Saanich Police Department

Saanich police are investigating a break-in that occurred at the Liquor Plus in the 3800-block of Quadra Street sometime overnight on Oct. 20. (Google Maps)

Investigation continues after overnight break-in at Saanich liquor store

Small wood panel removed, multiple items stolen

Saanich police are investigating a break-in that occurred at the Liquor Plus in the 3800-block of Quadra Street sometime overnight on Oct. 20. (Google Maps)
A Saanich police officer in an unmarked vehicle stopped a driver going 70 km/h over the speed limit in front of the police department. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver caught going 70 km/h over the speed limit in front of the Saanich Police Department

Officer in unmarked car issues $483 ticket, week-long vehicle impound

A Saanich police officer in an unmarked vehicle stopped a driver going 70 km/h over the speed limit in front of the police department. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Michael Arthor Leighton is wanted by the Saanich Police Department for assault. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Twitter)

Police seek man wanted for assault in Saanich, multiple charges in other jurisdictions

Michael Arthor Leighton is known to travel around the Island, Saanich police say

Michael Arthor Leighton is wanted by the Saanich Police Department for assault. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Twitter)
A bear similar to this black bear was spotted on Elk Lake Drive on Oct. 20 and is believed responsible for killing a llama in Saanich the night before. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bear spotted several times in Saanich likely to be euthanized

Conservation officers still searching for bear reported near Elk Lake Drive

A bear similar to this black bear was spotted on Elk Lake Drive on Oct. 20 and is believed responsible for killing a llama in Saanich the night before. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are warning residents to be aware of a non-aggressive bear sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)

Non-aggressive bear spotted in Saanich neighbourhood

Saanich police advise residents to be aware of sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace

Saanich police are warning residents to be aware of a non-aggressive bear sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)
Two men were caught on camera breaking into a Saanich apartment block and stealing a bike on the evening of Oct. 6. (Screenshot via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Two men were caught on camera breaking into a Saanich apartment block and stealing a bike on the evening of Oct. 6. (Screenshot via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Saanich police crackdown on unsafe driving behaviour as Operation Impact 2020 kicks off. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police crackdown on unsafe driving behaviour as Operation Impact 2020 kicks off. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

TRAFFIC: Collison backs up Pat Bay Highway traffic ahead of long weekend

Incident ‘does not appear serious,’ delays expected, police say

(Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police identify suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)

Woman charged for placing uncapped needle on Saanich business door

Police don’t believe business was targetted

Saanich police identify suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)
A Saanich police officer stopped a driver going 185 km/h on the Pat Bay Highway on Oct. 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver caught going 105 km/h over speed limit on Pat Bay Highway

Saanich police issue $483 fine for excessive speeding, impound vehicle

A Saanich police officer stopped a driver going 185 km/h on the Pat Bay Highway on Oct. 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police are searching for a suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)

VIDEO: Uncapped needle found on door of Saanich business, police seek suspect

Female suspect caught on CCTV placing needle on Sept. 30

Saanich police are searching for a suspect caught in security footage placing an uncapped needle and some gauze on the back door of a business on Sept. 30. (Image via the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police came across a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police came across a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)                                Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

UPDATED: Driver faces charges after crash at Blanshard and Saanich

Lanes closed Monday afternoon, one person taken to hospital

Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)                                Emergency crews deal with a crash at the intersection of Saanich Road and Blanshard Street on Monday, Sept. 28. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Saanich police remind Greater Victoria drivers to be cautious and reduce their speeds when the roads are wet. (Pixabay)

Saanich police encourage safe driving habits as rain leads to pooling on roadways

Slow down, inspect vehicle ahead of driving in wet autumn weather

Saanich police remind Greater Victoria drivers to be cautious and reduce their speeds when the roads are wet. (Pixabay)
Saanich police received a report of someone spraypainting hearts in a Tyndall Avenue crosswalk on Sept. 13 and district staff were sent to clean them up. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police received a report of someone spraypainting hearts in a Tyndall Avenue crosswalk on Sept. 13 and district staff were sent to clean them up. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The body of 28-year-old Saanich man, Tim Elliott, has been recovered by Saanich police at Elk Lake. (Facebook)

UPDATED: Body of 28-year-old Saanich man recovered by police divers at Elk Lake

Tim Elliot had been missing since Saturday evening, no foul play is suspected.

The body of 28-year-old Saanich man, Tim Elliott, has been recovered by Saanich police at Elk Lake. (Facebook)
UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

Police were working to ‘ensure the safety of the children,’ officer says

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed
Saanich police confirmed Sunday that the family of four they are looking for are not missing, but they need assistance locating them for unknown reasons. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

Police were working to ‘ensure the safety of the children,’ officer says

Saanich police confirmed Sunday that the family of four they are looking for are not missing, but they need assistance locating them for unknown reasons. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police stopped and ticketed a driver doing more than double the school zone speed limit near Campus View Elementary on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Impaired driver stopped for excessive speeding in Saanich school zone on students’ first day back

Driver slapped with a $368 ticket, 90-day driving ban and month-long vehicle impound

Saanich police stopped and ticketed a driver doing more than double the school zone speed limit near Campus View Elementary on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious

UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious

Police investigating, say home was empty when blaze sparked

UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious