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Gazetas was seen leaving his home in his red Ford Ranger. Screenshot

Search and rescue waits for defined area for missing Island man

Friends and family raise funds for search to narrow down location of Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

Gazetas was seen leaving his home in his red Ford Ranger. Screenshot
Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Family panic sparked after BC Sheriff Service arrests woman with dementia

When 63-year-old’s husband realized she was gone it prompted calls to RCMP and Search and Rescue

Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island man is reported missing

The public is asked to be on the lookout for Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied
Victoria Police Headquarters. (Black Press Media File Photo)

UPDATE: ‘high-risk’ missing teen with medical concerns found safe

The 14-year-old had ben reported missing since Jan. 30

Victoria Police Headquarters. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Jay Rosenberger, 38, was last seen at the Village Green Hotel on Friday, Jan. 24. (Facebook)

Police search for man who went missing from Vernon hotel

Jay Rosenberger, 38, was last seen Friday

Jay Rosenberger, 38, was last seen at the Village Green Hotel on Friday, Jan. 24. (Facebook)
UPDATED: VicPD thank public for help finding ‘high risk’ teen

UPDATED: VicPD thank public for help finding ‘high risk’ teen

Youth subject of Jan. 26 missing person report found safe

UPDATED: VicPD thank public for help finding ‘high risk’ teen
Victoria Police are looking for missing, wanted man Wesley Williams. (File courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)
Victoria Police are looking for missing, wanted man Wesley Williams. (File courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)
VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate missing man David Atkins.(Courtesy VicPd)

UPDATED: 64-year-old Victoria man David Atkins found

Atkins was found by Sooke RCMP on Saturday morning

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate missing man David Atkins.(Courtesy VicPd)
National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives

National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives

Recent cases in Victoria, where the missing person died, fuels support for such a system

  • Oct 30, 2019
National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives
Victoria Police are looking for missing man Cameron Johnston (File contributed/ VicPD)

MISSING: Victoria man Cameron Johnston

VicPD are looking for a missing 36-year-old man

Victoria Police are looking for missing man Cameron Johnston (File contributed/ VicPD)
UPDATE: 27-year-old Tomas Podhora found safe

UPDATE: 27-year-old Tomas Podhora found safe

Podhora was reported missing on Aug. 24

UPDATE: 27-year-old Tomas Podhora found safe
Victoria Police are looking for missing 63-year-old Luc Racicot (File contributed/VicPD)

MISSING: Police searching for 63-year-old Luc Racicot

Racicot was last seen in July and reported missing on Aug. 27

Victoria Police are looking for missing 63-year-old Luc Racicot (File contributed/VicPD)
RCMP searching for missing Greater Victoria residents

RCMP searching for missing Greater Victoria residents

Easha Rayel, 36, and James Evans, 23, believed to be travelling in blue 2002 BMW 325Ci

RCMP searching for missing Greater Victoria residents
The sign at the entrance to Horth Hill Park, which has now reopened. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Horth Hill Park reopens after search and rescue operation

Body of missing man located in North Saanich park

The sign at the entrance to Horth Hill Park, which has now reopened. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Search and Rescue specialists taking a break after a long shift, earlier on Wednesday. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Missing North Saanich man found dead in Horth Hill Park

Paul Hare, 64, had been missing since July 27

Search and Rescue specialists taking a break after a long shift, earlier on Wednesday. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Search and Rescue specialists taking a break and re-hydrating after their shift. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Search and Rescue specialists taking a break and re-hydrating after their shift. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
North Saanich man Paul Hare is missing and police are calling on the public to help locate him. (RCMP handout)

MISSING: RCMP seek Paul Hare of North Saanich

Hare is 64, Caucasian, 150 pounds and has grey hair with blue eyes

North Saanich man Paul Hare is missing and police are calling on the public to help locate him. (RCMP handout)
UPDATE: Missing 13-year-old found

UPDATE: Missing 13-year-old found

Victoria Police were looking for a Victoria teen who was last seen on May 31

UPDATE: Missing 13-year-old found
Dawn Scott, Maddy’s mother at their house in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar photo)

Mom of B.C. teen missing for 8 years keeps her memory alive

Eight years ago, the Vanderhoof teenager disappeared, and the RCMP continue to chase leads

Dawn Scott, Maddy’s mother at their house in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar photo)
UPDATE: Missing teen found

UPDATE: Missing teen found

VicPD said missing teen has been found safe

UPDATE: Missing teen found