Victoria Police Department

Weapons and ammunition seized by police from an unoccupied tent in Victoria on March 11. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)

Weapons, ammunition seized from Bay Street tent

Victoria police found two replica firearms, a knife and ammunition in the tent

Weapons and ammunition seized by police from an unoccupied tent in Victoria on March 11. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wanted Alberta man armed with an axe arrested after series of Victoria break-ins

Victoria police arrested him without incident after he tried to enter multiple homes, confronted resident

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are transitioning to a new bike registry system that will allow them to reallocate their resources. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police ask people to register bikes with new app

Cyclists can upload photos and post if their bike’s been stolen

Victoria police are transitioning to a new bike registry system that will allow them to reallocate their resources. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are warning people after a fraudster posed as a CEO and convinced an employee to purchase $1,000-worth of gift cards. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are warning people after a fraudster posed as a CEO and convinced an employee to purchase $1,000-worth of gift cards. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police officers de-escalated an armed man at a medical facility March 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police de-escalate armed man in mental health crisis

Man was threatening people at Victoria medical facility

Victoria police officers de-escalated an armed man at a medical facility March 11. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek suspect after stabbing on Pandora Avenue

Suspect described as Caucasian man with a heavy build, who was wearing a grey sweatshirt

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)
A fatal vehicle fire in Beacon Hill Park March 4 has been deemed not suspicious, say Victoria police. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Deadly van fire in Beacon Hill Park is not suspicious: Victoria police

Major Crime Unit concludes investigation into March 4 death

A fatal vehicle fire in Beacon Hill Park March 4 has been deemed not suspicious, say Victoria police. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police have determined the sudden death of a woman in Beacon Hill Park March 3 was a homicide. (Black Press Media file photo)

Death of woman in Beacon Hill Park deemed homicide: Victoria police

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation

Victoria police have determined the sudden death of a woman in Beacon Hill Park March 3 was a homicide. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man Monday night (March 8) after a business reported him stealing merchandise, assaulting an employee and smashing its glass door. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrest man following assault, smashed glass door

Man was wanted on outstanding Canada-wide warrant

Victoria police arrested a man Monday night (March 8) after a business reported him stealing merchandise, assaulting an employee and smashing its glass door. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria resident was scammed out of $1,700 after a fraudster impersonated a police officer and convinced the victim to pay a non-existent fine in Bitcoin. (Unsplash)

Fraudster impersonates Victoria police officer, steals $1,700 in Bitcoin

Phone call showed up as VicPD’s non-emergency line

A Victoria resident was scammed out of $1,700 after a fraudster impersonated a police officer and convinced the victim to pay a non-existent fine in Bitcoin. (Unsplash)
Victoria police are searching for a federal offender who is wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

UPDATED: Oak Bay police arrest man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Dustin Tom was wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended on March 4

Victoria police are searching for a federal offender who is wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into and stealing a vehicle from a Douglas Street car dealership on the morning of March 3. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

UPDATED: Police arrest dealership break-in suspect

Suspect broke into Douglas Street dealership and stole a vehicle March 3

Victoria police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into and stealing a vehicle from a Douglas Street car dealership on the morning of March 3. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria Police Department vehicle outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after Victoria restaurant worker punched, thrown to the ground

Police say woman was found lying on the sidewalk with non-life threatening injuries

Victoria Police Department vehicle outside the headquarters building. VicPD (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are investigating after several vehicles were smashed and a basement was flooded along lower Cook Street March 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police investigating smashed vehicles, flooded basement on Cook Street

Police seeking witnesses, footage of several ‘mischief’ incidents

Victoria police are investigating after several vehicles were smashed and a basement was flooded along lower Cook Street March 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are seeking information after discovering graffiti promoting white supremacy at a ballpark in Esquimalt Feb. 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are seeking information after discovering graffiti promoting white supremacy at a ballpark in Esquimalt Feb. 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are investigating after the head of Beacon Hill Park’s Queen Elizabeth II statue was removed. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are investigating after the head of Beacon Hill Park’s Queen Elizabeth II statue was removed. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police arrested a man Tuesday after he reportedly smashed a sledgehammer into a City of Victoria Parks truck and fled into Beacon Hill Park on his bike. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man Tuesday after he reportedly smashed a sledgehammer into a City of Victoria Parks truck and fled into Beacon Hill Park on his bike. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a woman Saturday morning supsected of bear-spraying and stabbing a man several times. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria police arrest woman after man bear-sprayed, stabbed several times

Suspect briefly barricaded herself before surrendering to police

Victoria police arrested a woman Saturday morning supsected of bear-spraying and stabbing a man several times. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police used a less-lethal round to arrest a man Saturday morning who is suspected of robbing a pharmacy. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police use anti riot weapon to take down suspected pharmacy robber

Suspect medically cleared, transported to VicPD cells

Victoria police used a less-lethal round to arrest a man Saturday morning who is suspected of robbing a pharmacy. (Black Press Media file photo)