Saanich Police Department

Sheldon Gulbrandsen is described as 5’11”, with a slim build and light brown hair. (Courtesy VicPD)

Man wanted on warrants in 3 Greater Victoria jurisdictions

Sheldon Gulbrandsen failed to attend court for each case

 

The Saanich Police Department is asking residents to take precautions such as leashing pets and travelling in groups after recent cougar sightings. (Pixabay stock photo)

Cop comes face-to-face with cougar in popular Saanich park

Early-morning encounter, other sightings prompt warning from police

 

Officers hope to reunite a bundle of historic Canadian military pieces with their rightful owner. (Saanich Police/Facebook)

UPDATE: Medals found in Saanich belonged to veteran who survived D-Day

Ashton Armoury Museum shows interest in Second World War badges

Officers hope to reunite a bundle of historic Canadian military pieces with their rightful owner. (Saanich Police/Facebook)
Steven Middleton, 33, was identified as the man who was found dead in a waterfront area of Oak Bay on July 26. The Saanich Police Department has taken over the investigation into his death from the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit. (Courtesy of Saanich police)

Saanich police take over suspicious death case from major crime unit

The case was previously being investigated by VIIMCU

Steven Middleton, 33, was identified as the man who was found dead in a waterfront area of Oak Bay on July 26. The Saanich Police Department has taken over the investigation into his death from the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit. (Courtesy of Saanich police)
A 19-year-old is recovering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries after a Friday (July 14) attack. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pepper spray, baton used in Saanich attack on teenager

Saanich police looking for witnesses after late-night attack

A 19-year-old is recovering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries after a Friday (July 14) attack. (Black Press Media file photo)
Members of the Victoria and Saanich police departments accessed the personal information of a local critic while using a police database without the authority to do so. Pictured are Saanich police Chief Dean Duthie (left) and Victoria police Chief Del Manak. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria, Saanich police forces improperly surveyed accountability critic

B.C.’s privacy watchdog found police ran man’s name through database without authority

Members of the Victoria and Saanich police departments accessed the personal information of a local critic while using a police database without the authority to do so. Pictured are Saanich police Chief Dean Duthie (left) and Victoria police Chief Del Manak. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are looking for information about individuals associated with a car at the Uptown Shopping Centre on May 29 who are believed to be involved in the investigation into serious threats. (Courtesy of Saanich police)
Saanich police are looking for information about individuals associated with a car at the Uptown Shopping Centre on May 29 who are believed to be involved in the investigation into serious threats. (Courtesy of Saanich police)
Saanich police thank the public for their help locating a woman reported missing earlier this month. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Missing 30-year-old woman located safe, say Saanich police

Christine Pash was located and is safe, according to officers

Saanich police thank the public for their help locating a woman reported missing earlier this month. (Black Press Media file photo)
Detectives say this found wallet found last year is linked to an investigation from the 1980s. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
Detectives say this found wallet found last year is linked to an investigation from the 1980s. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
The Galloping Goose trail on May 25 as Saanich police investigate after a body was found in the area. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

UPDATE: Trail reopens as police investigate body found in Saanich

Section where the Galloping Goose and Lochside trails meet was closed for the morning

The Galloping Goose trail on May 25 as Saanich police investigate after a body was found in the area. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
Detectives are looking to speak with two Good Samaritans who found a wallet linked to an investigation from the 1980s. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Good Samaritans found wallet linked to 1980s Saanich police investigation

Detectives looking to speak with residents who turned in the wallet

Detectives are looking to speak with two Good Samaritans who found a wallet linked to an investigation from the 1980s. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
Two brothers are facing charges in connection to an August 2022 masked robbery at a business in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Brothers facing charges in connection with daytime masked robbery in Saanich

Jared and Micah McClure charged with robbery, possession of stolen property, disguise with intent

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Two brothers are facing charges in connection to an August 2022 masked robbery at a business in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
Vancouver Police say 25-year-old Mohammed Cortes Torres has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with a stabbing outside a Vancouver nightclub on May 23, 2022. Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man, 25, charged in murder of 19-year-old outside Vancouver nightclub

Mohammed Cortes Torres was living in Surrey at the time of the homicide, but had been staying on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Police say 25-year-old Mohammed Cortes Torres has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with a stabbing outside a Vancouver nightclub on May 23, 2022. Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C.’s police watchdog is investigating after a man was shot by Saanich Police April 28, 2023. (Black Press Media)

Driver shot by police during vehicle stop in Saanich

Police watchdog investigating, says man in stable condition following surgery

B.C.’s police watchdog is investigating after a man was shot by Saanich Police April 28, 2023. (Black Press Media)
Saanich police are seeking help locating Bernard “Ben” Fournier last believed to be heading to Nanaimo in his 2004 brown or gold Ford Taurus with BC license plate CDV074. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department) (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Missing man may be headed for Nanaimo in gold Ford Taurus: Saanich police

Bernard ‘Ben’ Fournier was last seen or heard from April 16

Saanich police are seeking help locating Bernard “Ben” Fournier last believed to be heading to Nanaimo in his 2004 brown or gold Ford Taurus with BC license plate CDV074. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department) (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
One person faces charges after an alleged road rage incident brought stalled traffic on McKenzie Avenue Thursday (April 20) morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police say road rage incident involving wrench wound its way from Langford to Saanich

Police incident creates morning rush-hour traffic delays along McKenzie Avenue

One person faces charges after an alleged road rage incident brought stalled traffic on McKenzie Avenue Thursday (April 20) morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rounds of nine-millimetre and .22-calibre ammunition seized by Saanich police on April 11. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Man charged after loaded revolver, almost 500 rounds of ammunition seized in Saanich

Revolver originally stolen in 2021 break-and-enter in Port McNeil

Rounds of nine-millimetre and .22-calibre ammunition seized by Saanich police on April 11. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police say a driver crashed, shearing down a power pole, closing Quadra Street in the early hours of April 13. (Google Maps)

TRAFFIC: Early morning crash takes out power pole, closes Quadra Street in Saanich

Police close Quadra from Ambassador to Rogers after early morning crash

Saanich police say a driver crashed, shearing down a power pole, closing Quadra Street in the early hours of April 13. (Google Maps)
A team spent more than two hours redirecting a juvenile elephant away from the Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich. (Gorge Tillicum Community Association/Facebook)

Wrong turn leads elephant seal to highway in Saanich

Teamwork needed to return seal to Colquitz Creek

A team spent more than two hours redirecting a juvenile elephant away from the Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich. (Gorge Tillicum Community Association/Facebook)