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Oak Bay High School. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay High students sent home after gun threat found on bathroom door

Police find no evidence of anyone having a firearm at school

 

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

 

Police were alerted Oct. 30 about the missing cash by a manager of an Oak Bay Avenue business. The money was stolen from a room intended for employees only. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek suspect after $11,000 swiped from Oak Bay business

Library user spotting stolen laptops among the other calls to police last week

 

Oak Bay Police Department responded to 60 calls the week of Oct. 17 to 23. (Black Press Media file photo)

Good Samaritan turns pricey headphones over to Oak Bay police

Stolen giant blue bin, e-bike also among calls to Oak Bay officers last week

Oak Bay Police Department responded to 60 calls the week of Oct. 17 to 23. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)
Oak Bay Deputy Police Chief Julie Chanin with a tea cup outside the Oak Bay police station. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)

Tweed tea with Oak Bay’s first female deputy police chief

Tweed editor Susan Lundy talks with Deputy Chief Julie Chanin

  • Oct 10, 2022
Oak Bay Deputy Police Chief Julie Chanin with a tea cup outside the Oak Bay police station. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)
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 driver faces a fine and demerit points for running a red light and hitting a pedestrian. (Black Press Media file photo)

Elderly driver ticketed after hitting teen in Oak Bay crosswalk

Weekly police briefs include banker thwarting scammer

A driver faces a fine and demerit points for running a red light and hitting a pedestrian. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police arrested a suspect in relations to break and enters reported Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect arrested after Oak Bay break-in where man blamed barking dog

Tablet stolen from unlocked vehicle and other thefts reported last week to Oak Bay police

Oak Bay police arrested a suspect in relations to break and enters reported Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
Const. Adam Goard, left, and Const. Cheryl Goard are sworn in August 2022. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay’s newest officers won’t share a shift

Department sticks to standard practice of spliting up married couples

Const. Adam Goard, left, and Const. Cheryl Goard are sworn in August 2022. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
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)
Oak Bay police remind residents that banks and government agencies do not ask for gift cards or prepaid credit cards as payment. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fraudsters steal $20,000 from Oak Bay woman in fake ‘sting’ operation

Week’s police activity also saw DragonEye take excessive speeder off the road

Oak Bay police remind residents that banks and government agencies do not ask for gift cards or prepaid credit cards as payment. (Black Press Media file photo)
On July 5, Oak Bay police received a report of a driver doing ‘doughnuts’ on the sports field in Carnarvon Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver doors cyclist in Oak Bay, faces $368 fine, demerit points

Motorcycle impounded for driver doing more than double speed limit

On July 5, Oak Bay police received a report of a driver doing ‘doughnuts’ on the sports field in Carnarvon Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
A hefty tree branch fell in Oak Bay and despite folks being around to hear it, no one was injured when it came down July 2. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay police issue 2 liquor tickets on quiet Canada Day

Tree takes out high voltage line on Foul Bay Road

A hefty tree branch fell in Oak Bay and despite folks being around to hear it, no one was injured when it came down July 2. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch, Chief Ray Bernoties, left, new Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Julie Chanin and Acting Chief Mark Fisher during Chanin’s official swearing in on June 21 at municipal hall. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Gender balance at Oak Bay police a symptom of a healthier department

New Chief Mark Fisher takes the reins of a department that has seen barriers fall

Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch, Chief Ray Bernoties, left, new Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Julie Chanin and Acting Chief Mark Fisher during Chanin’s official swearing in on June 21 at municipal hall. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
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)