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The Victoria Police Department arrested a man June 25 after it says officers witnessed him sexually assaulting multiple women. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police arrest man suspected of sexually assaulting at least 5 people in 1 Victoria night

VicPD officers arrested the man Saturday night (June 26) after witnessing 3 assaults themselves

 

A man faces potential firearm and impaired driving charges alongside traffic tickets after a June 18 incident with a pellet gun. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested at gunpoint after one Victoria driver reports another waved handgun at him

Charges recommended for firearm, impaired driving, replica handgun recovered

 

The Victoria Police Department has seen a decline in youth violence since issuing a warning in May for swarms of youth flocking downtown. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police report ‘significant decline’ in calls for youth-related violence

No incidents of violence or vandalism reported during past two weeks

 

Victoria police are seeking public help locating suspects in a robbery and assault in James Bay from Thursday afternoon (June 16) (Black Press Media file photo)

Man attacked by third person while attempting to stop suspected Victoria shoplifter

Man and woman sought in Victoria robbery and assault at James Bay grocer

Victoria police are seeking public help locating suspects in a robbery and assault in James Bay from Thursday afternoon (June 16) (Black Press Media file photo)
Belinda Cameron was last seen at Shoppers Drug Mart in Esquimalt in 2005. Investigators have made a renewed call for information 17 years after her disappearance. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Now-grown daughters want answers in case of Island woman missing for 17 years

Search continues for Belinda Cameron, an Esquimalt woman who disappeared in 2005

Belinda Cameron was last seen at Shoppers Drug Mart in Esquimalt in 2005. Investigators have made a renewed call for information 17 years after her disappearance. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Brandon White is the subject of a Canada-wide warrant after not returning to his Victoria halfway house. (Courteys of VicPD)

Man with Canada-wide warrant sought after he didn’t return to Victoria halfway house

Brandon White is currently serving a federal sentence of more than three years

Brandon White is the subject of a Canada-wide warrant after not returning to his Victoria halfway house. (Courteys of VicPD)
Victoria police respond to the 2500-block of Quadra Street, where a man barricaded himself in an apartment. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

VIDEO: 4-hour response to barricaded Victoria man ends with him taken to hospital

Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team joined VicPD for Quadra Street incident

Victoria police respond to the 2500-block of Quadra Street, where a man barricaded himself in an apartment. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Weapons seized early in the evening May 27 by VicPD officers taking a proactive approach to concerns of youth gathering, drinking and using drugs. (Courtesy VicPD)

VIDEO: For a 3rd weekend, police seize liquor, weapons from youth in downtown Victoria

Twitter users support officers and condemn the work as criminalization of youth

Weapons seized early in the evening May 27 by VicPD officers taking a proactive approach to concerns of youth gathering, drinking and using drugs. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police on Thursday (June 9) said Abigayle Singh, 25, has been found safe. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATE: Abigayle Singh found safe

She was the subject of multiple missing person alerts in May

Victoria police on Thursday (June 9) said Abigayle Singh, 25, has been found safe. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Victoria police arrested three men after pedestrians were bear sprayed from a Mercedes vehicle at 3 a.m. Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)

3 arrested after Victoria pedestrians randomly bear-sprayed from a black Mercedes

Multiple people affected by spray from moving vehicle in 3 a.m. downtown incident

Victoria police arrested three men after pedestrians were bear sprayed from a Mercedes vehicle at 3 a.m. Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cannabis and a knife seized by officers from a teen Friday night during an arrest for breaching conditions. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria media blitz on downtown youth issues fails to deter troublemakers

8 more youth arrests in Victoria relating to violence, vandalism, officers out in force next weekend

Cannabis and a knife seized by officers from a teen Friday night during an arrest for breaching conditions. (Courtesy VicPD)
Victoria police have responded to around two dozen incidents relating to youth, who are coming from other communities, reportedly engaging in crimes downtown. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police report swarms of youth flocking into downtown to commit crimes

Police say roughly 150 youth came from other communities causing more than 2 dozen calls for service

Victoria police have responded to around two dozen incidents relating to youth, who are coming from other communities, reportedly engaging in crimes downtown. (Black Press Media file photo)
A car crashed into Victoria’s Red Cross Society building on May 10, sending four people to hospital. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Four hospitalized after Victoria driver hits pedestrian then crashes into Red Cross

Driver, two passengers and pedestrian suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries

A car crashed into Victoria’s Red Cross Society building on May 10, sending four people to hospital. (Courtesy of VicPD)
VicPD say a man reported missing earlier in the day has been found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: High-risk man reported missing from Victoria found safe

Police thank the public for helping to spread the word

VicPD say a man reported missing earlier in the day has been found safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
Protests at the legislature over nine weeks between January and April cost the province nearly $386,000 in police overtime, according to the Victoria Police Department. (Courtesy of VicPD)

B.C. government to pay for police OT related to legislature area rolling protests

Province to cover nearly $400,000 overtime cost, Victoria PD pays regular duty time

Protests at the legislature over nine weeks between January and April cost the province nearly $386,000 in police overtime, according to the Victoria Police Department. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Protests at the legislature over nine weeks between January and April cost the province nearly $386,000 in police overtime, according to the Victoria Police Department. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria off the hook for police OT related to rolling protests near the legislature

Province to cover nearly $400,000 overtime cost, VicPD pays regular duty time

Protests at the legislature over nine weeks between January and April cost the province nearly $386,000 in police overtime, according to the Victoria Police Department. (Courtesy of VicPD)
A man barricading himself in a Fifth Street building on April 22 was arrested after Victoria police used several “less lethal” tools. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man barricading himself in a Fifth Street building on April 22 was arrested after Victoria police used several “less lethal” tools. (Black Press Media file photo)
A house on Caledonia Avenue in Victoria was damaged by a fire on April 20. A GoFundMe has been started for the home’s impacted family. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Fundraiser started for Ukrainian pastor’s family after house fire suspected of arson in Victoria

Members of Victoria-based family injured escaping from early morning fire

A house on Caledonia Avenue in Victoria was damaged by a fire on April 20. A GoFundMe has been started for the home’s impacted family. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
A house on Caledonia Avenue in Victoria was damaged by a fire on April 20. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Arson suspected as B.C. home of Ukrainian pastor goes up in flames with family inside

Pastor, his wife and 3 children escaped burning home, daughter has serious injuries

A house on Caledonia Avenue in Victoria was damaged by a fire on April 20. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Victoria police announced Wednesday that second-degree murder charges have been laid in connection with a 2020 assault that ultimately led to a Victoria man’s death. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man charged with murder in 2020 Victoria assault turned deadly

George Thurrott Jr. arrested in Ontario; was arrested and released here 2 years ago

Victoria police announced Wednesday that second-degree murder charges have been laid in connection with a 2020 assault that ultimately led to a Victoria man’s death. (Black Press Media file photo)