Victoria Police Department

The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seize fentanyl, more than $150,000-worth of cocaine

Charges laid against two Victoria men in months-long investigation

The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for high-risk offender Douglas McPherson. (Courtesy of VicPD)

High-risk parolee with history of bank robbery believed to be in Victoria

Police ask for public’s help locating 64-year-old parolee

Victoria police are looking for high-risk offender Douglas McPherson. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police ticketed and impounded the vehicles of two drivers after they were caught speeding through a school zone. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone

Almost $1,000 in fines, vehicle impounded for each motorist

Victoria police ticketed and impounded the vehicles of two drivers after they were caught speeding through a school zone. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police officers have arrested a man after he broke into a Blackwood Street home at 8:40 a.m. Oct. 17. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police officers have arrested a man after he broke into a Blackwood Street home at 8:40 a.m. Oct. 17. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
High-risk sex offender, Cameron Ratelle, was released into Victoria Friday afternoon after completing his sentence for sexual assault. (Victoria Police Department)

High-risk sex offender released in Victoria

Cameron Ratelle has a history of violent sexual offences against women aged 16-25

High-risk sex offender, Cameron Ratelle, was released into Victoria Friday afternoon after completing his sentence for sexual assault. (Victoria Police Department)
Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team apprehended a man Friday morning after he was caught destroying residential property and barricaded himself in a stairwell. (Black Press News Staff)

Victoria emergency response team uses non-lethal weapons to apprehend man

The man barricaded himself in a stairwell Oct. 15 and was destroying residential property

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team apprehended a man Friday morning after he was caught destroying residential property and barricaded himself in a stairwell. (Black Press News Staff)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in locating Dallid Briet, who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. (VicPD handout)

VicPD looking for man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Dallis Briet was spotted Wednesday in Victoria

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in locating Dallid Briet, who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. (VicPD handout)
Victoria police broke up a fight downtown Tuesday evening. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police break up downtown fight involving bear spray and skateboards

Two men were treated for non-life-threatening injuries

Victoria police broke up a fight downtown Tuesday evening. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police believe wanted man Chadwick Wsiaki may be in a Victoria park where others are camping and sheltering. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Police believe wanted man Chadwick Wsiaki may be in a Victoria park where others are camping and sheltering. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Fadil Rashead was presented with the VicPD Civic Service Award on Friday after he helped police apprehend a dangerous, wanted sex offender who took a ride in his cab. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria taxi driver lauded for helping police apprehend dangerous sex offender

Fadil Rashead says receiving the VicPD award was one of the proudest moments in his life

Fadil Rashead was presented with the VicPD Civic Service Award on Friday after he helped police apprehend a dangerous, wanted sex offender who took a ride in his cab. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
One man was taken into custody after an assault and barricade on Esquimalt Road on Sept. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)

One in custody after assault, barricade in Esquimalt Road residence

Victoria police closed down portion of the road Wednesday night during incident

One man was taken into custody after an assault and barricade on Esquimalt Road on Sept. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking for suspects in bear spray attacks Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek suspects in series of bear spray attacks

Police responded to several calls Saturday evening

Police are looking for suspects in bear spray attacks Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested one person suspected in a Centennial Square stabbing Sunday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police make arrest in Centennial Square stabbing

One man was left with non-life-threatening injuries Saturday morning

Victoria police arrested one person suspected in a Centennial Square stabbing Sunday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Esquimalt woman received a suspicious package of seeds in the mail, according to Victoria police. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Esquimalt woman receives unsolicited seeds in the mail

Police warn not to plant or dispose of suspicious seeds

An Esquimalt woman received a suspicious package of seeds in the mail, according to Victoria police. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for Albert Bedard, 74. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for Albert Bedard, 74. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Police are looking for the suspect behind an attack that left one man with life-altering injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking for the suspect behind an attack that left one man with life-altering injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria wants ‘all cops are bastards’ reference removed from city-sanctioned mural

Mural organizer says city’s request is apathetic to lived experiences of people of colour

The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
VicPD is warning the public about a bomb threat hoax that is targeting businesses across Canada. (Black Press Media File)
VicPD is warning the public about a bomb threat hoax that is targeting businesses across Canada. (Black Press Media File)
VicPD handed a man a $230 violation ticket for refusing to leave a large gathering in a one-bedroom suite Sunday morning after the same location was used for a party of up to 60 people on Friday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD handed a man a $230 violation ticket for refusing to leave a large gathering in a one-bedroom suite Sunday morning after the same location was used for a party of up to 60 people on Friday night. (Black Press Media file photo)