Oak Bay Police Department

Vandals smashed the window of the Canadian College of the Performing Arts last week on Elgin Road in Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay police bust man with booze, meth and fake ID at UVic

Oak Bay police say they’re responding to too many 911 misdials

Vandals smashed the window of the Canadian College of the Performing Arts last week on Elgin Road in Oak Bay. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay Police have been busy with a string of petty thefts. (Black Press Media file photo)

Grass trimmer, gin, planters and more stolen in string of petty thefts in Oak Bay

The Oak Bay Police Department has been busy keeping up with reported incidents

Oak Bay Police have been busy with a string of petty thefts. (Black Press Media file photo)
On April 4 a man riding his bike on Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay injured himself and was visited on scene by B.C. Ambulance Services and the Oak Bay Police. Golf courses are closed during the current COVID-19 shutdown. (Black Press Media File Photo)
On April 4 a man riding his bike on Victoria Golf Club in Oak Bay injured himself and was visited on scene by B.C. Ambulance Services and the Oak Bay Police. Golf courses are closed during the current COVID-19 shutdown. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay Police responded to two suspected break and enters in one night last week. (Black Press Media File photo)

Oak Bay Police respond to two suspected break and enters in one night

Prowlers, vandals, scammers and thieves lead calls

Oak Bay Police responded to two suspected break and enters in one night last week. (Black Press Media File photo)
Residents reported a landslide on Maquinna Street following the ongoing heavy rains. No one was injured. (Google Earth Image)

Heavy rains lead to landslide on Harling Point

Oak Bay police also catch sea pirate with stolen motor

Residents reported a landslide on Maquinna Street following the ongoing heavy rains. No one was injured. (Google Earth Image)
Oak Bay Police saw a variety of incidents between Jan. 13-19. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Oak Bay driver hits cyclist, police consider blaming snow boots

Break and enter, thefts also seen in mid-January

Oak Bay Police saw a variety of incidents between Jan. 13-19. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Oak Bay police say a 19-year-old male driver and his passenger are lucky to have survived with only minor injuries after crashing into a tree in Queens Park early Friday morning. The driver is suspected to have been impaired by drugs. (Twitter/Oak Bay Police)

Tree stops suspected drug-impaired driver from ending up in ocean off Beach Drive

Oak Bay police say driver is ‘lucky that he didn’t kill someone’

Oak Bay police say a 19-year-old male driver and his passenger are lucky to have survived with only minor injuries after crashing into a tree in Queens Park early Friday morning. The driver is suspected to have been impaired by drugs. (Twitter/Oak Bay Police)
Oak Bay Police. (Black Press File Photo)
Oak Bay Police. (Black Press File Photo)
Oak Bay Police arrested a man hiding in the laundry room of an apartment building at Transit Road and Newport Avenue who is believed to have broken in. (Google Earth Image)

Man equipped with bear spray, tools caught in Oak Bay laundry room

Prolific offender arrested after allegedly breaking into apartment building

Oak Bay Police arrested a man hiding in the laundry room of an apartment building at Transit Road and Newport Avenue who is believed to have broken in. (Google Earth Image)
Oak Bay police arrest one of two suspects after resident held at gunpoint

Oak Bay police arrest one of two suspects after resident held at gunpoint

Police expect second arrest ‘in the very near future’ after armed robbery

Oak Bay police arrest one of two suspects after resident held at gunpoint
Police seek person of interest seen at UVic bus stop

Police seek person of interest seen at UVic bus stop

Photo of male at UVic released to public

Police seek person of interest seen at UVic bus stop
Oak Bay Police are asking the public for help in finding a woman who was caught on video breaking into a senior’s home (Twitter/Oak Bay Police)

Woman breaks into napping Oak Bay senior’s home

Oak Bay Police are looking for information on a March 7 break and enter

Oak Bay Police are asking the public for help in finding a woman who was caught on video breaking into a senior’s home (Twitter/Oak Bay Police)
An Oak Bay police vehicle, pictured Jan. 10. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Oak Bay Police seek unlocked truck stolen overnight

White Toyota Highlander (licence plate FF6 77E) stolen after spare key left inside

An Oak Bay police vehicle, pictured Jan. 10. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
Howie Allan (left) shakes hands with Sgt. Davinder Dalep of the Oak Bay Police Department after dropping off dozens of stuffed animals for police to give to kids (File contributed/ Howie Allan)

Victoria Facebook community collects toys for police to give to kids

First responders often give toys to kids in high-stress situations

Howie Allan (left) shakes hands with Sgt. Davinder Dalep of the Oak Bay Police Department after dropping off dozens of stuffed animals for police to give to kids (File contributed/ Howie Allan)
Oak Bay Police officers frequently conduct speed enforcement in local school zones. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)

Homes in Oak Bay evacuated after car crashes into natural gas line

Fire department evacuated residents for several hours Nov. 22

Oak Bay Police officers frequently conduct speed enforcement in local school zones. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)
The 2017/2018 Annual Report released Tuesday by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner shows that Oak Bay had two substantiated allegations against officers, both cases being investigations ordered by the Oak Bay Police Department. (Oak Bay News file photo)

Oak Bay police officer retires before being fired for hiring sex trade worker, watchdog says

Police chief says officer retired prior to the conclusion of the investigations

The 2017/2018 Annual Report released Tuesday by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner shows that Oak Bay had two substantiated allegations against officers, both cases being investigations ordered by the Oak Bay Police Department. (Oak Bay News file photo)
Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour

Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour

Chief Constable Andy Brinton says that’s a way to keep the audience engaged

  • Oct 26, 2018
Oak Bay cops tackle tough subjects with Twitter humour
Police briefs: Naloxone at hand saves in overdose situation

Police briefs: Naloxone at hand saves in overdose situation

Candy caper, bikes swiped, thefts from vehicles continue

  • Oct 9, 2018
Police briefs: Naloxone at hand saves in overdose situation
Police on scene near Allenby and Foul Bay roads where a pedestrian was hit by a car Friday morning around 8:20 a.m.. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Pedestrian struck in Saanich rushed to hospital with head injuries

Oak Bay Police Department currently holding the scene at Allenby and Foul Bay

Police on scene near Allenby and Foul Bay roads where a pedestrian was hit by a car Friday morning around 8:20 a.m.. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Sgt. Mike Martin, far right, with the trophy Team Oak Bay earned over the Oak Bay High team in the inaugural Challenge Cup this spring. The second game shifts to fall, when students in the region are focused on cancer fundraisers with Tour de Rock and Terry Fox run.. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay cop looks to build community legacy with hockey game

The Dan Mclean Challenge Cup hockey game is Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m. at Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Sgt. Mike Martin, far right, with the trophy Team Oak Bay earned over the Oak Bay High team in the inaugural Challenge Cup this spring. The second game shifts to fall, when students in the region are focused on cancer fundraisers with Tour de Rock and Terry Fox run.. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)