Saanich Police Department

Saanich police are looking for this suspect after laptops were stolen from a Saanich business. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Identity of suspect sought after laptops stolen in Saanich

Computers stolen from business on Inverness Road

Saanich police are looking for this suspect after laptops were stolen from a Saanich business. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
A crash slowed traffic on Vernon Avenue in Saanich Wednesday afternoon. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Crash slows traffic on Vernon Avenue near Saanich police, fire stations

Traffic flow resumed quickly, but delays continue as scene cleared of vehicles

A crash slowed traffic on Vernon Avenue in Saanich Wednesday afternoon. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Police are looking to identify a suspect connected to a bear spray incident in Saanich. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Man sought after Saanich bear spray incident

Crime Stoppers released the male suspect’s photo on Tuesday

Police are looking to identify a suspect connected to a bear spray incident in Saanich. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Saanich police officers responding to multiple 911 calls about racing motorcycles Monday evening (June 6) on the Pat Bay Highway were unable to catch the riders. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Racing motorbikes outrun Saanich cops, reach speeds up to 270 km/h

Police seek public help identifying ‘dangerous’ riders from Pat Bay Hwy. Monday evening

Saanich police officers responding to multiple 911 calls about racing motorcycles Monday evening (June 6) on the Pat Bay Highway were unable to catch the riders. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Saanich firefighters attack a fire in a dumpster underneath a building on Boleskine Road early Monday morning. (Asst. Deputy Chief Rob Heppell/Saanich Fire Department)

Saanich police looking into Monday morning dumpster fire

Heavy smoke left firefighters uncertain of source, reinforcements called out

Saanich firefighters attack a fire in a dumpster underneath a building on Boleskine Road early Monday morning. (Asst. Deputy Chief Rob Heppell/Saanich Fire Department)
Saanich police have identified these two men as potential suspects in a distraction theft incident at Uptown mall on Saturday (June 4). (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Busy parents distracted while shopping in Saanich, wallets lifted

Saanich police warn about presence of tag-team distraction thefts

Saanich police have identified these two men as potential suspects in a distraction theft incident at Uptown mall on Saturday (June 4). (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
B.C.’s Independent Investigations Organization is looking into the circumstances of a man being severely bitten by a police dog as Saanich officers took him into custody on May 31. (Black Press Media file photo)

Watchdog investigating after police dog bites man during arrest in Saanich

Man bitten while being taken into custody, B.C. IIO looking into details of incident

B.C.’s Independent Investigations Organization is looking into the circumstances of a man being severely bitten by a police dog as Saanich officers took him into custody on May 31. (Black Press Media file photo)
Some of the remaining unclaimed artwork seized from a closed art gallery in Oak Bay in April by Saanich police during their investigation into potential fraud and other activities. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

200 pieces still unclaimed after seizure from Oak Bay art gallery in April

Charges of fraud, false pretense being prepared for Crown, Saanich police say

Some of the remaining unclaimed artwork seized from a closed art gallery in Oak Bay in April by Saanich police during their investigation into potential fraud and other activities. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Jim Townley, president of the Saanichton Village Association, receives a $5,000 donation from Lisa Green and Melanie Bolster of Western Coast Insurance in Saanichton toward the Saanichton Bike N’ Ride located off Lisnoe Ave near the Fresh Cup Roastery Café with officials set to celebrate its official opening Saturday, June 4. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Cycling community to ring in new Bike N’ Ride in Central Saanich

Official ribbon cutting scheduled for Saturday, June 4 in Saanichton

Jim Townley, president of the Saanichton Village Association, receives a $5,000 donation from Lisa Green and Melanie Bolster of Western Coast Insurance in Saanichton toward the Saanichton Bike N’ Ride located off Lisnoe Ave near the Fresh Cup Roastery Café with officials set to celebrate its official opening Saturday, June 4. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
The Saanich Police Department hope to get a statement from the victim in a May 25 assault to allow for charges to be laid against the suspect. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Woman assaulted in Saanich identified, new charges could be laid against suspect

Suspect already faces possible assault charge from spitting on arresting officer

The Saanich Police Department hope to get a statement from the victim in a May 25 assault to allow for charges to be laid against the suspect. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Crash hampers traffic on Admirals Road on Tuesday (May 31). (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

UPDATE: Admirals Road reopens after commercial vehicle, truck crash

No injuries reported in vehicle incident Tuesday morning

Crash hampers traffic on Admirals Road on Tuesday (May 31). (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
The Saanich Police Department are hoping a woman shoved to the ground in a random assault on Oak Street near the Saanich Road McDonald’s restaurant comes forward, so charges can be laid against a suspect now in custody. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Suspect in Saanich assault located; police need elderly woman to come forward

Female arrested shortly after May 25 incident, spitting on officer brings different charge

The Saanich Police Department are hoping a woman shoved to the ground in a random assault on Oak Street near the Saanich Road McDonald’s restaurant comes forward, so charges can be laid against a suspect now in custody. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested a man suspected of assault of staff at a liquor store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street on Thursday morning (May 26). (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Man arrested after employees assaulted, chased with knife at Saanich liquor store

Suspect, a 35-year-old man known to police, was found hiding in bushes nearby

Saanich police arrested a man suspected of assault of staff at a liquor store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street on Thursday morning (May 26). (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich Police Department crime prevention officer Const. Erin Wagg prepares to head out on a police motorcycle, in a scene from the recruiting video Women in Policing. (Saanich Police Department/YouTube)

Saanich PD, other departments work to make policing a good career option for women

Department ahead of schedule in meeting female recruiting challenge

Saanich Police Department crime prevention officer Const. Erin Wagg prepares to head out on a police motorcycle, in a scene from the recruiting video Women in Policing. (Saanich Police Department/YouTube)
The IIO is investigating reports a man was seriously injured in March 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog investigates after Saanich man reports serious injuries

Incident from March 2021 under scrutiny by Independent Investigations Office of B.C.

The IIO is investigating reports a man was seriously injured in March 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Missing 32-year-old man has been found

Missing person report issued May 18

(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are looking for this suspect after a stolen credit card was used. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Saanich police looking for suspect after fraudulent transactions

Hundreds of dollars in goods racked up on stolen card

Saanich police are looking for this suspect after a stolen credit card was used. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
A moving truck that tipped over on the off-ramp from the Trans-Canada Highway onto Admirals Road was causing traffic slowdown. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)
A moving truck that tipped over on the off-ramp from the Trans-Canada Highway onto Admirals Road was causing traffic slowdown. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)
Saanich police are investigating an assault on Santa Anita Avenue that happened at around 1 a.m. May 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Early morning assault in front of Saanich home sends man to hospital

Incident in Strawberry Vale neighbourhood doesn’t appear to be random, police say

Saanich police are investigating an assault on Santa Anita Avenue that happened at around 1 a.m. May 11. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police have closed Gorge Road West between Earl Grey Street and Donald Street following a crash at Gorge Road West and Millgrove Street. 
Travis Paterson/News Staff

Driver dies in Mother’s Day crash in Saanich

Police seeking information after single-vehicle crash claims 30-year-old man

Saanich Police have closed Gorge Road West between Earl Grey Street and Donald Street following a crash at Gorge Road West and Millgrove Street. 
Travis Paterson/News Staff
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