Westshore RCMP

West Shore RCMP responded to 164 calls for service the last weekend, including numerous violent assaults. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP responds to 164 calls for service over weekend

Calls included numerous bear spray assaults and domestic violence incidents

 

West Shore RCMP arrested a 42-year-old man April 11 following numerous reports of someone firing a rifle in a Malahat campground. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground

Police received numerous reports of a man firing a rifle outside his camper trailer

 

During school days, the 30 km/h speed limit is in effect in school zones from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP cautions motorists to drive slowly through school zones

Penalty for passing a school bus with flashing red lights is $368

  • Apr 12, 2021

 

West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two hikers rescued from Sooke Hills Wilderness Regional Park

West Shore RCMP urges residents to be prepared before setting out

  • Mar 30, 2021
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP has four officers specially trained as Drug Recognition Experts. The required training to receive this title is a three-week intensive course, which West Shore Cst. John Taylor completed three years ago. (Photo courtesy of the RCMP)

A glimpse into the role of a Drug Recognition Expert at West Shore RCMP

Police department has four officers specially trained in drug recognition

West Shore RCMP has four officers specially trained as Drug Recognition Experts. The required training to receive this title is a three-week intensive course, which West Shore Cst. John Taylor completed three years ago. (Photo courtesy of the RCMP)
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)
Const. Alex Bérubé, media relations officer with the West Shore RCMP, says he has encountered a wide-range of unusual incidents where people have been driving while distracted. (Shutterstock)

Caught in the act: West Shore RCMP share drivers’ bizarre distractions

Shaving, eating cereal, even removing a bra are just some of the infractions observed by police

Const. Alex Bérubé, media relations officer with the West Shore RCMP, says he has encountered a wide-range of unusual incidents where people have been driving while distracted. (Shutterstock)
West Shore RCMP are searching for a Andrew Blogg, 34, wanted province-wide for failing to appear in court. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Man wanted province-wide sought by West Shore RCMP

Andrew Blogg, 34, charged for possession of stolen property under $5,000

West Shore RCMP are searching for a Andrew Blogg, 34, wanted province-wide for failing to appear in court. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP service dog, Erik, with items seized after three residences in Langford, Colwood and Sooke were raided on Feb. 26, following a two-month-long investigation. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Two-month investigation leads West Shore RCMP to seize ‘substantial quantities’ of drugs

Officers also seized three loaded guns and found evidence of a drug trafficking

West Shore RCMP service dog, Erik, with items seized after three residences in Langford, Colwood and Sooke were raided on Feb. 26, following a two-month-long investigation. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Police confirmed 37-year-old Shane Wilson was the victim in the Metchosin shooting on March 5. (Shane Wilson/Facebook)

Police identify Metchosin shooting victim

Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit, B.C. Coroners Service continue to investigate

Police confirmed 37-year-old Shane Wilson was the victim in the Metchosin shooting on March 5. (Shane Wilson/Facebook)
Const. Nancy Saggar, who has 11 years in policing, offers advice for other women who may pursue both policing and family. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pregnancy prompts sage advice from RCMP officer for women thinking about policing

West Shore constable with 11 years experience heads off on maternity leave

Const. Nancy Saggar, who has 11 years in policing, offers advice for other women who may pursue both policing and family. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police seek information after a pedestrian was hit in a crosswalk at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on March 3.(Google Maps)

Witnesses sought in Langford pedestrian hit and run

Suspect is older man driving four-door, gold sedan

Police seek information after a pedestrian was hit in a crosswalk at the intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on March 3.(Google Maps)
West Shore RCMP Headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested outside Langford Winners was wanted on seven warrants

West Shore RCMP arrested 41-year-old man after employee reported shoplifing

West Shore RCMP Headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
A logging truck rolled over on the Trans-Canada Highway near West Shore Parkway. (Twitter/@busdriverlife)

Logs cleared after rollover crash in Langford, cause still undetermined

Driver given ticket for failing to maintain logbook, inspections ordered for truck, trailer

A logging truck rolled over on the Trans-Canada Highway near West Shore Parkway. (Twitter/@busdriverlife)
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP investigating complaint man staring at woman on Langford trail

Two women had man staring, jumping out of bush at them

  • Feb 2, 2021
West Shore RCMP headquarters in Langford. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP arrested two people in their late 20s in connection with multiple break and enters and thefts on Jan. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two suspects arrested after multiple Langford thefts, break-ins

Woman, man in their late 20s known to West Shore RCMP

West Shore RCMP arrested two people in their late 20s in connection with multiple break and enters and thefts on Jan. 26. (Black Press Media file photo)
What was previously thought to be a flu shot fraud was actually a booking error, West Shore RCMP confirmed Jan. 27. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Flu shot fraud actually booking error by Colwood London Drugs

West Shore RCMP previously said error was work of fraudsters

What was previously thought to be a flu shot fraud was actually a booking error, West Shore RCMP confirmed Jan. 27. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police, GVERT arrest suspect in West Shore investigation

Man arrested near Rutledge Park early Saturday morning

(Black Press Media file photo)