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Victoria police issued tickets to two Victoria party hosts Saturday night, according to VicPD Chief Del Manak. (Unsplash)

Victoria partiers hid in closets, bedrooms in an attempt to avoid fines

Police gave out COVID-19 tickets to two separate parties

 

Jason Soukochoff is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, say Victoria police. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police seek man with violent criminal history against elderly

Jason Soukochoff wanted on Canada-wide warrant for parole violations

 

The Victoria Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)

Investigation launched into man’s death after arrest in Victoria

IIO investigation to determine if police actions or inaction played a role in the man’s death

The Victoria Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is seeking witnesses and dashcam footage of a fatal crash that happened on Nov. 6. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria police seeking witnesses, dashcam footage of crash that killed cyclist

The crash happened on Nov. 6 at the intersection of Harriet Street and Gorge Road

VicPD is seeking witnesses and dashcam footage of a fatal crash that happened on Nov. 6. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
VicPD has released a photo of the suspect in a weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue. (VicPD)
VicPD has released a photo of the suspect in a weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue. (VicPD)
Victoria police are searching for a suspect after a man was stabbed, and left with potentially life-threatening injuries. (File Photo)

Victoria police seek suspect in weekend stabbing on Pandora Avenue

Victim remains in hospital following the Sunday night stabbing

Victoria police are searching for a suspect after a man was stabbed, and left with potentially life-threatening injuries. (File Photo)
Police located a loaded .45 calibre handgun in a hidden compartment of a vehicle earlier this month. (VicPD)

Six Mainland residents face charges after months-long drug trafficking investigation

Same investigation located 90 per cent concentrated fentanyl earlier this month

Police located a loaded .45 calibre handgun in a hidden compartment of a vehicle earlier this month. (VicPD)
The remains of the Capital CityCenter Hotel after a late-night fire tore through the building Thursday, Nov. 5. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Charges laid in Capital CityCenter Hotel arson, Victoria police seek other victims

Detectives believe they have not spoken with everyone who was harmed in the fire

The remains of the Capital CityCenter Hotel after a late-night fire tore through the building Thursday, Nov. 5. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cyclist dies from injuries after Friday night collision at Harriet, Gorge

Victoria cycling coalition calls for higher standards following death of cyclist

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man, suspected of being involved in a fraud where a Victoria business lost almost $100,000 in watches. (VicPD handout)

Suspects sought after Victoria jeweller loses almost $100,000 worth of watches in sophisticated scheme

Police are looking for information on two individuals who may be connected to this crime

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man, suspected of being involved in a fraud where a Victoria business lost almost $100,000 in watches. (VicPD handout)
Victoria Police Chief Del Manak snaps a selfie with three Victoria High students who were presented with a civic service award on Friday for their actions in helping someone who was overdosing in a school washroom. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Three Vic High students honoured by Victoria police for saving overdose victim

Al Homsi, Sultan, and Al Shehab, presented with civic service awards

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak snaps a selfie with three Victoria High students who were presented with a civic service award on Friday for their actions in helping someone who was overdosing in a school washroom. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Victoria Police Service Dog Zender helped arrest two people in Quadra Village on Sunday. (VicPD)

Police arrest two suspects after robbery at Quadra Village store at knifepoint

A police dog helped Victoria Police Department locate the two suspects

Victoria Police Service Dog Zender helped arrest two people in Quadra Village on Sunday. (VicPD)
Police photograph a damaged truck outside the Howard Johnson Hotel in the Burnside Gorge Area Friday morning. Police said the incident was still unfolding as of 8 a.m. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

UPDATED: Two in custody after barricading inside same suite at Burnside Gorge hotel

Vehicle stolen and crashed into hydro pole outside Howard Johnson hotel

Police photograph a damaged truck outside the Howard Johnson Hotel in the Burnside Gorge Area Friday morning. Police said the incident was still unfolding as of 8 a.m. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police are crediting a local taxi driver with helping locate two missing children. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria taxi driver helps police locate two missing children

VicPD officers were about to issue a public alert when the kids were spotted

Victoria police are crediting a local taxi driver with helping locate two missing children. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Dr. Richard Stanwick, Island Health chief medical officer, speaks from the Victoria police headquarters on Nov. 5. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria police seize fentanyl potent enough to kill more than half of Vancouver Island

Extreme concentrations a troublesome development in the ongoing opioid crisis: health officer

Dr. Richard Stanwick, Island Health chief medical officer, speaks from the Victoria police headquarters on Nov. 5. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police are looking for Richard Strocel. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police searching for man wanted for sexual assault

Police are looking for 61-year-old Richard Strocel

Victoria police are looking for Richard Strocel. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are recommending impaired driving charges after a woman struck two hydro poles with her truck. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria woman suspected of impairment after driving into two hydro poles,

Police recommending charges after Halloween night incident

Victoria police are recommending impaired driving charges after a woman struck two hydro poles with her truck. (Courtesy of VicPD)
VicPD is investigating an attempted robbery after a man held a knife up to two woman and demanded they put their purses in his open backpack. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD investigating after man tries to rob two women at knife-point

The man told the women to put their purses in his open backpack

VicPD is investigating an attempted robbery after a man held a knife up to two woman and demanded they put their purses in his open backpack. (Black Press Media file photo)