Victoria Police Department

Jason Vincent is a 39-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, six inches tall with a heavy build, weighing 241 pounds (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: High-risk offender taken into custody by VicPD

Jason Vincent has been known to target elderly and vulnerable victims in the past, police say

 

The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested for assault during protest outside B.C. legislature

Victoria police say victim was doused with a hot liquid

 

Victoria Police says both officers were sent to hospital after the apprehension (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police officers assaulted by man while using pepper spray, taser to apprehend him

Officers were investigating reports of a man making threats of violence when the assault occurred

Victoria Police says both officers were sent to hospital after the apprehension (Courtesy VicPD)
An average of 370 children are injured in crashes while walking or cycling in B.C. every year (Black Press Media file photo)

School zones are back in effect, reminds Victoria police

Keep an eye out for 30 km/hr signage from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on school days

An average of 370 children are injured in crashes while walking or cycling in B.C. every year (Black Press Media file photo)
Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021

Police seek any overnight dash cam footage

Police investigate Victoria’s second murder of 2021. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
(Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD looking to speak with bystander who drove stabbing victim to hospital

One man in hospital with potentially life-altering injuries after early Sunday morning incident

(Black Press Media file photo)
Abigail Forest has been found safe after the 12-year-old was the subject of a missing person alert earlier on Friday. (Courtesy VicPD)

Missing 12-year-old found safe

Child was the subject of a missing person alert earlier on Friday

Abigail Forest has been found safe after the 12-year-old was the subject of a missing person alert earlier on Friday. (Courtesy VicPD)
VicPD was called Wednesday (Aug. 18) by a business owner who reported a man had damaged a sign outside his business in the 2500-block of Government Street. (Courtesy VicPD)

UPDATE: Victoria police identify suspect after business owner snaps photo

Officers called for reports of a man doing damage, threatening on Government Street

VicPD was called Wednesday (Aug. 18) by a business owner who reported a man had damaged a sign outside his business in the 2500-block of Government Street. (Courtesy VicPD)
The Greater Victoria Emergency Response team responded to an incident in 1800-block of Quadra Street on Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Irritant gas used to apprehend barricaded man in Victoria

Emergency response team called after business staff, 911 call takers threatened

The Greater Victoria Emergency Response team responded to an incident in 1800-block of Quadra Street on Aug. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)

One man arrested after 72-year-old woman attacked in downtown Victoria

Woman refused to give suspect money before midday attack

A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police Sgt. Jeremy Preston posed for a photo with a lost bird in downtown Victoria Aug. 19 to help find its owner. (Courtesy VicPD)

Tourists, Victoria police return lost bird to owner

Owner quickly found after photos posted to social media

Victoria police Sgt. Jeremy Preston posed for a photo with a lost bird in downtown Victoria Aug. 19 to help find its owner. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police officers arrested a man at gunpoint outside a Pandora Avenue grocery store on Thursday morning after he reportedly threatened another man while showing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police make gunpoint arrest Thursday morning

The arrested man had reportedly threatened another man while wielding a knife

Victoria police officers arrested a man at gunpoint outside a Pandora Avenue grocery store on Thursday morning after he reportedly threatened another man while showing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police looking for wanted David Hodgkinson. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police looking for wanted man

David Hodgkinson is the subject of warrants related to breaking and entering, breaching release order

Victoria police looking for wanted David Hodgkinson. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Downtown Victoria Business Association executive director Jeff Bray, Mayor Lisa Helps and VicPD Chief Const. Del Manak proudly display a VicPD Block Watch sign. The expansion of the VicPD Block Watch program to the downtown is intended to foster a safer environment for businesses and residents. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Block Watch program expanding to downtown Victoria

VicPD hopes neighbourhood program will build on others’ success in fostering safety, trust

Downtown Victoria Business Association executive director Jeff Bray, Mayor Lisa Helps and VicPD Chief Const. Del Manak proudly display a VicPD Block Watch sign. The expansion of the VicPD Block Watch program to the downtown is intended to foster a safer environment for businesses and residents. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
(Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
(Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Police responded Tuesday, July 6 to a stabbing in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue and released descriptive details on the suspect. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police seek suspect, witnesses after downtown stabbing on Tuesday

Man sent to hospital after incident in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue

Police responded Tuesday, July 6 to a stabbing in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue and released descriptive details on the suspect. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police arrested a man May 3 who is suspected of smashing numerous car windows and threatening a witness with a knife. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested a man May 3 who is suspected of smashing numerous car windows and threatening a witness with a knife. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested a man Monday morning who is suspected of destroying a woman’s tent and assaulting her with a hammer. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man destroys Victoria woman’s tent, attacks her with hammer

Suspect arrested, has more than 50 criminal convictions

Victoria police arrested a man Monday morning who is suspected of destroying a woman’s tent and assaulting her with a hammer. (Black Press Media file photo)
Calls of a man throwing rocks at a building and smashing windows led police to arrest a man who came to Victoria from Los Angeles, according to a release from the Victoria Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)
Calls of a man throwing rocks at a building and smashing windows led police to arrest a man who came to Victoria from Los Angeles, according to a release from the Victoria Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)