Westshore RCMP

Dispelling online rumours, West Shore RCMP said there has only been one report of dog spray used near Matheson Lake. (Google Maps)

Dog spray use near Metchosin lake an isolated incident: West Shore RCMP

Despite rumours on social media, one incident of dog spray used near Matheson Lake

Dispelling online rumours, West Shore RCMP said there has only been one report of dog spray used near Matheson Lake. (Google Maps)
The West Shore RCMP arrested a woman and recovered stolen property last week at a Langford home. (Black Press file photo)

Langford woman arrested after shoplifting incident at store

A search warrant execution recovered nearly $150 in stolen cosmetics

The West Shore RCMP arrested a woman and recovered stolen property last week at a Langford home. (Black Press file photo)
Esquimalt resident John Crawford was sentenced to 90 days in jail after brandishing this replica firearm near the West Shore Town Centre on March 21. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Esquimalt man heads back to jail for replica handgun incident in Langford

32-year-old man brandished BB gun near West Shore Town Centre

Esquimalt resident John Crawford was sentenced to 90 days in jail after brandishing this replica firearm near the West Shore Town Centre on March 21. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Andrea Martin has been left feeling unsafe in her Langford home after items were damaged overnight by vandals, including several flower pots that were knocked over. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

‘I am scared at night’: Langford senior worries about safety after home vandalized

Glen Lake Road resident finds lawn decorations, garden planters damaged in her front yard

Andrea Martin has been left feeling unsafe in her Langford home after items were damaged overnight by vandals, including several flower pots that were knocked over. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
A 26-year-old man from Nanaimo faces multiple property crime charges following an overnight spree March 11 and 12 on southern Vancouver Island. CCTV footage seen here shows the suspect inside a Saanich gas station after allegedly smashing the door with a stolen vehicle. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

Nanaimo man faces multiple charges related to Island car-jacking, robberies

Overnight crime spree touches Nanaimo, Saanich, Langford and Ladysmith

A 26-year-old man from Nanaimo faces multiple property crime charges following an overnight spree March 11 and 12 on southern Vancouver Island. CCTV footage seen here shows the suspect inside a Saanich gas station after allegedly smashing the door with a stolen vehicle. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Police arrested a suspect after receiving a gun complaint in the area of the Westshore Town Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect arrested after gun complaint near Langford mall

West Shore RCMP arrests suspect within five minutes

Police arrested a suspect after receiving a gun complaint in the area of the Westshore Town Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man found dead in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Humpback Road spurred a homicide investigation in 2020. A man has now been charged for murder in relation to that incident. (Black Press Media file photo)

Murder charge laid in relation to 2020 Langford homicide

Damien Medwedrich faces first-degree charge relating to man found dead in crashed vehicle

A man found dead in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Humpback Road spurred a homicide investigation in 2020. A man has now been charged for murder in relation to that incident. (Black Press Media file photo)
Two people face recommended charges after West Shore RCMP recovered a stolen vehicle in Langford March 17. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police credit observant resident with locating stolen car in Langford

West Shore RCMP recommend charges against two Victoria residents

Two people face recommended charges after West Shore RCMP recovered a stolen vehicle in Langford March 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
A 17-year-old was arrested after hitting a truck towing an impounded vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
A 17-year-old was arrested after hitting a truck towing an impounded vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
Missing man Michel Valle was last seen in Esquimalt Feb. 20. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

UPDATE: Man last seen in Esquimalt found safe, says West Shore RCMP

Man reported missing Feb. 27, confirmed safe MArch 8

Missing man Michel Valle was last seen in Esquimalt Feb. 20. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
Incident reports to West Shore RCMP rose by 4.3 per cent in 2021, compared to 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP reports 18% increase in vehicle collision, crime against person files in 2021

Detachment’s year-end report shows reported incidents climbed by 4.3 per cent over 2020

Incident reports to West Shore RCMP rose by 4.3 per cent in 2021, compared to 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Langford store worker helped West Shore RCMP arrest a suspected shoplifter who resisted arrest. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford store worker helps police arrest suspected shoplifter

Suspect later involved in skirmish with West Shore RCMP officer, multiple charges pending

A Langford store worker helped West Shore RCMP arrest a suspected shoplifter who resisted arrest. (Black Press Media file photo)
The West Shore RCMP is warning residents of a fraudulent cheque scam. (Black Press Media file photo)
The West Shore RCMP is warning residents of a fraudulent cheque scam. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP arrested a man with an outstanding warrant Wednesday after responding to a reported theft from a business in Colwood. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wanted man arrested by West Shore RCMP

42-year-old man arrested after theft from Colwood store prompts call to police

West Shore RCMP arrested a man with an outstanding warrant Wednesday after responding to a reported theft from a business in Colwood. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man with several outstanding warrants was arrested by West Shore RCMP after a bystander reported a theft. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police knew the muffin man, who had multiple outstanding warrants

West Shore RCMP arrested the man after he was reported for stealing a muffin from a coffee shop

A man with several outstanding warrants was arrested by West Shore RCMP after a bystander reported a theft. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Langford teen was arrested outside a financial institution on Kelly Road after police received a report about a man with a gun. The teen had three airsoft guns in his car. (Black Press Media file photo)

Teen in vehicle arrested near Langford financial institution, was observed holding gun

Police respond to Feb. 2 call around noon, weapon was airsoft gun, one of three found in vehicle

A Langford teen was arrested outside a financial institution on Kelly Road after police received a report about a man with a gun. The teen had three airsoft guns in his car. (Black Press Media file photo)
An RCMP cruiser and police tape are seen in front of a home in the Arbutus Ridge Estates mobile home community on Selwyn Road, Langford, Saturday. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Investigators seeking cell phone connected to Langford New Year’s Eve homicide

Woman found dead in Arbutus Ridge Estates mobile home shortly after noon Dec. 31

An RCMP cruiser and police tape are seen in front of a home in the Arbutus Ridge Estates mobile home community on Selwyn Road, Langford, Saturday. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP are looking for a suspect in a pair of flashing incidents in Langford early Thursday morning (Jan. 27). (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP seek public’s help tracking suspect in two flashing incidents in Langford

Thursday morning incidents happened within five minutes of each other

West Shore RCMP are looking for a suspect in a pair of flashing incidents in Langford early Thursday morning (Jan. 27). (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP arrested a man suspected of throwing coffee at a Langford Tim Hortons employee. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford coffee-throwing suspect arrested

Man refused to wear mask Jan. 12, returned Jan. 13 to throw coffee at employee

West Shore RCMP arrested a man suspected of throwing coffee at a Langford Tim Hortons employee. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP asked the public to avoid the 600-block of Goldstream Avenue while crews responded to a call for a structure fire. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Sprinkler tampering triggers false fire call at Langford apartment building

West Shore RCMP originally reported a structure fire in the 600-block of Goldstream Avenue

West Shore RCMP asked the public to avoid the 600-block of Goldstream Avenue while crews responded to a call for a structure fire. (Black Press Media file photo)