Saanich Police Department

Saanich police arrested two people on Tuesday morning after the suspects reportedly hit a concrete pillar at the Uptown Shopping Centre in a stolen car. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two arrested after concrete pillar struck with stolen car at Saanich’s Uptown

Pair later abandoned vehicle, were arrested on foot; vehicle stolen from Langford

Saanich police arrested two people on Tuesday morning after the suspects reportedly hit a concrete pillar at the Uptown Shopping Centre in a stolen car. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. is investigating a May 20 incident when a Saanich police dog bit a man during an arrest. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. is investigating a May 20 incident when a Saanich police dog bit a man during an arrest. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police seized firearms, weapons, drugs and cash after a search warrant was executed at a home on Glasgow Avenue on May 27. (Photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Three arrested after drugs, high-powered firearms seized from fortified home in Saanich

Police investigating possible connections to gangs on Lower Mainland

Saanich police seized firearms, weapons, drugs and cash after a search warrant was executed at a home on Glasgow Avenue on May 27. (Photo courtesy Saanich Police Department)
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Two-vehicle crash slows northbound traffic on Pat Bay Highway

No injuries reported, northbound lanes reopen

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Police are reminding motorists to make sure valuables are removed from vehicles as a way to prevent theft. (Pixabay photo)

Six thefts from vehicles reported in one night near Saanich’s Cordova Bay

Rash of break-ins prompts police reminder about proactive crime prevention

Police are reminding motorists to make sure valuables are removed from vehicles as a way to prevent theft. (Pixabay photo)
Saanich police have identified a woman who allegedly entered the grounds of Lansdowne Middle School on May 14 without a mask and ultimately spit on a staff member. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Woman accused of spitting on Saanich school staffer identified by police

No charges laid from incident at Lansdowne Middle School, investigation ongoing: Saanich PD

Saanich police have identified a woman who allegedly entered the grounds of Lansdowne Middle School on May 14 without a mask and ultimately spit on a staff member. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Saanich police are asking for help identifying a woman who allegedly entered a schoolyard on May 14 without a mask and told kids COVID-19 is fake before spitting on a staff member. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Woman sought for entering Saanich schoolyard, denying COVID-19, spitting on staff member

Saanich police asking for help identifying woman from May 14 incident

Saanich police are asking for help identifying a woman who allegedly entered a schoolyard on May 14 without a mask and told kids COVID-19 is fake before spitting on a staff member. (Courtesy of Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Cadboro Bay beach on June 18, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police remind Saanich park users to follow bylaws, public health orders over long weekend

Wood fires, open alcohol not permitted in Saanich parks

Cadboro Bay beach on June 18, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chun Tai Chan, 87, was last seen leaving her home in the Strawberry Vale neighbourhood at 8 a.m. on May 20. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)

FOUND: Missing 87-year-old Saanich woman located safely

Chun Tai Chan went missing morning of May 20, found by police that afternoon

Chun Tai Chan, 87, was last seen leaving her home in the Strawberry Vale neighbourhood at 8 a.m. on May 20. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
Missing woman Christina Olsen, 41, was found safe May 18, three days after going missing from the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)

UPDATE: Woman last seen at Saanich mental health facility found safe

Christina Olsen, 41, left Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility on May 15

Missing woman Christina Olsen, 41, was found safe May 18, three days after going missing from the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police reported an increase in violent crimes and a drop in traffic incidents in the first three months of 2021 compared to the final quarter of 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police report increase in violent crimes during first quarter of 2021

More domestic violence, less property crime and distracted driving compared to end of 2020

Saanich police reported an increase in violent crimes and a drop in traffic incidents in the first three months of 2021 compared to the final quarter of 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police used a drone to investigate a fatal crash in the 5200-block of West Saanich Road on Feb. 4, 2021. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police determine speed, impairment not factors in fatal West Saanich Road crash

Driver who died veered across center line into oncoming traffic for unknown reason, police say

Saanich police used a drone to investigate a fatal crash in the 5200-block of West Saanich Road on Feb. 4, 2021. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Sean Hart, 34, unexpectedly left the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility in Saanich on Nov. 6, 2020 and has now been missing for six months. (Photo courtesy Penny Hart)

Search continues for Saanich man Sean Hart six months after his disappearance

Support from community, police keeps his mother hopeful

Sean Hart, 34, unexpectedly left the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility in Saanich on Nov. 6, 2020 and has now been missing for six months. (Photo courtesy Penny Hart)
Saanich police detectives are investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred near Glanford Park on the evening of Dec. 29, 2020 and have shared an artist’s rendering of the individual. (Image via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Saanich police release sketch of suspect sought in December sexual assault

Anyone with information asked to contact detectives, Crime Stoppers

Saanich police detectives are investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred near Glanford Park on the evening of Dec. 29, 2020 and have shared an artist’s rendering of the individual. (Image via Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
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Youth sustains minor injuries in stabbing at Saanich Plaza

Suspect under age of 16 taken into custody, no risk to the public, police say

(Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Bear spotted on Saanich trail serves as reminder to be aware

Animal did not behave in an aggressive manner

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Emergency crews responded to two serious crashes in Saanich over the weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews responded to two serious crashes in Saanich over the weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are seeking a suspect in connection to a robbery on April 9 at the Uptown Best Buy. (Photo courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Suspect sought in knifepoint theft at Saanich Best Buy

Individual spotted on camera at Uptown Shopping Centre

Saanich police are seeking a suspect in connection to a robbery on April 9 at the Uptown Best Buy. (Photo courtesy Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Four motors and a boat were stolen from the 12th Garry Oak Sea Scouts’ compound at Cadboro-Gyro Park on April 19 or 20. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Stolen motors, boat leave Saanich youth sea scouts program inoperable

Buyers asked to be wary when purchasing used outboard motors or boats

Four motors and a boat were stolen from the 12th Garry Oak Sea Scouts’ compound at Cadboro-Gyro Park on April 19 or 20. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
This pair is being sought by Saanich police and the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers after allegedly purchasing snacks with a credit card that was reported stolen around April 8. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Suspects sought after snack run with stolen credit card in Saanich

Large bill racked up on card reported stolen in early April

This pair is being sought by Saanich police and the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers after allegedly purchasing snacks with a credit card that was reported stolen around April 8. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)