OB File #2021-2942
On Tuesday, September 21st, the Oak Bay Police received a theft complaint from the 1200 block of Hampshire Road. The homeowner advised a black Mercury 2.5 hp motor with white lettering was stolen from a rigid inflatable boat (RIB). The RIB was parked in the driveway and there was no CCTV available in the area. The boat motor was valued at approximately $1200.00.
OB File #2021-2949
On Tuesday, September 21st, the Oak Bay Police attended a two vehicle MVI at Transit Road and Newport Avenue. A 68-year-old female driver conducted an illegal U-turn and struck the right side of another vehicle. The driver was issued a violation ticket for the illegal U-turn and both drivers were transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure as they were complaining of shoulder and neck pain. The damage was estimated in excess of $15,000.00. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
OB File #2021-2984
On Saturday, September 25th, the Oak Bay Police received a report of a single motorcycle collision into a hedge in the 400 block of King George Terrace. A witness believed the 29-year-old male rider was intoxicated and was mumbling about finding his keys and seemed incoherent. Information was received that the rider was picked up at the scene by a taxicab and was driven to his residence in Victoria. A patrol member attended the registered owners address and the uninjured male admitted he was riding the motorcycle. He showed signs of liquor impairment. The male was arrested for impaired driving, he was transported to the police station where he provided two suitable samples of his breath into an approved screening device. The accused was released on documents to attend court at a later date.