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The Oak Bay Police Department is investigating after a $9,000 hydraulic hammer was reported stolen from the 1900-block of Hampshire Road. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek clues to $9,000 hydraulic hammer swiped from Oak Bay construction site

300-kilogram piece of construction equipment reported stolen Aug. 2

 

Oak Bay police remind residents that banks and government agencies do not ask for gift cards or prepaid credit cards as payment. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fraudsters steal $20,000 from Oak Bay woman in fake ‘sting’ operation

Week’s police activity also saw DragonEye take excessive speeder off the road

 

On July 5, Oak Bay police received a report of a driver doing ‘doughnuts’ on the sports field in Carnarvon Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver doors cyclist in Oak Bay, faces $368 fine, demerit points

Motorcycle impounded for driver doing more than double speed limit

 

A hefty tree branch fell in Oak Bay and despite folks being around to hear it, no one was injured when it came down July 2. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay police issue 2 liquor tickets on quiet Canada Day

Tree takes out high voltage line on Foul Bay Road

A hefty tree branch fell in Oak Bay and despite folks being around to hear it, no one was injured when it came down July 2. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch, Chief Ray Bernoties, left, new Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Julie Chanin and Acting Chief Mark Fisher during Chanin’s official swearing in on June 21 at municipal hall. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Gender balance at Oak Bay police a symptom of a healthier department

New Chief Mark Fisher takes the reins of a department that has seen barriers fall

Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch, Chief Ray Bernoties, left, new Oak Bay Police Deputy Chief Julie Chanin and Acting Chief Mark Fisher during Chanin’s official swearing in on June 21 at municipal hall. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
An Oak Bay resident narrowly missed becoming a victim to the parcel scam. (Unsplash photo)

Oak Bay resident recognizes parcel scam in the nick of time

Police issue tips after parcel scam nearly succeeds

An Oak Bay resident narrowly missed becoming a victim to the parcel scam. (Unsplash photo)
A teen accused of graffiti in Oak Bay will face restorative justice rather than criminal charges. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police refer teen to restorative justice after graffiti call

Stolen car recovered near where it was last seen

A teen accused of graffiti in Oak Bay will face restorative justice rather than criminal charges. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay school reports ongoing theft and damage for several months adds up to about $1,000. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay car theft victim spots car being driven just blocks away

Grey, 4-door Toyota Corolla reported stolen June 4

An Oak Bay school reports ongoing theft and damage for several months adds up to about $1,000. (Black Press Media file photo)
Crowds stuck around as the rain started to pour Sunday afternoon. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Oak Bay police report low-crime return of the Tea Party

One man ticketed for public intoxication during weekend event

Crowds stuck around as the rain started to pour Sunday afternoon. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The Oak Bay Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)

Window smashed in onslaught of thefts from vehicles in Oak Bay

Police briefs of the week include liquor theft, excessive speeder and failed scooter heist

The Oak Bay Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)
In the wake of a recent wind storm, Oak Bay police feel the need to remind residents barricades are used for public safety. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Tools, handicap parking pass stolen from Oak Bay vehicles

Emergency, district services use barricades to keep residents safe, remind police

In the wake of a recent wind storm, Oak Bay police feel the need to remind residents barricades are used for public safety. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Anyone with information on a crime is asked to contact Oak Bay Police Department at 250–592-2424. (Black Press Media file photo)
Anyone with information on a crime is asked to contact Oak Bay Police Department at 250–592-2424. (Black Press Media file photo)
A 38-year-old man is expected to appear in court in June to face charges after an Oak Bay break and enter. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bike and backpack lead to Saanich arrest for Oak Bay iPad theft

Vehicle windows smashed, nothing stolen in other reports

A 38-year-old man is expected to appear in court in June to face charges after an Oak Bay break and enter. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay Police Department members out making sure the roads were safe on April 30 at Beach and Midland roads. The work that night included one impaired driver taken off the road. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)

Saanich police arrest suspect with knife spotted boarding bus in Oak Bay

Man arrested carrying pillowcase of stolen items, police say

Oak Bay Police Department members out making sure the roads were safe on April 30 at Beach and Midland roads. The work that night included one impaired driver taken off the road. (Ray Bernoties/Twitter)
Oak Bay police say a 46-year-old man is on conditions to stay away from Oak Bay High, Oak Bay Recreation Centre and playgrounds after his arrest in the area on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oak Bay police say a 46-year-old man is on conditions to stay away from Oak Bay High, Oak Bay Recreation Centre and playgrounds after his arrest in the area on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
This bike was stolen from an Oak Bay carport on April 26. (Oak Bay Police Department/Twitter)

Electric bike snatched from Oak Bay carport

Police tweeted a photo of the cycle on Thursday

This bike was stolen from an Oak Bay carport on April 26. (Oak Bay Police Department/Twitter)
A police roadblock set up on Oak Bay Avenue on April 23 saw Oak Bay officers issue two tickets and conduct two sobriety tests. No one was found to be impaired. (OBPD/Twitter)

1 driver blows ‘warn’ in 3 nights of police roadblocks in Oak Bay

Trio of drivers handed excessive speeding tickets in separate stops

A police roadblock set up on Oak Bay Avenue on April 23 saw Oak Bay officers issue two tickets and conduct two sobriety tests. No one was found to be impaired. (OBPD/Twitter)
Sgt. Julie Chanin, who has worked well beyond a decade in the community, takes the deputy chief position when current Deputy Chief Const. Mark Fisher moves to the head position in September as Chief Ray Bernoties retires. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay names next deputy chief, first female in Greater Victoria policing leadership

Sgt. Julie Chanin assumes new role when current deputy becomes chief in September

Sgt. Julie Chanin, who has worked well beyond a decade in the community, takes the deputy chief position when current Deputy Chief Const. Mark Fisher moves to the head position in September as Chief Ray Bernoties retires. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
Oak Bay police are on the lookout for a suspect spotted trying to steal a lockbox of apartment keys on April 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Alleged drunk driver gets 90-day driving ban after cyclist hit in Oak Bay

Article leads reader to report pillowcase found in alleyway

Oak Bay police are on the lookout for a suspect spotted trying to steal a lockbox of apartment keys on April 15. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Oak Bay Police Department (OBPD) car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Teen injured after being hit by driver in marked Oak Bay crosswalk

Second driver ticketed for crashing into parked vehicle

An Oak Bay Police Department (OBPD) car parked outside the office on Monterey Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)