September 21, 2017

Accused bank robber nabbed after returning to the scene

A need for reassurance and approval was the ultimate downfall for a man now accused of robbing a Victoria bank. Police say he approached a teller at a downtown Scotiabank branch and, after conducting a transaction, mumbled something to her.  Spokesman Bowen Osoko says the man then said he had just tried to rob her, and asked if he could … [Read more...]

Riot suspect nabbed at border crossing

One of the three accused Stanley Cup rioters on the run from police and believed to be in the U-S has been apprehended. Border officials say 21-year-old Dakota Schlag tried to get into Canada at the Peace Arch crossing this week. As they questioned the Idaho man, border guards realized he was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant related to the riot. He … [Read more...]

Accused kitten tortured had been nabbed by transit police

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by transit police in Vancouver.       Jordan Dale Lucas had been wanted by local police for robbery and weapons offences. He was nabbed Thursday at the Richmond Brighouse Canada Line station. This is the same man charged with animal cruelty this week after an investigation by the BC … [Read more...]

Second suspect nabbed in theft of disabled woman’s iPad

Transit police say they have arrested the second suspect in the case of a woman with cerebral palsy being robbed of her iPad. Cassie Campbell, who uses a wheelchair, was at Metrotown SkyTrain station on May 10 trying to get on an elevator when police say two men grabbed her iPad and fled. The first suspect was arrested and charged six days … [Read more...]