PSD Hitch after tracking the night of Jan. 16 in Oak Bay. (Twitter/@SaanichPDK9)

PSD Hitch after tracking the night of Jan. 16 in Oak Bay. (Twitter/@SaanichPDK9)

Saanich police dog tracks dangerous driver after car ditched in Oak Bay

Man may face charges of dangerous driving and mischief

Police from Oak Bay and Saanich used a dog to track down a speeding driver the night of Jan. 16.

Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties said that a 41-year-old man was spotted speeding and driving dangerously. The driver fled on foot after leaving his car in Carnavon Park in Oak Bay.

A Saanich police dog, Hitch, tracked the man to his Oak Bay residence.

Bernoties said that police are still determining what charges will be recommended, but that they will likely be dangerous driving and mischief.



jesse.laufer@oakbaynews.com

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