Saanich Police Department

Police have cordoned off a section of Haynes Road in addition to a section of the Swan Lake trail in Saanich. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Police have cordoned off a section of Haynes Road in addition to a section of the Swan Lake trail in Saanich. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Two men have been arrested after drivers reported their windshields being smashed by objects dropped from a Saanich overpass on Oct. 10. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Windshields shattered by water balloons in Saanich

Two men arrested with bucket of water balloons on overpass

Two men have been arrested after drivers reported their windshields being smashed by objects dropped from a Saanich overpass on Oct. 10. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Zenaeh Edwards-Helgason is 5’6” with dark brown hair and a slender build. She was last seen wearing black yoga pants, a black hoodie and a nylon Zoo York jacket with white graphics on the sleeves. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Saanich police looking for missing youth Zenaeh Edwards-Helgason

Reported missing on Sept. 21, last seen at Mayfair Mall the afternoon of Sept. 24

Zenaeh Edwards-Helgason is 5’6” with dark brown hair and a slender build. She was last seen wearing black yoga pants, a black hoodie and a nylon Zoo York jacket with white graphics on the sleeves. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
One man was arrested for wielding bear spray and a knife during a road-rage argument with another man in a parking lot in the 3700-block of Shelbourne Street when police intervened at around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police arrest road raging man armed with bear spray, knife

Two men had pulled into a parking lot to argue at around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 28)

One man was arrested for wielding bear spray and a knife during a road-rage argument with another man in a parking lot in the 3700-block of Shelbourne Street when police intervened at around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police, paramedics and fire crew responded to a single-vehicle crash along the 4200-block of Blenkinsop Road early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police, paramedics and fire crew responded to a single-vehicle crash along the 4200-block of Blenkinsop Road early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man arrested near a middle school in Saanich Sept. 26 was carrying a realistic airsoft rifle. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
A man arrested near a middle school in Saanich Sept. 26 was carrying a realistic airsoft rifle. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
The Saanich intersection is open once again after it was briefly closed off to traffic due to a vehicle collision on Tuesday (Sept. 20) afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Saanich intersection reopens after crash

Intersection of Interurban Road, Markham Street open after temporary closure

The Saanich intersection is open once again after it was briefly closed off to traffic due to a vehicle collision on Tuesday (Sept. 20) afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
The woman was struck while crossing the intersection of Quadra Street and Lily Avenue. (Google Maps)

Woman pushing stroller hospitalized after being struck in Saanich intersection

The woman’s injuries are serious but not critical, the two children in the stroller were not injured

The woman was struck while crossing the intersection of Quadra Street and Lily Avenue. (Google Maps)
Saanich Police Department is cleared of the significant injuries suffered by a man after a dramatic crash and arrest on July 7. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wounds were self-inflicted in dramatic Saanich crash and arrest, says police oversight agency

Independent Investigations Office finds limited injuries suffered during actual arrest

Saanich Police Department is cleared of the significant injuries suffered by a man after a dramatic crash and arrest on July 7. (Black Press Media file photo)
A total of 11 bottles of liquor have been stolen from the store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street since late June. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect connected to Saanich liquor store thefts identified

Investigators believe suspect visited store four times starting in June

A total of 11 bottles of liquor have been stolen from the store in the 3200-block of Shelbourne Street since late June. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police closed Cedar Hill Cross Road between Iona Drive and Gordon Head Road due to a crash investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police closed Cedar Hill Cross Road between Iona Drive and Gordon Head Road due to a crash investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
First responders line up outside Victoria General Hospital on Sept. 7 as the last of six officers injured in a June 28 shooting outside a Saanich bank was released from the hospital. (Submitted photo)

Last of six officers injured in Saanich bank shooting released from hospital

The Saanich police member seriously injured in the June 28 shootout will now recover at home

First responders line up outside Victoria General Hospital on Sept. 7 as the last of six officers injured in a June 28 shooting outside a Saanich bank was released from the hospital. (Submitted photo)
A file photo of a Saanich Police cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Blanshard Street reopens after traffic incident

Southbound lanes were closed for approximately 4 hours on Monday

A file photo of a Saanich Police cruiser. (Black Press Media file photo)
One person has been arrested after a police chase which ended with a Tesla crashing into police cars Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Dangerous driver leads to police chase, arrest: Saanich police

Chase started with Tesla being seen driving dangerously and ended with crash into police cars

One person has been arrested after a police chase which ended with a Tesla crashing into police cars Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
One man has been charged in connection to a 2021 Saanich homicide investigation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Graeme Roy)

Penticton man charged in 2021 Saanich murder

Scott Matheson faces second-degree murder charge in connection to Battleford Avenue homicide

One man has been charged in connection to a 2021 Saanich homicide investigation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Graeme Roy)
On Aug. 30 at around 12:30 p.m., Saanich police approached a man who had been camped on private property for several weeks on a pathway near the Galloping Goose bridge in the area of the Trans-Canada Highway at Carey Road. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after police confrontation ends on Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich

The man, two dogs fled onto the highway after encounter with police

On Aug. 30 at around 12:30 p.m., Saanich police approached a man who had been camped on private property for several weeks on a pathway near the Galloping Goose bridge in the area of the Trans-Canada Highway at Carey Road. (Black Press Media file photo)
The two individuals sought were identified and arrested by Saanich police early Friday (Aug. 26) evening. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspects in Saanich dating app extortion incident arrested

Detectives still investigating, seeking additional information

The two individuals sought were identified and arrested by Saanich police early Friday (Aug. 26) evening. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are continuing to investigate the case and none of the five suspects identified have been charged with any offence at this time. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are continuing to investigate the case and none of the five suspects identified have been charged with any offence at this time. (Black Press Media file photo)
Drivers headed into Victoria on the Trans-Canada Highway face a detour after a Wednesday morning crash near Tillicum Road. (Black Press Media photo)

UPDATE: Multi-vehicle crash cleared on Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich

Brief highway closure causes delays during morning commute

Drivers headed into Victoria on the Trans-Canada Highway face a detour after a Wednesday morning crash near Tillicum Road. (Black Press Media photo)
Saanich police Chief Const. Dean Duthie forms a heart in a photo from a tweet posted Friday (Aug. 5), the day one of the officers seriously injured in a June 28 shootout at a Saanich bank was discharged from Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Dean Duthie/Twitter)

Saanich officer wounded in bank shooting greeted warmly upon discharge from RJH

Officer hospitalized in June 28 shootout will continue to heal from home, chief says

Saanich police Chief Const. Dean Duthie forms a heart in a photo from a tweet posted Friday (Aug. 5), the day one of the officers seriously injured in a June 28 shootout at a Saanich bank was discharged from Royal Jubilee Hospital. (Dean Duthie/Twitter)