February 18, 2018

24 year old charged with attempted murder after stabbing near Vancouver high school

Vancouver Police say a 24 year old man who lives in the United States has been charged after a stabbing last evening. Clifton Crowder has been charged with attempted murder. Police say a group was playing basketball on one of the outdoor courts of Templeton Secondary School shortly before 8:30 when one of the group was approached by a man and … [Read more...]

Charges of attempted murder laid in assaults of three women

A 35-year-old man has now been charged in yesterday's attacks on three women in Downtown Vancouver. Two women were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being assaulted, while police continue to look for the third. Nicholas Osuteye, from Alberta, has now been charged with attempted murder, assault and mischief.  He remains in … [Read more...]

Saanich Police investigating attempted abduction

Saanich Police are investigating an attempted abduction of a 17 year old girl last night. Police say they got multiple 911 calls around 6:30 from the 1700 block of De Souza Place. A woman could be heard screaming and calling for help. Police say the victim was pushed into a waiting van, and but managed to get out. Another 17 year old girl … [Read more...]

Woman lucky to be alive after attempted drug smuggle at Vancouver airport

The Canada Border Services Agency says a woman was caught at Vancouver International Airport on Tuesday, trying to smuggle in suspected heroine. The woman was questioned, arrested and taken to hospital as she tried to return to Canada. She had to undergo emergency surgery to remove 51 pellets packaged in condoms. This is the third person in since … [Read more...]

Attempted abduction near Templeton High School

Vancouver Police are putting out a warning, after a teen girl was nearly allegedly abducted near Templeton High School. Sergeant Randy Fincham says the 16-year-old was walking near Lakewood and East Pender yesterday afternoon when three men in a van approached her. "The men yelled at the girl, attempting to convince her to get in the van. The girl, … [Read more...]

Whistler RCMP investigating report of attempted sexual assault

Whistler RCMP are looking into a report of an attempted sexual assault in the village area. They say the report came in from the victim shortly after 2:00 this morning. The victim was walking home from a nightclub. Police say while she was walking on a path in the area of Whistler Way and Village Gate, a man grabbed her, pulled her into a ditch and … [Read more...]

Man charged in connection with attempted suicide

Abbotsford Police say a man has been charged with counselling to commit suicide. They started investigating after they encountered a local woman with ligature marks on her neck. The woman suffers from depression, and a family member took her to police. Now charged in 53 year old Kenneth William Carr. Police say this may have happened more than … [Read more...]

Surrey mounties asking for witness information after alleged attempted assault

Surrey mounties are asking for help from anyone who may have witnessed an attempted sexual assault early in the morning on Wednesday. RCMP say it happened in the area of 128th Street and 96th Avenue. They say a woman in her early 40's was approached by a man as she was searching for recyclable discarded clothing behind a business about 4:30 that … [Read more...]

Man charged with attempted murder after fiery fight

A 56 year old North Vancouver man is in serious condition in the Lions Gate Hospital burn unit after a drunk fight that went way too far. Police say the man and another man got into a fight in the 700 block of Lillooet Road on Saturday after a day of heavy drinkingwhen the other man set him on fire with campfire fuel. The man has severe burns to … [Read more...]

The HEU says an attempted nurses union raid will go forward.

The Labour Relations Board has ruled a BC Nurses union effort to raid LPN's from the Hospital Employees union can proceed.  HEU spokesperson Mike Old says the LRB says the requisite number of LPN's were signed up in six health authorities triggering a vote.  Old says this signals a campaign on both sides to win the LPN's over health … [Read more...]