Saanich Police Department

Police apprehended a woman after a standoff on July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police use tear gas to apprehend Saanich woman threatening neighbours, police

Woman facing possible criminal charges after standoff with police

Police apprehended a woman after a standoff on July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Ashley (not her real name) says her mental health has suffered after she was sexually assaulted in 2017. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Saanich woman says sexual assault was dismissed by police because of her ‘body language’

Patrol officers investigate sexual assault files, make decisions on what goes to Crown counsel

Ashley (not her real name) says her mental health has suffered after she was sexually assaulted in 2017. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Saanich police arrested a 46-year-old man after finding weapons, drugs and drug trafficking items in his home and car. (Courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Police arrest Saanich man allegedly importing conducted energy weapons through the mail

Randy Smith, 46, in custody after police search his car and residence

Saanich police arrested a 46-year-old man after finding weapons, drugs and drug trafficking items in his home and car. (Courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich council will consider a bylaw to temporarily allow alcohol consumption in 14 local parks. (Pikrepo)

Saanich considers bylaw allowing liquor in 14 parks, police disapprove

Staff report suggests permitting drinking in parks noon to 8 p.m. until Sept. 30

Saanich council will consider a bylaw to temporarily allow alcohol consumption in 14 local parks. (Pikrepo)
The Saanich police dive team worked with Totem Towing to pull a stolen vehicle out of Prospect Lake on June 19. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
The Saanich police dive team worked with Totem Towing to pull a stolen vehicle out of Prospect Lake on June 19. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
A 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly breaking a bank window and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police looking for witnesses to man brandishing knife, breaking bank window

Witnesses sought in incident at CIBC branch in the 2900-block of Tillicum Road on June 16

A 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly breaking a bank window and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
One man was arrested by Saanich police after he was caught speeding in a stolen vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
One man was arrested by Saanich police after he was caught speeding in a stolen vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police seized a firearm, ammunition and body armour during a search warrant execution at a Cadboro Bay residence on June 9. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police seize gun, ammunition, body armour during search of Cadboro Bay home

One man taken into custody, charged with firearm-related offences

Saanich police seized a firearm, ammunition and body armour during a search warrant execution at a Cadboro Bay residence on June 9. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The Greater Victoria School District and Saanich Police are investigating racist, violent messages posted to an online yearbook for Mount Douglas Secondary. (Google Streetview)

School district, Saanich police investigate racist, violent online yearbook comments

Mount Douglas Secondary yearbook taken down after derogatory messages posted

The Greater Victoria School District and Saanich Police are investigating racist, violent messages posted to an online yearbook for Mount Douglas Secondary. (Google Streetview)
Saanich police warn of rental scams. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police warn of rental scams after Saanich resident nearly falls victim to one

Always see the home, meet the landlord in person before sending money, police say

Saanich police warn of rental scams. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police see spike in excessive speeding compared to previous years

Nearly 100 excessive speeders caught since January 2020

Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police were at the scene of a crash two-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of McKenzie Avenue east of the Pat Bay Highway near Rainbow Street for more than four hours on May 28. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Langford man arrested after fleeing a serious crash in Saanich

Other driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries, police say

Saanich police were at the scene of a crash two-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of McKenzie Avenue east of the Pat Bay Highway near Rainbow Street for more than four hours on May 28. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police took a man into custody on Monday morning after he refused to get off the Trans-Canada Highway. (Courtesy of Tracey Spence-Thorpe)

VIDEO: Saanich police tackle man who refused to move off Trans-Canada Highway

At this point, it is unclear why the man refused to move

Saanich police took a man into custody on Monday morning after he refused to get off the Trans-Canada Highway. (Courtesy of Tracey Spence-Thorpe)
Saanich police are searching for the owners of two cameras recovered during a search warrant execution. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Saanich police hits social media to reunite found cameras with owners

Both cameras recovered during May 7 search warrant

Saanich police are searching for the owners of two cameras recovered during a search warrant execution. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police returned a bike stolen more than three years ago to its rightful owner and his son who were happy to be reunited with their bicycle. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Saanich police return bike stolen more than three years ago

Bike among many stolen items recovered during a search warrant execution in early May

Saanich police returned a bike stolen more than three years ago to its rightful owner and his son who were happy to be reunited with their bicycle. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
A group of Saanich neighbours decided to experiment with a DYI pedestrian scramble crosswalk at the intersection of Inverness Road and Glasgow Avenue. (Photo courtesy Teale Phelps Bondaroff)

VIDEO: Homemade pedestrian scramble crosswalk in Saanich removed by police

Police call it ‘a huge safety concern,’ ask others not to copy the idea

A group of Saanich neighbours decided to experiment with a DYI pedestrian scramble crosswalk at the intersection of Inverness Road and Glasgow Avenue. (Photo courtesy Teale Phelps Bondaroff)
Some of the property recovered or seized by the Saanich Police Department after executing a search warrant in the 900-block of Cloverdale Avenue. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Some of the property recovered or seized by the Saanich Police Department after executing a search warrant in the 900-block of Cloverdale Avenue. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)