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Greater Victoria drivers can have their vehicle exhaust noise levels measured for free by police on June 3 in the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)

Noisy vehicles can warrant a ticket, Victoria police warn

VicPD running free vehicle noise check on June 3 ahead of issuing further tickets

Greater Victoria drivers can have their vehicle exhaust noise levels measured for free by police on June 3 in the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre parking lot. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are searching for Crispin Sims, wanted for trafficking fentanyl. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Fentanyl trafficker sought by Victoria police

Crispin Sims is a 44-year-old Caucasian man with brown hair

Victoria police are searching for Crispin Sims, wanted for trafficking fentanyl. (Courtesy of VicPD)
A serious collision at the intersection of Devonshire Road and the E&N Rail Trail in Esquimalt resulted in one vehicle flipping onto its roof and a power pole being knocked down on May 29, 2021. (Photo courtesy Vanessa Nicholson)

UPDATE: Bystanders rescue driver from flaming car after rollover crash in Esquimalt

The driver and a bystander went to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A serious collision at the intersection of Devonshire Road and the E&N Rail Trail in Esquimalt resulted in one vehicle flipping onto its roof and a power pole being knocked down on May 29, 2021. (Photo courtesy Vanessa Nicholson)
Victoria police arrested two men after two separate knife-point robberies at Douglas Street convenience stores within 15 hours of each other. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two knife-point robberies within 15 hours at Douglas Street convenience stores

Victoria police arrested two men after the Thursday, Friday robberies

Victoria police arrested two men after two separate knife-point robberies at Douglas Street convenience stores within 15 hours of each other. (Black Press Media file photo)
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One man arrested after attempted carjacking at Victoria intersection

Shirtless man arrested after attempting to pull woman from vehicle

(Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police have found missing woman Maya McKay safe. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Missing woman Maya McKay found safe

The 52-year-old woman had last been seen in the Burnside Gorge neighbourhood

Victoria police have found missing woman Maya McKay safe. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police reassembled and returned a stolen bike to its owner this week after finding it dismantled in the parking lot of a temporary housing facility Wednesday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police reconstruct, return woman’s stolen bike

Police found stolen bike dismantled in temporary shelter parking lot

Victoria police reassembled and returned a stolen bike to its owner this week after finding it dismantled in the parking lot of a temporary housing facility Wednesday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Police are searching for two suspects who were caught on camera tagging a wall at Mayfair Shopping Centre on May 8. (Image via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Suspects sought after getting caught on camera tagging a Victoria mall

Suspects seen driving beige hatchback away from the scene

Police are searching for two suspects who were caught on camera tagging a wall at Mayfair Shopping Centre on May 8. (Image via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Victoria police is asking for the public’s help in finding Christopher Polsen after his family hasn’t seen or heard from him since before last Christmas. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Missing man Christopher Polsen found safe

Family hadn’t seen or heard from 55-year-old since before last Christmas

Victoria police is asking for the public’s help in finding Christopher Polsen after his family hasn’t seen or heard from him since before last Christmas. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for witnesses and information after a driver allegedly swerved and yelled hateful and racial slurs at a cycling mother and daughter on Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Raging driver endangers biking mother and daughter in Esquimalt

Victoria police seek witnesses to Craigflower incident, treating it as hate motivated

Victoria police are looking for witnesses and information after a driver allegedly swerved and yelled hateful and racial slurs at a cycling mother and daughter on Tuesday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Multiple police vehicles and an ambulance line the 700 block of View Street in downtown Victoria following a police incident Wednesday afternoon. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)

UPDATE: Man forces way into downtown Victoria church

Large police presence uses force to take man into custody, public safe

  • May 26, 2021
Multiple police vehicles and an ambulance line the 700 block of View Street in downtown Victoria following a police incident Wednesday afternoon. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help after a Make-A-Wish Foundation-donated bike owned by a youth living with special needs was stolen from a local school last week. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Saanich security guard recovers unique, stolen bike gifted to student living with special needs

Custom bike went missing from S.J. Burnside Education Centre storage shed over May long weekend

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help after a Make-A-Wish Foundation-donated bike owned by a youth living with special needs was stolen from a local school last week. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested a known sex offender for breaking into an apartment May 24. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria roommates awake to armed sex offender sitting on their couch

Roommates locked themselves in another room and called the police

Victoria police arrested a known sex offender for breaking into an apartment May 24. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a Nanaimo man Monday night after he was seen twice committing an indecent act while naked near Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested for multiple indecent exposures near Victoria park

Nanaimo man caught thanks to video footage taken by onlookers

Victoria police arrested a Nanaimo man Monday night after he was seen twice committing an indecent act while naked near Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
Security camera footage shows the individuals allegedly involved in a series of break-ins at Victoria businesses between My 9-17. (Photos via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Police seek information about rash of break-ins with drills at Victoria businesses

Cash, 2 iPads reported stolen in incidents between May 9-17

Security camera footage shows the individuals allegedly involved in a series of break-ins at Victoria businesses between My 9-17. (Photos via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Victoria police seized this replica handgun after searching a man’s possessions on Friday (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seize replica handgun from man’s possessions

Police release suspect at the scene pending further investigation

Victoria police seized this replica handgun after searching a man’s possessions on Friday (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police officers are issuing a warning to the public after two employees from different locations were duped into sending thousands of dollars to alleged sophisticated bitcoin fraudsters on Wednesday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sophisticated bitcoin fraudsters steal thousands of dollars from Victoria, Saanich stores

Police warn the public about the phone scam that duped the stores’ employees

Victoria police officers are issuing a warning to the public after two employees from different locations were duped into sending thousands of dollars to alleged sophisticated bitcoin fraudsters on Wednesday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking for any witnesses to a May 19 stabbing in North Park to help them find the assailant. (Black Press Media file photo)

Witnesses sought in Victoria stabbing

Man suffered non-life-threatening injuries

Victoria police are asking for any witnesses to a May 19 stabbing in North Park to help them find the assailant. (Black Press Media file photo)
Shannon Delaronde found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Shannon Delaronde found safe

The Victoria woman was classified as missing since May 10.

Shannon Delaronde found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police officers arrested a man Tuesday after he threatened officers and bylaw staff with a knife in Cecelia Ravine Park. (Google Streetview)

Man arrested after threatening Victoria police, bylaw with knife

Bylaw was enforcing sheltering rules in Cecelia Ravine Park

Victoria police officers arrested a man Tuesday after he threatened officers and bylaw staff with a knife in Cecelia Ravine Park. (Google Streetview)