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Police seek help finding missing Saanich woman; vehicle found on Malahat

Police seek help finding missing Saanich woman; vehicle found on Malahat

Jaime Traynor missing since June 6

  • Jun 8, 2020
Police seek help finding missing Saanich woman; vehicle found on Malahat
FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)

German man identified as suspect in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Her parents say the girl disappeared on May 3, 2007, after they left her and her twin siblings asleep in their holiday complex

FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)
Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating Gordon Oper, 40, who was reported missing April 8 and hadnt been in contact with his family since April 6. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: RCMP say missing Vancouver Island motorcyclist has been found

Gordon Oper had been out of touch with his family

Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating Gordon Oper, 40, who was reported missing April 8 and hadnt been in contact with his family since April 6. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for help locating a 17-year-old girl, Mary Cyprich, thought to be in the company of 36-year-old Force Forsythe. (Photos submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in

Mary Cyprich, 17, missing since Thurday, believed to be in company of Force Forsythe, 36

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for help locating a 17-year-old girl, Mary Cyprich, thought to be in the company of 36-year-old Force Forsythe. (Photos submitted)
The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 16-year-old Trisha Harry. (Photo submitted)

Missing 16-year-old girl from Nanaimo may have headed to North Cowichan

RCMP hope public can help them find Trisha Harry, who was last seen Monday

The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate 16-year-old Trisha Harry. (Photo submitted)
Michael Dunahee was four-years-old when he disappeared from the Blanshard School Playground. (Black Press Media file photo)

Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years

The four-year-old went missing in 1991

Michael Dunahee was four-years-old when he disappeared from the Blanshard School Playground. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oceanside RCMP are asking the public for any help in locating 17-year-old Georgia Stump. (Photo submitted)

RCMP look for missing 17-year-old girl from Nanoose Bay

Georgia Kelly Stump was last seen March 19

Oceanside RCMP are asking the public for any help in locating 17-year-old Georgia Stump. (Photo submitted)
West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)

Missing man believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan, say police

Raymond Begin, 63, left in a 2011 white Ford van on Feb. 29

West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)
West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)
The effort to find missing Courtenay man Michael Gazetas has moved to looking through thousands of images taken from helicopter flights during the search. Photo supplied

Volunteers comb through thousands of photos in search for missing Vancouver Island man

Friends of Michael Gazetas are scouring files for a clue to resume official search

The effort to find missing Courtenay man Michael Gazetas has moved to looking through thousands of images taken from helicopter flights during the search. Photo supplied
Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue manager Kathryn Farr and RCMP Cpl. Joe Holmes on scene in early February, when three men were reported missing and later found dead following heavy flooding in the area. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

UPDATE: Two missing scout leaders found near Sooke after swollen creek traps troop

Third leader and scouts located, prior to search for two leaders who’d gone for help

Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue manager Kathryn Farr and RCMP Cpl. Joe Holmes on scene in early February, when three men were reported missing and later found dead following heavy flooding in the area. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)
The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called in to help with the successful rescue of a 14-year-old Kelowna snowmobiler who was lost overnight in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. (Contributed)

Teen snowmobiler from Kelowna found after air force’s overnight search

The teen had been missing since just after 6 p.m. on Monday

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called in to help with the successful rescue of a 14-year-old Kelowna snowmobiler who was lost overnight in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. (Contributed)
Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan

Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan

The teen had been missing since just after 6 p.m. on Monday

Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan
Searl James Smith was last seen one year ago leaving Langley Memorial Hospital. Police remind the public he’s still missing, and ask for assistance in finding the 42-year-old man. (Special to Black Press Media)

Monday marks one-year anniversary of man missing from Langley

42-year-old B.C. man, Searl Smith, was last seen leaving Langley Memorial Hospital on Feb. 17, 2019

  • Feb 17, 2020
Searl James Smith was last seen one year ago leaving Langley Memorial Hospital. Police remind the public he’s still missing, and ask for assistance in finding the 42-year-old man. (Special to Black Press Media)
Drone operators Shawn Wagar and Jason Wilson of Chemainus joined the search for Ethan Sampson on Wednesday. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)

Drone pilots felt need to help in search for Cowichan’s Ethan Sampson

“I felt it was extremely important to help out in the search”

Drone operators Shawn Wagar and Jason Wilson of Chemainus joined the search for Ethan Sampson on Wednesday. (Warren Goulding/Citizen)
RCMP, Search and Rescue waiting for conditions to improve to resume search for missing Duncan man

RCMP, Search and Rescue waiting for conditions to improve to resume search for missing Duncan man

The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP First Nations Community Policing unit remains engaged with…

RCMP, Search and Rescue waiting for conditions to improve to resume search for missing Duncan man
Gazetas was seen leaving his home in his red Ford Ranger. Screenshot

Search and rescue waits for defined area for missing Island man

Friends and family raise funds for search to narrow down location of Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

Gazetas was seen leaving his home in his red Ford Ranger. Screenshot
Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Family panic sparked after BC Sheriff Service arrests woman with dementia

When 63-year-old’s husband realized she was gone it prompted calls to RCMP and Search and Rescue

Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Large-scale search continues for man, 20, in Sooke River after two bodies found

Large-scale search continues for man, 20, in Sooke River after two bodies found

A weekend search for three young men on southern Vancouver Island ends in tragedy

Large-scale search continues for man, 20, in Sooke River after two bodies found
The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island man is reported missing

The public is asked to be on the lookout for Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied