Saanich Police Department

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)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
A bear spotted in the Canadian woods. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bears spotted near Saanich lake spooked by police, wandered off

Bear, cub not seen over weekend but police ask residents to be on alert

A bear spotted in the Canadian woods. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police took a man into custody on Monday morning after he refused to get off the Trans-Canada Highway. (Courtesy of Tracey Spence-Thorpe)

VIDEO: Saanich police tackle man who refused to move off Trans-Canada Highway

At this point, it is unclear why the man refused to move

Saanich police took a man into custody on Monday morning after he refused to get off the Trans-Canada Highway. (Courtesy of Tracey Spence-Thorpe)
Saanich police issued 10 violation tickets and impounded two vehicles for excessive speeding in the McKenzie Interchange construction zone on Saturday morning. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police ticket ten drivers in one morning at McKenzie Interchange

Two vehicles also impounded for excessive speeding

Saanich police issued 10 violation tickets and impounded two vehicles for excessive speeding in the McKenzie Interchange construction zone on Saturday morning. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police are searching for the owners of two cameras recovered during a search warrant execution. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Saanich police hits social media to reunite found cameras with owners

Both cameras recovered during May 7 search warrant

Saanich police are searching for the owners of two cameras recovered during a search warrant execution. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police thank residents for bear-proofing their homes after a bear sighting on Thursday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police warn of bear sighting on Interurban Road

Bear was non-aggressive, not eating garbage, police say

Saanich police thank residents for bear-proofing their homes after a bear sighting on Thursday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are searching for the owner of a camera found and dropped off at the station by a good Samaritan. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Saanich police search for camera owner using selfie photo

Camera contains mirror photo of dark-haired man holding the camera

Saanich police are searching for the owner of a camera found and dropped off at the station by a good Samaritan. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police returned a bike stolen more than three years ago to its rightful owner and his son who were happy to be reunited with their bicycle. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Saanich police return bike stolen more than three years ago

Bike among many stolen items recovered during a search warrant execution in early May

Saanich police returned a bike stolen more than three years ago to its rightful owner and his son who were happy to be reunited with their bicycle. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Some of the property recovered or seized by the Saanich Police Department after executing a search warrant in the 900-block of Cloverdale Avenue. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Some of the property recovered or seized by the Saanich Police Department after executing a search warrant in the 900-block of Cloverdale Avenue. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
A group of Saanich neighbours decided to experiment with a DYI pedestrian scramble crosswalk at the intersection of Inverness Road and Glasgow Avenue. (Photo courtesy Teale Phelps Bondaroff)

VIDEO: Homemade pedestrian scramble crosswalk in Saanich removed by police

Police call it ‘a huge safety concern,’ ask others not to copy the idea

A group of Saanich neighbours decided to experiment with a DYI pedestrian scramble crosswalk at the intersection of Inverness Road and Glasgow Avenue. (Photo courtesy Teale Phelps Bondaroff)
Saanich police stopped six speeders between May 8 and 10 – just days after the provincial high-risk driving campaign kicked off. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Six speeders caught in Saanich days after B.C. high-risk driving campaign kicks off

Saanich police crack down after spike in excessive speeding

Saanich police stopped six speeders between May 8 and 10 – just days after the provincial high-risk driving campaign kicked off. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)

Two-hour waits for yard waste drop-off in Saanich not a police matter

First hour after opening is busiest, two hour waits expected, District spokesperson says

Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)
Saanich police have kicked off a month-long high-risk driving campaign in partnership with ICBC targeting excessive speeding. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Provincial high-risk driving campaign kicks off with speed watch in Saanich

Excessive speeding on the rise in Saanich since March: police

Saanich police have kicked off a month-long high-risk driving campaign in partnership with ICBC targeting excessive speeding. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped 22 drivers for excessive speeding in the last month. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped 22 drivers for excessive speeding in the last month. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police are warning about gift card scams after a resident lost money. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police warn of gift card fraud after resident falls victim to scam

Canadian Anti-Fraud Center reports about $15.8 million lost in 2020 so far

Saanich police are warning about gift card scams after a resident lost money. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested three people for drug trafficking during traffic stops in April. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three arrested for drug trafficking during April traffic stops in Saanich

Both stops yielded supplies of drugs packaged for sale

Saanich police arrested three people for drug trafficking during traffic stops in April. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrest two men for a break-and-enter at the Canadian Tire Auto Service Centre on Cedar Hill Road. (Google Maps screenshot)

Two men arrested for break-and-enter at Canadian Tire Auto Service Center

Both caught while riding past the area while police investigated

Saanich police arrest two men for a break-and-enter at the Canadian Tire Auto Service Centre on Cedar Hill Road. (Google Maps screenshot)
Saanich police are searching for a suspect caught on camera breaking into a car and stealing hockey gear. (GV Crime Stoppers/Twitter)

VIDEO: Thief steals hockey gear from parked car in Saanich

Suspect caught on security camera dragging away goalie gear

Saanich police are searching for a suspect caught on camera breaking into a car and stealing hockey gear. (GV Crime Stoppers/Twitter)
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