Oak Bay Police Department

Oak Bay police were kept busy with errant motorists last week. (Black Press file photo)

Oak Bay police lay heavy penalties on impaired drivers

One cannabis-related incident resulted in fines of more than $500

 

Five discarded flagpoles, property of the Oak Bay Rotary Club and used for Canadian flags through its charitable rental program, lay in the gutter at McNeill Bay. (Photo courtesy Joan Peggs)

Oak Bay homes targeted for Canadian flag thefts ahead of July 1

Oak Bay Rotary Club flag program chair says about 50 of its flags, some poles, removed from lawns

 

Oak Bay police caught two impaired drivers on the first night of their summer check stop program. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police nab 3 impaired drivers in first 3 days of summer campaign

Department caught 3 impaired drivers during entire summer 2020 season

 

Oak Bay Police Association Bursary recipient Lucy Balogh and family. (Evert Lindquist photo)

Oak Bay High students honoured for outstanding accomplishments

2021 marks school’s first year with two female valedictorians, second year of Nils Jensen Bursary

Oak Bay Police Association Bursary recipient Lucy Balogh and family. (Evert Lindquist photo)
West Shore RCMP brought a police dog to Oak Bay in search of a suspect May 14. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay police call in West Shore RCMP dog for foot chase

Suspect found on roof of shed, in one of many calls to police last week

West Shore RCMP brought a police dog to Oak Bay in search of a suspect May 14. (Courtesy Oak Bay Police Department)
Oak Bay Police Department briefs for May 3 to 9. (Black Press Media file photo)

Copper wire stolen after Oak Bay construction site targeted twice by thieves

Cop briefs include pair of impounded cars, swiped back medication

Oak Bay Police Department briefs for May 3 to 9. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Possible impaired driver ends up in the water at Willows Beach in Oak Bay

Impaired, fraud calls keep Oak Bay police busy last week

(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Woman returned to West Shore on warrant after crashing in Oak Bay

Smashed car windows, stolen outboard, missing diamond round out police briefs

(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay police nab motorist travelling 114 in a 40 km/h zone

Rental fraud, graffiti, stolen bikes and more reported to Oak Bay police last week

(Black Press Media file photo)
An impaired driver, a vehicle with the wrong license plate and items stolen from a vehicle are among this week’s Oak Bay police reports. (Black Press Media file photo)

Erratic driving leaves Oak Bay senior facing impaired driving charges

Oak Bay police impounded two vehicles last week during traffic stops

An impaired driver, a vehicle with the wrong license plate and items stolen from a vehicle are among this week’s Oak Bay police reports. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has shared photos of a man who allegedly snatched several hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from an Oak Bay pharmacy on March 3. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has shared photos of a man who allegedly snatched several hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from an Oak Bay pharmacy on March 3. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
Members of the Greater Victoria Law Enforcement Torch Run committee wore their uniforms into Willows on Feb. 11 to kickstart the 2021 virtual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics B.C. (Sheri Lucas Photo)

Polar Plunge goes virtual for 2021

Oak Bay Police challenge public to plunge

Members of the Greater Victoria Law Enforcement Torch Run committee wore their uniforms into Willows on Feb. 11 to kickstart the 2021 virtual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics B.C. (Sheri Lucas Photo)
Oak Bay Police. (Black Press Media file photo)

Little library, lantern attacked at random in Oak Bay

Odd behaviour highlights weekly crime report

Oak Bay Police. (Black Press Media file photo)
Following a week of complaints about vehicle stunting and racing, an Oak Bay police officer caught one of the culprits on Jan.1. (Black Press File Photo)

Oak Bay police catch Cadboro Bay stunt driving culprit

Vehicle impounded, driver charged for tow bill and storage

Following a week of complaints about vehicle stunting and racing, an Oak Bay police officer caught one of the culprits on Jan.1. (Black Press File Photo)
Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, joined the Calgary Police Service 12 years ago. He was killed during a traffic stop northeast of the city on New Year’s Eve 2020. (Calgary Police Service handout)

Greater Victoria police mourn New Year’s Eve death of Calgary police officer

Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, died while conducting a traffic stop Dec. 31

Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, joined the Calgary Police Service 12 years ago. He was killed during a traffic stop northeast of the city on New Year’s Eve 2020. (Calgary Police Service handout)
Residents witnessed would-be thieves trying the door handles of vehicles in Oak Bay again last week as the trend to pluck money, electronics and other valuables from unlocked Oak Bay cars continues. (Black Press File Photo)
Residents witnessed would-be thieves trying the door handles of vehicles in Oak Bay again last week as the trend to pluck money, electronics and other valuables from unlocked Oak Bay cars continues. (Black Press File Photo)
Greater Victoria police officers were dealt at least 16 disciplinary measures between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo).

Greater Victoria police reprimanded for interfering with rights, drunk driving: report

Annual report looks into complaints, investigations against B.C. police

Greater Victoria police officers were dealt at least 16 disciplinary measures between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo).
The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD reserve constable dismissed for using lights and sirens to clear an intersection

Eight officers across B.C. dismissed after police complaints investigations: report

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) reports that there were 75 registered complaints against the Victoria Police Department in 2019/2020 and four investigations were ordered by the OPCC. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department has announced plans to purchase the municipality’s first electric marked police vehicle. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Electric police vehicle could soon be patroling Oak Bay streets

Oak Bay police plan to purchase first marked electric police vehicle in 2021

The Oak Bay Police Department has announced plans to purchase the municipality’s first electric marked police vehicle. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Victoria woman drives over seawall onto beach near Oak Bay Marina

Driver faces charges for fleeing crash, refusing breathalyzer test

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)