February 19, 2018

DoJ now in favor of using search warrants to access user email

The United States Justice Department seems to be listening to cries from Google (among others) that the 1986 ECPA (Electronic Communications Privacy Act) should be revised to reflect the vastly different universe that we now live in. DoJ attorney Elana Tyrangiel testified before the US House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland … [Read more...]

VPD say search for man wanted on nation wide warrant is over

Vancouver Police say a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant is now back in custody. Acting on a hunch after a bank robbery at UBC Monday -- VPD say an officer tracked down 45 year-old Douglas Werner on a city bus. He's now facing charges in a robbery at a UBC bank as well another bank on West Georgia Street downtown.  Saturday police … [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...]

Police search for suspect in Port Coquitlam stabbing

RCMP are searching for a suspect in a stabbing at an apartment complex in Port Coquitlam. Sergeant Grant Wong says officers were called to the building on Coquitlam Avenue near Flint Street just before 10pm Sunday. "We did locate a male who had suffered an injury that appears to have been caused by a knife or some other sharp object.  That … [Read more...]

Search continues for missing Burnaby senior

 The search for a woman missing since the middle of January will continue tomorrow. Staff Sgt. Rob Lemon says Burnaby Mounties and Coquitlam Search and Rescue will be looking in the southeast portion of Burnaby Mountain for 66 year old Gui Feng Tong tomorrow. Searchers were on the mountain last weekend. "Well we've been … [Read more...]

Search continues for missing Burnaby woman

Burnaby RCMP say after a search on Burnaby Mountain Saturday, a missing sixty six year old woman still hasn't been found. Gui Feng Tong hasn't been heard from for at least a week and a half. Staff Sergeant Rob Lemon says some tips have been coming in over the last few days. "I know some sightings have been in vehicles, on foot, in different parts … [Read more...]

North Shore Search and Rescue recover lost gear

North Shore Search and Rescue Team says its third attempt in retrieving the gear left on cypress mountain weeks ago has been successful. Team leader Tim Jones says the task was not easy but he's thankful for the kind weather conditions. "It was found the area of 3,000 feet on the other side of black mountain, where we originally cashed it for the … [Read more...]

North Shore Search and Rescue recover some of gear left on Cypress

North Shore Search and Rescue ground teams have recovered around ten thousand dollars worth of equipment left on Cypress during rescue efforts Tuesday. Team Leader Tim Jones says crews had to repel down Saturday morning to reach the canyon where snowboarder Sebastien Boucher was trapped. "They're doing it all safely, but it is a rope-rescue, full … [Read more...]

Glimmer of hope in North Shore mountain search

There could be a ray of hope in the search for a snowboarder on the Northshore mountains. North Shore Search and Rescue is reporting they may have  found tracks of the man missing since late Sunday, and are sending in rescuers to investigate. The missing man is believed to have been boarding on Cypress when he went out of bounds. CKNW … [Read more...]

Search resumes for snowboarder on Cypress Mountain

The search is back on for a 33-year-old snowboarder who went missing Sunday after he boarded out of bounds on the west side of the cypress ski hill in West Vancouver.Tim Jones of the Northshore search-and-rescue team says there is some urgency to find him in the creek drainages today."We also have a looming challenge right now of an avalanche … [Read more...]