Police BRIEFS: Robberies, MVA, shoplifters

News bytes from the Sidney North Saanich RCMP and the Central Saanich Police Service

Central Saanich Police Service

• An accident saw Central Saanich police called to the corner of East Saanich and Haldon Roads on Feb. 1 just before 2 p.m. A 32-year-old female driver made a left turn off of Haldon Road and struck a northbound vehicle traveling along East Saanich Road. The North Saanich woman was issued a ticket for failing to yield.

• Two people were cited for driving while impaired on Feb. 1 in Central Saanich. A 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and a 30-day impound were handed out to a 37-year-old Sidney man just before 9 p.m. on Keating X Road. Later that night, a three-day immediate roadside prohibition was given to a young woman who blew a warn twice on the roadside screening device after she’d been stopped near the intersection of West Saanich and Clarke roads.

Sidney North Saanich RCMP

• On Feb. 4, loss prevention officers at the Safeway on Beacon Avenue attempted to detain a man and a woman who were in possession of over $400 in stolen merchandise. A struggle ensued and Sidney North Saanich RCMP officers attended and arrested the man. The female fled prior to the police arriving.

• Overnight Jan. 30, a break and enter occurred at the Sidney Star Cinema. Entry was gained through an exterior door and cash was taken.

• On Feb. 3, RCMP responded to reports of an intoxicated man who had been denied boarding at the Swartz Bay ferry terminal. Police found the man to be in breach of his conditions to abstain from the use of alcohol. The man was arrested and held for court appearance.

 

Just Posted

More Peninsula councillors declare their 2018 intentions

Carl Jensen and Chris Graham, both of Central Saanich, have said they will run again.

Woodwynn Farms to be shut down and sold

The rehabilitation program at Woodwynn Farms is being shut down. According to… Continue reading

Whisky society commits to charity donation in wake of whisky raids

Refund of Victoria Whiskey Festival tickets won’t impact charity beneficiaries

Peninsula scientist lauded for Arctic research

Scientist Eddy Carmack, an oceanographer and Central Saanich resident, is in Norway… Continue reading

Victoria housing provider launches crisis prevention program to combat homelessness

Pacifica Housing aims to address challenges before tenants risk evictions

Sidney’s Salish Sea aquarium to close for maintenance

First extended closure for the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea since it opened in 2009

Butchart Gardens is hiring now and paying more

Wages start at $15, job fair Feb. 20

WHL winning streak ends at four in Kelowna for Victoria

Royals lose 8-4 as Rockets explode offensively

Cash still needed for Stelly’s Cross Path

MLA Olsen wants more specifics first

Wind warning back in effect around Vancouver Island

80 km/h winds expected Saturday, Jan. 20, on east coast of Island, 100 km/h on west coast

VIDEO: Thousands join women’s march events across B.C.

Today marks one year since the first Women’s March on Washington

UPDATE: BC Transit’s handyDart service strike delayed

LRB application by contractor means new strike notice must be issued by union

Two Canadians, two Americans abducted in Nigeria are freed

Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, especially on the Kaduna to Abuja highway

Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE’s ‘Raw’ marks 25 years

WWE flagship show is set to mark its 25th anniversary on Monday

Most Read