February 17, 2018

Louie sent back to jail

A provincial court judge has suspended the conditonal sentence given Del Louie, and sent him back to back to jail for 60-days, minus seven he's already served. Louie is the man who viciously beat bus driver Charles Dixon two years ago. Louie violated his curfew on March 9th.  His laywer says he's "very remorseful" and admits it was "poor … [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...]

No jail time for Dennis Warrington

No jail time for a young man who posted obscene photos online of a teenage girl having sex at a rave in Pitt Meadows. Dennis Warrington, who pleaded guilty in December, has been sentenced to a conditional discharge and 18-months probation. In September of 2010, he posted the graphic images of the 16-year old victim who maintains she was a … [Read more...]

RCMP officer convicted of assault will not go to jail

A Richmond RCMP officer convicted of assault was disciplined by his employers before he was spared jail time by a provincial court judge.  Last summer, Constable Inderpal Bal was charged with assault causing bodily harm stemming from the excessive force he used to arrest a man in January of last year. His conduct was questioned by other … [Read more...]

Former cop punished over jail cell scuffle

A former Vancouver Police officer has been handed a five-day suspension for how he treated a man in jail. An internal investigation found that Special Constable Thomas Driscoll abused his authority. A man who has been arrested drunk at a bar wasn't obeying instructions while in a jail cell one night in 2010. He and driscoll got into a scuffle, and … [Read more...]

BREAKING: coach gets jail time for on-ice trip

A minor hockey coach who injured a player by tripping him on the ice after a game at UBC's Thunderbird Arena has been sentenced to 15 days in jail. Martin Tremblay was caught on video in June committing the assault. The judge was harsher than what prosecutors sought. They were willing to let him serve 30 day conditional sentence requiring community … [Read more...]

Rioter escapes jail time

The latest Stanley Cup rioter to be sentenced has received no jail time. 20-year-old Rag Gu Rock-Gue Kim of Kelowna pleaded guilty to taking part in a riot back in July.  He has now been handed a nine-month conditional sentence, to be served in the community, as well as 15 months' probation. So far, about three dozen adults who admitted to … [Read more...]

Man celebrates New Year’s Eve in jail after robbing Burnaby gas station

A 23-year-old man is spending the first day of 2013 in jail after stealing a few cases of red bull from a Burnaby gas station. RCMP Staff Sergeant Steve Crawford says the man kicked out windows at the Chevron on Canada Way just after 11 on New Year’s Eve, claiming he had a gun. "Integrated lower mainland police dog service attended along with … [Read more...]

60 days in jail for Stanley Cup rioter

Stanley Cup rioter Alexander Peepre has been handed a 60 day jail sentence. He was considered one of the instigators of the riot. The 21-year old UBC student pleaded guilty to charges of participating in a riot and assault. Peepre helped flip over a truck in front of the post office, posed for pictures in front of the burning vehicle and threw … [Read more...]

Terrace Mountie escapes jail time

A Terrace Mountie will spend no time in jail after punching a drunk woman almost two years ago.Constable Robert Hull pleaded guilty to assault last spring.A woman had been arrested outside a local nightclub back in October 2010 and was taken back to the police station.Police say Hull had been trying to calm her down in a cell block when she kicked … [Read more...]