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An age-enhanced sketch released on the 30th anniversary of Michael Dunahee’s disappearance shows what he may look like in 2021. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Michael Dunahee remains missing 31 years after Victoria kidnapping

If found today, Dunahee would be 35 years old

An age-enhanced sketch released on the 30th anniversary of Michael Dunahee’s disappearance shows what he may look like in 2021. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Photo shows a Glock pistol dropped by a suspect who wound up fleeing Victoria police and entering a young family’s Dowler Place townhome and physically fighting with the father on Tuesday. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Man bursts into B.C. family home, fights with father of young children before arrest

Victoria family unhurt; suspect fleeing police had previously dropped loaded handgun

Photo shows a Glock pistol dropped by a suspect who wound up fleeing Victoria police and entering a young family’s Dowler Place townhome and physically fighting with the father on Tuesday. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
A driver trying to roll through a Beacon Hill Park field March 19 in an apparent attempt to gain access to a restricted area patrolled by police to keep vaccine mandate protesters from setting up, was fined $600. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

‘Fight for Freedom’ truck impounded after failed attempt to cut through Victoria park

Driver fined $600, police implement restricted zone in order to control protests around legislature

A driver trying to roll through a Beacon Hill Park field March 19 in an apparent attempt to gain access to a restricted area patrolled by police to keep vaccine mandate protesters from setting up, was fined $600. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
The Victoria Police Department announced that there will be controlled intersections in James Bay, near the B.C. Legislature, in light of upcoming rallies. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police announce controlled access near B.C. Legislature in preparation for convoy

Controlled access points will remain in effect as long as required, police say

The Victoria Police Department announced that there will be controlled intersections in James Bay, near the B.C. Legislature, in light of upcoming rallies. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria police officers arrested a roller-blading man suspected of robbery of a toque after a foot chase on March 14. (Black Press Media file photo)

Hockey stick-wielding roller blader arrested in Victoria for suspected toque robbery

Man reported striking garbage cans, windows near B.C. Legislature Monday

Victoria police officers arrested a roller-blading man suspected of robbery of a toque after a foot chase on March 14. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Himalayan salt rock smashed through the window of a Prius on March 6. Victoria police are seeking information about the suspect who threw it. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver injured after Himalayan salt rock thrown through B.C. car window

Police are seeking dashcam footage of the Sunday incident

A Himalayan salt rock smashed through the window of a Prius on March 6. Victoria police are seeking information about the suspect who threw it. (Black Press Media file photo)
John Dickinson has been identified by his family as the victim of a fatal downtown Victoria stabbing. (John Dickinson/Facebook)

‘My heart is broken’: Young man identified as Victoria’s first homicide victim of 2022

John Dickinson remembered as selfless, hard-working by sister

John Dickinson has been identified by his family as the victim of a fatal downtown Victoria stabbing. (John Dickinson/Facebook)
VicPD is warning of this text scam making the rounds. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Watch out for ‘safety movement’ text scam, Vancouver Island police warn

VicPD says never click on a text offering free money

VicPD is warning of this text scam making the rounds. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
VicPD responded to a fatal stabbing in downtown Victoria March 1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man in custody following fatal downtown Victoria stabbing

Stabbing occurred in 500-block Yates Street early Tuesday morning

VicPD responded to a fatal stabbing in downtown Victoria March 1. (Black Press Media file photo)
Brianna Sarita Lozano, a 46-year-old mother and Victoria resident, has been identified by her father as the Beacon Hill Park homicide victim from March 3. (Courtesy of Jorge Lozano)

No updates 1 year after body of mother and artist found in Beacon Hill Park.

Bree Gamble found dead in Beacon Hill Park on March 3, 2021

Brianna Sarita Lozano, a 46-year-old mother and Victoria resident, has been identified by her father as the Beacon Hill Park homicide victim from March 3. (Courtesy of Jorge Lozano)
Ian Indridson, left, and wife Gloria Mendez pose with Santa in 2018. Indridson has been missing since Jan. 10, 2022. (Courtesy of Gloria Mendez)

‘I’m not going to give up on him’: Island woman continues search for missing husband

Ian Indridson, 54, hasn’t been seen since he left his home early Jan. 10

Ian Indridson, left, and wife Gloria Mendez pose with Santa in 2018. Indridson has been missing since Jan. 10, 2022. (Courtesy of Gloria Mendez)
Victoria police seized $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash and firearms during Project Juliet in 2020. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Three men charged related to 2020 drug busts in BC Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island

Project Juliet saw the seizure of fentanyl, drugs, cash, firearms valued at $30 million

Victoria police seized $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash and firearms during Project Juliet in 2020. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the death of a man in distress in Victoria Feb. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man in distress dies before Victoria police arrive; B.C. watchdog investigating

Officers found man in residential building in 1900-block of Fort Street Feb. 6

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the death of a man in distress in Victoria Feb. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria man arrested Feb. 1 faces recommended charges of luring a child, making sexually explicit material available to a child and sexual interference. (Black Press Media file photo)

Island man arrested for child luring, suspected of grooming teens for sexual purpose

35-year-old man gave teens alcohol, other items, sent them lewd and inappropriate texts

A Victoria man arrested Feb. 1 faces recommended charges of luring a child, making sexually explicit material available to a child and sexual interference. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is looking for public assistance identifying a suspect who reportedly attacked a 72-year-old man who was delivering newspapers in Esquimalt. (Black Press Media file photo)

72-year-old punched in face while delivering newspapers in Esquimalt

Unknown man approached victim, demanded his wallet before attack, police say

VicPD is looking for public assistance identifying a suspect who reportedly attacked a 72-year-old man who was delivering newspapers in Esquimalt. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria police officer was captured on camera giving a thumbs up to demonstrators who were calling for an end to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Harrison/Twitter)

B.C. cop’s thumbs-up to vax restriction protesters called into question

Gesture opens door to question Victoria police officer’s neutrality says UVic researcher

A Victoria police officer was captured on camera giving a thumbs up to demonstrators who were calling for an end to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Harrison/Twitter)
Ian Indridson, 54, was last seen the morning of Jan. 10 in Victoria. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Family still searching after Victoria man makes coffee, feeds his dog and disappears

‘Stuck in a nightmare’: Wife of Ian Indridson pleads for public’s help

Ian Indridson, 54, was last seen the morning of Jan. 10 in Victoria. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Michael Dunahee, then age four, went missing from a Victoria playground on March 24, 1991. A new podcast, Missing Michael, investigates what may have happened then and what was transpired since. (Black Press Media file photo)

Podcast investigates Michael Dunahee’s disappearance from south Island playground

Series promises previously unheard stories, details from 1991 case, Victoria podcaster says

Michael Dunahee, then age four, went missing from a Victoria playground on March 24, 1991. A new podcast, Missing Michael, investigates what may have happened then and what was transpired since. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID crisis has Victoria police invoking ‘tsunami clause’ for first time ever

City using extraordinary powers to redeploy officers with more than 50 off work for various reasons

Victoria Police Department headquarters. (Black Press Media file photo)
A young woman sustained non-life-threatening injuries after a driver struck her in a crosswalk on Dec. 30. (Courtesy VicPD)

Victoria Police Department seizes vehicle as part of pedestrian hit and run investigation

Video leads to public tip on vehicle that closely resembles one that struck a young woman

A young woman sustained non-life-threatening injuries after a driver struck her in a crosswalk on Dec. 30. (Courtesy VicPD)