February 17, 2018

RCMP investigating after 17-year-old stabbed in Surrey

A seventeen-year-old boy is in stable condition after being stabbed in the stomach Friday night in Surrey. RCMP say details are fuzzy, but the boy claims he was walking home somewhere around 134th Street and 69th Avenue when he was punched from behind, then stabbed. They say the boy's friend called emergency crews to his home where the boy was … [Read more...]

RCMP investigating after Surrey man accidentally shoots himself outside home

A man ended up accidentally shooting himself with his own gun while chasing what he believed to be a suspicious vehicle in his Surrey neighborhood. RCMP Staff Sergeant Blair McColl says they were called out to 70A Avenue at 125th Street just after 8 last night. "The investigation is continuing, but at this point we're not looking for anybody … [Read more...]

Coroner’s Service investigating after remains found off Cypress Bowl Road

The BC Coroners Service has been called in after a body was found Friday afternoon in West Vancouver. "A dog walker out in the wooded area just north of the houses in West Vancouver discovered some human remains. As a result of this discovery she notified the West Vancouver Police Department and led officers to the site where she found the human … [Read more...]

Mounties investigating shooting in Chilliwack

Mounties are investigating a shooting in Chilliwack. They say they were called to the area of Ashwell Road and Wolfe Road around 4:45 Saturday morning and found a 46 year old man with gun shot wounds. Police believe the shooting was targeted. They say they don't believe it is related to any recent gang murders in the Lower Mainland. The victim was … [Read more...]

Saanich Police investigating attempted abduction

Saanich Police are investigating an attempted abduction of a 17 year old girl last night. Police say they got multiple 911 calls around 6:30 from the 1700 block of De Souza Place. A woman could be heard screaming and calling for help. Police say the victim was pushed into a waiting van, and but managed to get out. Another 17 year old girl … [Read more...]

Genesis Security investigating after confrontation between man and guards

A lawyer with the Pivot Legal Society says a video of three security guards and a man in a wheelchair raises definite questions about use of force. Doug King says the tape shows a man in a wheelchair approached by Genesis Security guards at Pacific Centre. "We're not sure what happened before then, and if he'd committed a criminal offence or not, … [Read more...]

Jobs Ministry investigating claims Chinese workers charged to take BC mining jobs

The President of the BC Federation of Labour is asking the provincial government to  halt plans to bring Chinese coal miners here.  Jim Sinclair has raised concerns about plans to bring Asian workers here to work at coal mines in the north.  "Approach the federal government and to suspend the permit for Chinese workers to come to BC … [Read more...]

Whistler RCMP investigating report of attempted sexual assault

Whistler RCMP are looking into a report of an attempted sexual assault in the village area. They say the report came in from the victim shortly after 2:00 this morning. The victim was walking home from a nightclub. Police say while she was walking on a path in the area of Whistler Way and Village Gate, a man grabbed her, pulled her into a ditch and … [Read more...]

I-I-O investigating Prince George shooting

A police-involved shooting in Prince George will be the first investigation for the newly formed Independent Investigation Office.  One person has died after RCMP were called to a rural area Sunday morning to deal with a serious criminal offense. At least one shot was fired Monday evening.  There are no reports of police … [Read more...]

Victoria Police now investigating hoax

Victoria Police want to find the person who filled three childrens' shoes with an unidentified meat-like substance and bones and left them on a popular beach in the capital.   Constable Mike Russell says investigators have confirmed the shoes did not contain human remains, now they want to find whoever was behind what Russell calls a sick … [Read more...]