Saanich Police Department

Blacked out fencing seals off the crime scene that is the BMO bank at Shelbourne and Pear streets in Saanich on Thursday evening (June 30). On Saturday (July 2), Saanich Police announced the crime scene had been released and Shelbourne and Pear streets had been completely reopened to traffic and pedestrians. (Black Press Media file photo)

Shelbourne Street reopens following Saanich shootout

Saanich Police say the crime scene at the Bank of Montreal has been released

 

Multiple people were injured during an exchange of gunfire at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Online fundraiser started for police injured in Saanich shooting

More than $30,000 raised so far, goal set at $50,000

 

Police block traffic along Richmond Road on Thursday at around 5:25 p.m. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police determine no risk to public posed by 2 ‘suspicious’ men

A large police presence in Saanich and Victoria was involved in the search Thursday night

 

Saanich Police Department Chief Dean Duthie speaks to the media Thursday (June 30) to provide an update on the investigation into a bank robbery in Saanich Tuesday (June 28) which left two suspects dead and six police officers injured. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

VIDEO: Police, coroners working to identify suspects in Saanich bank shootout

Police looking for information on vehicle believed to be associated with suspects

Saanich Police Department Chief Dean Duthie speaks to the media Thursday (June 30) to provide an update on the investigation into a bank robbery in Saanich Tuesday (June 28) which left two suspects dead and six police officers injured. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Saanich Police Department Chief Dean Duthie speaks to the media Wednesday (June 29) to provide an update on the investigation into a bank robbery in Saanich Tuesday (June 28) which left two suspects dead and six police officers injured. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Saanich police update wounded officers’ conditions, confirm explosive device disposal

3 officers shot in bank robbery attempt recovering at home, 3 others still in hospital

Saanich Police Department Chief Dean Duthie speaks to the media Wednesday (June 29) to provide an update on the investigation into a bank robbery in Saanich Tuesday (June 28) which left two suspects dead and six police officers injured. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Saanich police and fire boats were kept busy at Elk Lake on June 25 with two rescues involving four children. (File photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)

4 children rescued during busy day at Saanich’s Elk Lake

Incidents prompt water safety warning from Saanich police

Saanich police and fire boats were kept busy at Elk Lake on June 25 with two rescues involving four children. (File photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Police continue their investigation Wednesday at the scene of a bank robbery Tuesday in Saanich which left two suspects dead and six police officers injured. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

UPDATE: Saanich block remains closed, coroners service removes bodies from scene of bank shooting

Saanich, Victoria and Esquimalt mayors issue joint statement calling for support

Police continue their investigation Wednesday at the scene of a bank robbery Tuesday in Saanich which left two suspects dead and six police officers injured. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Multiple people have been injured during a gunfire exchange at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Multiple people have been injured during a gunfire exchange at Bank of Montreal location on Shelbourne Street near Pear Street. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (June 28). (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Saanich police vehicle at the ready behind the station. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police seek public’s help after teen struck in Burnside Road crosswalk

Dashcam footage, eyewitness accounts needed about mid-evening Thursday crash

Saanich police vehicle at the ready behind the station. (Black Press Media file photo)
A police marine patrol boat heads toward a collection of vessels in Cadboro Bay as part of theft-prevention surveillance actions in the area. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Marine thefts prompt Saanich, Oak Bay police to keep close watch on Cadboro Bay

Local police join RCMP in monitoring nighttime activities in marine community

A police marine patrol boat heads toward a collection of vessels in Cadboro Bay as part of theft-prevention surveillance actions in the area. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police are looking for this suspect after laptops were stolen from a Saanich business. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Identity of suspect sought after laptops stolen in Saanich

Computers stolen from business on Inverness Road

Saanich police are looking for this suspect after laptops were stolen from a Saanich business. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
A crash slowed traffic on Vernon Avenue in Saanich Wednesday afternoon. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Crash slows traffic on Vernon Avenue near Saanich police, fire stations

Traffic flow resumed quickly, but delays continue as scene cleared of vehicles

A crash slowed traffic on Vernon Avenue in Saanich Wednesday afternoon. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Police are looking to identify a suspect connected to a bear spray incident in Saanich. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Man sought after Saanich bear spray incident

Crime Stoppers released the male suspect’s photo on Tuesday

Police are looking to identify a suspect connected to a bear spray incident in Saanich. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Saanich police officers responding to multiple 911 calls about racing motorcycles Monday evening (June 6) on the Pat Bay Highway were unable to catch the riders. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Racing motorbikes outrun Saanich cops, reach speeds up to 270 km/h

Police seek public help identifying ‘dangerous’ riders from Pat Bay Hwy. Monday evening

Saanich police officers responding to multiple 911 calls about racing motorcycles Monday evening (June 6) on the Pat Bay Highway were unable to catch the riders. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Saanich firefighters attack a fire in a dumpster underneath a building on Boleskine Road early Monday morning. (Asst. Deputy Chief Rob Heppell/Saanich Fire Department)

Saanich police looking into Monday morning dumpster fire

Heavy smoke left firefighters uncertain of source, reinforcements called out

Saanich firefighters attack a fire in a dumpster underneath a building on Boleskine Road early Monday morning. (Asst. Deputy Chief Rob Heppell/Saanich Fire Department)
Saanich police have identified these two men as potential suspects in a distraction theft incident at Uptown mall on Saturday (June 4). (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Busy parents distracted while shopping in Saanich, wallets lifted

Saanich police warn about presence of tag-team distraction thefts

Saanich police have identified these two men as potential suspects in a distraction theft incident at Uptown mall on Saturday (June 4). (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
B.C.’s Independent Investigations Organization is looking into the circumstances of a man being severely bitten by a police dog as Saanich officers took him into custody on May 31. (Black Press Media file photo)

Watchdog investigating after police dog bites man during arrest in Saanich

Man bitten while being taken into custody, B.C. IIO looking into details of incident

B.C.’s Independent Investigations Organization is looking into the circumstances of a man being severely bitten by a police dog as Saanich officers took him into custody on May 31. (Black Press Media file photo)
Some of the remaining unclaimed artwork seized from a closed art gallery in Oak Bay in April by Saanich police during their investigation into potential fraud and other activities. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

200 pieces still unclaimed after seizure from Oak Bay art gallery in April

Charges of fraud, false pretense being prepared for Crown, Saanich police say

Some of the remaining unclaimed artwork seized from a closed art gallery in Oak Bay in April by Saanich police during their investigation into potential fraud and other activities. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Jim Townley, president of the Saanichton Village Association, receives a $5,000 donation from Lisa Green and Melanie Bolster of Western Coast Insurance in Saanichton toward the Saanichton Bike N’ Ride located off Lisnoe Ave near the Fresh Cup Roastery Café with officials set to celebrate its official opening Saturday, June 4. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Cycling community to ring in new Bike N’ Ride in Central Saanich

Official ribbon cutting scheduled for Saturday, June 4 in Saanichton

Jim Townley, president of the Saanichton Village Association, receives a $5,000 donation from Lisa Green and Melanie Bolster of Western Coast Insurance in Saanichton toward the Saanichton Bike N’ Ride located off Lisnoe Ave near the Fresh Cup Roastery Café with officials set to celebrate its official opening Saturday, June 4. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
The Saanich Police Department hope to get a statement from the victim in a May 25 assault to allow for charges to be laid against the suspect. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Woman assaulted in Saanich identified, new charges could be laid against suspect

Suspect already faces possible assault charge from spitting on arresting officer

The Saanich Police Department hope to get a statement from the victim in a May 25 assault to allow for charges to be laid against the suspect. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
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