February 25, 2018

Cop hit by rock, car, still helps make arrest

A Vancouver Police officer is recovering at home after getting hit by a car and fighting with a suspect. Police were called yesterday afternoon to an alleged assault at Stanley Park. The first cop to arrive chased after the man believed to have been involved, and as they were running down Alberni Street, the officer was hit by a car. He got up, … [Read more...]

Help make an arrest in sexual assault case

Surrey RCMP says somebody out there has evidence that will help them make arrests in a violent sexual assault on a sex trade worker in October. Corporal Bert Paquet says investigators now have some new DNA evidence after a months long investigation, "At this point in time, we are not disclosing if we have DNA on one or both suspects. We do have … [Read more...]

VPD make arrest in afternoon stabbing

A 55 year old suspect who's no stranger to crime has been arrested following a stabbing in Vancouver Thursday afternoon. The man who hasn't been named is facing a charge of assault with a weapon. Police say they were alerted around 3pm when the victim called 911 from an area near 1st and Commercial. The injuries to his stomach and left … [Read more...]

Arrest made in weekend kidnapping

Ridge Meadows RCMP have arrested a man they suspect in the kidnapping of a 17 year old girl this past weekend. Inspector Wendell Davis made the announcement, "Ridge Meadows RCMP would like to inform you that we have arrested a male in conjunction with the abduction from January 19th. It is clear that the information from the public, as a … [Read more...]

I-I-O investigates after man injured during arrest

BC'S new Independent Investigations Office is investigating a late-December arrest involving the Vancouver Police Department. Officers were trying to subdue a stressed-out, very agressive 26 year old man. During that attempt, he was injured and taken to hospital. He's still there. 11 staff have now been assigned to the case, in part to provide … [Read more...]

Arrest made in connection to suspected Langley murder

  A man has been arrested after another man was found dead inside a Langley home. The RCMP say they found a men and pronounced him dead at a basement suite at 198th Street and 69th Avenue at about 7:30 this morning. Inspector Amrik Virk says soon after the suspect's vehicle was spotted at 264th near highway 1 and a short chase ensued. "It went … [Read more...]

Arrest made in connection with Chilliwack shooting

RCMP say a shooting in Chillwack early yesterday morning was not gang-related, but say both the suspect and the victim are known to police. A 31 year old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting that sent a 46 year old man to hospital. Police were called by the victim about 4:45 am yesterday. Mounties say around 1 pm, a 31 year old … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Arrest made in Surrey hit and run crash

Surrey RCMP say an arrest has been made in connection with the pedestrian hit and run crash Monday at 152nd and 32nd Avenue. Two women out jogging were injured in the crash. One remains in hospital. A 53 year old Surrey man now faces charges of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. Police have seized the man's vehicle. RCMP released video footage … [Read more...]

Independent Investigation Office called after man dies following arrest

A 51-year-old Vancouver man has died in hospital after being arrested by Vancouver Police Sunday night. The man was taken into custody just before 7 for causing a disturbance.  Police say he was intoxicated at the time. The man was barred from detox, so officers instead offered to take him home, but when they arrived at the man's home, he was … [Read more...]

Delta Police arrest sex crime suspect

Delta Police have arrested a man, wanted in Arizona for sex crimes against a child. George Ross Wilcox never showed up for his trial in Pima County Arizona in 2009, but was convicted anyway of two counts of sexual contact with a minor. Constable Ciaran Feenan says investigators in Delta learned Wilcox may have been in the area two-and-a-half years … [Read more...]