Saanich Police Department

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)
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)