Saanich Police Department

Saanich police hope to identify a suspect caught on camera entering a building in the 3300-block of Whittier Avenue in Saanich on March 12 and leaving with a stolen package. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers photo)

Suspect caught on camera pinching parcel from Saanich building

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers share images to help identify suspect

 

An unattended vehicle left idling on a Saanich street rolled away and crashed into a pole on April 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police ticket vehicle owner for not turning tires to curb while parked on slope

Idling vehicle rolls down Saanich street, crashes into pole

 

The five-foot-tall statue that usually marks the entrance to the Royal Oak Burial Park mausoleum went missing at some point over the Easter long weekend. (Photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Five-foot-tall bronze statue stolen from Saanich burial park over long weekend

Angelic figure marked mausoleum entrance, last seen April 1

The five-foot-tall statue that usually marks the entrance to the Royal Oak Burial Park mausoleum went missing at some point over the Easter long weekend. (Photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)
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Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking

Teen runs away from suspect police say may have been intoxicated

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Saanich police are seeking a suspect accused of nabbing nearly $300 worth of Lego from a department store in the 3600-block of Saanich Road on March 15. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Police seek suspect accused of nabbing nearly $300 worth of Lego in Saanich

Store security camera captures image of suspect allegedly taking six Lego kits without paying

Saanich police are seeking a suspect accused of nabbing nearly $300 worth of Lego from a department store in the 3600-block of Saanich Road on March 15. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
A post-spring break school zone enforcement effort resulted in Saanich police issuing numerous speeding tickets on March 30. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police remind drivers to slow down in school zones post-spring break

Speed limit of 30 km/h near schools ‘reduces the severity of collisions,’ police say

A post-spring break school zone enforcement effort resulted in Saanich police issuing numerous speeding tickets on March 30. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Online scams, phone scams and even hackers getting into online accounts can ruin your financial security, so staying on top of the latest scams is important. (Pixabay photo)

Knock-off electronics sold from a van, bad bank drafts and more frauds reported in Saanich

Saanich police share recent scams to warn residents as Fraud Prevention Month ends

Online scams, phone scams and even hackers getting into online accounts can ruin your financial security, so staying on top of the latest scams is important. (Pixabay photo)
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The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving while under the influence of alcohol on March 25 and was issued a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Police impound two vehicles, ticket drivers for stunting in Saanich

Third driver’s vehicle impounded for excessive speeding

The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving while under the influence of alcohol on March 25 and was issued a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
The damaged vehicle that Saanich police say drove away from a hit and run on Wednesday. (Photo: Saanich police)

Driver with heavily damaged vehicle stopped by Saanich police after hit and run

Police issue 90-day prohibition and criminal charges are pending

The damaged vehicle that Saanich police say drove away from a hit and run on Wednesday. (Photo: Saanich police)
Saanich police are seeking an individual who allegedly stole various ice-cream treats from a grocery store in the 3100-block of Tillicum Road on March 13. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Saanich police hot on the trail of ice cream thief

Store secruity camera captures image of suspect allegedly walking out with ice-cream treats

Saanich police are seeking an individual who allegedly stole various ice-cream treats from a grocery store in the 3100-block of Tillicum Road on March 13. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
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UPDATED: Driver without valid licence ticketed after single-vehicle crash closes West Saanich Road for several hours

Police believe driver hit utility pole after swerving to avoid animal, no serious injuries reported

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Saanich police seek dashcam footage to assist search for suspect in daytime robbery

Incident occurred at M&M Food Market on Burnside Road West on March 7

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A Saanich speeder was caught going 67 km/h over the speed limit in front of the police headquarters during a take-out food run on March 16. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver on take-out food run caught going 67 km/h over limit in front of Saanich police headquarters

Individual already prohibited from driving received vehicle impound, court date

A Saanich speeder was caught going 67 km/h over the speed limit in front of the police headquarters during a take-out food run on March 16. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
The District of Saanich has swapped out playground sand for wheelchair-friendly wood chips in dozens of its parks and plans to do the same in Layritz Park, Brydon Park, Gorge Waterway Park, Mount Douglas Park, Hyacinth Park, Normandy Park and Allenby Park in 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich playgrounds’ sand base to be replaced with wheelchair-friendly wood chips

Braefoot Park among dozens of parks to receive wood chips for increased safety, accessibility

The District of Saanich has swapped out playground sand for wheelchair-friendly wood chips in dozens of its parks and plans to do the same in Layritz Park, Brydon Park, Gorge Waterway Park, Mount Douglas Park, Hyacinth Park, Normandy Park and Allenby Park in 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
The driver of a Mercedes Coupe was caught going nearly 100 km/h over the speed limit on the Pat Bay Highway on March 13 and was slapped with a $483 fine for excessive speeding and a week-long vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver going 178 km/h on Pat Bay Highway slapped with hefty fine, week-long impound

Driver asked for a break because 178 km/h wasn’t fast when they were a kid

The driver of a Mercedes Coupe was caught going nearly 100 km/h over the speed limit on the Pat Bay Highway on March 13 and was slapped with a $483 fine for excessive speeding and a week-long vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police impounded a Corvette on Thursday (March 11) afternoon after the driver was caught going 100 km/h in 50 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Corvette impounded in Saanich after driver caught going 50 km/h over limit

Saanich police clock driver going 100 km/h in 50-zone

Saanich police impounded a Corvette on Thursday (March 11) afternoon after the driver was caught going 100 km/h in 50 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
The driver of a pick-up truck that flipped on its side after a three-vehicle crash on Tillicum Road on March 9 has been issued a $196 ticket for driving without consideration. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Inattentive’ driver slapped with $196 ticket for causing three-vehicle crash in Saanich

Ticketed driver rescued after truck flipped in collision on Tillicum Road

The driver of a pick-up truck that flipped on its side after a three-vehicle crash on Tillicum Road on March 9 has been issued a $196 ticket for driving without consideration. (Black Press Media file photo)