February 22, 2018

Forfeited vehicles to be used to steer youth away from gang lifestyle

BC's civil forfeiture program is releasing two vehicles formerly used by gangs and in the drug-trade -- for community use. Vehicles once involved in gang related lifestyles will now be used specifically to fight the kind of dirty work they used to do. Sergeant Lindsey Houghton - with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. "In this case we're … [Read more...]

Gang lawyer asks for no jail time

A Vernon lawyer who gave the Greeks gang he worked for information leading to the murders of two men is pleading for no time behind bars. William Mastop's lawyer says a conditional sentence which may include house arrest is suitable. David Crossin says the 46-year old who spent ten years working for convicted gang leader Peter Manolakos has … [Read more...]

Police deny new gang war has started, but admit violence could escalate

They're not calling it a full-scale gang war yet, but BC's specialized organized crime investigators admit they're hoping 2013 won't be a repeat of 2009. "Anyone who's involved in the criminal lifestyle should be extremely cautious about their personal safety." Sergeant Lindsey Houghton with BC's Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says even … [Read more...]

One sent to hospital after gang related shooting in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man was taken to hospital Sunday night in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 168th Street and 76th Avenue area at around 7pm for what they say was a gang related shooting. The name of the victim is not being released, but investigators do believe they know who he is.  … [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...]

Lawyer pleads guilty to gang connections

A Vernon lawyer has pleaded guilty to associating with a gang. In BC Supreme Court in Vancouver, William Mastop has admitted to participating in activities of a criminal organization. He had been slated to go to trial by jury next month. The lawyer was charged almost three years ago, and accused of associating with the Vernon-based gang known as … [Read more...]

Gang police in Canada react to marijuana votes in US

Now that voters in Washington and Colorado have said yes to de-criminalizing marijuana, it's still business as usual for police in Canada. Sergeant Lindsey Houghton with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC says it could be a long time before those initiatives become law. "You're talking about the possession of about an ounce which I … [Read more...]

09/16/2012 – Open Your Spiritual Channels with Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha

Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha is a world-renowned soul healer, inspired teacher, and divine channel. He was trained as a conventional medical doctor and a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine. The founder of the Institute of Soul Healing and Enlightenment™ and the Love Peace Harmony Movement™, Master Sha is a grandmaster of many ancient … [Read more...]

Man accuses gang unit of unfair treatment

A community activist alleges police told him to leave a Cactus Club in Abbotsford, and then cuffed him after he politely disagreed.But the Chief Officer of the Gang Enforcement Unit has a different version of events...Appearing on CKNW's "World Today Weekend," Mo Dhaliwal suggested that he ended up in a police car after getting kicked out of a … [Read more...]

09/15/2012 – Open Your Spiritual Channels with Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha

Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha is a world-renowned soul healer, inspired teacher, and divine channel. He was trained as a conventional medical doctor and a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine. The founder of the Institute of Soul Healing and Enlightenment™ and the Love Peace Harmony Movement™, Master Sha is a grandmaster of many ancient … [Read more...]