February 21, 2018

VPD asks for help to identify ailing woman

Vancouver Police are trying to identify a woman who needed emergency care this afternoon. She was found leaning against a pole around noon in the 6500-block of Maple Street. She had no signs of physical trauma, but her condition is now serious, and she hasn't been able to speak to authorities. She's Asian and in her 50s with long black hair and a … [Read more...]

Police identify two people found dead in Surrey yesterday

Police have now identied the two people found dead along Colebrook Road in Surrey yesterday. The man was 54 year old Brett Sheldon Lietz. The woman has been identified as 40 year old Nicole Madelynn Brochu. Lietz doesn't have a record. Brochu had a long criminal history dating from 1989 to 2003. Police say both were shot and killed. The hunt for … [Read more...]

Police identify woman found dead in Abbotsford

The woman found dead at the side of Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Monday has now been identified as 34 year old Shaminderjeet Kaur Brar. She had been reported missing to Abbotsford police February 12th. Police believe she was hit by a car. If you have any information, call Abbotsford Police. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Police identify victim of deadly fight

Vancouver Police have identified 59 year old Michael Charles Gregory of Vancouver as the man found severly injured at Commercial Drive and Venables street on Saturday.   He died later in hospital. It's believed Gregory had been involved ina fight with another man. A 27 year old man was taken into custody, but no charges have been … [Read more...]

RCMP identify Mountie killed in Surrey

RCMP says Cst Adrian Oliver died in a crash in Surrey early this morning. His unmarked cruiser collided with a semi trailer truck at 64th Avenue and 148th Street at 5am. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Police trying to identify North Shore victim

Homicide investigators are still trying to identify a body found badly decomposed in North Vancouver last month on a hiking trail. The remains were found behind a Denny's restaurant on Curling Road in mid-August. Police have now released a coroner's sketch of what they think the female victim might have looked like. "We also know that she had … [Read more...]

Vancouver Island police identify woman’s body

VANCOUVER - Mounties on Vancouver Island have identified the body of a 33-year-old woman who was reported missing Wednesday.Elizabeth Marie Lagis was found dead off Highway 19, between Courtenay and Campbell River, Friday morning.RCMP Cpl. Darren Lagan says the resident of the central coast community of Kingcome Inlet was last seen Wednesday in … [Read more...]

No face recognition to identify rioters

ICBC can’t allow the police to use its facial-recognition software to catch Stanley Cup rioters — or any other suspect — without a court order, the province’s privacy watchdog ruled Thursday. While the Vancouver police declined the Insurance Corp. of B.C.’s offer to help with the riot investigation, Elizabeth Denham released a report that says the … [Read more...]

Police identify woman who fell to her death

Vancouver Police are releasing some new information into the death of a 50-year old aboriginal woman in Vancouver's downtown eastside last night. Constable Jana McGuinness says Verna Simard, a woman she describes as well-known in the neighbourhood, fell from a sixth-floor window at the Regent Hotel around 8:00 p.m. Friday. McGuinness confirms there … [Read more...]