February 25, 2018

Teen stabbing suspects face long list of charges

One of the girls accused of stabbing Skytrain travellers with a steak knife earlier this week  is still behind bars, but the other has been released from custody until her next court appearance tomorrow. Yesterday, investigators confirmed both teens had 142 run-ins with police since January of last year. Anne Drennan with Transit Police says … [Read more...]

33 more riot suspects face charges

Criminal charges have been approved and sworn against 33 more people allegedly linked to the Stanley Cup riot. 23 more adults and 10 more young people are now facing charges. The person facing the highest number of counts is Jeffrey Russel Jean Milne, with nine counts altogether. His charges include one count of taking part in a riot, four counts … [Read more...]

‘The Usual Suspects’ – A Look At Conventional and Non-conventional Angel Investment

VEF will look at the latest trends in Angel Investment as well as reviewing the latest in conventional angel activity. The panel will discuss some of the new Angel funds recently announced in Vancouver and some non-conventional angel investment. Moderated by Brent Holliday from Garibaldi Capital Advisors and VP of Corporate Development at … [Read more...]

Searching for suspects in pepper-spray attack

Five people remain on the loose - after the pepper-spraying of a bus driver in New Westminster last night. Transit police have taken over the investigation - but as it turns out, in most cases, the force is rarely first on the scene. It typically falls to jurisdictional police forces to respond - due to a simple lack of resources. Transit Police … [Read more...]

Mounties look for two suspects after Surrey home shot at

An update on gunfire in Surrey this morning. RCMP say were called to a house near 101st Avenue and 137A Street. They say it looks like at least one bullet was shot at the home's garage and went through the building. A woman at home was not hit. She is not known to police. Mounties adds a vehicle with two occupants was spotted fleeing the scene. But … [Read more...]

Riot suspects: Where in the justice system are they?

They are either accused of taking part in last year's Stanley Cup riot, or have admitted their role... Here is a list of who they are, what they are charged with, and what stage of BC's criminal justice system they are at (as of June 15, 2012.) Samia Ahmed, 18-year-old from Surrey.Charged with participating in a riot, and two counts of break and … [Read more...]

Mounties find drug suspects hidden in home’s walls

Three men tried hide from the RCMP up in Quesnel, but it was no use.RCMP say officers attended a rural home this week and found a massive marijuana grow-op.About 2,500 plants worth several millions on the street.No one appeared to be inside, but a search - with a police dog - indicated no one had left the building.The mounties shortly discovered … [Read more...]

Suspects in Prince George kidnapping turn themselves in

Two brothers wanted by police in connection with a kidnapping in Prince George have turned themselves in. Twenty-four year-old François Meerholz and his 22-year-old brother Dillan walked into the local RCMP detachment at 11:30 last night. When police were called to a rural area east of the city earlier this week, they found a male victim … [Read more...]

Hunt for riot suspects continues

  14-thousand-dollars is being spent on a poster campaign as Vancouver Police search for more suspected Stanley Cup rioters. The Vancouver Police Foundation is funding the cost of the 70-thousand posters that will be handed out across Greater Vancouver and Vancouver Island. 340 volulnteers and 70 police officers are involved in the effort that … [Read more...]

Vancouver Police are hunting for a suspect or suspects after a BIG jewellery theft.

  Police in Vancouver are looking for up to three suspects after half a million dollars in sterling silver was swiped from the backseat of a car.  Last week, a trade show exhibitor had parked his rental car in the 900 block of West Broadway and went for dinner.  When he returned about 45 minutes later, he discovered someone had … [Read more...]