Westshore RCMP

Mia Golden, a child, youth and family counsellor at Pacific Centre Family Services Association coordinates the Mobile Youth Service Team with Victoria Police Const. Gord Magee. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria on verge of losing frontline counsellor as youth exploitation cases spike

Funding for Mia Golden’s position ends on Mar. 31, with other options being explored

 

Colwood council has delayed a vote on whether to move to the next stage of a proposed project to greatly expand the West Shore RCMP building in Langford over concerns council has been provided too little information on why the project is being proposed as it is. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood council delays vote to move forward on RCMP building expansion

Council voted to wait until it hears more about the proposal, also involving Langford and View Royal

 

West Shore RCMP released this photo of James Cheetham, who was last seen three weeks ago. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP released this photo of James Cheetham, who was last seen three weeks ago. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Police found graffiti totem pole on Royal Roads campus on Boxing Day. (Courtesy of Royal Roads)

Police investigating hateful graffiti on totem pole at Royal Roads

West Shore RCMP said the graffiti was found on Boxing Day on signs and the totem pole on campus

Police found graffiti totem pole on Royal Roads campus on Boxing Day. (Courtesy of Royal Roads)
The West Shore RCMP is investigating a suspected arson which significantly damaged three parked vehicles in View Royal Jan. 3. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP investigating suspected arson in View Royal

Three parked vehicles were damaged in the Jan. 3 blaze

The West Shore RCMP is investigating a suspected arson which significantly damaged three parked vehicles in View Royal Jan. 3. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Cheetham was last seen on Dec. 18, 2022, in Langford. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

MISSING: West Shore RCMP looking for James Cheetham

Cheetham was last seen on Dec. 18 in Langford

Cheetham was last seen on Dec. 18, 2022, in Langford. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Multiple West Shore RCMP officers were injured on the job over the past week in two unrelated incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three Mounties hurt on West Shore in unrelated incidents

The two incidents occurred earlier this week

Multiple West Shore RCMP officers were injured on the job over the past week in two unrelated incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit spent months investigating the string of thefts. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore police stop $200K equipment crime spree

Tools stolen from construction sites and businesses in the West Shore between Sept. and Nov.

West Shore RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit spent months investigating the string of thefts. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
A photo of the booklet which holds hundreds of expensive stamps, according to police. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP looking for the owner of fancy stamps

Collection found during an investigation in early November, hundreds of expensive items

A photo of the booklet which holds hundreds of expensive stamps, according to police. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford is seen March 29, 2022. (Black Press Media file)

West Shore RCMP touts crime reduction with long sentence for drug dealer

Paulo Murphy-O’Neill sentenced to 5.5 years in jail on 5 counts of possession for trafficking

The West Shore RCMP detachment in Langford is seen March 29, 2022. (Black Press Media file)
Belmont Secondary School taken on Sept. 9, 2020. (Black Press Media file)

Police break up fight between Belmont students, one charged with assault

A 17-year-old male student suffered a broken nose and cheekbone during the incident

Belmont Secondary School taken on Sept. 9, 2020. (Black Press Media file)
Members of the West Shore RCMP, including mascot Safety Bear, stand in front of the 35-foot canoe they filled with donated food Saturday (Dec. 10) during the detachment’s annual food drive. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: West Shore RCMP fills canoe during annual food drive

The detachment was aiming to beat 2021’s nearly $10K in donations for Goldstream Food Bank

Members of the West Shore RCMP, including mascot Safety Bear, stand in front of the 35-foot canoe they filled with donated food Saturday (Dec. 10) during the detachment’s annual food drive. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The West Shore RCMP will be in front of the Langford Real Canadian Super Store Saturday collecting food donations for the Goldstream Food Bank. (Photo Courtesy of West Shore RCMP/Twitter)

West Shore RCMP running fill-a-cruiser food drive again this year

Donations are being collected outside The Real Canadian Superstore on Dec. 10 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The West Shore RCMP will be in front of the Langford Real Canadian Super Store Saturday collecting food donations for the Goldstream Food Bank. (Photo Courtesy of West Shore RCMP/Twitter)
A 54-year-old man was arrested Friday (Dec. 9) morning for impaired driving and possession of stolen property after the West Shore RCMP responded to a scene where a stolen pickup truck had crashed into a fire hydrant in Langford. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
A 54-year-old man was arrested Friday (Dec. 9) morning for impaired driving and possession of stolen property after the West Shore RCMP responded to a scene where a stolen pickup truck had crashed into a fire hydrant in Langford. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Police are warning the public about suspicious buyers on the Used Victoria website. (iStock photo)

Police warn of a spate of scams on Used Victoria site

Buyers give cheques for higher amount, asking people to send extra to a different account

Police are warning the public about suspicious buyers on the Used Victoria website. (iStock photo)
West Shore RCMP now boasts a Special Victims Unit to handle sexual offences such as assault, interference, invitation to sexual touching, child abuse, luring and voyeurism. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP launches special unit to investigate sex crimes

Officers investigated 106 reports that included sexual abuse and similar crimes against children

West Shore RCMP now boasts a Special Victims Unit to handle sexual offences such as assault, interference, invitation to sexual touching, child abuse, luring and voyeurism. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police are looking for two suspects after finding a safe dumped in the 2300 block of Belair Road in Langford Tuesday (Dec. 6) afternoon. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seek suspects after safe dumped in Langford

Police were called to the 2300 block of Belair Road in Langford at around 4:15 p.m.

Police are looking for two suspects after finding a safe dumped in the 2300 block of Belair Road in Langford Tuesday (Dec. 6) afternoon. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
RCMP picked up this e-scooter Nov. 28 near the 300-block of Bonaparte Street after it sat there for weeks. Police hope to return it to its rightful owner. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seek owner of electric scooter abandoned in Colwood

Two-seater sat for weeks before police picked it up

RCMP picked up this e-scooter Nov. 28 near the 300-block of Bonaparte Street after it sat there for weeks. Police hope to return it to its rightful owner. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying this person of interest in a September sexual assault case. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP looks to identify person of interest in View Royal sexual assault case

September case involving a young teenage girl still under investigation

West Shore RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying this person of interest in a September sexual assault case. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)