Willows Beach Park. (Google Maps)

Willows Beach Park. (Google Maps)

Man arrested for being near children, swimming area in Oak Bay

Conditions prevented man from being on any beach in B.C.

Oak Bay police arrested a man for breach of conditions not to be in a public swimming area with children.

An off duty officer reported seeing a man Sunday, Aug. 8 at Willows Beach watching children on the beach. When uniformed officers arrived the suspect left the area. A 36-year-old man was located a few blocks away and arrested for breach of conditions.

He was on conditions to not be at any beach in B.C., and not to be in a public swimming area where children under the age of 16 may be present.

Seven-day impound for excessive speed

Sunday radar snared one driver speeding down Cedar Hill Cross Road.

The radar showed a reading of 97 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone. The officer stopped a 21-year-old driving a 2021 Ford Ranger and ticketed him for excessive speed. The ticket comes with a $368 fine and a seven-day vehicle impound.

READ ALSO: Ambulance T-boned by driver in Oak Bay on Sunday

Car at crosswalk rear-ended

Following too closely cost a driver $109 but could have been worse on Aug. 4

Oak Bay police issued the ticket after a crash at Beach Drive and Beresford Place after a driver in a 2001 Acura rear-ended a 2021 Mitsubishi stopped at a crosswalk. The Mitsubishi drive had stopped to allow a pedestrian to cross. No injuries were reported.

Warning warrants three-day driving ban

After an officer noted an odour of liquor, a driver blew a ‘warn’ during an Aug. 3 roadblock on Foul Bay Road. The driver received a three-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was towed from the scene.

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