Victoria Police Department

VicPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying this suspect. (Photo Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD seeks help identifying armed robbery suspect

Major crime unit investigating after a convenience store robbed at gunpoint Saturday

 

Jesse Chiavaroli, a former Victoria restaurant employee, has been charged with sexual assault and assault with a weapon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Former Victoria restaurant employee charged with sexual assault, assault with weapon

Jesse Chiavaroli was arrested on the Lower Mainland following a VicPD investigation

 

Victoria Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD redeploys officers to frontlines in anticipation of critical officer shortage

Over 50 Victoria police officers already off work for various reasons

 

Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Man arrested after dragging Victoria police officer and leading late-night car chase

Intoxicated driver was arrested on Amelia Street after colliding into a garage

Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)
Two women were targeted with pellet gun fire in Victoria on Dec. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police looking for 4 suspects after 2 women shot with pellet gun

VicPD seeking information, witnesses relating to 2 incidents

Two women were targeted with pellet gun fire in Victoria on Dec. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency responders responded to a pedestrian collision at Douglas Street and Caledonia Avenue on Monday, Dec. 6. (Black Press Media)
Emergency responders responded to a pedestrian collision at Douglas Street and Caledonia Avenue on Monday, Dec. 6. (Black Press Media)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in finding Earl Lacharity after the high-risk 78-year-old was reported missing on Nov. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)

Earl Lacharity found safe

The 78-year-old was reported missing on Nov. 30 after he last spoke with family on Nov. 24

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in finding Earl Lacharity after the high-risk 78-year-old was reported missing on Nov. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is seeking this man in relation to mischief at the B.C. legislature on Nov. 26. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

One arrested, one sought for mischief at B.C. legislature

Arrested Alberta man was released with court date, conditions

The Victoria Police Department is seeking this man in relation to mischief at the B.C. legislature on Nov. 26. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
An impaired driving traffic stop and subsequent Victoria police investigation earlier this month led to a man being arrested for frauds and thefts that, so far, top $100,000. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria traffic stop leads to man’s arrest for frauds totalling more than $10,000

The man was initially pulled over on Nov. 2 for impaired driving

An impaired driving traffic stop and subsequent Victoria police investigation earlier this month led to a man being arrested for frauds and thefts that, so far, top $100,000. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking to speak with anyone who has information about a baseball bat assault at a Victoria park in early November. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek information about baseball bat assault

Earlier this month, a security guard found a man who was assaulted in Topaz Park

Police are looking to speak with anyone who has information about a baseball bat assault at a Victoria park in early November. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is investigating after an early morning stabbing in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is investigating after an early morning stabbing in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is looking for the owner of a wood watch found in Victoria with a heartwarming inscription. (Courtesy VicPD)

Police take time to seek owner of wood watch found in Victoria

Timepiece features heartwarming engraving ‘to my dad’ on the back

VicPD is looking for the owner of a wood watch found in Victoria with a heartwarming inscription. (Courtesy VicPD)
Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision Oct. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driver arrested after leaving crash scene

Motorist faces impaired driving charges after breath samples exceeded legal limit

Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision Oct. 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria police searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith

Smith is wanted on several warrants including robbery, assault with a weapon, uttering threats

Police are searching for wanted man Dustin Aaryn Smith. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police are seeking witnesses and information after four fires were set in one day in James Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are seeking witnesses and information after four fires were set in one day in James Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department arrested one man after a storage lock break-in on Harbour Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department arrested one man after a storage lock break-in on Harbour Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police officers were on scene Friday night after receiving reports of a knife-wielding man. (Black Press Media file photo)

Emergency response team uses projectiles to subdue suspect believed to be carrying a knife in Victoria

Man treated for non-life-threatening injuries before being taken to VicPD cells

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team and Victoria police officers were on scene Friday night after receiving reports of a knife-wielding man. (Black Press Media file photo)
There are 12 police liaison officers currently in place at Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria School District opens police liaison feedback survey

Learning community survey on school liaison program part of review that began in fall 2020

There are 12 police liaison officers currently in place at Greater Victoria schools. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria police officer shot an armed man in crisis dead Sept. 12 near Mayfair mall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog quashes speculation around fatal Victoria shooting

No vehicle was involved in Sept. 12 incident, Independent Investigations Office says

A Victoria police officer shot an armed man in crisis dead Sept. 12 near Mayfair mall. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Police Department is redeploying seven of its officers from integrated units into the patrol division, Chief Del Manak announced Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police redeploying seven officers to address front-line shortfalls

Staff shortage, call volume taking toll, Chief Del Manak says

The Victoria Police Department is redeploying seven of its officers from integrated units into the patrol division, Chief Del Manak announced Oct. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)