Saanich Police Department

Caelum Murdock (left), Avery Murdock, and Dean Murdock walk on a shoulder of the road in Saanich en route to school. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Better Mobility Saanich advocates for safer back-to-school travel

Saanich residents asked to provide feedback on where improved infrastructure is needed

Caelum Murdock (left), Avery Murdock, and Dean Murdock walk on a shoulder of the road in Saanich en route to school. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Saanich PD responded to a large crowd on UVic campus Sunday night (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Hundreds, if not close to 1000’ unmasked students seen partying on UVic campus Sunday night

Saanich Police issued two tickets under the Liquor Control and Licencing Act

Saanich PD responded to a large crowd on UVic campus Sunday night (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police officers and dogs remain on scene at the Galloping Goose Trail between Carey and Tillicum roads where they are investigating an early morning incident. (Megan Atkins-Baker)

UPDATE: Saanich highway reopens after early-morning incident hospitalizes man

Police closed Trans-Canada Highway between Carey and Tillicum roads Friday morning

Saanich police officers and dogs remain on scene at the Galloping Goose Trail between Carey and Tillicum roads where they are investigating an early morning incident. (Megan Atkins-Baker)
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UPDATE: Quadra Street crash cleared near Tattersall Drive

No injuries reported in Tuesday morning crash

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A cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Saanich on Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cyclist hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by vehicle in Saanich

Grange Road, Tulip Avenue intersection closed to traffic due to investigation

A cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Saanich on Thursday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)
A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a Wednesday morning collision. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cyclist struck in Saanich taken to hospital in critical condition

Incident occurred at the corner of Douglas Street and Haynes Road

A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a Wednesday morning collision. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested a man who was reportedly brandishing a weapon near the Tillicum Centre on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Eisenhuth)

Saanich police arrest man who had non-firearm weapon near Tillicum Centre

The man was arrested without incident on Tuesday afternoon

Saanich police arrested a man who was reportedly brandishing a weapon near the Tillicum Centre on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Eisenhuth)
Saanich firefighters were called to a house fire in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Aug. 11. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Saanich firefighters were called to a house fire in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Aug. 11. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Saanich police have found missing man Jamie Dougall safe, they announced Aug. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police have found missing man Jamie Dougall safe, they announced Aug. 16. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich home in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue suffered severe damage from an early Aug. 11 fire. The blaze is considered suspicious. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Saanich home fire considered suspicious, police unable to confirm all residents got out safely

Police presence around Battleford Avenue home continues, area likely taped off through Friday

A Saanich home in the 100-block of Battleford Avenue suffered severe damage from an early Aug. 11 fire. The blaze is considered suspicious. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
A Nanaimo man has been arrested in connection to a string of mail thefts from Greater Victoria apartment complexes. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect in apartment mail thefts arrested in Saanich

45-year-old Nanaimo man faces break and enter, possession of stolen property charges

A Nanaimo man has been arrested in connection to a string of mail thefts from Greater Victoria apartment complexes. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. police force apologizes for botched handling of sexual assault complaint

Saanich mayor and police chief issue public apology over how they handled 2016 case

Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Chief Scott Green and Mayor Fred Haynes issued a statement in response to a Black Press Media article, apologizing for the inadequate treatment a sexual assault survivor received in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police and Fortis BC were on scene at the intersection of Lochside Drive and Claremont Avenue Aug. 5 for a ruptured gas line. (Courtesy SPD)
Saanich police and Fortis BC were on scene at the intersection of Lochside Drive and Claremont Avenue Aug. 5 for a ruptured gas line. (Courtesy SPD)
Saanich Police Department crime prevention team members Abby Stamper and Sydnee Moore get toy donations ready to be delivered to children being cared for at Victoria General Hospital. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Greater Victoria police and fire departments spearhead toy drive for children at VGH

July 30 event sees toys of all kinds delivered for children in hospital’s pediatrics unit

Saanich Police Department crime prevention team members Abby Stamper and Sydnee Moore get toy donations ready to be delivered to children being cared for at Victoria General Hospital. (Photo courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
A photo of the 10 replica firearms found in a vehicle during a traffic stop by Saanich police. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Saanich police find 10 replica firearms and a variety of drugs during traffic stop

Replica firearms coupled with drugs are a major cause for concern, police say

A photo of the 10 replica firearms found in a vehicle during a traffic stop by Saanich police. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police shut down the 4500 block of Chatterton Way due to a suspicious package. (Photo: Saanich police)

UPDATE: Chatterton Way in Saanich reopened after suspicious package caused closure

The 4500-block of Chatterton Way reopened at 2 a.m. on July 31 when deemed safe

Saanich police shut down the 4500 block of Chatterton Way due to a suspicious package. (Photo: Saanich police)
Saanich police have closed the 4500-block of Chatterton Way in both directions as they investigate a suspicious package in the area. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police have closed the 4500-block of Chatterton Way in both directions as they investigate a suspicious package in the area. (Black Press Media file photo)
No arrests have been made following a string of dumpster fires that occurred in late June during the heatwave. Police remind residents to practice safety as another heatwave approaches. (Black Press Media file photo)

Still no arrests or suspects identified in series of Saanich dumpster fires

July arson free so far; high temperatures prompt police to remind residents to keep cool

No arrests have been made following a string of dumpster fires that occurred in late June during the heatwave. Police remind residents to practice safety as another heatwave approaches. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich man was arrested after a witness reported an indecent act July 24 at Hamsterly Beach on Elk Lake to the Saanich Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich man arrested in relation to indecent act report from Elk Lake beach

Saanich police say suspect in July 24 incident matches descriptions from two similar reports

A Saanich man was arrested after a witness reported an indecent act July 24 at Hamsterly Beach on Elk Lake to the Saanich Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)