Reading

Cops for Cancer Tour De Rock Rider: R/Cst Aubrey Blackhall

Reserve Constable Aubrey Blackhall was selected to be the Oak Bay Police Department rider in this year’s Cops For Cancer “Tour De Rock”.  Aubrey and the members of the 2013 Tour De Rock Team were introduced at a ceremony at the Royal BC Museum on Saturday, May 11.  Congratulations, Aubrey!

Weekly Media Release May 6 – 12, 2013

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 79 calls for service this week. OB File #2013-1326 – Mischief to Vehicle Date: 2013-05-07 Sometime overnight an unknown culprit removed the “H” symbol from the front grill of a 2003 Honda Civic that was parked in the parking lot at UVic. The culprit also ripped off the Continue Reading

Weekly News Briefs April 21-28, 2013

On April 24th, police were called to a report of a break and enter to a tool shed of a residence in the 2200 block of Wessex Close. The break-in occurred sometime over the winter months. Stolen from the residence were a power washer and a hedge trimmer. The Oak Bay Police are reminding residents Continue Reading

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