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Police believe wanted man Chadwick Wsiaki may be in a Victoria park where others are camping and sheltering. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Police believe wanted man Chadwick Wsiaki may be in a Victoria park where others are camping and sheltering. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Fadil Rashead was presented with the VicPD Civic Service Award on Friday after he helped police apprehend a dangerous, wanted sex offender who took a ride in his cab. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Victoria taxi driver lauded for helping police apprehend dangerous sex offender

Fadil Rashead says receiving the VicPD award was one of the proudest moments in his life

Fadil Rashead was presented with the VicPD Civic Service Award on Friday after he helped police apprehend a dangerous, wanted sex offender who took a ride in his cab. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A resident found fishing line tied between the doorway at a multi-unit residential building in the 1200-block of Johnson Street. (VicPD)
A resident found fishing line tied between the doorway at a multi-unit residential building in the 1200-block of Johnson Street. (VicPD)
Victoria police are looking for “almost identical” suspects in a robbery that took place on Sept. 27. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are looking for “almost identical” suspects in a robbery that took place on Sept. 27. (Black Press Media file photo)
One man was taken into custody after an assault and barricade on Esquimalt Road on Sept. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)

One in custody after assault, barricade in Esquimalt Road residence

Victoria police closed down portion of the road Wednesday night during incident

One man was taken into custody after an assault and barricade on Esquimalt Road on Sept. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VicPD explains why calls for service can’t be compared to years before 2019

Department launches Open VicPD, new platform in aim to be transparent

A Victoria Police Department cruiser. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Police are looking for suspects in bear spray attacks Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police seek suspects in series of bear spray attacks

Police responded to several calls Saturday evening

Police are looking for suspects in bear spray attacks Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police arrested one person suspected in a Centennial Square stabbing Sunday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police make arrest in Centennial Square stabbing

One man was left with non-life-threatening injuries Saturday morning

Victoria police arrested one person suspected in a Centennial Square stabbing Sunday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
UPDATED: West Shore RCMP locate dangerous, ‘high-risk sex offender’ thanks to help of taxi cab driver

UPDATED: West Shore RCMP locate dangerous, ‘high-risk sex offender’ thanks to help of taxi cab driver

Scott Jones wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, ‘a risk to women and girls,’ police say

UPDATED: West Shore RCMP locate dangerous, ‘high-risk sex offender’ thanks to help of taxi cab driver
Victoria police seek suspect in parkade break and enter

Victoria police seek suspect in parkade break and enter

Cycling gear, tools reported stolen from vehicle, storage locker

Victoria police seek suspect in parkade break and enter
Victoria police are warning people to take precautions with their valuables after reporting break and enter rates have doubled since 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)

Break and enters have doubled this year in Victoria

VicPD is warning residents to take precautions after huge increase from 2019

Victoria police are warning people to take precautions with their valuables after reporting break and enter rates have doubled since 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD asked for the public’s help locating missing 33-year-old Scott Grier. (Photo via VicPD)

UPDATED: Missing 33-year-old found safe

Scott Grier was the subject of a missing person report issued Sept. 17

VicPD asked for the public’s help locating missing 33-year-old Scott Grier. (Photo via VicPD)
UPDATED: Victoria police seek witnesses after daytime robbery suspect arrested

UPDATED: Victoria police seek witnesses after daytime robbery suspect arrested

Woman was pushed, money taken Sept. 13 shortly after 3 p.m.

UPDATED: Victoria police seek witnesses after daytime robbery suspect arrested
Victoria Police Chief Del Manak will be chief for the next four years. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD chief signs new contract, extends term until end of 2024

Victoria Mayor happy with reappointment says it comes at time with ‘significant challenges’

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak will be chief for the next four years. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police are searching for this man, who they say pushed an elderly woman at an ATM while she was withdrawing money and robbed her. (VicPD)
Victoria police are searching for this man, who they say pushed an elderly woman at an ATM while she was withdrawing money and robbed her. (VicPD)
Victoria police say they are looking for a suspect in a stabbing at Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Victoria police search Beacon Hill Park for suspect in stabbing

One person sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Victoria police say they are looking for a suspect in a stabbing at Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police responded to a report of a sexual assault near Harbour and Tyee roads on the Galloping Goose Trail Monday. (Google Maps)
Victoria police responded to a report of a sexual assault near Harbour and Tyee roads on the Galloping Goose Trail Monday. (Google Maps)
VicPD say missing 12-year-old Evelyn Fripp has been located safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD say missing 12-year-old Evelyn Fripp has been located safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
Controversial Victoria mural vandalized

Controversial Victoria mural vandalized

Police looking for suspect, witnesses

Controversial Victoria mural vandalized
Members of the Victoria Police Department close a street during a rally for Black lives on June 7. Thousands of residents attended the peaceful event, spilling out of Victoria’s Centennial Square onto surrounding roads. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police board offers letter of support to VicPD amid ‘defund the police’ movement

Co-chaired by Victoria, Esquimalt mayors, board acknowledges ‘additional challenges’ created by movement

Members of the Victoria Police Department close a street during a rally for Black lives on June 7. Thousands of residents attended the peaceful event, spilling out of Victoria’s Centennial Square onto surrounding roads. (Black Press Media file photo)