Crime

Sean Smith, Blackbird Security’s district supervisor for North Vancouver Island, says the company’s patrols do not replace the work of police and municipal enforcement, but rather enhance them. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

​​Downtown BIA looking for businesses to support private overnight patrols

Blackbird Security stating patrols from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. downtown to be eyes and ears on crime

 

Gabriel Rodriguez is one of four people who have been arrested after more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were seized at a downtown Denver hotel close to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. (Denver Police/AP)

3 men arrested near All-Star Game facing federal gun charges

The suspects were arrested with more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at a Denver hotel near the site

 

Police in Nanaimo used tasers during arrest of man who allegedly side-swiped a police car with U-Haul truck reported stolen by the company. (Black Press file)

Nanaimo RCMP deploy Taser on driver of suspected stolen U-Haul truck

Driver of U-Haul allegedly side-swiped police car after police made several attempts to stop truck

 

Nanaimo RCMP. (News Bulletin file photo)

Person experiencing homelessness struck intentionally by motorist in Nanaimo

Incident happened Saturday, July 10, on Victoria Avenue

Nanaimo RCMP. (News Bulletin file photo)
Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.

Abbotsford killer’s parole eligibility set at 16 years

Gabriel Klein sentenced for the 2016 fatal stabbing of Letisha Reimer

Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.
A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pride crosswalks vandalized in downtown Nanaimo

Black paint spread across Bastion and Commercial street crosswalk, city plans more durable paint job

A rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Commercial and Bastion streets was vandalized and then re-painted this past weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Police are looking for 33-year-old Emile Williams who had been living at a Vancouver halfway house. (Vancouver Police)

Canada-wide warrant issued for man in Vancouver convicted of manslaughter

Anyone who sees Emile Williams or has information on his whereabouts should call 911

Police are looking for 33-year-old Emile Williams who had been living at a Vancouver halfway house. (Vancouver Police)
Cindy Gladue is shown in a photo presented as a court exhibit in this undated handout photo. An Ontario trucker held his face and cried while apologising to his family and the family of the woman he killed on the last day of his sentencing hearing.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta MANDATORY CREDIT

‘Never meant to hurt this lady’: Man apologizes for woman’s death in Edmonton hotel

Ontario trucker Bradley Barton being sentenced in the death of Cindy Gladue

Cindy Gladue is shown in a photo presented as a court exhibit in this undated handout photo. An Ontario trucker held his face and cried while apologising to his family and the family of the woman he killed on the last day of his sentencing hearing.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta MANDATORY CREDIT
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Mounties say teen charged after 12-year-old shot, injured in central Alberta

14-year-old charged with aggravated assault in connection with Saddle Lake incident

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Abid Atrchi, owner Applepress on the Trans Canada Highway in Duncan, wants something done about the ongoing crime in the area after having his window smashed out last weekend. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Duncan business owner frustrated with “catch-and-release” approach to crime

Manhole cover tossed through window, the fourth time in three years his shop has been targeted

Abid Atrchi, owner Applepress on the Trans Canada Highway in Duncan, wants something done about the ongoing crime in the area after having his window smashed out last weekend. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
A hefty $15,000 in cash was seized after a driver fled from a traffic stop in Duncan. (Submitted)
A hefty $15,000 in cash was seized after a driver fled from a traffic stop in Duncan. (Submitted)
Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

Victim’s mom tells Abbotsford school killer: ‘I hope that you never have another moment of peace’

Sentencing hearing begins for man convicted of killing Letisha Reimer, 13, in 2016

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Paul Bernardo sits in the back of a police cruiser as he leaves a hearing in St.Catharines, Ont., in this file photo. Convicted teen killer and serial rapist Bernardo will have another parole hearing this month.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

‘Time doesn’t heal the pain:’ Keep killer Paul Bernardo behind bars, families say

Victims’ family talk of the ‘evil dark cloud’ infamous killer casts on their lives

Paul Bernardo sits in the back of a police cruiser as he leaves a hearing in St.Catharines, Ont., in this file photo. Convicted teen killer and serial rapist Bernardo will have another parole hearing this month.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Police are looking for information regarding several vehicles being vandalized with blue-grey spray paint over the early morning of June 20. Photo courtesy Garrett Lee

Police looking for suspect in vehicle spray paintings

In totral, 17 vehicles spray painted over early hours of June 20

Police are looking for information regarding several vehicles being vandalized with blue-grey spray paint over the early morning of June 20. Photo courtesy Garrett Lee
Several vehicles were vandalized around Rockport with blue spray paint on the night of June 19 or morning of June 20. Photo courtesy Garrett Lee

Vandal spray paints multiple vehicles around Rockland

Residents discover lines of blue spray paint on vehicles morning of June 20.

Several vehicles were vandalized around Rockport with blue spray paint on the night of June 19 or morning of June 20. Photo courtesy Garrett Lee
Duncan Hurd says his fence has been smashed multiple times in the past month. Photo courtesy Duncan Hurd

Vandalism escalating in Campbell River neighbourhood, resident says

Neighbours want to see vandals ‘identified’

Duncan Hurd says his fence has been smashed multiple times in the past month. Photo courtesy Duncan Hurd
Black Press file photo

RCMP seek suspect in Vancouver Island-wide crime spree

Crimes stretched from Deep Bay to Qualicum, Ladysmith, Chemainus and Youbou

Black Press file photo
Police have been kept busy dealing with a crime spree throughout the pandemic in North Cowichan/Duncan and elsewhere. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Worrisome time amid a pandemic

Huge drain on finances, rising criminal activity among the concerns

Police have been kept busy dealing with a crime spree throughout the pandemic in North Cowichan/Duncan and elsewhere. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Reflective number or design on hoodie. Police are seeking help in identifying three youth involved in an incident on Soderholm Road early June 12. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

Do you know where your kids were at 1:24 a.m.?

Campbell River RCMP seeking help identifying three youths

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Reflective number or design on hoodie. Police are seeking help in identifying three youth involved in an incident on Soderholm Road early June 12. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
An employee holds a lower THC strand of marijuana at their store in Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.

Guns, $60K worth of pot products seized in commercial bust: Vancouver police

‘Knowing these illegal weapons are in shops around the city poses a risk to the public,’ says Const. Tania Visintin

An employee holds a lower THC strand of marijuana at their store in Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.