Victoria Police Department

An impaired driving traffic stop and subsequent Victoria police investigation earlier this month led to a man being arrested for frauds and thefts that, so far, top $100,000. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria traffic stop leads to man’s arrest for frauds totalling more than $10,000

The man was initially pulled over on Nov. 2 for impaired driving

 

Police are looking to speak with anyone who has information about a baseball bat assault at a Victoria park in early November. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek information about baseball bat assault

Earlier this month, a security guard found a man who was assaulted in Topaz Park

 

VicPD is looking for the owner of a wood watch found in Victoria with a heartwarming inscription. (Courtesy VicPD)

Police take time to seek owner of wood watch found in Victoria

Timepiece features heartwarming engraving ‘to my dad’ on the back

VicPD is looking for the owner of a wood watch found in Victoria with a heartwarming inscription. (Courtesy VicPD)
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)
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 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)
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)
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)
There are 12 police liaison officers currently in place at Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria School District opens police liaison feedback survey

Learning community survey on school liaison program part of review that began in fall 2020

There are 12 police liaison officers currently in place at Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria police officer shot an armed man in crisis dead Sept. 12 near Mayfair mall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog quashes speculation around fatal Victoria shooting

No vehicle was involved in Sept. 12 incident, Independent Investigations Office says

A Victoria police officer shot an armed man in crisis dead Sept. 12 near Mayfair mall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is redeploying seven of its officers from integrated units into the patrol division, Chief Del Manak announced Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police redeploying seven officers to address front-line shortfalls

Staff shortage, call volume taking toll, Chief Del Manak says

The Victoria Police Department is redeploying seven of its officers from integrated units into the patrol division, Chief Del Manak announced Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Nanaimo man has been charged after a Victoria officer was struck by a stolen vehicle on Sept. 27. Shown is Victoria police at the scene in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue Sept. 27. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Victoria police charge Nanaimo man after officer hit by stolen car on Monday

27-year-old faces charges relating to assaulting a police officer and dangerous driving

A Nanaimo man has been charged after a Victoria officer was struck by a stolen vehicle on Sept. 27. Shown is Victoria police at the scene in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue Sept. 27. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Jason Vincent is a 39-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, six inches tall with a heavy build, weighing 241 pounds (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: High-risk offender taken into custody by VicPD

Jason Vincent has been known to target elderly and vulnerable victims in the past, police say

Jason Vincent is a 39-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, six inches tall with a heavy build, weighing 241 pounds (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested a woman after an off-duty officer was attacked while walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a woman after an off-duty officer was attacked while walking in the 500-block of David Street around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested for assault during protest outside B.C. legislature

Victoria police say victim was doused with a hot liquid

The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police says both officers were sent to hospital after the apprehension (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police officers assaulted by man while using pepper spray, taser to apprehend him

Officers were investigating reports of a man making threats of violence when the assault occurred

Victoria Police says both officers were sent to hospital after the apprehension (Courtesy VicPD)
An average of 370 children are injured in crashes while walking or cycling in B.C. every year (Black Press Media file photo)

School zones are back in effect, reminds Victoria police

Keep an eye out for 30 km/hr signage from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on school days

An average of 370 children are injured in crashes while walking or cycling in B.C. every year (Black Press Media file photo)
Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021

Police seek any overnight dash cam footage

Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
(Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD looking to speak with bystander who drove stabbing victim to hospital

One man in hospital with potentially life-altering injuries after early Sunday morning incident

(Black Press Media file photo)