February 17, 2018

Road Rage in Burnaby

Burnaby RCMP are asking for public help in finding more witnesses to a road rage incident that sent an elderly man to hospital. Police say the assault took place at 8:30 last night near the intersection of Lougheed Highway and Gilmore Avenue. The driver of a silver Toyota Echo was tailgating a beige sedan and continously honking his horn. Just … [Read more...]

For sale signs on provincially owned Burnaby land surprises Mayor

The Mayor of Burnaby is surprised to learn the province has put a for sale sign on some property within his municipality.   Derek Corrigan says the lot is at 6th Street and 18th Avenue on the edge of New Westminister with a sale price he says is below market value.   Corrigan says the province is passing up an opportunity for affordable … [Read more...]

Crash in Burnaby sends seven people to hospital

The intersection of Kingsway and Royal Oak was blocked to traffic for several hours overnight as Burnaby mounties pieced together a collision involving three vehicles. Seven people were taken to hospital -- five have since been released. The two still in hospital were riding in a taxi cab and not wearing seatbelts. RCMP suspect one of the three … [Read more...]

A dramatic scene in Burnaby last night

A 30-floor high-rise condo building in the 4200-block Grange Street was evacuated for a few hours. RCMP Inspector Tim Shields says it all started when police executed a search warrant for drugs and discovered not only drugs but cash, guns, and about 10 sticks of dynamite in a suite on the eleventh floor. The dynamite was rendered safe and … [Read more...]

Man speaks out about condition of Burnaby apartment building destroyed by fire as RCMP guards wreckage of building

A nineteen-year-old man who lost his dog and all his belongings in a fire at a Burnaby apartment building Sunday morning, is speaking out about how the building was kept. Jesse Vincent lived with his mother in the building on Smith Avenue near Canada way. He says the electrical system wasn't good, saying he'd turn on a light in the bathroom and it … [Read more...]

Burnaby apartment building destroyed by fire

A Burnaby apartment building has been levelled by fire. The call came in at 12:30 a.m. -- and by 5:00 a.m. the building, on Smith Avenue near Canada Way, had been reduced to a pile of smoldering debris. RCMP Corporal Scott Brusette says several people have been taken to hospital, but their conditions are not known. "Honestly, I have nothing to … [Read more...]

Man dies in motorcycle crash in Burnaby, RCMP unsure of cause

A single vehicle motorcycle crash on Marine Way in Burnaby Saturday has left the rider dead. RCMP Sergeant Dwayne Beckerleg says the crash happened just after 5:30pm in an area where the road curves. "Ambulance Service attended, and transported the man immediately to Royal Columbian Hospital, but he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the … [Read more...]

Increased break and enter cases has Burnaby RCMP warning locals

Burnaby RCMP has formed a task force to crack down on those responsible for a spike in break and enters over the last couple of months. Staff Sergeant Andy LeClair say the suspects have been door knocking, asking if you have a suite to rent or want your gutters cleaned. He warns people not to ignore them: "They don't have to open the door, but they … [Read more...]

Burnaby driver killed in high-speed viaduct crash

Vancouver Police say it was the driver killed in this morning's collision on the Georgia Viaduct. But they are not releasing the name of the 22 year old man from Burnaby. His next of kin are still being notified. Police say the three passengers in that vehicle remain in hospital in serious or critical condition. All are between 20 and 24 years … [Read more...]

Search continues for missing Burnaby senior

 The search for a woman missing since the middle of January will continue tomorrow. Staff Sgt. Rob Lemon says Burnaby Mounties and Coquitlam Search and Rescue will be looking in the southeast portion of Burnaby Mountain for 66 year old Gui Feng Tong tomorrow. Searchers were on the mountain last weekend. "Well we've been … [Read more...]