February 25, 2018

Man faces seven charges in abduction; beating of teenager

Seven charges have now been laid against a Surrey man accused of abducting and beating a young woman in Maple Ridge. 25 year old Ian James William Campbell is facing charges of kidnapping, choking, assault with a weapon, unlawful confinement and auto theft. He remains in custody. The 17 year old victim was abducted outside a Maple Ridge mall … [Read more...]

Man faces more animal cruelty charges

A Vancouver man already facing animal cruelty charges is now facing two additional counts. Jordan Lucas was orginally  charged in July of last year in relation to a a videotape of a kitten being tortured. The BCSPCA says they have since come across another 36 videos made in early 2012 of cats and a mouse being tortured and … [Read more...]

Aggravated and sexual assault charges laid in Prince George case

Charges have now been laid against six people in a case of aggravated and sexual assault in Prince George against a young man. The victim was found Monday, unconscious and lying in a snow bank behind an apartment building, after police received a tip. He is now in hospital in serious but stable condition. Hayden Lee Atwood, 18, Mercedes Rae Jewett, … [Read more...]

More charges laid in daycare sexual abuse case

New charges have been laid against a Maple Ridge man accused of sexually abusing children at his wife's home daycare. Six additional charges have been aid against 37-year-old Latif Hamad Tata. The additional charges were approved after another young victim was allegedly molested at the daycare. Tata now faces a total of twelve charges. He was … [Read more...]

Corrections officer at Kent Institution arrested on drug charges

A corrections officer is accused of trafficking drugs into Kent Institution near Agassiz. RCMP say Paul Fleming was arrested at the prison yesterday. He's been charged with two counts of trafficking drugs, believed to be marijuana and methamphetamine. The 42-year old is out on bail and is expected back in court Jan. 29. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Charges laid in harassment complaint filed by singer Carly Rae Jepsen

A 25-year old man from Abbotsford accused of harassing singer Carly Rae Jepsen has now been charged.  The international pop star known for the song 'Call Me Maybe' filed a complaint with Vancouver Police in March, but details were not made public until July.  The charges laid against Christoper David Long include fraudulently … [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...]

Animal cruelty charges laid against the owner of ‘Captain’

Several months after a dog was left to die in a Vancouver dumpster, the BCSPCA says animal cruelty charges have been approved against the two-year old german shepherd's owner. Brian Whitlock faces up to five years in jail and fines totalling $ 75,000 if he's convicted. The 26-year old accused of beating the dog named 'Captain' in July is slated to … [Read more...]

More charges laid in nearly year old Burnaby murder case

A third arrest has been made in the murder of Branson Sanders --a man who's badly burned body was found nearly a year ago in Burnaby.  Because he's 16, the accused can't be identified. He's now been charged with 1st degree murder and being an accessory after the fact. The body was found in a bush December 2nd. Three months … [Read more...]

Charges laid after Richmond smash and grab

Three men have been charged after a smash-and-grab at a Richmond jewelry store. Police say two suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of jewelry from Ben Moss jewelers at Richmond Centre Mall last week. Outside, one man tried to carjack a vehicle, but was taken down by passersby -- and a gunshot was let off during the scuffle. No one was … [Read more...]