Crime

Police executed a search warrant at the Devils Army Clubhouse on Petersen road in Campbell River on August 10, 2017. Campbell River Mirror file photo

B.C. files application to seize motorcycle club’s Campbell River clubhouse

Location was site of the 2016 murder of John Dillon Brown

Police executed a search warrant at the Devils Army Clubhouse on Petersen road in Campbell River on August 10, 2017. Campbell River Mirror file photo
A man attempts to open the garage door at Jiffy Lube after breaking in and starting a truck that was stored inside. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: Thieves ram through B.C. dealership door in stolen truck to steal another one

Masked and gloved team of two escapes with two cars after early-morning spree in Courtenay

A man attempts to open the garage door at Jiffy Lube after breaking in and starting a truck that was stored inside. (Photo submitted)
RCMP car. (Lauren Collins photo)

Kamloops Mountie injured after being attacked with a skateboard

This is the second incident involving a group of teens since March

  • Jun 23, 2023
RCMP car. (Lauren Collins photo)
Some of the 3D printed ghost guns seized in Operation Centaure are displayed during a news conference in Montreal, Wednesday, June 21, 2023. The multi force operation seized 440 guns including 71 3D printed ghost guns across Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Police arrest 45, seize 440 weapons in Canada-wide ghost gun raids

Search warrants executed in 8 provinces targeting 3D-printed guns bound for crime

Some of the 3D printed ghost guns seized in Operation Centaure are displayed during a news conference in Montreal, Wednesday, June 21, 2023. The multi force operation seized 440 guns including 71 3D printed ghost guns across Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
FILE - Andrew Tate, right, and his brother Tristan arrive outside the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), where prosecutors examine electronic equipment confiscated during the investigation in their case, in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, April 10, 2023. Romanian prosecutors charged on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, the Tate brothers and two other suspects with human trafficking, rape and organizing a criminal group for the sexual exploitation of women. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)

Social media star Andrew Tate charged with rape and human trafficking in Romania

Andrew Tate, a social media personality known for expressing misogynistic views online,…

FILE - Andrew Tate, right, and his brother Tristan arrive outside the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), where prosecutors examine electronic equipment confiscated during the investigation in their case, in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, April 10, 2023. Romanian prosecutors charged on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, the Tate brothers and two other suspects with human trafficking, rape and organizing a criminal group for the sexual exploitation of women. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
FILE - Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Nine more women are accusing Cosby of sexual assault in a lawsuit that alleges he used what they call his “enormous power, fame and prestige” to victimize them. A lawsuit filed Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in federal court in Nevada alleges that the women were individually drugged and assaulted between approximately 1979 and 1992 in Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe homes, dressing rooms and hotels. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Bill Cosby sued by 9 more women in Nevada for alleged decades-old sexual assaults

Nine more women are accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault in a…

FILE - Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Nine more women are accusing Cosby of sexual assault in a lawsuit that alleges he used what they call his “enormous power, fame and prestige” to victimize them. A lawsuit filed Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in federal court in Nevada alleges that the women were individually drugged and assaulted between approximately 1979 and 1992 in Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe homes, dressing rooms and hotels. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Prince Rupert RCMP vehicles and yellow crime scene tape can be seen cordoning off a multi-residence property numbered 166 and 168 Silversides Drive where four people were found deceased on June 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

RCMP investigating homicide after four bodies found in Prince Rupert

Police say public not at risk, but providing few other details

Prince Rupert RCMP vehicles and yellow crime scene tape can be seen cordoning off a multi-residence property numbered 166 and 168 Silversides Drive where four people were found deceased on June 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Police seek witnesses after B.C. high school teacher charged with sexual assault

Former North Vancouver school teacher arrested in Ontario

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE - The logo of JPMorgan bank is pictured at the new French headquarters of JP Morgan bank, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Paris. JPMorgan Chase is defending itself against a lawsuit by the U.S. Virgin Islands accusing it of empowering Jeffrey Epstein to abuse teenage girls. Lawyers for the giant bank said in court papers Tuesday, May 23, 2023, that it was the islands that enabled the financier to commit his crimes. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool, File)

Jeffrey Epstein victims settle sex trafficking lawsuit against JPMorgan for $290 million

JPMorgan Chase announced a tentative $290 million settlement Monday with the victims…

