Teen Xanax Abuse

Local Police are seeing a frightening trend of Xanax abuse amongst local teens. Although Xanax is a prescription drug, it is highly addictive and can lead to serious injury, coma and death if combined with alcohol or other drugs.

Please be aware of what you are buying, you may just be buying Fentanyl laced drugs. Are you willing to bet your life on it?

If you know someone selling Xanax or any drug illegally, please let us know anonymously by calling 1-800-222-8477 or leave an anonymous web tip at victoriacrimestoppers.ca.

You may just save a life by telling us what you know anonymously.

$6000.00 Theft Of Gas

Victoria Police are hoping that somebody can identify the people in the pictures for them. They are responsible for pumping over $6000.00 of gas into various modes of transport. The problem is they used a stolen fuel card. They have been seen at three different locations using the same card. The thefts took place between September-early December 2017.

If you recognize  the suspects or their vehicles and wish to remain anonymous, contact us at Crime Stoppers. You could earn yourself a reward.

January is Crime Stoppers Month

January is Crime Stoppers Month.

To learn more about Crime Stoppers in Greater Victoria, please visit http://victoriacrimestoppers.ca/

If you have information about any sort of crime but you wish to remain anonymous, please call us at 1-800-222-8477.

If your tip leads to an arrest, recovery of stolen property and or drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2000.00

Illegal Tobacco

Illegal Tobacco

The province of BC estimates it loses 200 Million Dollars each year in lost tax revenue due to the sale of illegal tobacco. Proceeds from the sale of tobacco can be linked directly to organized crime, which funds their criminal activities, which makes our communities unsafe.

Do you know what you are smoking? Foreign substances such as rodent feces, insects and mould have been found in these cigarettes, as there is zero quality control when they are manufactured.

If you know someone selling Illegal Tobacco and you would like to report them anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave us a web tip at victoriacrimestoppers.ca

Help stop the funding of Organized Crime and make your community a safer place to live.

Christmas Grinch

Victoria Police are looking to identify the female Grinch in the photos. She illegally entered a private underground parking lot in the 600 block of Bay Street and stole various items from vehicles. Among the items stolen were a wallet, rubber boots, a backpack and of course a Christmas present.

If you recognize the female Grinch, please call Victoria Police, or to report her identity anonymously, please call Crime Stoppers and 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Attempted Purse Snatching

Victoria Police are looking to identify a male suspect who attempted to steal a purse from a female in the James Bay area on November 8, 2017. It is believed that the same person was responsible for trying car doors in a parking lot and banging on a window of a residence in the same area.

The suspect was believed to be Aboriginal, 5’10”-6’0” tall, short dark hair and clean-shaven. He wore a dark windbreaker with a light grey hood and light grey pants.

If you recognize the person in the sketch, please call Victoria Police, or to remain 100% anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Sexual Assault on BC Transit

Victoria Police are looking to identify the male in the picture who sexually assaulted a female on a BC Transit Bus on November 11th.

The suspect is a white man believed to be in his 40’s, clean-shaven, average build with possibly having blue eyes. At the time of the offence, he was wearing a dark zip up jacket with dark hood, dark denim jeans, carrying a black backpack. His cheeks also had possible acne scarring.

If you know who the suspect is, and you want to report his identity anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a web tip at victoriacrimstoppers.ca

Overdose Warning

With the recent increase of overdoses, Police are urging
users to be careful when using drugs as they may contain
deadly doses of Fentanyl.

If you find somebody you suspect has over dosed call 911
immediately to get professional help. Stay with them until
help arrives. If possible, use Naloxone according to
manufacturer instructions.

If you have any information on who is dealing these deadly
drugs, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain
100% anonymous.

