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Police issued a fine and dispersed a rally of about 30 anti-mask protesters who gathered at the intersection of Aulds Road and the old Island Highway for about two hours Sunday. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP hand out $2,300 fine at roadside anti-mask rally

About 30 people gathered for ‘Freedom Rally’ at intersection of old Island Highway and Aulds Road

Police issued a fine and dispersed a rally of about 30 anti-mask protesters who gathered at the intersection of Aulds Road and the old Island Highway for about two hours Sunday. (Photo submitted)
A suit against a Nanaimo RCMP dog handler and the Attorney General of Canada and B.C. Minister for Public Safety and Solicitor General, claiming use of excessive force causing injuries, has been filed with the B.C. Supreme Court by a man who was arrested following a two-hour chase through the wilderness in the Nanaimo Lakes area in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)

Man arrested by Nanaimo RCMP police dog handler after snowy chase suing for damages

David Alan Banford alleges serious injury and Charter rights violations from 2019 arrest

A suit against a Nanaimo RCMP dog handler and the Attorney General of Canada and B.C. Minister for Public Safety and Solicitor General, claiming use of excessive force causing injuries, has been filed with the B.C. Supreme Court by a man who was arrested following a two-hour chase through the wilderness in the Nanaimo Lakes area in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)
Richmond RCMP are investigating a collision in which a female pedestrian was killed Boxing Day evening. (Black Press - file photo)

Richmond RCMP investigate pedestrian fatality

Woman killed in marked crosswalk shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26

Richmond RCMP are investigating a collision in which a female pedestrian was killed Boxing Day evening. (Black Press - file photo)
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Police watchdog investigates after man dies in Port Alberni

RCMP responded to a call of a man on a residential roof

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Investigation underway after sudden death of child in Tofino

Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit investigating death of a child in Tofino.

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Nanaimo RCMP seized guns and swords following a car crash on Hammond Bay Road Dec. 17. (Black Press file)

Guns and swords seized after Nanaimo RCMP respond to car crash

Single vehicle crash occurred Thursday on Hammond Bay Road

Nanaimo RCMP seized guns and swords following a car crash on Hammond Bay Road Dec. 17. (Black Press file)
Nanaimo RCMP seized guns and swords following a car crash on Hammond Bay Road Dec. 17. (Black Press file)

Guns and swords seized after Nanaimo RCMP respond to car crash

Single vehicle crash occurred Thursday on Hammond Bay Road

Nanaimo RCMP seized guns and swords following a car crash on Hammond Bay Road Dec. 17. (Black Press file)
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Coombs man, 52, dies in head-on collision in Qualicum Beach

Driver of second vehicle airlifted to hospital

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RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

RCMP commits to changes on how it collects, uses information about protesters

Complaints commission concluded the RCMP acted reasonably for the most part

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Emergency crews on scene on the old Island Highway on Friday, Dec. 11. (News Bulletin photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian dies in motor vehicle incident on old Island Highway in Nanaimo

Police say man struck by two vehicles while crossing the highway Friday night

Emergency crews on scene on the old Island Highway on Friday, Dec. 11. (News Bulletin photo)
A fire-destroyed property registered to Gabriel Wortman at 200 Portapique Beach Road is seen in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, May 8, 2020. Newly released documents suggest the gunman behind the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia had planned to “get” a pair of people in Halifax during his murderous rampage, but the Mounties were warned by his common-law spouse while he was on the loose north of the city. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Gunman behind mass shooting in Nova Scotia had targets in Halifax: search warrants

The witness said he ducked when he noticed a laser sight on the handgun

A fire-destroyed property registered to Gabriel Wortman at 200 Portapique Beach Road is seen in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, May 8, 2020. Newly released documents suggest the gunman behind the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia had planned to “get” a pair of people in Halifax during his murderous rampage, but the Mounties were warned by his common-law spouse while he was on the loose north of the city. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A Calgary Police Service officer is seen in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary police officer guilty of slamming handcuffed woman face-first into floor

Const. Alex Dunn, 34, was convicted in the assault of Dalia Kafi at an arrest processing unit in 2017

A Calgary Police Service officer is seen in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
RCMP released this photo of a vehicle of interest in their investigation into the hit and run death of 30-year-old Cameron Kerr, which occurred near Terrace, B.C. in the early hours of Nov. 18, 2018. The vehicle may belong to a person of interest who is from the Lower Mainland. (RCMP handout photo)

‘What if?’: RCMP ID persons of interest in fatal northern B.C. hit-and-run, no charges laid

Victim’s family hope persons of interest in Lower Mainland will come forward

RCMP released this photo of a vehicle of interest in their investigation into the hit and run death of 30-year-old Cameron Kerr, which occurred near Terrace, B.C. in the early hours of Nov. 18, 2018. The vehicle may belong to a person of interest who is from the Lower Mainland. (RCMP handout photo)
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Ex-Vancouver Whitecaps women’s coach facing sex assault charges

Robert Steven Birarda charged with sexual exploitation, sexual assault, child luring

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Arrest made in 2019 Vancouver Island road rage incident

55-year-old Crofton man will appear in court in January 2021

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Police dog nabs suspect who bolted from road check, hid in bushes in Qualicum Beach

Man expected to face charges following incident this past weekend

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RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

RCMP looking for witnesses to road rage incident near Chemainus

Driver shattered another vehicle’s window on highway on Nov. 24

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, arrives at B.C. Supreme Court to attend a hearing, in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The legal fight against extradition to the United States for Meng Wanzhou is back on in a Vancouver court amid a report that the American Justice Department is discussing a deal in the case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Mountie says he updated FBI on Meng arrest, but he was working for the RCMP

Meng’s lawyers are seeking evidence through the hearings to support an abuse of process claim

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, arrives at B.C. Supreme Court to attend a hearing, in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The legal fight against extradition to the United States for Meng Wanzhou is back on in a Vancouver court amid a report that the American Justice Department is discussing a deal in the case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Nanaimo homeowner makes citizen’s arrest after alleged break-in by ‘shoeless bandit’

31-year-old suspect arrested, released on promise to appear in court

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.