Saanich Police Department

Saanich police closed a block of Seaton Street Sept. 19 for an ongoing investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police investigation closes Saanich block Sunday night

Seaton Street, from Cadillac to Crease avenues, closed for several hours Sept. 19

Saanich police closed a block of Seaton Street Sept. 19 for an ongoing investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Lochside Trail on Sept. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek suspect after woman sexually assaulted on Lochside Trail in Saanich

Investigation follows Sept. 6 incident, suspect matching deescription also seen Sept. 9

Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Lochside Trail on Sept. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Saanich Police Department is looking to identify a suspect in connection to a sexual assault investigation. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Woman sexually assaulted on bus leaving University of Victoria

Saanich Police Department looking to identify suspect in Sept. 10 investigation

The Saanich Police Department is looking to identify a suspect in connection to a sexual assault investigation. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating a murder in Saanich, after a man’s body was found Sept. 8. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police say man found in Saanich home Wednesday was murdered

Body discovered on Sept. 8 at Battleford Avenue residence

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating a murder in Saanich, after a man’s body was found Sept. 8. (Black Press Media file photo)
At Lakehill Elementary School on Sept. 8, Saanich Police Department’s Const. Markus Anastasiades and ICBC’s Colleen Woodger hold a sign created by a young student designed to remind drivers about back-to-school road safety. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Saanich police, ICBC join forces to advocate for back-to-school road safety

Motorists reminded to take care making their way through school zones

At Lakehill Elementary School on Sept. 8, Saanich Police Department’s Const. Markus Anastasiades and ICBC’s Colleen Woodger hold a sign created by a young student designed to remind drivers about back-to-school road safety. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Saanich police arrest two suspects after a series of break and enters in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two suspects arrested after series of break-ins around Shelbourne area in Saanich

Break and enters occurred in July and August

  • Sep 8, 2021
Saanich police arrest two suspects after a series of break and enters in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
Caelum Murdock (left), Avery Murdock, and Dean Murdock walk on a shoulder of the road in Saanich en route to school. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Better Mobility Saanich advocates for safer back-to-school travel

Saanich residents asked to provide feedback on where improved infrastructure is needed

Caelum Murdock (left), Avery Murdock, and Dean Murdock walk on a shoulder of the road in Saanich en route to school. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Saanich PD responded to a large crowd on UVic campus Sunday night (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Hundreds, if not close to 1000’ unmasked students seen partying on UVic campus Sunday night

Saanich Police issued two tickets under the Liquor Control and Licencing Act

Saanich PD responded to a large crowd on UVic campus Sunday night (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police officers and dogs remain on scene at the Galloping Goose Trail between Carey and Tillicum roads where they are investigating an early morning incident. (Megan Atkins-Baker)

UPDATE: Saanich highway reopens after early-morning incident hospitalizes man

Police closed Trans-Canada Highway between Carey and Tillicum roads Friday morning

Saanich police officers and dogs remain on scene at the Galloping Goose Trail between Carey and Tillicum roads where they are investigating an early morning incident. (Megan Atkins-Baker)
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UPDATE: Quadra Street crash cleared near Tattersall Drive

No injuries reported in Tuesday morning crash

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A cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Saanich on Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cyclist hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by vehicle in Saanich

Grange Road, Tulip Avenue intersection closed to traffic due to investigation

A cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Saanich on Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a Wednesday morning collision. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cyclist struck in Saanich taken to hospital in critical condition

Incident occurred at the corner of Douglas Street and Haynes Road

A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a Wednesday morning collision. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested a man who was reportedly brandishing a weapon near the Tillicum Centre on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Eisenhuth)

Saanich police arrest man who had non-firearm weapon near Tillicum Centre

The man was arrested without incident on Tuesday afternoon

Saanich police arrested a man who was reportedly brandishing a weapon near the Tillicum Centre on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Eisenhuth)
Saanich firefighters were called to a house fire in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Aug. 11. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Saanich firefighters were called to a house fire in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Aug. 11. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Saanich police have found missing man Jamie Dougall safe, they announced Aug. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police have found missing man Jamie Dougall safe, they announced Aug. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich home in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue suffered severe damage from an early Aug. 11 fire. The blaze is considered suspicious. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Saanich home fire considered suspicious, police unable to confirm all residents got out safely

Police presence around Battleford Avenue home continues, area likely taped off through Friday

A Saanich home in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue suffered severe damage from an early Aug. 11 fire. The blaze is considered suspicious. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
A Nanaimo man has been arrested in connection to a string of mail thefts from Greater Victoria apartment complexes. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect in apartment mail thefts arrested in Saanich

45-year-old Nanaimo man faces break and enter, possession of stolen property charges

A Nanaimo man has been arrested in connection to a string of mail thefts from Greater Victoria apartment complexes. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. police force apologizes for botched handling of sexual assault complaint

Saanich mayor and police chief issue public apology over how they handled 2016 case

Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police apologize for inadequate handling of sexual assault survivor’s report

Officers’ 2016 choices left survivor without justice

Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police and Fortis BC were on scene at the intersection of Lochside Drive and Claremont Avenue Aug. 5 for a ruptured gas line. (Courtesy SPD)
Saanich police and Fortis BC were on scene at the intersection of Lochside Drive and Claremont Avenue Aug. 5 for a ruptured gas line. (Courtesy SPD)