FILE - The logo of JPMorgan bank is pictured at the new French headquarters of JP Morgan bank, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Paris. JPMorgan Chase is defending itself against a lawsuit by the U.S. Virgin Islands accusing it of empowering Jeffrey Epstein to abuse teenage girls. Lawyers for the giant bank said in court papers Tuesday, May 23, 2023, that it was the islands that enabled the financier to commit his crimes. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool, File)
Richins’ children’s book about grief, “Are You With Me?” was released a year after Eric’s death. (Amazon)

Utah woman accused of killing husband then writing grief book for kids requests bail

A Utah woman who wrote a children’s book about coping with grief…

Richins’ children’s book about grief, “Are You With Me?” was released a year after Eric’s death. (Amazon)
Police in Abbotsford seized $123,000 in suspected stolen jewelry, bags of suspected drugs and $6,000 cash after stopping a vehicle early Friday morning (June 9). (APD photo)

Police seize $123K worth of suspected stolen jewelry in Abbotsford

Several charges expected after two people stopped in vehicle early Friday morning

Police in Abbotsford seized $123,000 in suspected stolen jewelry, bags of suspected drugs and $6,000 cash after stopping a vehicle early Friday morning (June 9). (APD photo)
The Kelowna RCMP are investigating a home in an Upper Mission neighbourhood following two people found dead in a home on Thursday, June 8. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press)

2 women dead, man in hospital following ‘serious crime’ in Kelowna, no concern for public safety

A baby was found uninjured in the home; RCMP asking public to stay away during investigation

The Kelowna RCMP are investigating a home in an Upper Mission neighbourhood following two people found dead in a home on Thursday, June 8. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press)
FILE — This March 28, 2017 photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. Nearly four years after Epstein died in jail in New York, the AP has obtained more than 4,000 pages of documents related to his death from the Bureau of Prisons under the Freedom of Information Law. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)

New details of Jeffrey Epstein’s death and the frantic aftermath revealed in records obtained by AP

Two weeks before ending his life, Jeffrey Epstein sat in the corner…

FILE — This March 28, 2017 photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. Nearly four years after Epstein died in jail in New York, the AP has obtained more than 4,000 pages of documents related to his death from the Bureau of Prisons under the Freedom of Information Law. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)
Danny Masterson and his wife Bijou Phillips arrive for closing arguments in his second trial, Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Los Angeles. Masterson is charged with raping three women at his Los Angeles home between 2001 and 2003. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Danny Masterson convicted of 2 counts of rape; ‘That ’70s Show’ actor faces 30 years to life

“That ’70s Show” star Danny Masterson was led out in handcuffs from…

Danny Masterson and his wife Bijou Phillips arrive for closing arguments in his second trial, Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Los Angeles. Masterson is charged with raping three women at his Los Angeles home between 2001 and 2003. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Firefighters in Coldstream are battling a major house fire on Hawthorne Place Friday, Jan. 14. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon arson suspect to stand trial

Matthew Eric Mason is the suspect tied to a fire that destroyed a Coldstream home in early 2022

Firefighters in Coldstream are battling a major house fire on Hawthorne Place Friday, Jan. 14. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Black Press File Photo

Man arrested after paddling to escape police near Chase

The 23-year-old Tumbler Ridge man is now in custody

Black Press File Photo
Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers and the Saanich Police Department are looking to ID a suspect after a wheel of Gouda was stolen. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Twitter)

$600 wheel of Gouda cheese stolen in Greater Victoria; police look for suspect

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers takes to social media to help ID suspect

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers and the Saanich Police Department are looking to ID a suspect after a wheel of Gouda was stolen. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Twitter)
Approximately 30 protestors gathered outside the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment on May 26 to take issue with the RCMP's handling of a case involving the death of teenager Carsyn Mackenzie Seaweed. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Group demands justice for late Indigenous teen with protest outside Cowichan RCMP detachment

RCMP now say investigation is continuing after initially saying no criminality involved

Approximately 30 protestors gathered outside the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment on May 26 to take issue with the RCMP's handling of a case involving the death of teenager Carsyn Mackenzie Seaweed. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
The Bowden Institution facility is shown near Bowden, Alta., on March 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Bowden Institution facility is shown near Bowden, Alta., on March 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
British Columbians feel crime is on the rise, and while the RCMP plays a prominent role in the province, many still feel a provincewide police force would also help combat crime. (Vladvictoria/Pixabay.com)

Perceptions of rising crime in B.C. have ‘worsened’ over the years: poll

Addiction and mental health are the main factors for crime in local communities

British Columbians feel crime is on the rise, and while the RCMP plays a prominent role in the province, many still feel a provincewide police force would also help combat crime. (Vladvictoria/Pixabay.com)