Saanich Police Department

Ashley (not her real name) says her mental health has suffered after she was sexually assaulted in 2017. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Saanich woman says sexual assault was dismissed by police because of her ‘body language’

Patrol officers investigate sexual assault files, make decisions on what goes to Crown counsel

Ashley (not her real name) says her mental health has suffered after she was sexually assaulted in 2017. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Saanich police received several reports regarding a gathering of some 200 youth at Mount Douglas Park on the evening of July 1. (Google Maps)

Saanich police break up Canada Day gathering of nearly 200 youth in Mount Douglas Park

Officers observed underage drinking, public intoxication, lack of physical distancing

Saanich police received several reports regarding a gathering of some 200 youth at Mount Douglas Park on the evening of July 1. (Google Maps)
Saanich police arrived at a closed business in the 700-block of Tolmie Avenue to find a man inside. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria man facing charges after alarm alerts cops to break-in

Saanich police arrived on scene to find the man inside

Saanich police arrived at a closed business in the 700-block of Tolmie Avenue to find a man inside. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested a 46-year-old man after finding weapons, drugs and drug trafficking items in his home and car. (Courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Police arrest Saanich man allegedly importing conducted energy weapons through the mail

Randy Smith, 46, in custody after police search his car and residence

Saanich police arrested a 46-year-old man after finding weapons, drugs and drug trafficking items in his home and car. (Courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police are investigating a daytime car break-in that took place at Saanich Centre on June 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are investigating a daytime car break-in that took place at Saanich Centre on June 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich council will consider a bylaw to temporarily allow alcohol consumption in 14 local parks. (Pikrepo)

Saanich considers bylaw allowing liquor in 14 parks, police disapprove

Staff report suggests permitting drinking in parks noon to 8 p.m. until Sept. 30

Saanich council will consider a bylaw to temporarily allow alcohol consumption in 14 local parks. (Pikrepo)
A white Dodge truck parked in a Saanich neighbourhood caught fire early on June 6 and it was later determined the fire was deliberately set. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
A white Dodge truck parked in a Saanich neighbourhood caught fire early on June 6 and it was later determined the fire was deliberately set. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
The Saanich police dive team worked with Totem Towing to pull a stolen vehicle out of Prospect Lake on June 19. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
The Saanich police dive team worked with Totem Towing to pull a stolen vehicle out of Prospect Lake on June 19. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Police seek owner of ATV found near Shelbourne and North Dairy streets on Wednesday. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

ATV abandoned in Saanich neighbourhood reunited with owner

Red quad bike found near Shelbourne, North Dairy streets, police say

Police seek owner of ATV found near Shelbourne and North Dairy streets on Wednesday. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
One man was arrested by Saanich police after he was caught speeding in a stolen vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
One man was arrested by Saanich police after he was caught speeding in a stolen vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
A 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly breaking a bank window and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police looking for witnesses to man brandishing knife, breaking bank window

Witnesses sought in incident at CIBC branch in the 2900-block of Tillicum Road on June 16

A 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly breaking a bank window and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
Const. Chelsea Cofield (left) and Const. Curtis Craig of the Saanich Police Department’s traffic safety unit enforced school zone speed limits outside Glanford Middle School on June 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

More than 15 speeders caught in Saanich school zones in one day

Police remind drivers to watch their speeds, watch for children on the road

Const. Chelsea Cofield (left) and Const. Curtis Craig of the Saanich Police Department’s traffic safety unit enforced school zone speed limits outside Glanford Middle School on June 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police seized a firearm, ammunition and body armour during a search warrant execution at a Cadboro Bay residence on June 9. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police seize gun, ammunition, body armour during search of Cadboro Bay home

One man taken into custody, charged with firearm-related offences

Saanich police seized a firearm, ammunition and body armour during a search warrant execution at a Cadboro Bay residence on June 9. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The Greater Victoria School District and Saanich Police are investigating racist, violent messages posted to an online yearbook for Mount Douglas Secondary. (Google Streetview)

School district, Saanich police investigate racist, violent online yearbook comments

Mount Douglas Secondary yearbook taken down after derogatory messages posted

The Greater Victoria School District and Saanich Police are investigating racist, violent messages posted to an online yearbook for Mount Douglas Secondary. (Google Streetview)
Const. Chelsea Cofield (left) and Const. Curtis Craig of the Saanich Police Department’s traffic safety unit enforced school zone speed limits outside Glanford Middle School on June 1. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police enforce school zone speed limits as Greater Victoria students return to class

Saanich police on the lookout for speeders outside Glanford Middle School

Const. Chelsea Cofield (left) and Const. Curtis Craig of the Saanich Police Department’s traffic safety unit enforced school zone speed limits outside Glanford Middle School on June 1. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police see spike in excessive speeding compared to previous years

Nearly 100 excessive speeders caught since January 2020

Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police warn of rental scams. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police warn of rental scams after Saanich resident nearly falls victim to one

Always see the home, meet the landlord in person before sending money, police say

Saanich police warn of rental scams. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police were called to a rollover crash involving a deer in the 4600-block of West Saanich Road Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich rollover incident caused by driver swerving to avoid deer

Driver uninjured, police unable to locate the deer

Saanich police were called to a rollover crash involving a deer in the 4600-block of West Saanich Road Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police were at the scene of a crash two-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of McKenzie Avenue east of the Pat Bay Highway near Rainbow Street for more than four hours on May 28. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Langford man arrested after fleeing a serious crash in Saanich

Other driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries, police say

Saanich police were at the scene of a crash two-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of McKenzie Avenue east of the Pat Bay Highway near Rainbow Street for more than four hours on May 28. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
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