Crime

RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

No charges yet in Fort St. James trailer park murder investigation

Investigation into February homicide remains “active and ongoing”: RCMP

RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
No arrests have been made in the wake of incident where a teacher was struck with a hammer in a Winnipeg high school. (pixabay file photo)

High school teacher struck with hammer in Winnipeg classroom

Police said the teacher declined medical attention and no arrests were made

No arrests have been made in the wake of incident where a teacher was struck with a hammer in a Winnipeg high school. (pixabay file photo)
Paramedics across B.C. and here in Penticton are attending one overdose a day on average in 2021 with no end in sight to the toxic drug supply. The opioid crisis has left B.C. paramedics struggling with mental health issues. (ADOBE STOCK IMAGE)

Paramedics threatened while providing life-saving measures in Penticton

Paramedics were providing care to an unconscious person at the homeless shelter

Paramedics across B.C. and here in Penticton are attending one overdose a day on average in 2021 with no end in sight to the toxic drug supply. The opioid crisis has left B.C. paramedics struggling with mental health issues. (ADOBE STOCK IMAGE)
Two people with outstanding warrants were arrested in a stolen truck in Penticton that contained ‘tons and tons’ of stolen mail. (Black Press Media file photo)

2 arrested in stolen truck that contained ‘tons and tons of stolen mail’ in Penticton

Mail includes people’s tax returns, T4s, and other important mail documents

Two people with outstanding warrants were arrested in a stolen truck in Penticton that contained ‘tons and tons’ of stolen mail. (Black Press Media file photo)
Gene Lahrkamp (left) and John MacKenzie are No. 2 and 21 respectively on the top-25 list of Canada’s Most Wanted.

Two B.C. men are on Canada’s 25 Most Wanted list

Gene Lahrkamp is wanted for murder; John MacKenzie on lam from prison

Gene Lahrkamp (left) and John MacKenzie are No. 2 and 21 respectively on the top-25 list of Canada’s Most Wanted.
Police say the best way to protect your vehicle from being stolen is to lock it, be vigilant with extra vehicle keys and use an anti-theft device. (Stock photo)

Police in Surrey arrest five people after finding two stolen work vans

Stolen Toyota Tacoma tailgates among other stolen goods found in two unrelated auto thefts

Police say the best way to protect your vehicle from being stolen is to lock it, be vigilant with extra vehicle keys and use an anti-theft device. (Stock photo)
Courtney Vasseur, a member of Hells Angels in B.C., faces fraud charges out the United States for his alleged involvement in an international stock manipulation ring. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Hells Angel charged in crackdown on international stock manipulation ring

Same investigation alleges Vancouver businessman David Sidoo was involved

Courtney Vasseur, a member of Hells Angels in B.C., faces fraud charges out the United States for his alleged involvement in an international stock manipulation ring. (Black Press Media file photo)
Curtis Vidal. (File)

Notorious Fraser Valley gangster Curtis Vidal killed in Edmonton

Homicide two years after brother James Vidal also murdered

Curtis Vidal. (File)
Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen, left, with Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino at their meeting in Ottawa this month. (Gerry Thiessen/Facebook)

Public safety minister promises support for Vanderhoof RCMP in wake of shooting

Vanderhoof Mayor discussed support for RCMP with the public safety minister in Ottawa

Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen, left, with Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino at their meeting in Ottawa this month. (Gerry Thiessen/Facebook)
B.C.’s Attorney General, David Eby, responds to questions asked by Skeena BC Liberal MLA Ellis Ross in the Legislative Assembly on March 30. (Screenshot/Hansard videos)

‘Every excuse in the book’: Eby under fire over B.C.’s handling of prolific offenders

David Eby admits to increased no-charges decisions, defends Crown counsel by citing pandemic-related limitations

B.C.’s Attorney General, David Eby, responds to questions asked by Skeena BC Liberal MLA Ellis Ross in the Legislative Assembly on March 30. (Screenshot/Hansard videos)
Bradley Bender

One of B.C.’s most-wanted auto thieves allegedly has loaded gun in car during Abbotsford arrest

Bradley Bender also had ‘large quantity’ of drugs in vehicle, police say

Bradley Bender
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. Ten charges have been laid against a Vancouver-area man arrested after two alleged arsons at the same Richmond, B.C., home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

10 charges laid against B.C. man in two suspected arson attempts

RCMP say the first fire damaged a garage door at a home on March 29

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. Ten charges have been laid against a Vancouver-area man arrested after two alleged arsons at the same Richmond, B.C., home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Glenna “Dusty” Sowan (left) and Lisa Gavin were killed just six weeks apart in 1988. (Vancouver police handouts)

Murders of 2 friends go ‘cold’; Vancouver police look for tips to find killers, 34 years later

Lisa Gavin and Glenna ‘Dusty’ Sowan were killed just six weeks apart in 1988

Glenna “Dusty” Sowan (left) and Lisa Gavin were killed just six weeks apart in 1988. (Vancouver police handouts)
Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

‘She’s a rock star’: RCMP make arrest day after woman fights off abductor near B.C. park

Man charged with assault with a weapon and attempted kidnapping

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent a Thursday morning last June remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Photo by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof moves to install surveillance cameras at rainbow crosswalk

The crosswalk has been repeatedly vandalized by drivers performing burnouts on it

W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent a Thursday morning last June remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Photo by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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)
Cariboo—Prince George MP Todd Doherty in Parliament on Monday, March 21. (CPAC footage)

Cariboo-Prince George MP thanks Vanderhoof RCMP for bravery during live shooting incident

Vanderhoof RCMP “still hurting” after shooter targeted detachment in November

Cariboo—Prince George MP Todd Doherty in Parliament on Monday, March 21. (CPAC footage)
Convicted rapist James Allen Pike has had his long term supervision release revoked after breaching several of his orders. A danger to society, he is back in jail facing new charges. (File photo)

Violent Penticton rapist back behind bars, facing new criminal charges

James Allen Pike, 49, was living with his cousin when he breached many of his orders

Convicted rapist James Allen Pike has had his long term supervision release revoked after breaching several of his orders. A danger to society, he is back in jail facing new charges. (File photo)
A man seen pushing another man down a flight of stairs in Vancouver is at the centre of a possible stranger assault investigation by local police. (VPD handout)

VIDEO: Man, 61, pushed down stairs in random assault at Vancouver SkyTrain station

A man seen pushing another man down a flight of stairs in…

A man seen pushing another man down a flight of stairs in Vancouver is at the centre of a possible stranger assault investigation by local police. (VPD handout)
A still from a security camera video that has received more than three million views on YouTube, shot in 2020 at former Chilliwack resident Rob Iezzi’s house at the corner of Williams Street and Reece Avenue. (Rob Iezzi YouTube)

VIDEO: Bike thief fight at Chilliwack home goes viral

Clip from Rob Iezzi’s now famous security set-up goes viral, hits Japanese TV and A&E

A still from a security camera video that has received more than three million views on YouTube, shot in 2020 at former Chilliwack resident Rob Iezzi’s house at the corner of Williams Street and Reece Avenue. (Rob Iezzi YouTube)