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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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).
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.
On February 2nd a suspect broke into a shed by cutting the metal screen securing it closed. The property attacked was in the 3600 block of Harriet Road. Stolen was a distinctive mountain bike.
The model was a Knolly Endorphin 20 speed mountain bike. Its value is $5800.00. It is distinctive because it has been customised with white ”SPANK” rims and a matt black frame with black lettering on it.
The suspect discarded another bike in its place. This was a Rocky mountain bike.
If you know where the Knolly bike is or who committed this crime. Please call Saanich police or to remain anonymous Crime Stoppers. 1-800-222-8477.
Saanich Police would like help in identifying the female shown. She is responsible for the brazen theft of a backpack at a business at Burnside Road East on Thursday 19th January. The bag had been briefly placed on the ground when she came and stole it. She later attended a nearby hotel where she discarded some of the items in the bag.
The stolen red Oakley backpack contained a higher than normal amount of cash as the owner was about to bank their business earnings for the week and pay their rent. Also stolen was a brand new I pod, a Sanyo surveillance camera, a large amount of loonies and toonies, and various phone chargers and cords.
If you know who this female is and wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers on 1-800-222-8477.
Saanich Police are looking to identify the persons responsible for a Break and Enter of a home under renovation in the 4900 blk of Cordova Bay Road. Thieves stole $8000.00 in stainless steel appliances. The appliances stolen were a Frigidaire Pro Series double refrigerator gas range, wall oven, dishwasher and a Panasonic microwave. If you know who the stole these items or if you have been offered these items to buy, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).
On November 5th, 2016 the unidentified male in the picture entered a business in the 900 block of Government Street and stole a jade carving valued at $4500.00. The suspect is described as a white male, late 30s to early 40s, 6’0, slim to average build, short balding light brown hair, and clean shaven. He was wearing glasses, a black suit jacket with a grey turtleneck, a poppy affixed to his jacket. If you know who this male is please call VicPD or to remain 100% anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Oak Bay Police are looking to identify the male in the photo, who is responsible for the theft of a motorized scooter in the 2000 blk of Goldsmith Ave on October 10th. If you know who the suspect is, call Oak Bay Police or to remain 100% anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Sometime overnight on Wednesday September 21, 2016, unknown culprit(s) broke into Our Lady of Assumption Church located at 7742 West Saanich Rd. The back room was ransacked and several items were taken. If you have any information that may assist police, please call the Central Saanich Police at 250-652-4441 or to remain 100% anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Saanich Police are currently trying to identify these individuals who are responsible for the theft and use of a stolen credit card at a liquor store in the 3300 block of Douglas St. If you know who they are and want to remain 100% anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a CASH reward of up to $2000.00.
Just after 7 a.m. on Tuesday August 2nd, VicPD officers and Victoria Fire Department firefighters were called to a grass fire in Reeson park, located in the 1200-block of Wharf Street. The fire was quickly extinguished without further incident and there were no injuries, despite the extremely dry conditions.
Witnesses told officers that a man had deliberately set the fire. Photographs of the man are below.
The person officers are looking to identify is described as a Caucasian male, standing five feet, nine inches tall, with a medium build, aged approximately 25-30 years. At the time of the fire, he was wearing a yellow hoodie, black pants with a red and white stripe down the leg, and a black cap with yellow writing on the brim. He carried a large duffel bag or backpack over one shoulder.
If you recognize the person in these photos please call VicPD at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know 100% anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Oak Bay Police are currently investigating a day time residential B&E that took place on July 9, in the 2900 block of Foul Bay Road. Thieves broke a window to gain access to the home, where they found and stole $7500.00 worth of jewelry.
Police in the Capital region district are trying to identify the male shown in the picture. They would like to speak with him in connection with fake $100 US bills being passed in stores throughout the Greater Victoria area.
Be aware if you are offered a US $100 bill, make sure that it is genuine before accepting it.
If you know the man or anything about the forged notes please call Crime Stoppers on 1-800-222-8477.
April 27th 2016 at approximately 2:00 PM an unknown person started a fire inside the Toys-R-Us store in Mayfair Mall. The fire was deliberately set and put dozens of innocent people in imminent danger. Police have four witnesses left to identify who could possess critical information necessary to locate this arsonist.
Victoria Police are currently seeking information regarding the theft of wire from light standards along the Gorge Waterway. The cost to the public and tax payers will be significant and could reach as high as $400,000.00 to replace/repair the damage.
If you have any information regarding this crime, or know who committed it please call VicPD immediately or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Saanich Police are looking for a suspect who has
indecently exposed himself on 2 separate occasions
in the Swan Lake Nature reserve area.
The offences took place at the beginning of May
during daylight hours.
The description of the male is; A white Male, 5ft7-8”
tall, medium build, wearing beige pants and a multi
coloured top on one occasion and black pants, a
bike helmet and a hoodie on the 2nd occasion.
If you have seen this male in the area or know who it
may be, please contact Saanich police or Crime
Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous
VicPD are looking to identify and speak with the young man in the attached photo below. The photo was taken after a witness confronted the young man after allegedly observing him “tagging” property in the 900-block of Meares Avenue on March 5. Investigation has pointed to the same individual being indicated in a number of other incidents of vandalism.
If you have any information please call (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
West Shore RCMP are currently looking to identify this person who used a credit card stolen from a vehicle. If you know who this person is, please call West Shore RCMP or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a CASH reward up to $2000.00.
In the early morning hours of February 4th a Break and Enter occurred at a home on Boulderpath Road in Metchosin. Thieves broke into a detached garage and stole a number of tools as well an expensive and unique Gas Gas TXT280 Trial style dirt bike (VIN# VTRTG2803E0746380).
Please take a good look at the pictures and if you see a bike like this or someone attempts to sell you one like this, please call West Shore RCMP immediately, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
The Saanich Police want to caution residents of Saanich, especially seniors, of a scam that is starting to resurface. The scam is commonly referred to as the “Bank Investigator” scam. In this scam, the victim (usual a senior) receives a phone call from someone claiming to be with their bank, who says they are investigating an internal theft. The scammer then asks their victim to help them catch the thief by withdrawing money from their bank account. The scammer then requests the victim bring the money to a meeting place away from the bank.
“Saanich Police have not received any reports of this scam yet but want to make the public aware this scam is starting to resurface in different areas of the country” Sgt. Karen Phillips, of the Saanich Police Fraud Section, said.
Saanich Police want to remind the public that no bank or other legitimate business will ever approach clients to ask for assistance in this way. People who receive these types of calls are asked to report them to Police immediately.
Saanich Police encourage you to protect yourself from fraud by learning how to recognize it. Helpful information on common scams and ways to protect yourself can be found at www.antifraudcentre.ca. Police further urge you to take the time to identify the people in your life who may be vulnerable to these scams.
Anyone with information that may assist the Police in identifying or locating the people responsible for these crimes are asked to call Saanich Police at 250-475-4321 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).
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Crime of the Week
Break and Enter to Tim Hortons
On January 1, 2019, West Shore RCMP responded to an overnight break and enter at the Eagle Creek Tim Hortons. Video surveillance shows a lone suspect breaking into the store at 12:18 a.m. wearing a black hoody, black jeans, grey shoes, orange gloves and face mask.
Stolen was approximately $200 in cash and several Tim Horton’s brand mugs and coffee products.
If you know their identity leave a tip on here or call 1-800-222-8477