February 14, 2018
Saanich Police have had an increase in the number of vehicles that are being unlawfully entered.
In most the reported incidents, vehicles have not been secured. Windows have been left partially open, or the doors have been left unlocked.
Items that have been reported missing have included: Credit Cards, Cash, Gift Cards and Insurance Papers.
“Saanich Police are asking for the public to be vigilant and to ensure that valuables are removed from their vehicles, and to properly secure vehicles,” stated A/Sgt. Kowalewich.
“We currently have the ‘Property’ side of our Street Crime Unit looking into these crimes and attempting to identify suspects,” said Kowalewich.
If you have fallen victim to a theft from your vehicle, we want to hear from you. If you see anyone in your neighbourhood that appears to be acting in a suspicious manner, especially in the late evening and early morning hours, please contact us to report your observations.
If your neighborhood is interested in our Blockwatch program please visit our website at www.saanichpolice.ca for more information or call (250) 475-4321.
A/Sgt. Damian Kowalewich