February 21, 2018

Clinic break-in prompts warning from Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police have a warning for drug users after a clinic on Abbott Street was broken-into early Sunday morning. They say it was reported that nine syringes containing various amounts of heroine and morphine were taken from the Crosstown Clinic. The drugs were being used in a research program designed to wean users off drugs. Police say there … [Read more...]

Warning for those heading into back country ski areas during BC’s first February long weekend

If you're spending the Province’s First Family Day weekend in the backcountry of BC's Southern Interior, the Canadian Avalanche Centre has a warning for you. Karl Klassen with the centre says the snow pack right now, is in a state of change, after a very stable winter. He adds the forecast is for sunny skies this weekend, and if the … [Read more...]

Increased break and enter cases has Burnaby RCMP warning locals

Burnaby RCMP has formed a task force to crack down on those responsible for a spike in break and enters over the last couple of months. Staff Sergeant Andy LeClair say the suspects have been door knocking, asking if you have a suite to rent or want your gutters cleaned. He warns people not to ignore them: "They don't have to open the door, but they … [Read more...]

Sex assault suspect mentioned in earlier warning

The man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a 17 year old girl in Abbotsford on Tuesday was the subject of a police warning last spring. Public notification was issued about Anton Ellis Foulds in April. The 36-year old is now back in custody. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Public warning about high-risk offender

The B-C Corrections branch is issuing a warning about the release of Kayla Bourque. Bourque is considered a high risk violent offender. She plans on living in Vancouver. Authorities say Bourque has an "escalating criminal history"..she has threatened to hurt people and has tortured animals. Corrections says she is to be closely monitored by … [Read more...]

Vancouver police discourage warning others on Twitter about roadchecks

They don't like it, but there's not much they can do to stop it. That's how Vancouver police are responding to the ongoing use of social media, such as Twitter, to warn would-be drunk drivers about counterattack road checks. "It comes down to an ethical dilemma more than it does to a legal dilemma." Spokesman Sgt. Randy Fincham says the people … [Read more...]

Delta hunkering down after issuing storm warning

Boundary Bay, Beach Grove, Tsawwassen Beach and Westham Island are busy preparing for a storm expected early Monday morning, which could include a storm surge and high winds during high tides. The Corporation of Delta's Chief Administrative Officer George Harvie says there could be flooding in the region. "We do expect some localized flooding and … [Read more...]

A warning from a film industry insider on the state of movie making in BC

A key player in BC’s film industry says the biggest grossing movie at the world wide box office won't help the Province compete with other regions offering bigger tax incentives. "I'm sure if Twilight was made again today, there's a very good chance it wouldn't have come to British Columbia,” says Pete Mitchell, a former BC Film … [Read more...]

VPD issue warning about wanted man

Vancouver Police are asking for public help in finding a 44-year-old man wanted Canada-wide for being unlawfully at large. Dennis Wayne Tylee walked away from a halfway house on October 31st. He has an extensive criminal history and is on a long-term supervision order after serving time for assault causing bodily harm, forcible confinement, and … [Read more...]

Earthquake hits, tsunami warning in effect for parts of BC

A major earthquake -- and now a significant aftershock have hit the BC coast. At 8:04 tonight -- a magnitude 7.1 quake struck the Queen Charlottes -- about 40 kilometres south of Sandspit -- with a depth of about 19 kilometres. That has now been followed by an aftershock -- magnitude 5.8 -- also in the Haida Gwaii region. Officials have now … [Read more...]