A head on collision on Sooke Road on Feb. 27 is still under investigation.

Police Beat March 6, 2013

RCMP report on some of what they dealt with during the last week.

  • Mar. 6, 2013 12:00 p.m.

In the Feb. 6 edition of the Sooke News Mirror, we reported a rash of vehicle thefts happening in the Broomhill and Sunriver areas.

On Thursday Feb. 21, the Regional Crime Unit arrested 46-year-old Darin Leslie Hagel of Esquimalt and charged him with 23 counts of theft, possession of stolen property, and mischief. Further charges are anticipated.

Hagel has been linked to 21 separate thefts including 11 in Saanich and the remainder in Sooke.

Officers subsequently obtained a search warrant for Hagel and recovered approximately 100 items of suspected stolen property, including a large number of iPods, cell phones, digital cameras and GPS devices.

 

The accident on the 5900 block of West Coast Road that stopped traffic on the morning of Feb. 27 is still under investigation.

The photo on the right shows the two vehicles involved in the accident.

If you have any information about a crime that’s been committed… Call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line….1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Your information will be taken in strictest confidence. Anonymity is protected and you never have to give your name.

You will be given a code number.

Tips that lead to the arrest of suspects, as well as the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $2,000.00, which are paid to tipsters on an anonymous basis.

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