Westshore RCMP

In August, the West Shore RCMP received 259 calls relating to traffic complaints. (West Shore RCMP file image)

West Shore mental health calls up by more than 60 per cent in August

Traffic complaints top the list of specific calls for service this August

In August, the West Shore RCMP received 259 calls relating to traffic complaints. (West Shore RCMP file image)
Kenneth Jacob Fenton, in 2017, flanked by his lawyers Chris Masey and Dale Marshall during his sentencing hearing for charges that stemmed from the crash that led to the death of RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kenneth Jacob Fenton, in 2017, flanked by his lawyers Chris Masey and Dale Marshall during his sentencing hearing for charges that stemmed from the crash that led to the death of RCMP officer Const. Sarah Beckett. (Black Press Media file photo)
James Brumbach was reported missing Aug 23. (West Shore RCMP handout)

Missing West Shore man found safe

James Brumbach has been located

James Brumbach was reported missing Aug 23. (West Shore RCMP handout)
West Shore RCMP are trying to identify a man believed to have attempted his third robbery in the West Shore, all while riding a bike and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bike-riding robbery suspect strikes third time on West Shore: RCMP

Man described as Caucasian, 20 to 30 years old and around 5’10” with slim build

West Shore RCMP are trying to identify a man believed to have attempted his third robbery in the West Shore, all while riding a bike and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
The City of Victoria asked the organizer behind a mural in Bastion Square to removed the acronym A.C.A.B. from one of the letters. The mural reads, “More Justice, More Peace,” in a call for progress on racism and violence. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP are looking for a Caucasian man in his mid 20’s with a slim build – he’s the suspect of one robbery on Aug. 31 and another attempted robbery on Aug. 30 while riding a low-rider style bike. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP suspect link in pair of bike-riding robberies

Man described as Caucasian in his mid 20s, around 5’10”, with slim build

West Shore RCMP are looking for a Caucasian man in his mid 20’s with a slim build – he’s the suspect of one robbery on Aug. 31 and another attempted robbery on Aug. 30 while riding a low-rider style bike. (Black Press Media file photo)
No one was injured when a construction vehicle rolled at a construction site on Veterans Memorial Parkway and Latoria Drive on Thursday morning. (Provided by Brian Jerome)
No one was injured when a construction vehicle rolled at a construction site on Veterans Memorial Parkway and Latoria Drive on Thursday morning. (Provided by Brian Jerome)
West Shore RCMP welcomes newest member

West Shore RCMP welcomes newest member

Aug. 26 is international dog day

West Shore RCMP welcomes newest member
West Shore RCMP is investigating after a man was reported masturbating on the nude beach section of Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park. (Google Maps)

Police investigating indecent act at Witty’s Lagoon in Metchosin

Man reported masturbating while at the nude beach

West Shore RCMP is investigating after a man was reported masturbating on the nude beach section of Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park. (Google Maps)
(Phil McLachlan photo)

West Shore RCMP finds shotguns during dangerous driving call in Langford

Witnesses reported a white pickup racing up and down Humpback Road with driver yelling

(Phil McLachlan photo)
Bike unit makes pair of arrests alongside West Shore RCMP top cop
Bike unit makes pair of arrests alongside West Shore RCMP top cop
West Shore RCMP is looking for the rightful owner of a women’s coin purse that was found near the 1400-block of Admirals Road in View Royal on Aug. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP seeks owner of coin purse found in View Royal

Purse with valuables found near 1400-block of Admirals Road

West Shore RCMP is looking for the rightful owner of a women’s coin purse that was found near the 1400-block of Admirals Road in View Royal on Aug. 17. (Black Press Media file photo)
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with mischief after a fire was lit along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail in View Royal. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

17-year-old charged with mischief after fire lit in View Royal

Emergency crews were able to put out the fire set along the Galloping Goose

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with mischief after a fire was lit along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail in View Royal. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP will be increasing its summer patrols across parks on the West Shore. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore RCMP, View Royal Fire Rescue begin boat patrol at Thetis Lake

RCMP also teaming up with CRD bylaw officers at popular summer locations

West Shore RCMP will be increasing its summer patrols across parks on the West Shore. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher led officers from the region’s police forces in a dance on the front lawn of the BC Legislature building Friday. (Twitter/VicPD)

VIDEO: Greater Victoria police officers try bhangra dancing with social media star

Gurdeep Pandher leads bhangra lesson on front lawn of the BC Legislature building

Bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher led officers from the region’s police forces in a dance on the front lawn of the BC Legislature building Friday. (Twitter/VicPD)
Police recovered more than $250,000 in merchandise stolen from across Canada as well as $67,000 in cash. (York Regional Police photo)

Langford theft investigation leads to national crime ring

More than $250,000 in stolen goods recovered, $67,000 in cash seized

Police recovered more than $250,000 in merchandise stolen from across Canada as well as $67,000 in cash. (York Regional Police photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood construction site break-in leads police to narcotics, prohibited weapons

33-year-old man charged with break and enter, weapons offences and possession of a controlled substance

(Black Press Media file photo)
A Langford resident called police after arriving home to find a bedroom window open. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Langford resident called police after arriving home to find a bedroom window open. (Black Press Media file photo)
58-year-old Joseph Cote has been safely located by West Shore RCMP after going missing on Aug. 4. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
58-year-old Joseph Cote has been safely located by West Shore RCMP after going missing on Aug. 4. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
David Cameron Elementary School in Colwood. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two 15-year-olds arrested for mischief after windows broken at Colwood elementary school

Police arrest one suspect but were called back to the school for a second

David Cameron Elementary School in Colwood. (Black Press Media file photo)