The West Shore RCMP is currently investigating a Robbery that took place on April 2nd at approximately 2:15 p.m. at Scotia bank located at unit 116-3004 Merchant Way in Langford.
Investigators learned that a male suspect entered the bank brandishing a firearm and demanded money from the teller. The suspect collected an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank running up Kelly Rd toward Jenkins Ave.
West Shore RCMP Frontline officers along with the Serious Crimes Unit and Police Dog Service were on scene within minutes, however the suspect remains at large. No one was injured in this crime and a firearm was recovered by police.
Police are looking for a male suspect who is described as:
-male with light colored skin
-approximately 5’5 tall
-wearing all black toque, tee shirt with white graphics on the front, pants and sunglasses as well as black shoes with white soles
-suspect was also carrying an olive and black colored back pack and wearing a blue surgical mask
If you have any information regarding this robbery and you want to tell us anonymously, please call us at 1-800-222-8477 or submit at tip by clicking the ‘Submit a Tip’ button above.
At the end of January, the male in the pictures entered a Saanich grocery store and stole the BC Children’s Hospital fund raising jug. He cut the security rope that was securing it down, picked it up and left the store. It is believed he got into a Toyota Prius or similar vehicle. It is estimated there was around $500 in change donated by the public for this worthwhile cause.
The suspect was wearing a red baseball cap, red undershirt, grey and black zip up jacket, red pants with black and grey shoes.
If you recognize him and wish to remain anonymous call us 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online at victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Saanich Police need your help in identifying this male, who on February 25th stole a MacBook Pro from a locker at Camosun College. He is described as 30-45 years of age, wearing a black hat, dark shoes and a dark hoodie. He had a red backpack with a Canadian flag in the bottom left corner.
If you recognizer this suspect and you want to tell us his name anonymously, please call us at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a tip online at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Victoria Police are looking for your help in identifying this male who is suspected of committing a break and enter at a music store and stealing 3 guitars valued at a combined total of $20,000.00. He is also suspected of stealing a Roots Hoodie from Mayfair Mall valued at $108.00.
If you recognize him and you want to tell us his name anonymously, call 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online by clicking the ‘Submit a Tip’ button above.
Police would like to identify the lady in the pictures. She is suspected of fraudulently using multiple victims credit cards to buy her groceries and gas.
Help stop her questionable shopping habits by telling us anonymously who she is. Call 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online here by clicking the tip submit button. Your tip could earn you a cash reward.
Christmas time, a season of giving for most, feels more like a season of grieving for the families of the missing. Some of these families will be hanging stockings or ornaments on a tree as a reminder of their missing loved one. These are sad reminders of what has been stolen from them.
What are you hanging on your tree? What gifts are you giving your loved ones?
The burden of what you know and what you have done can weigh even more heavily at this time of the year, despite your best efforts to put it out of your mind. Please, don’t let another Christmas season pass without giving these grieving families what they truly want for Christmas; Answers. They are yours to give.
A person once in the same circumstans as you is quoted as saying, ” I came in. I confessed. I was free.” The only way to possibly relieve this burden is to give your confession.
Today is the day to speak the truth. It’s time to go in and talk.
If you have any information about missing people in the province, give yourself some peace this Christmas season by anonymously unburdening yourself. You can do this by calling 1-800-222-8477. We won’t ask for your name and you won’t have to go to court.
Oak Bay Police are investigating a break and enter that happened in the 2200 block of Oak Bay High Street. It took place in the early hours of Saturday November the 9th. The shop window was smashed and the items in the picture are of the jewelry stolen.
A witness saw a male in a white jacket with a bike near the attacked property and then cycling away from it shortly after he had heard a window being smashed.
If you know who committed this crime or know where the stolen items are now, and you wish to remain anonymous. Call us 1-800-222-8477, you can also visit our website to get a better view of the stolen property. www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Saanich Police are looking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect who committed an armed robbery with a knife at a 7-11 in their area on October 14th.
The unknown suspect was a white male approx. 5’9”, slim build, wearing a grey Old Navy front zip hoodie with a white 33 logo and blue writing below, a black long sleeve shirt underneath with his thumbs through holes in the cuffs. He had on black Adidas track pants with the white Adidas logo near the left hip pocket and three white stripes on the calves. He was wearing distinct black and yellow striped running shoes with a pink tip on the toes. He had his face covered with a black balaclava that had individual eye holes and a light blue bandanna with no obvious pattern. There was a red a bright cord hanging from under his hoodie approximately 4 inches long at his waist.
