Weekly Media Release Oct 2-8, 2017

October 10, 2017

On October 2nd, Oak Bay Police investigated the theft of a battery operated powerfist drill kit, stud finder and Bluetooth sun-visor cell phone receiver from an unlocked vehicle in the 3300 block of Westdowne Road, in Oak Bay.

On October 3rd, the Oak Bay Police were dispatched to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision that occurred between 2:15 and 2:45 pm in the parking lot of the Curves Gym located on Musgrave Street in Oak Bay. The victim vehicle was struck on the driver side front fender, hood and door and sustained significant damage.  Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver of the suspect vehicle.

Oak Bay Police received a report of a stolen blue and white CCM girl’s Model 29ER bicycle with a rack on the back and a black and white seat from the 1700 block of Foul Bay Road, in Oak Bay.  The bike is believed to have been taken between 3 and 9pm, on October 5th.

The Oak Bay Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in regard to a camera that was inadvertently left in the Willow’s Beach Men’s washroom on October 5th.  The Panasonic digital camera is of relatively minor value but belongs to an international visiting student and contains priceless memories captured on it’s memory drive.

On October 7th at 2:50 am the Oak Bay Police stopped a motor vehicle in the area of Landsdowne Road and Shelbourne Street.  The driver was found to be impaired by alcohol and was issued a 90 day Immediate Roadside Prohibition from driving and the vehicle was impounded.

With the onset of fall, the Oak Bay Police are urging motorists to slow their vehicle operating speed commensurate to weather and road conditions.