Oak Bay Police Department

Oak Bay police responded to 79 calls for service between Nov. 13 and 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay thief makes off with $15,000 in merchandise

Police identify, charge woman sought in assault case during busy week

 

A commercial alarm alerted police to a smashed window and stolen sunglasses last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police dog called for Oak Bay sunglasses heist

Weekly police update includes several vehicle break-ins and a wayward owl

 

Oak Bay police are asking for public assistance in identifying a person of interest after an incident that took place last week. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Police seek person of interest following strange Oak Bay incident

Unidentified woman last seen on Beach Drive walking towards Foul Bay Road

 

Police are investigating after a boat was dumped at the Cattle Point boat ramp after dark on Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police investigate boat ditched at Oak Bay launch

15-foot vessel had tires tied to it in apparent attempt to encourage sinking

Police are investigating after a boat was dumped at the Cattle Point boat ramp after dark on Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bank staff recognized scams on Oak Bay residents this week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bank staff thwart 2 Oak Bay online fraud attempts in 2 days

Oak Bay police are investigating two separate reports of online fraud last…

Bank staff recognized scams on Oak Bay residents this week. (Black Press Media file photo)
A driver doing $55,000 in damage makes up one of the 97 calls for service to Oak Bay Police Department last week. (Black Press Media photo)

Driver faces $196 fine over $55,000 damage to Oak Bay power pole

Other calls to Oak Bay police in recent days include mental health call at rec. centre

A driver doing $55,000 in damage makes up one of the 97 calls for service to Oak Bay Police Department last week. (Black Press Media photo)
Oak Bay police released an image of one suspect in a theft of alcohol and sandwiches during a break and enter at Oak Bay Recreation Centre on Sept. 20. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Thieves take booze and snacks from Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Weekly police briefs include home intrusion and broken public art

Oak Bay police released an image of one suspect in a theft of alcohol and sandwiches during a break and enter at Oak Bay Recreation Centre on Sept. 20. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
A police cruiser parked outside the Oak Bay Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)

Four bikes stolen from same bike rack in Oak Bay

Stolen bikes, impaired driver among calls for service responded to by police last week

A police cruiser parked outside the Oak Bay Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay Police Department car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Security cameras tampered with during Oak Bay home break-in

String of bicycle thefts, thefts from vehicles and stolen fish keep police busy

An Oak Bay Police Department car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Former Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties (left) and Mayor Kevin Murdoch stand with Chief Const. Mark Fisher after he was sworn in as the department’s new police chief on Sept. 6. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Changing of the guard: Oak Bay’s new police chief makes it official

Chief Const. Mark Fisher sworn in as outgoing chief Ray Bernoties recognized

Former Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties (left) and Mayor Kevin Murdoch stand with Chief Const. Mark Fisher after he was sworn in as the department’s new police chief on Sept. 6. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
One person has been arrested after a police chase which ended with a Tesla crashing into police cars Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Dangerous driver leads to police chase, arrest: Saanich police

Chase started with Tesla being seen driving dangerously and ended with crash into police cars

One person has been arrested after a police chase which ended with a Tesla crashing into police cars Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay break-in suspect claimed to be letting out the family’s dog

Three home break-ins reported in one day in Oak Bay

The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay Police Department’s electric vehicle made a stop in at the Camosun College Charge Your Ride event. (File photo Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

Oak Bay cops hand out 2 excessive speed tickets in 2 days

Open alcohol, thefts, social calls round out weekly police calls of note

Oak Bay Police Department’s electric vehicle made a stop in at the Camosun College Charge Your Ride event. (File photo Ray Bernoties/Twitter)
The Oak Bay Police Department is investigating after a $9,000 hydraulic hammer was reported stolen from the 1900-block of Hampshire Road. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek clues to $9,000 hydraulic hammer swiped from Oak Bay construction site

300-kilogram piece of construction equipment reported stolen Aug. 2

The Oak Bay Police Department is investigating after a $9,000 hydraulic hammer was reported stolen from the 1900-block of Hampshire Road. (Black Press Media file photo)
The 104 service calls Oak Bay Police Department received last week included mischievous graffiti artists, anti-SUV vandals and a cyclist-winging door opener who forgot to shoulder check. (Black Press Media file photo)

Mischievous graffiti artists, anti-SUVers, speeder among police calls in Oak Bay

Watch your wheels: Tyre-rants let loose on SUVs around municipality

The 104 service calls Oak Bay Police Department received last week included mischievous graffiti artists, anti-SUV vandals and a cyclist-winging door opener who forgot to shoulder check. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay Police Department car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Activist group deflates SUV tires in Victoria, Oak Bay

The group, called Tyre Extinguishers, wants to eliminate SUVs in cities

An Oak Bay Police Department car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay Police Department officer ticketed a young driver twice in one night last week for driving without a license. (Black Press Media file photo)

Young Oak Bay driver ticketed twice in one night for driving without license

Oak Bay Police Department received 75 calls between July 17 and 24

An Oak Bay Police Department officer ticketed a young driver twice in one night last week for driving without a license. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police officers stopped two different people last week travelling at more than 105 km/h on Beach Drive. (Black Press Media file photo)

Excessive speeders on Beach Drive caught in the act in Oak Bay

2 separate individuals clocked doing more than 100 km/h in a 40 km/h zone

Oak Bay police officers stopped two different people last week travelling at more than 105 km/h on Beach Drive. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay resident narrowly missed becoming a victim to the parcel scam. (Unsplash photo)

Oak Bay resident recognizes parcel scam in the nick of time

Police issue tips after parcel scam nearly succeeds

An Oak Bay resident narrowly missed becoming a victim to the parcel scam. (Unsplash photo)
A teen accused of graffiti in Oak Bay will face restorative justice rather than criminal charges. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police refer teen to restorative justice after graffiti call

Stolen car recovered near where it was last seen

A teen accused of graffiti in Oak Bay will face restorative justice rather than criminal charges. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pop-up banner image