If you know who this suspect is and you want to tell us their name anonymously, call us at 1-800-222-8477 or visit www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Investigators have released a video and description of a suspect in two arsons in early September.
The suspect is sought in connection to two fires in garbage receptacles that occurred within two hours of each other on September 17th, 2019.
Victoria Fire Department firefighters responded to the first fire that was set in a City of Victoria garbage receptacle in the 900-block of Yates Street just after 1:38 a.m. on September 17th. That fire was extinguished. No one was injured.
Victoria Fire Department firefighters were called to a second fire just after 3:15 a.m. This fire was set in a garbage dumpster in the 1100-block of Grant Street. No one was injured in this fire. That fire was also extinguished. Surveillance video and the investigation point to these fires being linked and set by the same suspect.
The suspect is described as Caucasian, standing approximately 6 feet tall with a slim, lanky build. The suspect was wearing black pants and a black jacket over top of a greyish blue hoodie and toque. Video of the suspect is below.
If you recognize this person, or have information about these incidents and you want to reamain anonymous, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visit www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Saanich Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying the man responsible for an unprovoked assault on a woman in the 4500 block of Gordon Point Road.
At around 2:30AM on September 6, 2019, a 24 year old woman was walking towards the beach when an unknown man assaulted her, leaving her with swelling and bruising to her face and body. She fought off the man and ran home, calling police when she got there.
The woman was treated for her injuries by paramedics, and Victim Services was called to provide her with further support.
The suspect man is described as tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans and looked “homeless”.
Despite extensive canvassing, scene examination and follow-up investigation, police have not yet identified the man responsible. If you have information that can help, call us to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477.
Our downtown heritage buildings are being damaged on a weekly basis by graffiti.
The paint being sprayed on them is degrading the brick work and paint, with city workers being put at risk in the cleanup operation.
Over $1 million a year is spent cleaning up graffiti, and now iconic murals are being destroyed because of it.
Some ways to spot if someone is a tagger is by the items they may have; spray paint cans, work gloves, a sketch book of designs, stencils for a quick tag, fat permanent markers. They will also wear a hoody, sunglasses, hat and bandanna to conceal their identity. The 2 people in the picture are suspected of causing such damage in a different case of tagging.
If you recognize them or think you know a tagger, let us know who they are by calling 1-800-222-8477, or submit a tip online at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca. You will remain anonymous and could earn a reward.
The picture below shows the size of recent tagging on a heritage building downtown (the graffiti has been obscured as to not bring recognition to the criminal).
Saanich Police would like to identify the person in these pictures. She is suspected of stealing a phone along with credit and bank cards. The theft happened on August 13th, in one of the retirement homes on Shelbourne Street.
The suspect entered the private office at the back of reception and stole the items from a hand bag that was being kept there.
The cards have been used in various locations in Victoria.
Saanich Police are asking for your help in identifying the male in the pictures, who on July 6th was caught on video surveillance using a stolen credit card to make a purchase from a local convenience store.
If you recognize the male suspect, and you want to tell us his name anonymously, please call 1-800-222-8477, or leave a webtip at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Saanich Police are looking for this suspect in relation to separate cases of theft from Vehicles, theft of electric bicycles and a mobility scooter They occurred in underground garages in the Tillicum and Quadra areas.
Items stolen include: Prada sunglasses, electric bicycles, cash and a mobility scooter & charger.
From surveillance footage a description of the suspect has been made, he is white, approx. 6′ tall, slim build, aged 20-30 years, with short hair. He was wearing white runners, dark pants, a light colored sweater with a logo on the front and stripes on the arms. He had a dark colored baseball hat on with a logo on the front.
If you know who he is, call us anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. If your tip is successful, you could earn yourself a CASH reward of up to $2000.00
Saanich Police are looking to identify this male who attempted to commit fraud at a local grocery store. When a staff member confronted the suspect, he pulled a knife before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction,
If you recognize this male in the picture and you’d like to tell us who he is anonymously, please call 1-800-222-8477 or leave a webtip at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Saanich Police are investigating two robberies that happened over the weekend.
The first happened at about 5:15AM on May 25, 2019 at the 7-11 located at 10 Burnside Road West. A male entered the store, produced a gun to the store employee and demanded money. He then fled on foot heading west on Burnside Road.
