Weekly Media Release Nov 27 - Dec. 3, 2017
On November 29th, a citizen found an abandoned BOB Revolution running style stroller in the 2300 block of Musgrave Street, in Oak Bay. Oak Bay PD informed the public via social media, and the rightful owner and lost stroller were happily reunited.
On November 29th, between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm, an unknown person stole a locked Men’s black Trek 4 bicycle from Oak Bay High School. The bike had been secured to a fence at the time.
On December 1st, Oak Bay Police stopped a motorist at Bowker Avenue and Cadboro Bay Road as she had cut off another motorist. The female driver was given a breath demand, and the result revealed a “Fail”. She was issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition, a citation for Failing to Yield on Left Turn, and her vehicle was impounded for thirty days.
Also on December 1st, Oak Bay Police investigated a motorist on McKenzie Avenue as it left the University of Victoria area in Oak Bay that was driving erratically. The male driver was given a breath demand, and the result revealed a “Fail” and he was issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition, and his vehicle was impounded for thirty days as well.
On December 2nd, 7:30 pm the Oak Bay Police, Fire and Ambulance attended a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred on Cadboro Bay Road at Dufferin Avenue, in Oak Bay. Both vehicles collided in a head-on fashion, resulting in injuries and the vehicles suffering extreme damage. The intersection was closed for approximately two hours, investigation continuing.
On December 3rd, the Oak Bay Police were monitoring vehicular speed on Beach Drive in Oak Bay, at which time a motorcycle was observed travelling over 80 kilometres in a posted 40 k/hr. zone. The driver was ticketed for excessive speed and had his motorcycle seized at the scene.