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A crowd pulls down the Captain James Cook statue in downtown Victoria. (Siiam Hamilton/Twitter)
A crowd pulls down the Captain James Cook statue in downtown Victoria. (Siiam Hamilton/Twitter)
Juliana Frank found safe. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: Juliana Frank found safe

She was found hours after her family reported that she was missing on June 29

Juliana Frank found safe. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Despite the absence of city-sponsored events on July 1, VicPD is deploying closed-circuit TV cameras in Victoria on Canada Day. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police to temporarily deploy cameras on Canada Day

CCTV cameras to be taken down after July 1, signage will notify nearby public

Despite the absence of city-sponsored events on July 1, VicPD is deploying closed-circuit TV cameras in Victoria on Canada Day. (Black Press Media file photo)
A dog owner was fined $250 for leaving their pet in the car with the windows closed during Victoria’s record-breaking heat on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Leaving dog in car during Victoria’s record-breaking heat sees owner fined $250

Victoria police say any amount of time too long for dogs to be left in vehicles on hot days

A dog owner was fined $250 for leaving their pet in the car with the windows closed during Victoria’s record-breaking heat on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Person’s call to Victoria police officers helps to save their overdosed friend’s life

Officers found a person who wasn’t breathing, had no pulse after being alerted by person’s friend

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)
A drug trafficking investigation led to Victoria police officers seizing fentanyl, methamphetamine and about $20,000 in cash on June 16. (Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD seizes significant quantities of the drugs, $20,000 after trafficking investigation

The seizure included fentanyl, methamphetamine and pills believed to be controlled substances

A drug trafficking investigation led to Victoria police officers seizing fentanyl, methamphetamine and about $20,000 in cash on June 16. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police said Paisley Dawson has been found safe after she was the subject of a missing person alert on Wednesday. (Black Press File Photo)

UPDATED: Paisley Dawson found safe

She was the subject of a missing person alert on June 23

Victoria police said Paisley Dawson has been found safe after she was the subject of a missing person alert on Wednesday. (Black Press File Photo)
VicPD is looking to identify this graffiti suspect. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police looking to identify graffiti suspect caught on CCTV

The suspect was caught tagging a Kings Road building

VicPD is looking to identify this graffiti suspect. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Missing man Tyrone Goertzen has been found safe, Victoria police announced June 22. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Missing man Tyrone Goertzen found safe

Tyrone Goertzen, 33, was first reported missing June 4

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Missing man Tyrone Goertzen has been found safe, Victoria police announced June 22. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for the owner of a pink and white bike they recovered in North Park. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police searching for owner of child’s bike

Officers recovered the pink and white bike in North Park

Victoria police are looking for the owner of a pink and white bike they recovered in North Park. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police found and returned this tricycle to a local graphics company after it was reported stolen in downtown Victoria last week. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Police find stolen tricycle, return it to Victoria company

The three-wheeler was taken from the 2100-block of Store Street on June 17

Victoria police found and returned this tricycle to a local graphics company after it was reported stolen in downtown Victoria last week. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Stanley Fischer, right, died while in a Victoria police jail cell hours after he was arrested on Nov. 15, 1981. (Photo courtesy of Mark Fischer)

Victoria police not reopening investigation into man’s 1981 death while in custody

Stanley Fischer’s death was ruled a suicide after he was found in his jail cell

Stanley Fischer, right, died while in a Victoria police jail cell hours after he was arrested on Nov. 15, 1981. (Photo courtesy of Mark Fischer)
Emergency health services treated a person after they were in the intersection of Fort and Douglas Streets on June 17, according to VicPD. (Evert Lindquist/ News Staff)

Victoria intersection traffic returns to normal after roadway blocked by person

Police said a person in a motorized wheelchair was in the intersection at Fort, Douglas Streets

Emergency health services treated a person after they were in the intersection of Fort and Douglas Streets on June 17, according to VicPD. (Evert Lindquist/ News Staff)
Camper the dog was found Wednesday night by someone walking their own dog along Hollywood Crescent. She had gone missing after a violent attack on June 11. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Camper the dog found safe after fleeing violent van attack in Victoria

Camper was found on Hollywood Crescent Wednesday night

Camper the dog was found Wednesday night by someone walking their own dog along Hollywood Crescent. She had gone missing after a violent attack on June 11. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)

Gorge Waterway’s muddy bank swamps man’s attempt to flee Victoria police

A wanted man got stuck in the Gorge Waterway while fleeing police on June 15

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)
Police dog Hitch helped arrest a man who had reportedly threatened the security guards of a Victoria shopping centre with a knife on June 15. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Man with knife arrested after reportedly threatening Bay Centre security guards

The K9 unit’s police dog, Hitch, was deployed to assist with the arrest

Police dog Hitch helped arrest a man who had reportedly threatened the security guards of a Victoria shopping centre with a knife on June 15. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Police dog Obi assisted in an arrest Tuesday night after a man reportedly damaged a Victoria restaurant with a large steel beam. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Police dog called in after Victoria restaurant damaged with steel beam

Suspect reportedly entered restaurant and started damaging walls

Police dog Obi assisted in an arrest Tuesday night after a man reportedly damaged a Victoria restaurant with a large steel beam. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police have found high-risk missing woman Chloe Morrison safe. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Missing Victoria woman Chloe Morrison found safe

Morrison, 25, was last seen shortly after 2 p.m. June 13

Victoria police have found high-risk missing woman Chloe Morrison safe. (Courtesy of VicPD)
An SUV sits where it crashed through the front window of the 2:18 Run store in Fairfield Plaza, after the driver appeared to lose control on Monday afternoon. (Photo by Phil Nicholls)

Driver crashes through front window of Victoria running store in Fairfield

Phil Nicholls of 2:18 Run said crash sounded like an earthquake at first

An SUV sits where it crashed through the front window of the 2:18 Run store in Fairfield Plaza, after the driver appeared to lose control on Monday afternoon. (Photo by Phil Nicholls)
Victoria police officers used less-lethal weapons to arrest a woman Sunday night after she allegedly attacked a man with a hammer. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police use less-lethal weapons on woman following hammer attack

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team called to barricade situation

Victoria police officers used less-lethal weapons to arrest a woman Sunday night after she allegedly attacked a man with a hammer. (Black Press Media file photo)