Assault on a Senior Citizen

Victoria Police department are trying to identify the man in the picture.He is responsible for an assault on a senior in Hillside Mall parking lot. The suspect had taken it upon himself to advise the victim that he was not allowed to smoke in the parking lot. The victim went to extinguish his cigarette and as he did, the suspect punched the victim in the face causing him to fall to the ground and hit his head.The suspect drove off in a dark coloured Acura MDX SUV. If you know, who he is and you wish to remain anonymous call us at Crime Stoppers or submit a tip.  

Prevent Bike Theft

Police in the Greater Victoria area, are always busy with the theft of bicycles. Please follow these important tips to reduce the risk of having your bike stolen:

  • Use a high quality lock. Lock the frame and one wheel.
  • Always lock your bike to a secure, fixed object.
  • Try to lock your bike in a well-lit & well-traveled area.
  • If you have any parts or component that can easily be removed (i.e. light, bag, quick release seat post, etc.) take them with you.

If you know anyone with a stolen bicycle call Police, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Stolen MacBook Pro

Saanich Police are looking to identify the two males in the pictures, who stole a MacBook Pro from Staples in the 700 block of Tolmie Ave on September 8th.

If you recognize either of these males, please call Saanich Police, or to remain 100% anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Sexual Assault

Victoria Police are continuing an investigation into a sexual assault that took place in Stadacona Park on September 21, 2017 at approximately 9:57pm.

The lone female victim was approached by an unknown male who then attacked and sexually assaulted her. The victim fought back and was able to break free to safety.

The suspect is described as a mid-30’s White male, approximately 5’10” to 6’0” tall, scruffy facial hair, and was last seen wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap.

If you have any information about this crime and you wish to remain 100% anonymous, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Help Find Red the Stolen Puppy

Red the Redbone Coon Hound was stolen out of his owners car on Friday 22 September 2017. The car was parked by Save On Foods at Tillicum Mall. It was around 11.30am. There has been a potential sighting of him Downtown Victoria but at this time it has not been confirmed.

Red is only 4 months old and his owner wants to get him back. If you know who stole Red or who has him now you can contact us to leave an anonymous tip. Either send us a web tip or call 1-800-222-8477

 

Robbery on Island Highway

West Shore RCMP is looking to identify the woman in the pictures, who robbed a business in the 1800 block of the Island Highway. She is described as white, late 40’s to early 50’s, with brown hair and was said to have a deep woman’s voice. She drove off in a dark sedan with a passenger.

If you know who she is and you wish to report her identity anonymously, please call 1-800-222-8477.

Vandalism

Over the summer months, a group of vandals have been hard at work damaging a building in the 2400 block of Arbutus road. Graffiti was drawn over walls, windows were smashed and a fire extinguisher let off. Saanich Police dept would like to know who is behind these crimes.

If you know who has committed these crimes and wish to report them but remain anonymous you can submit a tip online here, or call us 1-800-222-8477

Police File number is 17-20325

 

 

 

 

Licence Plate Thief

Saanich Police are looking to identify the female in the pictures, who was captured on surveillance video stealing licence plates from a vehicle. The female arrived and left in the dark coloured vehicle also shown in the pictures. If you know who the female suspect is, or you recognize the vehicle, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Wedding Gift Theft

Local Police are warning couples getting married that thieves are targeting gift envelopes in the Greater Victoria Area. To protect yourself from becoming a victim, please ensure you are aware of who is attending your joyous occasion and take security measures to protect your gifts.  One easy way to protect your gifts is to have a friend or family member act as a gift table attendant.

If you know someone who has stolen gifts from a wedding and you wish to report them anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Mystery Lady

Saanich Police are asking your help to identify the female shown in these pictures. She tried to open a bank account with somebody else’s identity.

In addition to the pictures she is described as white, approximately 5ft 3” and in her 30’s. Her hair is brown and was tied up in a messy bun.

If you know who our mystery lady is contact Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477, or submit a tip online at www.victoriacrimestoppers.ca

You will always remain anonymous and could earn a cash reward.

