Saanich Police Department

Saanich police are warning residents to be aware of a non-aggressive bear sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)

Non-aggressive bear spotted in Saanich neighbourhood

Saanich police advise residents to be aware of sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace

Saanich police are warning residents to be aware of a non-aggressive bear sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)
Two men were caught on camera breaking into a Saanich apartment block and stealing a bike on the evening of Oct. 6. (Screenshot via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Two men were caught on camera breaking into a Saanich apartment block and stealing a bike on the evening of Oct. 6. (Screenshot via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Saanich police crackdown on unsafe driving behaviour as Operation Impact 2020 kicks off. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police crackdown on unsafe driving behaviour as Operation Impact 2020 kicks off. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

TRAFFIC: Collison backs up Pat Bay Highway traffic ahead of long weekend

Incident ‘does not appear serious,’ delays expected, police say

(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police identify suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)

Woman charged for placing uncapped needle on Saanich business door

Police don’t believe business was targetted

Saanich police identify suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)
A Saanich police officer stopped a driver going 185 km/h on the Pat Bay Highway on Oct. 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver caught going 105 km/h over speed limit on Pat Bay Highway

Saanich police issue $483 fine for excessive speeding, impound vehicle

A Saanich police officer stopped a driver going 185 km/h on the Pat Bay Highway on Oct. 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police are searching for a suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)

VIDEO: Uncapped needle found on door of Saanich business, police seek suspect

Female suspect caught on CCTV placing needle on Sept. 30

Saanich police are searching for a suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police came across a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police came across a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)                                Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

UPDATED: Driver faces charges after crash at Blanshard and Saanich

Lanes closed Monday afternoon, one person taken to hospital

Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)                                Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Saanich police remind Greater Victoria drivers to be cautious and reduce their speeds when the roads are wet. (Pixabay)

Saanich police encourage safe driving habits as rain leads to pooling on roadways

Slow down, inspect vehicle ahead of driving in wet autumn weather

Saanich police remind Greater Victoria drivers to be cautious and reduce their speeds when the roads are wet. (Pixabay)
Saanich police received a report of someone spraypainting hearts in a Tyndall Avenue crosswalk on Sept. 13 and district staff were sent to clean them up. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police received a report of someone spraypainting hearts in a Tyndall Avenue crosswalk on Sept. 13 and district staff were sent to clean them up. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The body of 28-year-old Saanich man, Tim Elliott, has been recovered by Saanich police at Elk Lake. (Facebook)

UPDATED: Body of 28-year-old Saanich man recovered by police divers at Elk Lake

Tim Elliot had been missing since Saturday evening, no foul play is suspected.

The body of 28-year-old Saanich man, Tim Elliott, has been recovered by Saanich police at Elk Lake. (Facebook)
UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

Police were working to ‘ensure the safety of the children,’ officer says

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed
Saanich police confirmed Sunday that the family of four they are looking for are not missing, but they need assistance locating them for unknown reasons. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

Police were working to ‘ensure the safety of the children,’ officer says

Saanich police confirmed Sunday that the family of four they are looking for are not missing, but they need assistance locating them for unknown reasons. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police stopped and ticketed a driver doing more than double the school zone speed limit near Campus View Elementary on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Impaired driver stopped for excessive speeding in Saanich school zone on students’ first day back

Driver slapped with a $368 ticket, 90-day driving ban and month-long vehicle impound

Saanich police stopped and ticketed a driver doing more than double the school zone speed limit near Campus View Elementary on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious

UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious

Police investigating, say home was empty when blaze sparked

UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious
A ball python was reported missing in Vic West back in July. It was reported missing for the second time in August. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Python missing for a second time found dead in Saanich

More than four feet in length, the non-venomous python escaped a backpack twice this summer

A ball python was reported missing in Vic West back in July. It was reported missing for the second time in August. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Saanich Police Department impounded two vehicles after both N-license drivers were believed to be racing while speeding at 110 kilometres an hour in a 60 kilometre zone rural area. (Twitter/Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit)

Two drivers get cars impounded after speeding at 110km in rural area: Saanich police

Saanich Police Department completes first tweet-along Saturday night

Saanich Police Department impounded two vehicles after both N-license drivers were believed to be racing while speeding at 110 kilometres an hour in a 60 kilometre zone rural area. (Twitter/Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit)
Saanich Police Department have safely located a missing teen with autism who went missing on Aug. 5 thanks to the help of VicPD officers. (Black Press Media file photo)

FOUND: Saanich police locate missing teen with autism

VicPD officers reunite teen with family

Saanich Police Department have safely located a missing teen with autism who went missing on Aug. 5 thanks to the help of VicPD officers. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Saanich Police Department invites the public to tag along for the evening shift as officers live-tweet from 4 p.m. to midnight. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police invite public along for Saturday night shift via tweet-a-long event

Department to live-tweet using #SPDPolTwt from 4 p.m. to midnight

The Saanich Police Department invites the public to tag along for the evening shift as officers live-tweet from 4 p.m. to midnight. (Black Press Media file photo)