February 21, 2018

Trial gets underway Monday for realtor accused in gang-related kidnapping

The trial of a North Vancouver realtor accused of taking part in a gang-related kidnapping is set to start Monday in Vancouver. Nazfar Mirhadi was one of seven people arrested in October 2011 involving the abduction of a twenty-nine-year-old man from a restaurant in Downtown Vancouver. Sulaiman Safi was later rescued by police in Richmond. At the … [Read more...]

IKEA shooting not gang-related

Richmond Mounties are releasing more information about Tuesday's shooting at the city's IKEA. RCMP say they have identified the intended target thanks to witnesses and surveillance footage. Police say the person is known to them but the shooting is not gang related. They are also hunting for a dark green minivan seen fleeing the scene. No one was … [Read more...]

Gang-related stabbing in Langley

More gang activity in the Lower Mainland – this time, a stabbing in Langley.   RCMP Sgt. Peter Thiessen says it happened in the 8200-block of 200 Street just before 6 a.m. "An adult male, age 37, was suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was inside his vehicle. He was transported to a local area hospital by air ambulance. His injuries … [Read more...]

Six men charged in gang-related kidnapping

Six men are facing charges linked to a recent gang-related kidnapping in East Vancouver. The men are all in their 20s-either from Vancouver or Coquitlam. Superintendant Tom McCluskie wouldn’t say much about the actual incident, only saying the intended victim was being tracked and the men are connected to the Independent Soldiers … [Read more...]