Saanich Police Department

Saanich police are asking the public for assistance in an unsolved assault case. (Black Press File Photo)

Saanich police ask the public for help with unsolved assault case

The assault took place in Rutlegde Park on July 18

Saanich police are asking the public for assistance in an unsolved assault case. (Black Press File Photo)
The Saanich Police Department is asking the public to be wary of phone scams (Black Press File Photo)

Saanich police warn against a ‘brazen’ new phone scam

Man posing as police officer uses husband’s cell phone number to trick wife

The Saanich Police Department is asking the public to be wary of phone scams (Black Press File Photo)
The Saanich Police Department nailed one driver for several offences after watching them drop a joint from the car (Twitter/ SPD_Traffic)

Driver caught flicking a joint out the window while speeding through a school zone

The Saanich Police Department gave the driver a series of hefty fines

The Saanich Police Department nailed one driver for several offences after watching them drop a joint from the car (Twitter/ SPD_Traffic)
Allegedly impaired driver crashes car into Saanich home

Allegedly impaired driver crashes car into Saanich home

Family home but in other areas of the house when car crashes through wall

Allegedly impaired driver crashes car into Saanich home
An aggressive driver was reported on Monday following an incident on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Road rage on the Trans-Canada Highway

Aggressive driver reported on Monday and Saanich Police talk about what to do if it happens to you

An aggressive driver was reported on Monday following an incident on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Police responded to two calls regarding RV break-ins on July 3. (Black Press Media file photo)

Naked man arrested for breaking into Saanich RV

Two separate but similar incidents took place late Wednesday night

Police responded to two calls regarding RV break-ins on July 3. (Black Press Media file photo)
WATCH: Mom thrilled after abducted Saanich toddler located in Europe three years later

WATCH: Mom thrilled after abducted Saanich toddler located in Europe three years later

It’s been three years since Lauren Etchells left Canada with 19-month-old Kaydance

WATCH: Mom thrilled after abducted Saanich toddler located in Europe three years later
A stranded turtle was found in the middle of Nicholson Street on Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police/Twitter)

Seven baby bunnies and a turtle rescued in Saanich this month

‘This is a good reminder that wildlife needs to be handled with great care,’ says Saanich PD

A stranded turtle was found in the middle of Nicholson Street on Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police/Twitter)
Police concerned for well-being of missing man last seen in Tillicum area

Police concerned for well-being of missing man last seen in Tillicum area

Eric Thomas Hartley was last seen in Saanich on June 10

Police concerned for well-being of missing man last seen in Tillicum area
The 76-year-old driver of this blue Caravan and her female passenger were sent to hospital Tuesday evening following a collision with a motorcyclist at the intersection of Tillicum Road and Arena Way. Crews also took the motorcyclist — a 28-year-old man — to hospital where he received treatment for what Sgt. Julie Fast of the Saanich Police described as “serious but non-life threatening injuries.” (Saanich Police/Submitted)

Collision between mini-van and motorcycle in Saanich sends three to hospital

The 28-year-old motorcyclist suffered “serious but non-life threatening injuries”

The 76-year-old driver of this blue Caravan and her female passenger were sent to hospital Tuesday evening following a collision with a motorcyclist at the intersection of Tillicum Road and Arena Way. Crews also took the motorcyclist — a 28-year-old man — to hospital where he received treatment for what Sgt. Julie Fast of the Saanich Police described as “serious but non-life threatening injuries.” (Saanich Police/Submitted)
According to investigators, a red dye pack was activated by the suspect while fleeing the bank, it is likely the suspect has significant red dye on his hands, arms, face and clothing. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Images released following Wednesday afternoon TD Bank robbery

Suspect may have red dye on his hands, arms, face, clothing

According to investigators, a red dye pack was activated by the suspect while fleeing the bank, it is likely the suspect has significant red dye on his hands, arms, face and clothing. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Keith Lewis, CREST educator (left), Gord Horst, CREST general manager, Al Marston, project operations manager at CREST and Sgt. Julie Fast with the Saanich Police Department show off their new radios, which are synced to the digital P25 system. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

First responders using upgraded radio transmissions call it ‘night and day’

Agencies across the CRD are switching to a new digital system from CREST

Keith Lewis, CREST educator (left), Gord Horst, CREST general manager, Al Marston, project operations manager at CREST and Sgt. Julie Fast with the Saanich Police Department show off their new radios, which are synced to the digital P25 system. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Uniformed and plainclothes officers investigated the death of a man in the Gordon Head area Thursday. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)

Death in Gordon Head area deemed not suspicious by Saanich police

The man was found unresponsive near Arbutus Cove Lane

Uniformed and plainclothes officers investigated the death of a man in the Gordon Head area Thursday. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Uniformed and plain clothes officers continue to investigate the death of a man in the Gordon Head area (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Uniformed and plain clothes officers continue to investigate the death of a man in the Gordon Head area (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Saanich police won’t release the name of the cyclist, who died following a Sunday collision, and have notified the Independent Investigations Office of BC. (Pexels)

Police watchdog notified after cyclist dies in Highway 17 collision Sunday

A 24-year-old Victoria man died Sunday at the scene after being struck by a truck

Saanich police won’t release the name of the cyclist, who died following a Sunday collision, and have notified the Independent Investigations Office of BC. (Pexels)
Woman flees in stolen car, crashes on highway in Central Saanich

Woman flees in stolen car, crashes on highway in Central Saanich

The strange tale of a false stabbing, a police car chase and a rollover crash

Woman flees in stolen car, crashes on highway in Central Saanich
Snake seen slithering in Saanich neighbourhood

Snake seen slithering in Saanich neighbourhood

Police describe the animal as ‘large, pale [and] yellow’ suggesting it might be exotic

Snake seen slithering in Saanich neighbourhood
The traffic division of Saanich Police seized this fake plate from a vehicle without insurance, whose driver was violating his driving prohibition. Saanich Police/Twitter
The traffic division of Saanich Police seized this fake plate from a vehicle without insurance, whose driver was violating his driving prohibition. Saanich Police/Twitter
The Saanich Police Department has received three reports of cougar sightings in three days. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three cougar sightings in three days

Saanich Police warn the public to be vigilant

The Saanich Police Department has received three reports of cougar sightings in three days. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police were called after kids were found using syringes as darts in a local park on Monday, March 18. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police were called after kids were found using syringes as darts in a local park on Monday, March 18. (Black Press Media file photo)
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