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Crime

Victoria’s crime severity index went up. What does that mean?

The number reflects crime type, population size, and this year, possibly the effects of the pandemic

Crime

UPDATE: Durkin and Gregory ordered to pay special costs

By Tori Marlan
Jun 24, 2021

Special costs are awarded in cases of “reprehensible” conduct during litigation

Crime

After Kamloops, the search for Vancouver Island graves takes on new intensity. Why did it take so long?

An Indigenous-led fundraiser has raised more than five times its goal to help First Nations find answers and healing

Crime

‘A battle for resources’: Three Metchosin volunteer-led groups victim to bottle thefts

by Aaron Guillen
May 27, 2021

How the recyclables fund initiatives—and what happens when they’re stolen

Crime

The man who stole a hotel: How Timothy Durkin took control of Sooke Harbour House

By Tori Marlan
Apr 22, 2021

A fugitive from the US started fresh on Vancouver Island—then bilked new victims out of millions of dollars while law enforcement refused to act

Crime

UPDATED: Another Victoria real estate agent accused of sexual assault

By Jimmy Thomson
Mar 27, 2021

Allegations against four real estate agents have been anonymously raised this week

Crime

Rape allegations connected to a popular bar lead to a reckoning for Victoria’s restaurant culture

Workers say sexual harassment and assault are endemic among the city’s bars and restaurants—and that their managers know it’s happening

Crime

The grisly murder that horrified turn-of-the-century Victoria

The killing, committed in complete darkness on the Vic West side of the Johnson Street Bridge, drew comparisons to the work of Jack the Ripper