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Live Fast Die Young

Is a night out worth the rest of your life? Live Fast, Die Young by filmmaker Lauren Holmes shows the consequences of driving drunk. The film took first place in the Impaired Driving category for ICBC’s 180 short-film contest. More films by B.C. youth about risky driving.

December CounterAttack campaign

This December marks the 35th anniversary of the CounterAttack program and ICBC is once again supporting its police partners in the prevention of impaired driving during the holiday season. Since introducing CounterAttack in 1977, we’ve seen significant reductions in impaired-related crashes, however, drinking and driving is still the leading criminal cause of death and remains Continue Reading

Car Prowler

If you heard the sound of police sirens early this morning, the Oak Bay Police assisted Saanich and Victoria Police who were responding to a car prowler in the 1900 block of Watson Street (just south of Landsdowne Camosun College). A Saanich resident heard his car alarm go off and went outside to see what Continue Reading

Weekly Media Release

In early November an Oak Bay resident complained to police that unknown persons had accessed his air miles and used them to book a two night stay at a local hotel. It was determined that the Hotel booking was done on-line through a travel agency located outside the country. After doing a credit check on Continue Reading

Request for Assistance: Police File 12-4427

On 2012-11-22 the Oak Bay Police were made aware of a few leaflets that were distributed in the south Oak Bay area. The content of the leaflet suggests there was a possible child luring earlier this month at Windsor Park and implicated a local resident.  No incident of this nature was reported to the police. Continue Reading

Road Closure: Saturday, December 1, 2012

On Saturday, December 1st, starting at Ship’s Point in Victoria at 5:45pm. Approximately 80 large 18 wheel decorated semi trailer trucks will be parading down Oak Bay Avenue and other parts of the Capital Region. The goal of the parade is to gather food items for the local food banks during the Christmas season. The Continue Reading

Weekly News Brief: November 12-18, 2012

The Oak Bay Police Department responded to 75 calls for service this week. The following is a summary of those calls: Nov 13th – OB File #12-4335 An employee at UVIC rode his bicycle to work and locked his white Trek 21 speed bicycle in a bike shelter. The bicycle lock was forcibly removed and Continue Reading

Media Release: Pedestrian Struck Cadboro Bay Rd

On November 11, 2012 at approximately 540 p.m. a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle on Cadboro Bay Road near the intersection of Thompson Ave. The 84 year old man was crossing in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a southbound vehicle driven by a 68 year old female.  The male remains Continue Reading

Media Release: Robbery on Oak Bay Avenue

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at approximately 6:00pm, an Oak Bay business called the Herbal Path, situated at 2012 Oak Bay Avenue was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. A lone male entered the business advising that he wanted to buy some merchandise. The female business owner, who was the lone person in the Continue Reading

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