January 23, 2018

Same man believed responsible for recent abduction attempts

RCMP in Langley have a bit more information about a suspect in an attempted abduction February 1st. On that day, a 12-year old girl walking alone on 205th street was approached by a man -- who grabbed her by the wrist. She pushed him and ran off. Corporal Holly Marks says investigators believe the same man is responsible for a similar incident … [Read more...]

BC’s Justice Minister hasn’t considered financial impact of tougher restrictions on those not criminally responsible

BC’s Justice Minister says she's already working with the Federal Government to ensure tougher restrictions involving people found not responsible for serious crimes are approved quickly. "We've been very aggressive about this agenda. Generally, I'm very pleased,” says Shirley bond.  Bond says --at this point-- there have been no … [Read more...]

Restrictions increasing for those found not criminally responsible

Almost five years after a man murdered his three children in Merritt, the federal government has promised more restrictions on people found not responsible for violent crimes. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the legislation after meeting with Darcie Clarke... the mother of the two boys and a girl killed by her former husband Allan … [Read more...]

Mentally ill man not criminally responsible in deadly attack

A 28-year old man who killed his father and seriously injured his mother while in a pyschotic state last year has been found not criminally responsible due to mental illness. Jordan Ramsay, who has been suffering from schizophrenia since he was a teenager, attacked his parents while they were sleeping in North Vancouver home on November 5th. He … [Read more...]

What services should the Coast Guard be responsible for?

What types of services should Coast Guard be responsible for, and what should be left up to either other agencies or even private industry?That's a question being raised, as the controversy over the closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard base continues.Only 36 calls responded to by the Kits base last year were for maritime distress.Coast Guard's … [Read more...]

Woman found not criminally responsible in DTES death

A 43-year old woman has been found not criminally responsible - in connection with the 2011 death of a popular downtown eastside handyman.Alice Bullington had been charged with manslaughter.56-year old Raymond Robertson was found in his room at an East Hastings Street boarding house early last March.Police have never said how he was … [Read more...]

Who’s responsible for those highway signs?

There is no law that states traffic fines double in construction zones.  That, according to the BC Flagging Association despite the signs displayed in roadwork areas, "The RCMP, the Integrated Road guys, the Ministry of Transportation, nobody seems to know where those signs came from. And the police do not have the authority to actually double … [Read more...]

Try to celebrate victory or defeat in a responsible manner

You had your chance to play nice last year and you blew it. That's what Vancouver Police are saying as they promise to get tough with any rowdy hockey fans during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, "If you are looking to come downtown to cause trouble, we will be there waiting for you and we will not be showing any leniency." Constable Lindsay Houghton … [Read more...]