Victoria Police Department

Victoria police arrested a woman Saturday morning supsected of bear-spraying and stabbing a man several times. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria police arrest woman after man bear-sprayed, stabbed several times

Suspect briefly barricaded herself before surrendering to police

Victoria police arrested a woman Saturday morning supsected of bear-spraying and stabbing a man several times. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police arrested a shovel-wielding man at gunpoint Feb. 18 after he allegedly threatened multiple bylaw officers. (Black Press Media file photo)

Shovel-wielding man disarmed at gunpoint by Victoria police

Man allegedly threatened bylaw officers with shovel

Victoria police arrested a shovel-wielding man at gunpoint Feb. 18 after he allegedly threatened multiple bylaw officers. (Black Press Media file photo)
McKenzie Avenue in Saanich was unrecognizable on the morning of Feb. 13 before the municpal snow plows came by. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police dig trapped B.C. senior out of his snow-covered tent home in a suburban yard

Man told officers of his arrangement with homeowner to live in the yard

McKenzie Avenue in Saanich was unrecognizable on the morning of Feb. 13 before the municpal snow plows came by. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Marine location markers are known to wash up on Victoria beaches. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Don’t pick up silver canisters on Vancouver Island beaches, military warns

Two marine location markers were found on Feb. 4 in Victoria area

Marine location markers are known to wash up on Victoria beaches. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police are hoping to identify a suspect after an assault on a youth on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seek suspect in 2019 transit bus assault

VicPD also looking for intervening witness

Victoria police are hoping to identify a suspect after an assault on a youth on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police say break and enters in Victoria and Esquimalt have been on the rise. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria businesses see second highest number of break-ins on record in 2020

Sophisticated break and enters wreaking havoc on businesses

Victoria police say break and enters in Victoria and Esquimalt have been on the rise. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested a man under the Mental Health Act Feb. 4 following reports of damaged property. (Black Press Media file photo)

Barricaded man in crisis arrested by Victoria police

Man was arrested under Mental Health Act

Victoria police arrested a man under the Mental Health Act Feb. 4 following reports of damaged property. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chuck’s Burger Bar says it has launched an investigation after allegations of sexualized violence against an employee were made public. (Facebook/Chuck’s Burger Bar)

Victoria police now investigating reports of sexual assault, harassment at downtown restaurant

Many people came forward after calls for information, police say

Chuck’s Burger Bar says it has launched an investigation after allegations of sexualized violence against an employee were made public. (Facebook/Chuck’s Burger Bar)
PSD Obi helped Victoria police catch a suspect downtown early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Police dog Obi helps officers with downtown Victoria arrest

Suspect had brandished knife in Douglas Street convenience store

PSD Obi helped Victoria police catch a suspect downtown early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are investigating a report of an indecent act in the 600-block of Lampson Street Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt woman warns others after indecent exposure

‘It’s OK to feel disgusted:’ woman says experience was violating, traumatizing

Victoria police are investigating a report of an indecent act in the 600-block of Lampson Street Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Quadra Elementary and SJ Willis Alternative School were in lockdown Tuesday afternoon while police responded to a report of a man holding a firearm nearby. (Black Press Media file photo)
Quadra Elementary and SJ Willis Alternative School were in lockdown Tuesday afternoon while police responded to a report of a man holding a firearm nearby. (Black Press Media file photo)
Steven Hagen, 25, is wanted Canada-wide for failing to abide by the conditions of his statutory release. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police seeking man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Steven Hagen, 25, last seen in 700-block Queens Avenue

Steven Hagen, 25, is wanted Canada-wide for failing to abide by the conditions of his statutory release. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police will be making numerous arrests throughout the day Jan. 27 as part of its #VicPDWarrantWednesday project. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Numerous arrests today part of Victoria police #WarrantWednesday project

VicPD says arrests part of warrant enforcement project

Victoria police will be making numerous arrests throughout the day Jan. 27 as part of its #VicPDWarrantWednesday project. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police are seeking a young woman suspected of spitting on a bus driver in October 2020. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Young woman sought after ‘spitting assault’ on Victoria bus driver

Suspect became irate after bus came to a sudden stop

Victoria police are seeking a young woman suspected of spitting on a bus driver in October 2020. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
A tip from the public helped Victoria police located and arrest wanted men Jonathon Muzychka and Dean Reber. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Tips lead police to arrest convicted killer, robber near downtown Victoria

Two men were at large after failing to return to community facility

A tip from the public helped Victoria police located and arrest wanted men Jonathon Muzychka and Dean Reber. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Jonathon Muzychka and Dean Reber are wanted on Canada-wide warrants. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Convicted killer, robber at large after failing to return to facility: Victoria police

Dean Reber, 60, and Jonathon Muzychka, 43, may be together

Jonathon Muzychka and Dean Reber are wanted on Canada-wide warrants. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police executed a high-risk warrant arrest on Jan. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrest man wanted on multiple warrants

Warrants include drug trafficking, theft and possession of firearms

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police executed a high-risk warrant arrest on Jan. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)