The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, about 40 years old. He wore a black leather jacket with a hoody underneath, dark pants and shoes, and sunglasses.
The second happened the following morning, on May 26th. This robbery took place at the 7-11 at 3775 Carey Road at about 4:30AM. Two suspects, a male and a female, entered the store and approached two employees who were behind the counter, demanding money. One of the suspects held a gun during the robbery. They then fled on foot down Harriet Road towards the Galloping Goose Trail.
The male suspect was Caucasian, 25-30 years old, skinny and about 5’8” tall. He wore a black hoody and had his face partially covered with a bandana. The female suspect was tall (6’0” to 6’3”), skinny and wore a black jacket with a D/C logo on the front. She also had her face covered by a bandana.
In both cases, the suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money along with cigarettes. Thankfully none of the store employees were physically harmed during these crimes.
At this time, police have not identified any of the suspects and have not ruled out that the two robberies may be connected. Both stores were examined by our Forensic Identification team and our detectives have taken over the investigations.
Anyone with information about these two robberies is asked to contact Saanich Police at 250-475-4321 or to remain 100% anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a webtip at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
At about 0400 (am) hours on May 2, 2019, a robbery occurred at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites on Elk Lake Drive. Two masked male suspects entered the hotel and quickly jumped over the front counter to the staff area where the lone employee was working.
The males forcefully restrained the employee resulting in him suffering injuries from the event. A substantial amount of currency was taken and the employee was left restrained while the suspects departed. An alert hotel guest heard the calls for help and assisted the employee at that point.
If you have any information about this robbery and you’d like to tell us anonymously, please call us at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a webtip at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca
Victoria police are asking for help to solve the mystery of the shattered windows at the Tudor House Liquor Store.
5 Custom panes were broken during the night of Jan 27th. It is believed small metal objects were thrown at the windows causing them to smash and resulted in over $5000 in damage.
Local CCTV camera footage is still being analyzed, however it is hoped somebody may have witnessed this crime or knows something about it. If you do and want to report your information anonymously call Crime Stoppers. 1-800-222-8477.
The West Shore RCMP are currently investigating a break and enter and theft that took place on February 9th at about 3:48 am. Two suspects are seen breaking into a convenience store located on Happy Valley Road in Langford. Video surveillance shows one of the suspects hauling out the ATM machine.
Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying these two suspects.
Suspect #1: wearing a baseball cap, jacket and long pants.
Suspect #2: Wearing a hoodie with the hood up, winter jacket with possible fur collared hood, and long pants.
Similarly, On February 2nd just after 5:00 am, the West Shore RCMP received a report from a different convenience store on West Shore Parkway in Langford. The store employee reported an unknown male running into the store placing a tow wire around the ATM which was attached to a white F150 truck. The suspect then runs back to the truck and attempts to haul the ATM away using the tow rope. This attempt failed however when the tow wire snapped and the suspect took off empty handed. The corresponding file number for this incident is West Shore File 2019-1783.
Video Description:Watch this dramatic video of a suspect placing towing wire around the ATM, then attaching it to their truck and trying to rip the ATM out of the wall. This was a failed attempt as the wire broke.
If you have any information regarding these two investigations or can identify anyone of the suspects, please call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or report it anonymously through Crime Stoppers At 1-800-222-8477.
On December 17th, 2018 at 9:00 pm West Shore RCMP received a 911 call of a robbery and theft of vehicle near the Millstream Village McDonalds in Langford. Police responded and located an 52 year old male victim who reported being “carjacked” while sitting idle in a parking lot.
The robbery occurred when the suspect opened the victim’s car door and grabbed him by the shoulders throwing him out of the vehicle onto the ground. The suspect drove away nearly running over the victim. The victim sustained minor injuries to his wrist, elbow, and hip, and was transported to hospital.
5’7″ and 160 lbs
30-40 years old
Wearing a black jack, white pants, beige boots and a black toque
If you have any information about this investigation, please contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or to remain 100% anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers
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Saanich Police are looking for help in identifying the suspect shown in the picture. They are responsible for the theft of a white iPhone XR. The phone had been left on a desk in a room in a building in the 3100 block of Foul bay road.
The crime took place on April 7th at around 12.30pm. The victim had noticed the suspect looking suspicious in the area just prior to the theft being discovered.
If you know who is or where the stolen phone is then please either call the Police or tell us anonymously, call 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip by clicking the “submit a tip” button.