Saanich Police Department

Staff Sgt. Darrell Underwood and Ian Gibbs, coordinator of volunteers for the Saanich Police Department, stand in front of the new Saanich Community Safety Office at Uptown Shopping Centre. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich police call on volunteers for new community safety team

Community Safety Office to open spring 2021 at Uptown Shopping Centre

 

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Saanich police, GVERT arrest suspect in West Shore investigation

Man arrested near Rutledge Park early Saturday morning

 

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‘Very lucky’: Two passengers, dog escape rollover crash in Saanich unscathed

Vehicle flips on Trans Canada Highway after hitting median, possibly due to ice, firefighter says

 

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Break and enter suspect caught in the act by Saanich police, charged for seven other similar crimes

40-year-old accused of breaking into bank, restaurant, six liquor stores since October 2020

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Saanich police are investigating property damage at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Police seek info after fence torn down, dumped over embankment in Saanich

Christmas Hill restoration site fence destroyed sometime between Jan. 16 and 18

Saanich police are investigating property damage at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Muddy Valley Farm in rural Saanich is calling for witnesses after its large metal gate was stolen overnight on Monday, Jan. 18. (Muddy Valley Farm/Facebook)

Rural Saanich farm reports large metal gate stolen

Muddy Valley Farm gate stolen overnight by ‘at least two people’

Muddy Valley Farm in rural Saanich is calling for witnesses after its large metal gate was stolen overnight on Monday, Jan. 18. (Muddy Valley Farm/Facebook)
Staff at Artemis Place Secondary were shocked to find that one of the student-built greenhouses on the campus was stolen overnight on Jan. 11. (Artemis Place Society/Facebook)

Saanich school hopes to catch greenhouse thief red-handed

Student-built greenhouses stolen from Artemis Place Secondary on Jan. 11

Staff at Artemis Place Secondary were shocked to find that one of the student-built greenhouses on the campus was stolen overnight on Jan. 11. (Artemis Place Society/Facebook)
Saanich police have found an 8-year-old boy who was missing from Braefoot Elementary School Jan. 14. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

UPDATED: Police locate 8-year-old boy missing from Saanich elementary school

Young boy found hours after going missing from Braefoot Elementary

Saanich police have found an 8-year-old boy who was missing from Braefoot Elementary School Jan. 14. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police arrested and charged one person after an attempted bike theft Jan. 14. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested and charged one person after an attempted bike theft Jan. 14. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are looking for the owner of a collection of costume jewelry turned in to the department. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police are looking for the owner of a collection of costume jewelry turned in to the department. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
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Saanich police stopped a driver going more than 60 km/h over the posted speed limit on the Pat Bay Highway on Jan. 11. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver caught going 144 km/h on Pat Bay Highway slapped with hefty fines

Vehicle impounded after driver caught speeding more than he thought

Saanich police stopped a driver going more than 60 km/h over the posted speed limit on the Pat Bay Highway on Jan. 11. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Walter Craveiro, who immigrated to Canada from Portugal as a teen and worked for the Saanich Police Department for 29 years, died at the age of 74 on Jan. 5. (Photo provided by Nico Craveiro)

Saanich police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74

Walter Craveiro remembered as ‘remarkable man,’ who was always helping others

Walter Craveiro, who immigrated to Canada from Portugal as a teen and worked for the Saanich Police Department for 29 years, died at the age of 74 on Jan. 5. (Photo provided by Nico Craveiro)
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Saanich police investigating intentionally set fires

Vehicles, hedge, trash can set on fire over Christmas holiday

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Myles Oakes, 20, was last seen in the 3500-block of Blanshard Street on Dec. 23, 2020. (Photo courtesy the Saanich Police Department)

Missing 20-year-old man located safe: Saanich police

Myles Oakes had been missing since Dec. 23

Myles Oakes, 20, was last seen in the 3500-block of Blanshard Street on Dec. 23, 2020. (Photo courtesy the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police are investigating a report of a sexual assault that occurred on Dec. 29 at Glanford Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are investigating a report of a sexual assault that occurred on Dec. 29 at Glanford Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
With the help of a VicPD police service dog, Saanich police arrested a man after five propane tanks were stolen from a Burnside Road West gas station early on Jan. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich suspect arrested with help from VicPD K9 unit

Five propane tanks taken from Burnside Road West gas station

With the help of a VicPD police service dog, Saanich police arrested a man after five propane tanks were stolen from a Burnside Road West gas station early on Jan. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police clocked a driver going 179 km/h – 99 km/h over the speed limit – on the Pat Bay Highway on Jan. 1. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich driver caught going 99 km/h over Pat Bay Highway speed limit

Police impound speeder’s vehicle on New Year’s Day

Saanich police clocked a driver going 179 km/h – 99 km/h over the speed limit – on the Pat Bay Highway on Jan. 1. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, joined the Calgary Police Service 12 years ago. He was killed during a traffic stop northeast of the city on New Year’s Eve 2020. (Calgary Police Service handout)

Greater Victoria police mourn New Year’s Eve death of Calgary police officer

Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, died while conducting a traffic stop Dec. 31

Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, joined the Calgary Police Service 12 years ago. He was killed during a traffic stop northeast of the city on New Year’s Eve 2020. (Calgary Police Service handout)
Saanich police responded to a car fire early Saturday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich vehicle fire being investigated as suspicious

Car fire occurred overnight after Christmas

Saanich police responded to a car fire early Saturday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)