Oak Bay Police Department

Oak Bay Police Department has added a spotting scope to its traffic enforcement toolkit. Officers used it to ticket three drivers in two days last week, for distracted driving and excessive speeding. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

Oak Bay police put new scope to good use, issue 3 excessive speeding tickets in 2 days

‘You may see them using it – long after they’ve seen you:’ Police Chief Ray Bernoties

 

An aerial view over Oak Bay and the marina. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP recover dinghy, motors swiped from Oak Bay Marina

Oak Bay police stop pair of speeders on Foul Bay Road

 

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Man suffers road rash after crashing rental scooter in Oak Bay

19-year-old rider taken to Victoria General Hospital as a precaution

 

Oak Bay police are searching for suspects in a string of graffiti incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek suspects as graffiti splashed across Oak Bay and beyond

Red, orange paint also appears near Saanich school

Oak Bay police are searching for suspects in a string of graffiti incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police arrested four drunk drivers in the first week of September, including one who was found with an empty beer can stuffed in his pants pocket. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driver with empty beer can in pocket nabbed by Oak Bay police

Three other drunk drivers taken off the road in the past week in Oak Bay

Oak Bay police arrested four drunk drivers in the first week of September, including one who was found with an empty beer can stuffed in his pants pocket. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Oak Bay Police Department took to social media to share an image of someone stealing a stealing a motor from a catamaran at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in hopes of identifying a suspect. (Oak Bay police/Twitter)

Oak Bay police release picture of suspect stealing an outboard motor

Bank fraud, bike theft, stealing from vehicles continues

Oak Bay Police Department took to social media to share an image of someone stealing a stealing a motor from a catamaran at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in hopes of identifying a suspect. (Oak Bay police/Twitter)
Willows Beach Park. (Google Maps)

Man arrested for being near children, swimming area in Oak Bay

Conditions prevented man from being on any beach in B.C.

Willows Beach Park. (Google Maps)
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Thieves make off with griffin statue from Oak Bay yard

Oak Bay police called for stolen hand dryer, seek witness to ambulance crash

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Oak Bay Council approved the Oak Bay Police Department budget proposal for 2020, which increases from $4,955,371 in 2019 to $5,173,742 for 2020. (File Photo)

Ambulance T-boned by driver in Oak Bay on Sunday

Four separate reports of impaired driving, thieves steal $6,000 worth of items through week

Oak Bay Council approved the Oak Bay Police Department budget proposal for 2020, which increases from $4,955,371 in 2019 to $5,173,742 for 2020. (File Photo)
Oak Bay police were kept busy with errant motorists last week. (Black Press file photo)

Oak Bay police lay heavy penalties on impaired drivers

One cannabis-related incident resulted in fines of more than $500

Oak Bay police were kept busy with errant motorists last week. (Black Press file photo)
Five discarded flagpoles, property of the Oak Bay Rotary Club and used for Canadian flags through its charitable rental program, lay in the gutter at McNeill Bay. (Photo courtesy Joan Peggs)

Oak Bay homes targeted for Canadian flag thefts ahead of July 1

Oak Bay Rotary Club flag program chair says about 50 of its flags, some poles, removed from lawns

Five discarded flagpoles, property of the Oak Bay Rotary Club and used for Canadian flags through its charitable rental program, lay in the gutter at McNeill Bay. (Photo courtesy Joan Peggs)
Oak Bay police caught two impaired drivers on the first night of their summer check stop program. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police nab 3 impaired drivers in first 3 days of summer campaign

Department caught 3 impaired drivers during entire summer 2020 season

Oak Bay police caught two impaired drivers on the first night of their summer check stop program. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay Police Association Bursary recipient Lucy Balogh and family. (Evert Lindquist photo)

Oak Bay High students honoured for outstanding accomplishments

2021 marks school’s first year with two female valedictorians, second year of Nils Jensen Bursary

Oak Bay Police Association Bursary recipient Lucy Balogh and family. (Evert Lindquist photo)
West Shore RCMP brought a police dog to Oak Bay in search of a suspect May 14. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay police call in West Shore RCMP dog for foot chase

Suspect found on roof of shed, in one of many calls to police last week

West Shore RCMP brought a police dog to Oak Bay in search of a suspect May 14. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD reserve constable dismissed for using lights and sirens to clear an intersection

Eight officers across B.C. dismissed after police complaints investigations: report

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department has announced plans to purchase the municipality’s first electric marked police vehicle. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Electric police vehicle could soon be patroling Oak Bay streets

Oak Bay police plan to purchase first marked electric police vehicle in 2021

The Oak Bay Police Department has announced plans to purchase the municipality’s first electric marked police vehicle. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Victoria woman drives over seawall onto beach near Oak Bay Marina

Driver faces charges for fleeing crash, refusing breathalyzer test

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)
Oak Bay Police ticketed a resident for failing to comply with the voluntary 14-day quarantine. (Black Press File Photo)

Oak Bay resident issued $1,150 ticket for failing to quarantine

‘We have no reason to believe they didn’t understand,’ police say

Oak Bay Police ticketed a resident for failing to comply with the voluntary 14-day quarantine. (Black Press File Photo)
The owner of Tomley Market on Foul Bay road fended off an armed robber with a knife at 7:45 p.m. on Halloween. (Google Maps Screenshot)

Store owner fends off knife-wielding robber in Oak Bay

Police arrive quickly to arrest robber at Foul Bay business

The owner of Tomley Market on Foul Bay road fended off an armed robber with a knife at 7:45 p.m. on Halloween. (Google Maps Screenshot)