Police

West Shore police service dog Erik assisted Sooke RCMP in tracking down a suspect in possession of a number of guns. (West Shore RCMP)

Victoria man arrested in suspected weapons smuggling incident in Sooke

West Shore police service dog Erik tracked down suspect in bush

West Shore police service dog Erik assisted Sooke RCMP in tracking down a suspect in possession of a number of guns. (West Shore RCMP)
Inspector Chris Bear, head of the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment, said property crime has increased in the City of Duncan since the new year. (File photo)

Police link rising crime in Duncan to COVID-19 crisis

RCMP state more people being released from prison during pandemic

Inspector Chris Bear, head of the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment, said property crime has increased in the City of Duncan since the new year. (File photo)
VicPD is asking for the public’s help in locating Michael Friesen. (Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD seeks man wanted for numerous fraud-related offences

Investigators believe Michael Friesen is actively avoiding police

VicPD is asking for the public’s help in locating Michael Friesen. (Courtesy of VicPD)
VIDEO: Vancouver police seek unknown man who punched Asian woman in face

VIDEO: Vancouver police seek unknown man who punched Asian woman in face

Police say they have seen an increase in anti-Asian hate-motivated incidents

VIDEO: Vancouver police seek unknown man who punched Asian woman in face
Comox Valley RCMP detachment. File photo

Comox Valley man faces more than 25 charges following crime spree

Investigators identified a suspect, recovered some stolen property and subsequently arrested man.

Comox Valley RCMP detachment. File photo
RCMP are reminding motorists that school speed zones are still in effect. (File photo)

RCMP remind public that school zone speed limits still in effect

Many schools still in use during COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 29, 2020
RCMP are reminding motorists that school speed zones are still in effect. (File photo)
A Helijet helicopter. (Black Press Media files)

Man charged after allegedly breaking into Vancouver helicopter base, threatening staff

Police said the suspect ‘allegedly threatened to kill the employees’

A Helijet helicopter. (Black Press Media files)
Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who assaulted an elderly Asian man with dementia on March 13, 2020 in East Vancouver. Police are investigating the assault as a hate crime. (Vancouver Police Department handout)

UPDATE: VPD identify suspect in ‘racially motivated’ attack on Asian man with dementia

Police have released photos and videos of the suspect they believe is behind the incident.

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who assaulted an elderly Asian man with dementia on March 13, 2020 in East Vancouver. Police are investigating the assault as a hate crime. (Vancouver Police Department handout)
(Black Press file photo)

Investigators forward report to Crown for possible charges against Nanaimo RCMP officer

IIO released bulletin today regarding incident from Dec. 2, 2018

(Black Press file photo)
Campbell River RCMP are looking for witnesses to an alledged road rage and assault that took place March 16 at Highway 19 and Maryland Road. Black Press File Photo

Campbell River RCMP look for witnesses to March 16 road rage incident

Alleged interaction took place at Highway 19 and Maryland Road

Campbell River RCMP are looking for witnesses to an alledged road rage and assault that took place March 16 at Highway 19 and Maryland Road. Black Press File Photo
Saanich police say a man has been arrested in relation to two sexual assaults at Greater Victoria bus stops. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police say a man has been arrested in relation to two sexual assaults at Greater Victoria bus stops. (Black Press Media file photo)
Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Multiple search warrants result in the arrest of five men and drug, cash seizures

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash
Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)

Caught on camera: Police release video of man who allegedly stole seaplane in Vancouver

Police say the man broke into the Harbour Air terminal and then got into one of the seaplanes in the harbour

Police believe this man stole a seaplane from the Harbour Air terminal at the Vancouver harbour on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department)
A driver has lost their truck and has been fined nearly $2,000 after being pulled over by Vancouver police on Feb. 24, 2020. (Sgt. Mark Christensen/Twitter)
A driver has lost their truck and has been fined nearly $2,000 after being pulled over by Vancouver police on Feb. 24, 2020. (Sgt. Mark Christensen/Twitter)
Saanich police are hoping to help residents avoid romance scams by revealing the most common red fags. (Pixabay)

Don’t be blinded by love: Saanich police warn of online dating red flags

Canadians lost about $25 million to romance scams in 2018

Saanich police are hoping to help residents avoid romance scams by revealing the most common red fags. (Pixabay)
RCMP seize vehicle after pedestrian hurt in hit-and-run in Nanaimo

RCMP seize vehicle after pedestrian hurt in hit-and-run in Nanaimo

Man remains in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by car early Sunday morning

RCMP seize vehicle after pedestrian hurt in hit-and-run in Nanaimo
B.C. drivers that create unnecessary noise with their vehicle or radio can be subject to fines under the Motor Vehicle Act. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Island drivers with noisy vehicles can be subject to hefty fines

Saanich Police explain the laws that limit excessive noise from vehicles

B.C. drivers that create unnecessary noise with their vehicle or radio can be subject to fines under the Motor Vehicle Act. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Police lights outside the Bosch household Tuesday night. (Photo submitted)

Police arrest Baby Bear statue thief in Island community

Suspect alleged to be responsible for other crimes in Chemainus, Nanaimo, Ladysmith and Alberta

Police lights outside the Bosch household Tuesday night. (Photo submitted)
Honey Johnston at Bellevue Veterinary Hospital in Parksville on Jan. 20. (Cloe Logan photo)

Power lines cut as thieves strike Vancouver Island veterinary hospital

‘Thankfully there weren’t any animals or staff in the clinic when this happened’

Honey Johnston at Bellevue Veterinary Hospital in Parksville on Jan. 20. (Cloe Logan photo)
Honey Johnston at Bellevue Veterinary Hospital in Parksville on Jan. 20. (Cloe Logan photo)

Power lines cut as thieves strike Parksville veterinary hospital

‘Thankfully there weren’t any animals or staff in the clinic when this happened’

Honey Johnston at Bellevue Veterinary Hospital in Parksville on Jan. 20. (Cloe Logan photo)