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Saanich police on Tuesday arrested a man with a long history of thefts from vehicles. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Saanich police arrest man in relation to series of thefts from vehicles

Rash of thefts prompt police reminder not to leave valuables in vehicles

 

Saanich police arrested two people on Tuesday morning after the suspects reportedly hit a concrete pillar at the Uptown Shopping Centre in a stolen car. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two arrested after concrete pillar struck with stolen car at Saanich’s Uptown

Pair later abandoned vehicle, were arrested on foot; vehicle stolen from Langford

 

Victoria West resident Heather Doyle beside the memorial she made to honour the 215 Indigenous children found in an unmarked, mass grave at the site of a former B.C. residential school. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Stuffed animal stolen from Victoria West memorial for residential school victims

Police have a suspect in case, replace stuffed animal and add toys to memorial

 

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help after a Make-A-Wish Foundation-donated bike owned by a youth living with special needs was stolen from a local school last week. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Saanich security guard recovers unique, stolen bike gifted to student living with special needs

Custom bike went missing from S.J. Burnside Education Centre storage shed over May long weekend

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help after a Make-A-Wish Foundation-donated bike owned by a youth living with special needs was stolen from a local school last week. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Security camera footage shows the individuals allegedly involved in a series of break-ins at Victoria businesses between My 9-17. (Photos via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Police seek information about rash of break-ins with drills at Victoria businesses

Cash, 2 iPads reported stolen in incidents between May 9-17

Security camera footage shows the individuals allegedly involved in a series of break-ins at Victoria businesses between My 9-17. (Photos via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
Trek bike stolen from nurse administering COVID vaccines during National Nurses Week (VicPD photo)

UPDATE: Bike stolen from Victoria nurse found, man arrested

The Trek bike was stolen during National Nurses Week

  • May 13, 2021
Trek bike stolen from nurse administering COVID vaccines during National Nurses Week (VicPD photo)
Editors note: The woman originally pictured in story was actually carrying her own cat and didn't steal Penelope, who is now considered missing, not the victim of theft. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Penelope the cat missing in Victoria

VicPD says the feline with black fur, purple collar last seen in the 900-block of Caledonia Avenue

Editors note: The woman originally pictured in story was actually carrying her own cat and didn't steal Penelope, who is now considered missing, not the victim of theft. (Black Press Media File Photo)
This pair is being sought by Saanich police and the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers after allegedly purchasing snacks with a credit card that was reported stolen around April 8. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Suspects sought after snack run with stolen credit card in Saanich

Large bill racked up on card reported stolen in early April

This pair is being sought by Saanich police and the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers after allegedly purchasing snacks with a credit card that was reported stolen around April 8. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
Saanich police hope to identify a suspect caught on camera entering a building in the 3300-block of Whittier Avenue in Saanich on March 12 and leaving with a stolen package. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers photo)

Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers share images to help identify suspect

Saanich police hope to identify a suspect caught on camera entering a building in the 3300-block of Whittier Avenue in Saanich on March 12 and leaving with a stolen package. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers photo)
Chemainus Theatre facilities manager Damion Knight at the spot inside the gallery and gift shop where thieves smashed a window and grabbed masks. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery

Thieves smash a window and grab the goods early Monday morning

Chemainus Theatre facilities manager Damion Knight at the spot inside the gallery and gift shop where thieves smashed a window and grabbed masks. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Saanich police are seeking a suspect accused of nabbing nearly $300 worth of Lego from a department store in the 3600-block of Saanich Road on March 15. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Police seek suspect accused of nabbing nearly $300 worth of Lego in Saanich

Store security camera captures image of suspect allegedly taking six Lego kits without paying

Saanich police are seeking a suspect accused of nabbing nearly $300 worth of Lego from a department store in the 3600-block of Saanich Road on March 15. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
West Shore RCMP is requesting assistance identifying a man suspected of breaking into and stealing items from a Langford vehicle. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Suspect sought in Langford vehicle break-in

Suspect believed to be 20-to-30-year-old Caucasian male wearing tracksuit

West Shore RCMP is requesting assistance identifying a man suspected of breaking into and stealing items from a Langford vehicle. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Suspect caught on camera allegedly nabbing Nike shoes at Uptown Shopping Centre on March #. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Crime Stoppers calls out suspect spotted stuffing sneakers in their pants at Saanich mall

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers shared photos of the suspect on social media

Suspect caught on camera allegedly nabbing Nike shoes at Uptown Shopping Centre on March #. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
Darcy Rhodes (left) says his grandfather’s bonsai trees are his ‘babies.’ (Courtesy of Tamara Bond)
Darcy Rhodes (left) says his grandfather’s bonsai trees are his ‘babies.’ (Courtesy of Tamara Bond)
Victoria police are searching for a federal offender who is wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

UPDATED: Oak Bay police arrest man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Dustin Tom was wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended on March 4

Victoria police are searching for a federal offender who is wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Victoria police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into and stealing a vehicle from a Douglas Street car dealership on the morning of March 3. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

UPDATED: Police arrest dealership break-in suspect

Suspect broke into Douglas Street dealership and stole a vehicle March 3

Victoria police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into and stealing a vehicle from a Douglas Street car dealership on the morning of March 3. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a suspect who smashed the window of an adult toy store and made off with more than $1,200 in merchandise. (File photo)

Vancouver Island sex shop out $1,200 in merchandise after suspect steals ‘colossal’ product

Suspect smashed window of Nanaimo store, cutting himself in the process

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a suspect who smashed the window of an adult toy store and made off with more than $1,200 in merchandise. (File photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police seek suspect after woman nearly robbed while getting out of vehicle

Incident occurred before 7 a.m. Feb. 17 in parking lot off Cordova Bay Road

(Black Press Media file photo)
The crew from Shep’s Moving began installing a new greenhouse for Artemis Place Secondary in early February after the school’s student-built structure was stolen on Jan. 11. (Photo courtesy Rachel Calder)

Greater Victoria company donates supplies, replaces greenhouse stolen from Saanich school

Artemis Place Secondary greenhouse stolen Jan. 11, neighbouring church also broken into

The crew from Shep’s Moving began installing a new greenhouse for Artemis Place Secondary in early February after the school’s student-built structure was stolen on Jan. 11. (Photo courtesy Rachel Calder)