Crime

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2020, file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters march in Louisville. Hours of material in the grand jury proceedings for Taylor’s fatal shooting by police have been made public on Friday, Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Police release details of Breonna Taylor investigation

Police files show contacts between Breonna Taylor and a man she dated previously

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2020, file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters march in Louisville. Hours of material in the grand jury proceedings for Taylor’s fatal shooting by police have been made public on Friday, Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Lee Shaw, left, and Taj Powar of Shaw Electrical Services repair wiring at the base of one of the field light towers as Jeff Woodthorpe, with City of Nanaimo parks operations utility division, and Shaw discuss the extent of the damage caused by thieves at Merle Logan Field Thursday morning. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Thieves steal hundreds of feet of copper wire from Merle Logan field

Turf fields at Beban Park in Nanaimo closed for several days after theft, estimated $20,000 in damage

Lee Shaw, left, and Taj Powar of Shaw Electrical Services repair wiring at the base of one of the field light towers as Jeff Woodthorpe, with City of Nanaimo parks operations utility division, and Shaw discuss the extent of the damage caused by thieves at Merle Logan Field Thursday morning. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe

26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe

Suspects range in age from 16 to 61 years old

26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe
Nanaimo RCMP and Nanaimo Fire Rescue are looking for leads to solve a suspicious car fire investigation. (File photo)

Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious car fire in hospital area

Investigators believe vehicle on Thunderbird Drive was set alight with accelerant

Nanaimo RCMP and Nanaimo Fire Rescue are looking for leads to solve a suspicious car fire investigation. (File photo)
Raymond Howard Gaglardi, 75. (RCMP handout)

More sex abuse charges laid against B.C. man who went by ‘Doctor Ray Gaglardi’

Investigators now focussing efforts on alleged victims within the Glad Tidings Church community

Raymond Howard Gaglardi, 75. (RCMP handout)
RCMP are trying to identify a suspect accused of spitting on a worker at Walmart on Sept. 19. (Photo submitted)

Shoplifting suspect allegedly spits on worker at store in Nanaimo

Suspect became aggressive when confronted by loss prevention officer at Walmart, say RCMP

RCMP are trying to identify a suspect accused of spitting on a worker at Walmart on Sept. 19. (Photo submitted)
Anthony Kubica, formerly from Shawnigan Lake, looks on as he was sentenced to 25 years to life for murder in a California courtroom on Sept. 24. (Courtesy of Riverside Country District Attorney’s Office)

Shawnigan Lake’s Kubica gets 25 to life for murder in California

Former Shawnigan Lake man convicted of killing woman in 1990

Anthony Kubica, formerly from Shawnigan Lake, looks on as he was sentenced to 25 years to life for murder in a California courtroom on Sept. 24. (Courtesy of Riverside Country District Attorney’s Office)
2 British Columbians arrested, 3 at large in massive Alberta drug bust

2 British Columbians arrested, 3 at large in massive Alberta drug bust

Eight people are facing 33 charges in what police have dubbed Project Incumbent

2 British Columbians arrested, 3 at large in massive Alberta drug bust
A man accused of thefts and break-ins in Nanaimo, Duncan, Sooke and Port Renfrew was arrested at his home in the south Nanaimo area this week. (Black Press file photo)

Nanaimo RCMP seize firearms, ID, portable debit machine as ‘prolific offender’ arrested

Austin Carlson-McPherson, 24, accused of crimes in Nanaimo, Duncan, Port Renfrew and Sooke

A man accused of thefts and break-ins in Nanaimo, Duncan, Sooke and Port Renfrew was arrested at his home in the south Nanaimo area this week. (Black Press file photo)
Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Kiera Bourque, 24, was sentenced for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Penticton’s Devon Blackmore

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend
Lucas Bradwell has been sentenced for three bank robberies – in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver – that occurred in the summer of 2019.

Three years for serial bank robber who hit southern Vancouver Island branch

Lucas Bradwell was wanted for robberies in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver

Lucas Bradwell has been sentenced for three bank robberies – in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver – that occurred in the summer of 2019.
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RCMP: Vancouver Island trio arrested, firearms seized after report of shots fired in rural Qualicum Beach

Police say search also found evidence of large-scale drug operation

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Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

‘Not criminally responsible’ hearing slated for man convicted of Abbotsford school stabbing

Gabriel Klein was found guilty in March of killing Letisha Reimer, 13, in 2016

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Nanaimo RCMP hope to find the owner or owners of a watch and jewelry, thought to be stolen and found in the possession a suspect during an arrest Sept. 6. (Photo submitted)

Suspected jewelry thief allegedly assaults police officer during arrest at Nanaimo Yacht Club

Nanaimo RCMP looking for rightful owner or owners of watch and jewelry suspected to have been stolen

Nanaimo RCMP hope to find the owner or owners of a watch and jewelry, thought to be stolen and found in the possession a suspect during an arrest Sept. 6. (Photo submitted)
Bob March, owner of Previously Enjoyed, walks through the charred remains of merchandise after his store was burned in a suspicious fire early Tuesday morning. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Arson suspected in fire that destroyed Nanaimo second-hand store

RCMP, Nanaimo Fire Rescue investigating early morning fire set at entrance of Townsite Road shop

Bob March, owner of Previously Enjoyed, walks through the charred remains of merchandise after his store was burned in a suspicious fire early Tuesday morning. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
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Sun’s out, guns out: RCMP arrest man following disturbance in Errington

Search warrant yields illicit drugs, cash and several replica firearms

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Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals

Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals

“They want people to get upset, and angry, and saddened… That’s the reaction racists want, isn’t it?”

Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals
Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Campbell River RCMP were called to a report of a man being…

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River
Devil’s Hand Poker Run in Campbell River to face RCMP scrutiny

Devil’s Hand Poker Run in Campbell River to face RCMP scrutiny

The Campbell River RCMP will be keeping a close eye on the…

  • Aug 14, 2020
Devil’s Hand Poker Run in Campbell River to face RCMP scrutiny
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Man arrested after stabbing incident at makeshift camp near Vancouver Island mall

RCMP in Parksville report 28-year-old man taken into custody without incident

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