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Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cyclist dies from injuries after Friday night collision at Harriet, Gorge

The road was closed for several hours as police investigated

Victoria Police Department vehicles outside the headquarters building. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man, suspected of being involved in a fraud where a Victoria business lost almost $100,000 in watches. (VicPD handout)

Suspects sought after Victoria jeweller loses almost $100,000 worth of watches in sophisticated scheme

Police are looking for information on two individuals who may be connected to this crime

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man, suspected of being involved in a fraud where a Victoria business lost almost $100,000 in watches. (VicPD handout)
Victoria Police Service Dog Zender helped arrest two people in Quadra Village on Sunday. (VicPD)

Police arrest two suspects after robbery at Quadra Village store at knifepoint

A police dog helped Victoria Police Department locate the two suspects

Victoria Police Service Dog Zender helped arrest two people in Quadra Village on Sunday. (VicPD)
Victoria police are investigating a pedestrian involved crash at Harriet and Gorge roads. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

UPDATE: Pedestrian dies from injuries in Friday evening crash

Police are asking any witnesses to call their non-emergency line

Victoria police are investigating a pedestrian involved crash at Harriet and Gorge roads. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A crash on Broughton and Quadra streets turned out to be less serious than first thought. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff) -

Crash at Broughton, Quadra not as serious as first thought

Minor crash sends one to hospital for X-rays

A crash on Broughton and Quadra streets turned out to be less serious than first thought. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff) -
Victoria Police Chief Del Manak snaps a selfie with three Victoria High students who were presented with a civic service award on Friday for their actions in helping someone who was overdosing in a school washroom. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Three Vic High students honoured by Victoria police for saving overdose victim

The students were presented with civic service awards on Friday

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak snaps a selfie with three Victoria High students who were presented with a civic service award on Friday for their actions in helping someone who was overdosing in a school washroom. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Police photograph a damaged truck outside the Howard Johnson Hotel in the Burnside Gorge Area Friday morning. Police said the incident was still unfolding as of 8 a.m. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

UPDATED: Two in custody after barricading inside same suite at Burnside Gorge hotel

Vehicle stolen and crashed into hydro pole outside Howard Johnson hotel

Police photograph a damaged truck outside the Howard Johnson Hotel in the Burnside Gorge Area Friday morning. Police said the incident was still unfolding as of 8 a.m. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police are crediting a local taxi driver with helping locate two missing children. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria taxi driver helps police locate two missing children

VicPD officers were about to issue a public alert when the kids were spotted

Victoria police are crediting a local taxi driver with helping locate two missing children. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Dr. Richard Stanwick, Island Health chief medical officer, speaks from the Victoria police headquarters on Nov. 5. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria police seize fentanyl potent enough to kill more than half of Vancouver Island

Extreme concentrations a troublesome development in the ongoing opioid crisis: health officer

Dr. Richard Stanwick, Island Health chief medical officer, speaks from the Victoria police headquarters on Nov. 5. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Victoria police are looking for Richard Strocel. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police searching for man wanted for sexual assault

Police are looking for 61-year-old Richard Strocel

Victoria police are looking for Richard Strocel. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are searching for this man, who they say swung a baseball bat at a number of people on Monday. (VicPD)

UPDATE: VicPD identify suspect who swung baseball bat at people

The suspect threw the bat, which struck another person, and then fled the scene

Victoria police are searching for this man, who they say swung a baseball bat at a number of people on Monday. (VicPD)
Victoria police are recommending impaired driving charges after a woman struck two hydro poles with her truck. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria woman suspected of impairment after crashing into two utility poles

Police recommending charges after Halloween night incident

Victoria police are recommending impaired driving charges after a woman struck two hydro poles with her truck. (Courtesy of VicPD)
VicPD is investigating an attempted robbery after a man held a knife up to two women and demanded they put their purses in his open backpack. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD investigating after man tries to rob two women at knife-point

The man told the women to put their purses in his open backpack

VicPD is investigating an attempted robbery after a man held a knife up to two women and demanded they put their purses in his open backpack. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are asking the public to be vigilant after an ammonia inhalant was found amongst an Esquimalt child’s Halloween candy. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Ammonia inhalant found in Esquimalt child’s Halloween candy

Police warning parents after suspicious item found Sunday evening

Victoria police are asking the public to be vigilant after an ammonia inhalant was found amongst an Esquimalt child’s Halloween candy. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are warning the public of fraudsters impersonating Service Canada and VicPD in an attempt to have victims transfer money to bitcoins. (Unsplash photo)

Police issue warning after Victoria man scammed out of $6,000

Victim received calls from people impersonating Service Canada, VicPD

Victoria police are warning the public of fraudsters impersonating Service Canada and VicPD in an attempt to have victims transfer money to bitcoins. (Unsplash photo)
Artists, activists and supporters stand at the ‘More Justice, More Peace’ mural in Victoria’s Bastion Square after the letter ‘S’ was painted over in black. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

ACAB removed from Victoria’s More Justice, More Peace mural

New message points to VicPD, City of Victoria for silencing BIPOC voices

Artists, activists and supporters stand at the ‘More Justice, More Peace’ mural in Victoria’s Bastion Square after the letter ‘S’ was painted over in black. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seize fentanyl, more than $150,000-worth of cocaine

Charges laid against two Victoria men in months-long investigation

The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police are searching for a suspect after a stabbing Monday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police searching for suspect in late-night stabbing

Victim taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries

Victoria police are searching for a suspect after a stabbing Monday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD and B.C. Conservation Officer Service teamed up to free two bucks who were entangled in a fishing net and dragging a wheelbarrow sized piece of driftwood behind them. (VicPD)

VIDEO: Victoria police, B.C. Conservation help two bucks caught in one fishing net

Bucks were also dragging a wheelbarrow sized piece of driftwood behind them

VicPD and B.C. Conservation Officer Service teamed up to free two bucks who were entangled in a fishing net and dragging a wheelbarrow sized piece of driftwood behind them. (VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for high-risk offender Douglas McPherson. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: Victoria police arrest high-risk parolee with history of bank robbery

Citizen alerts cops after spotting parolee on Pandora Avenue

Victoria police are looking for high-risk offender Douglas McPherson. (Courtesy of VicPD)