Saanich Police Department

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)
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is helping Saanich police locate a suspect who allegedly stole an iPhone from a building in the 3100-block of Foul Bay Road on April 7. (Image via the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Saanich police seek suspect in cell phone theft

White iPhone XR reported stolen from building on Foul Bay Road April 7

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is helping Saanich police locate a suspect who allegedly stole an iPhone from a building in the 3100-block of Foul Bay Road on April 7. (Image via the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)
Missing woman Megan Letham, who was last seen in the Mount Douglas Park area on April 17, was found dead April 19. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
Missing woman Megan Letham, who was last seen in the Mount Douglas Park area on April 17, was found dead April 19. (Photo courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver stopped on Pat Bay Highway after road rage reports fails breathalyzer test: police

Several witnesses reported driver to Saanich police, school officer intercepted

A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)

Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say

Man in his early 20s drove through a parkade wall, no serious injuries reported

A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)
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

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)
Saanich police are investigating after a small dog was mauled and its owner was bitten in Mount Douglas Park by a large, off-leash dog April 6. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police are investigating after a small dog was mauled and its owner was bitten in Mount Douglas Park by a large, off-leash dog April 6. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
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)
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)
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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