Saanich Police Department

Saanich police Const. Eric Misener is dedicated to creating a more inclusionary community in Saanich through the Safe Place program. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Saanich police officer helping boost safety and inclusion for marginalized communities

Const. Eric Misener honoured for bringing Safe Place program to Saanich

 

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2021, file photo, the Bitcoin logo appears on the display screen of a cryptocurrency ATM at the Smoker's Choice store in Salem, N.H. China’s central bank on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block use of unofficial digital money. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

$1.4 million lost to cryptocurrency fraud in Saanich during last three months

Police warning residents about an increase in fraud reports

 

The Saanich Police Department is reminding residents to plan ahead for a safe way home after drinking. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three impaired drivers caught behind the wheel in Saanich

One driver picked up after crash, two found during routine stop

 

More than $5,000 cash was found on a dangerous driver Oct. 10. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Dangerous driving report results in arrest by Saanich police

Driver found with more than $5,000 cash and suspected drugs

More than $5,000 cash was found on a dangerous driver Oct. 10. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
Robert Gray, who was the subject of a wanted and missing report, has been found safe. (Courtesy of SPD)

UPDATE: Man with mental health warrant found safe, Saanich police say

Robert Gray was the subject of a missing and wanted report

Robert Gray, who was the subject of a wanted and missing report, has been found safe. (Courtesy of SPD)
Saanich police closed a block of Seaton Street Sept. 19 for an ongoing investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police investigation closes Saanich block Sunday night

Seaton Street, from Cadillac to Crease avenues, closed for several hours Sept. 19

Saanich police closed a block of Seaton Street Sept. 19 for an ongoing investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Lochside Trail on Sept. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek suspect after woman sexually assaulted on Lochside Trail in Saanich

Investigation follows Sept. 6 incident, suspect matching deescription also seen Sept. 9

Saanich Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Lochside Trail on Sept. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Saanich Police Department is looking to identify a suspect in connection to a sexual assault investigation. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Woman sexually assaulted on bus leaving University of Victoria

Saanich Police Department looking to identify suspect in Sept. 10 investigation

The Saanich Police Department is looking to identify a suspect in connection to a sexual assault investigation. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating a murder in Saanich, after a man’s body was found Sept. 8. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police say man found in Saanich home Wednesday was murdered

Body discovered on Sept. 8 at Battleford Avenue residence

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating a murder in Saanich, after a man’s body was found Sept. 8. (Black Press Media file photo)
At Lakehill Elementary School on Sept. 8, Saanich Police Department’s Const. Markus Anastasiades and ICBC’s Colleen Woodger hold a sign created by a young student designed to remind drivers about back-to-school road safety. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Saanich police, ICBC join forces to advocate for back-to-school road safety

Motorists reminded to take care making their way through school zones

At Lakehill Elementary School on Sept. 8, Saanich Police Department’s Const. Markus Anastasiades and ICBC’s Colleen Woodger hold a sign created by a young student designed to remind drivers about back-to-school road safety. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Saanich police arrest two suspects after a series of break and enters in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two suspects arrested after series of break-ins around Shelbourne area in Saanich

Break and enters occurred in July and August

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Saanich police arrest two suspects after a series of break and enters in Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)