January 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...]

Three men charged in murder of gangster Bacon

Charges have been laid against three men in connection with the murder of Jonathan Bacon in Kelowna in the summer of 2011. Jason McBride of North Vancouver, Jujhar Khun-Khun of Surrey,  and Michael Jones of Gibsons are charged with first degree murder and four counts of attempted murder. 80 police officers worked for 18 months on the case … [Read more...]

Husband charged in death of woman reported missing in 2006

The husband of a woman reported missing eight years ago in Vancouver has now been arrested and charged in her death. Gurpreet Gill was 33 years old when she disappeared. On saturday, 40 year old Jaswant Singh Gill was taken into custody. He's now been charged with 2nd degree murder. Police have released few details, except to confirm the … [Read more...]

Son charged with murdering father in Nanaimo

A murder charge has been approved in the death of a 69-year old Nanaimo man and  the 27-year old suspect is the victim's son. Police were called to an apartment building on Rock City Road Wednesday evening where they found Roger Harvey's body.  An autopsy will be done Monday to determine the exact cause of death.  He shared the … [Read more...]

Former Transit Police officer charged with assault

A former Transit Police officer has been charged with assault stemming from a fight outside a bar in New Westminster last summer. Brian Lawson was off duty and on sick  leave when he was arrested September 12th. He's facing one count of assault causing bodily harm and assaulting a police officer. Lawson's due in court March 6th. He … [Read more...]

Man charged in murder of estranged wife

A 40 year old Abbotsford man has now been charged with second degree murder in the death of his estranged wife. Police say the body of 40 year old Leanne Friesen was found in the garage of a home in the 34-800 block of Cassiar Court Wednesday night. Police say the victim had been shot and killed. Jeffrey Friesen is now charged and is due to make … [Read more...]

Seventh suspect charged in Prince George attack

Charges have been laid against a 14-year-old boy who is believed to have taken part in the sexual assault of a fellow teenage boy in Prince George last week. The 14-year-old is facing charges of aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault and unlawful confinement. The youth cannot be named because he is a minor. He is the seventh person charged … [Read more...]

Two gang associates charged after visiting Port Coquitlam gun range

Two men with gang ties have been charged after allegedly firing weapons at a Port Coquitlam gun range – and breaking their prohibition order. B.C.’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit arrested the pair back on Dec. 21. Matin Pouyan, 31, and Bi Dong “Adam” Lam, 25, each face a charge of possession of a firearm contrary … [Read more...]

Alberta police say teen charged in murder could be hiding in B.C.

RCMP in Red Deer, Alta., are looking for a 17-year-old charged with first-degree murder, and they say he may be hiding out in B.C. A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Adam William Lee Bird of Manitoba. This, after a 25-year-old man was found shot dead in a car in Red Deer on New Year’s Day. Bird has been charged with first-degree … [Read more...]

Surrey teacher suspended after being charged with drug trafficking

A substitute teacher in Surrey has been suspended after allegedly moonlighting as a pot dealer in Vancouver and he's not just accused of selling marijuana. Richmond RCMP Corporal Sherrdean Turley says Eugenio Alfonso Bahamonde was arrested near an elementary school in Vancouver on November 7th.  "The driver was also seen smoking what appeared … [Read more...]