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The VicPD Strike Force team arrested three people after executing a search warrant and seizing fentanyl, $40,000 cash and stolen goods from a Victoria home. (Photo courtesy VicPD)

PHOTOS: Police arrest three people, seize $40,000 cash, fentanyl, stolen items from Victoria home

Strike Force unit focusing on property crime as incidents on the rise

The VicPD Strike Force team arrested three people after executing a search warrant and seizing fentanyl, $40,000 cash and stolen goods from a Victoria home. (Photo courtesy VicPD)
RCMP are searching for two suspects accused of stealing an electric tricycle during a break-and-entre at a Sidney Canadian Tire. (Photo courtesy Sidney/North Saanich RCMP Detachment)
RCMP are searching for two suspects accused of stealing an electric tricycle during a break-and-entre at a Sidney Canadian Tire. (Photo courtesy Sidney/North Saanich RCMP Detachment)
VicPD seized stolen goods from a home in the 3100-block of Somerset Street on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Police seize Taser and stolen clothing, jewelry from Victoria home

Second VicPD Strike Force raid of the week relating to stolen goods

VicPD seized stolen goods from a home in the 3100-block of Somerset Street on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Police are searching for the suspect in a break-and-enter robbery at the Blackapple Cellular kiosk at Uptown Shopping Centre. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Police are searching for the suspect in a break-and-enter robbery at the Blackapple Cellular kiosk at Uptown Shopping Centre. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Items had been stolen from the Sikh Temple KDS Victoria on April 9. (File contributed/ VicPD)

Victoria police safely recover items stolen from Sikh temple

A man broke into the Khalsa Diwan Society Victoria and stole religious and ceremonial items

Items had been stolen from the Sikh Temple KDS Victoria on April 9. (File contributed/ VicPD)
VicPD has seen an increase in thefts from cars. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD sees 29 per cent jump in thefts from cars in early April

Officers are reminding people to lock their vehicles, remove valuables

VicPD has seen an increase in thefts from cars. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is looking for the owner of this hat, which was left behind after a barbecue was stolen from a Victoria residence. (Rod Phillips/Twitter)

Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence

Anyone who recognizes the hat is asked to call VicPD or Crime Stoppers

VicPD is looking for the owner of this hat, which was left behind after a barbecue was stolen from a Victoria residence. (Rod Phillips/Twitter)
Saanich police are searching for the suspect in a robbery at the Lowe’s Home Improvement and Hardware store at Tillicum Centre. (Google Maps)

Thief nabs $600 worth of tools in break-and-enter at Saanich hardware store

Police department sees a spike in break-and-enters

Saanich police are searching for the suspect in a robbery at the Lowe’s Home Improvement and Hardware store at Tillicum Centre. (Google Maps)
A damaged charging station in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
A damaged charging station in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)

Caught on camera: Police release video of man who allegedly stole seaplane in Vancouver

Police say the man broke into the Harbour Air terminal and then got into one of the seaplanes in the harbour

Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)
West Shore RCMP are reminding the public to not approach armed suspects after a homeowner chased away a 15-yea-old trying to steal their bike. The teenageer claimed to have a knife on them. (Black Press Media file photo)

Don’t chase away armed suspects: West Shore RCMP

Police say teen broke into garage on Jenkins Avenue around 2 a.m.

West Shore RCMP are reminding the public to not approach armed suspects after a homeowner chased away a 15-yea-old trying to steal their bike. The teenageer claimed to have a knife on them. (Black Press Media file photo)
Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)

B.C. widow ‘crushed’ over stolen T-shirts meant for memorial blanket

Lori Roberts lost her fiancé one month ago Tuesday now she’s lost almost all she had left of him

Ron Phippen in the T-shirt his fiancée Lori Roberts met him in. Phippen died suddenly of melanoma on Jan. 18, 2020 but then a month later a bag of his T-shirts destined for a memorial blanket was stolen in Chilliwack. (Facebook)
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
B.C. man sentenced to 3.5 years for stealing wigs meant for kids with cancer
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for two people who allegedly stole a $300 tool from Home Hardware in Sidney. (File contributed/Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers looking to identify suspects in Sidney Home Hardware theft

Suspects allegedly walked into store smiling before making off with merchandise

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for two people who allegedly stole a $300 tool from Home Hardware in Sidney. (File contributed/Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Local businesses on Lower Johsnon Street are looking to up the area’s security. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria security company sees jump in clients in lower downtown after influx of thefts

Themis Security has signed several new contracts for businesses in lower Yates, Johnson streets area

Local businesses on Lower Johsnon Street are looking to up the area’s security. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
VicPD looking for rightful owner of kendo Japanese fencing set, crossbows found in stolen vehicle

VicPD looking for rightful owner of kendo Japanese fencing set, crossbows found in stolen vehicle

Several unique items turned up in a recent recovery of a stolen vehicle

VicPD looking for rightful owner of kendo Japanese fencing set, crossbows found in stolen vehicle
Victoria senior housebound after electric wheelchair stolen

Victoria senior housebound after electric wheelchair stolen

The 75-year-old’s customized chair was stolen from his James Bay residence

Victoria senior housebound after electric wheelchair stolen
A thief allegedly stole a motorcycle from a property in the Mount Tolmie area on Dec. 19 between 4 and 4:30 a.m. (Supplied by Ryan Gisler)

Mount Tolmie man warns Saanich locals of coordinating thieves

Saanich police says recent thefts have not been out of the ordinary

A thief allegedly stole a motorcycle from a property in the Mount Tolmie area on Dec. 19 between 4 and 4:30 a.m. (Supplied by Ryan Gisler)
Victoria toy store, Cherry Bomb Toys had break-and-enter early Friday. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Victoria toy store, Cherry Bomb Toys had break-and-enter early Friday. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)