Weekly Media Release for Dec. 20, 2021 – Jan. 3, 2022

OB File #2021-3978
On Thursday, December 23rd, the Oak Bay Police set up a check stop at Cadboro Bay Road and Eastdowne Road. A vehicle approached the roadblock, and the officer could smell liquor emanating from the driver. An ASD was administered which showed a “WARN” reading. The driver was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

OB File #2021-3997
On Monday, December 27th, the Oak Bay Police Department received a report of an overnight theft from motor vehicle complaint in the 3500 block of Upper Terrace. The suspect stole a pair of prescription glasses and a pair or Ray Ban sunglasses.

OB File #2021-3998
On Monday, December 27th, the Oak Bay Police Department received a report of a break and enter into a garage in the 200 Block of Prince Andrew Place. The garage was unlocked, and the suspect stole a mountain bike and a few bottles of wine. The bicycle was described as a women’s blk/red Trek Fuel Ex 9.8 xt, 10 speed with grey platform pedals.

OB File #2021-4012
On Thursday, December 29th, patrol members observed an intoxicated male leaving a local pub on Oak Bay Avenue. The intoxicated male entered his vehicle, and a traffic stop was immediately initiated. A mandatory ASD demand was read, and the driver was unable to provide a suitable sample of his breath. The officer made multiple attempts to obtain a sample of the driver’s breath with no success. The 84 yr old male driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition for refusing to provide a breath sample and his vehicle was impounded for 30-days.

OB File #2022-08
On Sunday, January 2nd, while on routine patrol an officer queried a plate in the 2000 block of Oak Bay Avenue and police records showed the registered owner was a prohibited driver. A traffic stop was initiated, and the 19 year old female driver was confirmed to be prohibited from driving and was issued a Provincial Appearance Notice to attend court at a later date. The vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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