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Victoria police arrested a man who damaged an ATM in downtown Victoria early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after unsuccessful ATM break-in attempt in Victoria

Police watched man damage machine just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday

 

VicPD arrested three men in two violent incidents Saturday, Oct. 23, in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

3 in hospital, 3 arrested after Victoria pipe assault and stabbing incidents

VicPD called to two violent incidents in short span Saturday night

 

Victoria police suspect a driver was impaired by drugs when they crashed into the Bay Centre Marble Slab Sunday night. (Courtesy VicPD)

VIDEO: Suspected drug-impaired driver crashes into Victoria ice cream shop

Driver crashes into Bay Centre Marble Slab, reverses, and comes back again

 

Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision Oct. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driver arrested after leaving crash scene

Motorist faces impaired driving charges after breath samples exceeded legal limit

Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision Oct. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are looking for the owner of a wallet they recovered from a recent break-and-enter in the Fairfield neighbourhood. (Courtesy VicPD)

Owner sought of wallet recovered from Victoria break-in

Wallet found at residence in 900-block of Fairfield Road

Victoria police are looking for the owner of a wallet they recovered from a recent break-and-enter in the Fairfield neighbourhood. (Courtesy VicPD)
A Victoria police officer was able to successfully de-escalate a situation on the Helmcken Road overpass Wednesday after leaving the hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Injured VicPD officer prevents suicide attempt after leaving hospital

WARNING: This story contains references to suicide and may not be appropriate for all audiences

A Victoria police officer was able to successfully de-escalate a situation on the Helmcken Road overpass Wednesday after leaving the hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith

Smith is wanted on several warrants including robbery, assault with a weapon, uttering threats

Police are searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police say a missing Victoria teen Lia Barker may be with wanted man Lionel Sewap in Greater Victoria or the Lower Mainland. (Courtesy VicPD)

Missing Victoria teen may be with wanted man, police say

Lia Baker, 16, last seen in Victoria Sept. 21

Victoria police say a missing Victoria teen Lia Barker may be with wanted man Lionel Sewap in Greater Victoria or the Lower Mainland. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police officers seized fentanyl, a cattle prod, a baton, taser, and replica firearm, as well as nearly $8,000 in cash during an Oct. 15 arrest. (Courtesy VicPD)

Police seize fentanyl, $8,000 cash, cattle prod from Victoria suite

The suspect was released from custody pending further investigation

Victoria police officers seized fentanyl, a cattle prod, a baton, taser, and replica firearm, as well as nearly $8,000 in cash during an Oct. 15 arrest. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police apprehended a man under the mental health act in the 100-block of Gorge Road East Oct. 20. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police officer punched while apprehending man in crisis

Officer treated for concussion, released from hospital

Victoria police apprehended a man under the mental health act in the 100-block of Gorge Road East Oct. 20. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are seeking witnesses and information after four fires were set in one day in James Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are seeking witnesses and information after four fires were set in one day in James Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria masseur arrested in May faces nine more sexual assault charges. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria masseur charged with 9 more counts of sexual assault

Ajesh ‘Sam’ Jacob remains on bail awaiting trial

A Victoria masseur arrested in May faces nine more sexual assault charges. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department arrested one man after a storage lock break-in on Harbour Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department arrested one man after a storage lock break-in on Harbour Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police apprehended a man wanted under several criminal and mental health warrants Oct. 18. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police apprehend man following 8-hour barricade

Irritant gas used after negotiations failed

Victoria police apprehended a man wanted under several criminal and mental health warrants Oct. 18. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police officers were on scene Friday night after receiving reports of a knife-wielding man. (Black Press Media file photo)

Emergency response team uses projectiles to subdue suspect believed to be carrying a knife in Victoria

Man treated for non-life-threatening injuries before being taken to VicPD cells

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police officers were on scene Friday night after receiving reports of a knife-wielding man. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board’s 2022 provisional budget is 7.05 per cent higher compared to 2021 with pay raises and additional resources driving the increased price tag. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board’s proposed budget price up 7 per cent from 2021

Department pay increases, new resources driving the cost increase

The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board’s 2022 provisional budget is 7.05 per cent higher compared to 2021 with pay raises and additional resources driving the increased price tag. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking for witnesses and video of vandalism that happened last week that has elements of a hate crime. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police investigating spray paint vandalism as hate crime

Police seeking witnesses, video of the incident that occurred on Oct. 4 or 5

Victoria police are asking for witnesses and video of vandalism that happened last week that has elements of a hate crime. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
(Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Victoria police arrested a man who was firing a compressed-air handgun, similar to a pellet gun, in downtown Victoria early Monday morning. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after firing pellet-style gun in Victoria early Monday morning

VicPD used bean bag shotgun, taser on the man during the incident

Victoria police arrested a man who was firing a compressed-air handgun, similar to a pellet gun, in downtown Victoria early Monday morning. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)