Crime

RCMP shoulder patch. (Black Press Media files)

Catalytic converter thief scuffles with victim in Langley City

Police advise not trying to stop thieves, but calling 9-1-1 instead

RCMP shoulder patch. (Black Press Media files)
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Guilty plea on multiple charges in death of Harrison Mills boy

Sentencing hearing scheduled for Nov. 8

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Nanaimo RCMP are looking for two suspects after a 7-Eleven was robbed at knifepoint on Aug. 20. (Photo submitted)

7-Eleven in Nanaimo robbed at knifepoint, crooks flee with cash

Incident took place on Terminal Avenue in the early morning hours Aug. 20

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for two suspects after a 7-Eleven was robbed at knifepoint on Aug. 20. (Photo submitted)
Estrellita Karsh wife of legenary photographer Yousuf Karsh stands in front of the iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill taken by her husband in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Two art heists, 50 years apart: expert says Canada is a ‘soft target’

Officials didn’t discover the latest stolen piece was gone for more than 8 months after it was taken

Estrellita Karsh wife of legenary photographer Yousuf Karsh stands in front of the iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill taken by her husband in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
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Happy International Dog Day: Kamloops police pooch gets her man

2-year-old Neeka earned an extra treat

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The suspects are both described as 18 to 20 years old and tall with slim builds. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Young pair sought in connection to Grindr dating app B.C. extortion attempt

Saanich police investigating, asking for public’s help to identify suspects

The suspects are both described as 18 to 20 years old and tall with slim builds. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform as she makes a phone call after responding to an incident on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver police say a man has been charged over a series of attacks last week in two neighbourhoods. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man charged over four attacks in two Vancouver neighbourhoods

54-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries during an alleged home invasion

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform as she makes a phone call after responding to an incident on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver police say a man has been charged over a series of attacks last week in two neighbourhoods. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
James Christie was hired Nov. 22, 2013, as a licensed practical nurse in a complex care unit at Selkirk Place. He was convicted of assault in 2016 and faces sanctions by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives. (Google Maps)

Victoria nurse who fled after assaulting seniors faces sanctions from professional college

James Christie fled the country while on bail pending an appeal of criminal charges

James Christie was hired Nov. 22, 2013, as a licensed practical nurse in a complex care unit at Selkirk Place. He was convicted of assault in 2016 and faces sanctions by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives. (Google Maps)
The commissioner called the teacher’s behaviour a violation of ‘his privileged position of power and trust.’ (Black Press Media file photo)

Former B.C. teacher gets lifetime ban after sexual relationship with student

Brent Garraway admitted to being physically intimate, having sexual relationship with student

The commissioner called the teacher’s behaviour a violation of ‘his privileged position of power and trust.’ (Black Press Media file photo)
The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver Island break-in suspect claimed to be letting out the family’s dog

Three home break-ins reported in one day in Oak Bay

The Oak Bay Police Department is looking for witnesses or video footage after a string of break-ins last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Leila Bui remains in an unresponsive state after being struck in a Saanich crosswalk. (Black Press Media file photo)

Full parole granted dangerous driver who struck Leila Bui in Island crosswalk

Parole board felt Tenessa Nikirk demonstrated remorse, growth after Saanich girl left unresponsive

Leila Bui remains in an unresponsive state after being struck in a Saanich crosswalk. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Saanich Police Department has released two images of each of the five suspects sought in relation to an assault on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Police looking for 5 suspects after youth attacked on Island transit bus

Injured youth taken to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries in Saanich

The Saanich Police Department has released two images of each of the five suspects sought in relation to an assault on a BC Transit bus. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)
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Thieves siphon 13,000 litres of diesel from northern B.C. school district works yard

Police called to 100 Mile House School District 27 yard last Monday

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Cory Vallee has lost his final challenge of his conviction in the Feb. 6, 2009, murder of Kevin LeClair in a Langley shopping centre. (Langley Advance Times file photos)

Gangster who gunned down man in B.C. shopping centre loses last appeal

Cory Vallee is serving two life sentences for the fatal shooting of Kevin LeClair in 2009

Cory Vallee has lost his final challenge of his conviction in the Feb. 6, 2009, murder of Kevin LeClair in a Langley shopping centre. (Langley Advance Times file photos)
Yousuf Karsh’s iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill as displayed in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Famous Yousuf Karsh portrait of Sir Winston Churchill stolen from Château Laurier

Legendary original swapped out for a copy in a caper worthy of a Hollywood movie

Yousuf Karsh’s iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill as displayed in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
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Man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie pleads not guilty

On August 18, the man accused of stabbing award-winning author Salman Rushdie…

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Duncan woman arrested after drug bust at a city home found a variety of drugs and cash. (RCMP photo)

Duncan woman arrested during drug raid

44-year-old had a variety of drugs and cash in home

Duncan woman arrested after drug bust at a city home found a variety of drugs and cash. (RCMP photo)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver Police say they are investigating a series of violent stranger attacks in the city’s Fairview neighbourhood and are trying to establish if they are related. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police investigate three violent stranger attacks in Fairview neighbourhood

Police look for connection after residents tackled, punched and stabbed in separate incidents

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver Police say they are investigating a series of violent stranger attacks in the city’s Fairview neighbourhood and are trying to establish if they are related. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed

Stolen rowboat robs legally blind B.C. fisherman of last chance to enjoy his passion

Valuable classic Tyee-style boat stolen Campbell River area Aug. 7

Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed
Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday night (Aug. 15). (File photo)

B.C. child OK after nearly being yanked out ground-floor window in abduction attempt

Abbotsford Police investigating Aug. 15 evening incident

Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday night (Aug. 15). (File photo)
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