West Shore RCMP are looking for help in locating this man

RCMP seek break and enter suspect

Andrew Paul Vandel is being sought in connection with two break and enters in the Langford Centre mall.

  • Jan. 15, 2013 5:00 a.m.

After two break and enters into two businesses on the same block in Langford, West Shore RCMP are asking the public to help them track down a suspect.

Andrew Paul Vandel is being sought in connection with two break and enters in the Langford Centre mall on Goldstream Avenue on Dec. 15, 2012. A small amount of cash was stolen from each business.

Evidence at the businesses connects Vandel to the crimes and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. The police have been trying to locate Vandel but have so far not been successful.

RCMP describe Vandel as a Caucasian male, 183 cm (six feet) tall, weighing 75 kilograms (165 pounds), with brown hair and eyes. Vandel has also been known to use the names Andrew Vandel, Andrew Leddy and Steve Downs.

Vandel is known to police and the RCMP are advising that anyone who knows the location of Vandel to not approach him and call 911 to tell the police. Anyone with information that could lead to the location of Vandel is asked to call the West Shore RCMP detachment at 250-474-2264.

news@goldstreamgazette.com

Just Posted

Saanich residents face higher sewer, water and garbage rates

Council is set to ratify an increase of 10.52 per cent for sewer

Saanich Police board chair supports department in case over fired officer, but key questions remain

Case involves former Saanich constable who was the subject of 15 separate misconduct allegations

Remember Spunky? Santa came out to Sidney to check on him

Red-tailed Hawk made headlines last year after being stolen, raised by eagles

MISSING: 59-year-old Pamela Fletcher

Fletcher was last seen in the area near Royal Jubilee Hospital on Dec. 10

Mainroad South Island reminds drivers to keep them in the loop

Call the hotlines for concerns on local provincial highways

Langford elementary school kids test their hand at entrepreneurship

Students sold their own products at a Young Entrepreneurs Fair Friday

POLL: Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

The rain Vancouver Island is famous for is coming down in buckets,… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Dec. 11, 2018

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

‘Ghost bikes’ installed to remember teen cyclists who died in Port Alberni

Cycle Alberni installs memorials to remember teens, remind all about road safety

‘I practically begged’: Kootenay woman with breast cancer denied referral to Calgary

Breast cancer patient left to fight disease alone after being denied referral to Calgary

Trudeau to make it harder for future PM to reverse Senate reforms

Of the 105 current senators, 54 are now independents who have banded together in Independent Senators’ Group

21 detained before Paris protests as police deploy in force

There was a strong police presence outside the central Saint Lazare train station, where police in riot gear checked bags

Media, robotics, Indigenous studies coming to B.C. Grade 12 classrooms in 2019-20

Provincial tests are also being changed for students in Grade 10 to 12, the Education Ministry said

ICBC to apply for 6.3% hike to basic insurance rates

Crown Corporation said it will be submitting its next basic rate application to the British Columbia Utilities Commission Friday

Most Read