Windows shot out by pellets in Central Saanich

PENINSULA NEWS BRIEFS: Police seek information; Panorama gets a federal grant

Windows shot out

CENTRAL SAANICH — Police are looking for information in a case of mischief which occurred overnight on Aug. 24.

Reports came in on Aug. 25 that the windows of four vehicles parked on Newton Place in Brentwood Bay had been shot out by pellet guns. Police believe the people responsible may have been in a vehicle themselves.

The Saanich police also had similar occurrences.

Anyone with information on the incidents is asked to contact the Central Saanich police at 250-652-4441.

— News staff

 

Panorama gets grant

NORTH SAANICH — Panorama Recreation Centre on Thursday, Aug. 29 received a Western Economic Diversification Canada grant of $177,000 from their Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund to upgrade their sprinkler system.

Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan made  the announcement.

— News staff

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