August 19, 2017

Coquitlam RCMP need help finding missing man

Mounties in Coquitlam want to hear from you if you see a man reported missing on Thursday. 34 year old Dennis Koski was last seen at a public phone at the Cottonwood Pavilion on Poirier Street. Police say he seemed distraught and relatives are concerned about his well-being. Koski is described as caucasian, 6'1" tall, 232 pounds. He has brown eyes … [Read more...]

RCMP looking for couple suspected of pointing laser light

RCMP are asking for your help finding the suspects responsible for an unusual assault. Police say on Feburary 27th -- at about four in the afternoon -   two people in an grey audi passed another vehicle on Highway 1 and Number 3 Road -- spit on that vehicle then shined a laser light into the driver's eyes. RCMP say the victim … [Read more...]

No charges against Terrace RCMP officer

A Terrace RCMP officer accused of using excessive force against a first nations man last spring will not be prosecuted. The Criminal Justice branch has determined no charges will be laid against the officer who arrested William Watts on May 15th,  after he called 9-1-1 to report an intoxicated family member was coming to his house. Lawyers for … [Read more...]

Surrey RCMP search for witnesses in possible abduction

Surrey RCMP are searching for witnesses to an incident they believe could have been an abduction. It happened at Surrey Central City Mall just before 6pm Saturday night, when a 1990's Mercedes Benz four door sedan stopped in front of Shoppers Drug Mart. Police say three Caucasian men got out of the car, and two forced the third into the … [Read more...]

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 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...]

RCMP issue public notification of offender likely to re-offend

Abbotsford Police are issuing a public notification that an offender who is likely to re-offend is now living in that city. RCMP say 34 year old Adrian Julian Wilson has a history of robberies and sex-related offences against both men and women. He has a long list of conditions including: no contact with any victim's families, to notify his … [Read more...]

Man speaks out about condition of Burnaby apartment building destroyed by fire as RCMP guards wreckage of building

A nineteen-year-old man who lost his dog and all his belongings in a fire at a Burnaby apartment building Sunday morning, is speaking out about how the building was kept. Jesse Vincent lived with his mother in the building on Smith Avenue near Canada way. He says the electrical system wasn't good, saying he'd turn on a light in the bathroom and it … [Read more...]

RCMP respond to Human Rights Watch report

  The RCMP says it takes allegations of police abuse in a recent report "very seriously", but it needs more details to take proper action. Chief Superintendant Janice Armstrong says some of the allegations outlined in the Human Rights Watch report looking at policing along the highway of tears, have been reported but she says they want to … [Read more...]

Man dies in motorcycle crash in Burnaby, RCMP unsure of cause

A single vehicle motorcycle crash on Marine Way in Burnaby Saturday has left the rider dead. RCMP Sergeant Dwayne Beckerleg says the crash happened just after 5:30pm in an area where the road curves. "Ambulance Service attended, and transported the man immediately to Royal Columbian Hospital, but he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the … [Read more...]