Archive for November, 2011

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Man

November 30, 2011

 Central Saanich Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing Central Saanich man. 

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Arrest Made in Auto Theft

November 27, 2011

Central Saanich Police Service and Sidney/North Saanich R.C.M.P.  arrested a male driving a stolen vehicle today near Brentwood Bay. At approximately 12:45 this afternoon, police  arrested a male on Stelly’s Cross Road near the intersection of Wallace Drive.  The driver, a 19 year old male from Sooke, had been the subject of a police search [...]

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Come Celebrate with Us!

November 24, 2011

Central Saanich Police Chief Paul Hames invites you to join him  this Saturday, November 26th from 1-3 pm for the Grand Opening of the new Brentwood Bay Community Police Office. The office, staffed by dedicated volunteers,  is  in the heart of Brentwood Bay next to the library at 1209 Clarke Road. 

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Social Media – Protect Yourself

November 21, 2011

Social media has opened many doors to communication and networking, however, if not properly guarded it can also make us vulnerable to identity theft.  Often social media users will inadvertently expose their online passwords through their profile, opening  themselves up to identity theft and fraud.  

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Major Grow Operation Shut Down in Brentwood Bay

November 18, 2011

On November 16, 2011 Central Saanich Police executed a Search Warrant on a suspected Marihuana Grow Operation inside a residence on Garden Gate Drive, Central Saanich, BC.  A 44 year old male resident was found on the premises and was arrested. Charges of Production of Marihuana and Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose [...]

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New Deputy Police Chief Les Sylven

November 18, 2011

The new Deputy Chief for Central Saanich, Les Sylven,  brings over 23 years of operational policing and leadership experience.  One third of his career was spent as an R.C.M.P. officer in various capacities in the lower mainland, however, the majority of his career has been in Victoria and Esquimalt. Prior to his position as the [...]

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Remembrance Day

November 4, 2011

On November 11 Canadians wear poppies and gather across Canada to pay tribute to those who died in war. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the time the Armistice of World War I was signed in 1918, we observe two minutes of silence to remember. Please come to the [...]

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Business Community Alert

November 2, 2011

Police warn local business owners of opportunistic thief. Central Saanich Police Service is warning business owners to be extra vigilant after recent reports of daytime thefts from local businesses in the Keating and Brentwood areas

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A Special Place

November 1, 2011

Central Saanich is a beautiful place to live and work.  This really is a beautiful community with such peaceful, almost serene  landscapes and views. 

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A Volunteer’s View

November 1, 2011

Coreen,  a volunteer at the Brentwood Community Police Office, explains  how our new program connects with our community:

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