Do You Know This Man? Suspect Sought In Voyeurism Investigation

Victoria Police are currently attempting to identify this male who is the suspect in a voyeurism incident that took place at Hillside Mall on June 10th, 2017. If you recognize the male or the vehicle in the photo’s, please contact Victoria Police Department, or to remain 100% anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

 

Suspicious Fire

Saanich Police are looking for information anyone might have with regards to a suspicious fire that took place on June 6 in the 4300 block of West Saanich Road.

The fire destroyed 2 BC Hydro Vehicles, with damages estimated at over $80,000.00.

If you have any information about this fire and you wish to remain anonymous, please call us at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or leave an anonymous web tip at victoriacrimestoppers.ca

Theft from Vending Machines

Police are investigating a recent rash of thefts from Vending Machines throughout the Greater Victoria Region. Thieves are gaining access to the cash boxes by drilling out the lock mechanism before making off with the money inside.

If you know who is committing these thefts and wish to report them anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a Web Tip at victoriacrimestoppers.ca.

Graffiti: “Kill Cops”

Victoria & Saanich Police are looking for the individual responsible for tagging numerous sites in both areas with the words “Kill Cops”.

If you recognize this tag or know who did it and you wish to report them 100% anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

 

 

 

Theft of Solar Panels & Batteries

Saanich Police are currently investigating several thefts of solar panels, 12v deep cycle batteries and copper wire from mobile message boards around Saanich.  Total value of damaged and stolen property is close to $10,000.00.

Do you know who committed these thefts? If so, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave a Web Tip at victoriacrimestoppers.ca. You will remain 100% anonymous.

Graffiti

There has been an increase of graffiti being drawn in the Greater Victoria area. Beckwith Park in particular has been targeted. Saanich Police are investigating a series of tags that have been left there.

In 2017 graffiti so far has cost over $5000.00 to clean up.

If you know who is doing this and wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers, if your tip is successful you could earn a cash reward.

Break & Enter in Saanich

Saanich Police are asking your assistance to solve a B&E that took place on March 6, 2017 in the 5000 block of Hunt Road. Thieves broke into several buildings on the property and stole thousands of dollars in Fishing equipment, a Kona Mountain Bike, 2 expensive construction lasers and a 2005 Kawasaki KX 250 Motocross motorcycle.

If you have been offered to buy one of these items, or if you know who committed this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.  We only want your information and not your name.

iPhone SE Theft at Tillicum Mall

Saanich Police are looking to identify a man who stole an iPhone SE from the Telus store in Tillicum Mall. The theft happened in January and it is hoped that the man can be identified by somebody. He is described as 5 ft 1”, slim build, white, with long dark hair. If you know who he is call us at Crime Stoppers or submit a web tip. You will always remain anonymous and could earn a cash reward.

Sexual Assault in West Shore

Date of Crime: March 12, 2017

Time: Approximately 10:40pm

West Shore RCMP is investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman while she was jogging on the Galloping Goose trail near Pickford Road in Colwood.  Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating or identifying the person who committed this heinous crime.  If you know who the suspect is and you wish to remain 100% anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Stolen ATM

West Shore RCMP is investigating a Break and Enter that took place on March 6th at a Shell Gas Station located on West Shore Pkwy in Langford.  Two Suspects rammed a Ford F250 through the glass doors and stole an ATM containing an undisclosed amount of cash.

If you know who committed this crime and wish to remain 100% anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Stolen Credit Cards

Saanich Police are looking to identify this male suspect who is responsible for the use of stolen credit cards.  The suspect made purchases with the stolen cards in the downtown area of Victoria. If you recognize this suspect and wish to remain 100% anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Stolen Property

VicPD are asking for your assistance in identifying thieves who broke into a business in the 800 block of Viewfield Rd over the Christmas Holidays, stealing a large metal shelving system. Thieves made off with 500 pieces of metal brackets worth $17,000.00.  If you know who committed this theft or if you’ve been offered to buy a shelving system please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). We only want your information and never your name.