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UN gang hitman Cory Vallee is serving two life sentences for the 2008 first degree murder of gang rival Kevin Leclair and conspiracy to murder the Bacon Brothers. He was recently charged with assault in Agassiz in connection with an alleged incident on Dec. 18, 2019. (File)

UN gang hitman Cory Vallee charged with assault in prison

Serving two life sentences, Vallee and two other men charged in December 2019 incident in Agassiz

UN gang hitman Cory Vallee is serving two life sentences for the 2008 first degree murder of gang rival Kevin Leclair and conspiracy to murder the Bacon Brothers. He was recently charged with assault in Agassiz in connection with an alleged incident on Dec. 18, 2019. (File)
Harlan Hourie of Chilliwack has been wanted by the RCMP since December 2017. (CrimeStoppers)

Chilliwack man wanted for 2.5 years makes weekly Crime Stoppers list

Harlan Hourie didn’t show up for his first court appearance in December 2017

Harlan Hourie of Chilliwack has been wanted by the RCMP since December 2017. (CrimeStoppers)
Highway 1 eastbound near Banford Road in Chilliwack at noon on June 24, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Police watchdog on the case of Highway 1 fatality in Chilliwack Wednesday

IIO-BC on the file because of an interaction the victim had with police earlier in the day

Highway 1 eastbound near Banford Road in Chilliwack at noon on June 24, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Law Courts. (Progress file)

B.C. Mountie sentenced in ‘particularly heinous’ revenge porn case

Former RCMP officer uploaded videos of explicit acts with fellow Mountie to pornography website

Chilliwack Law Courts. (Progress file)
Steven Gauthier was convicted in BC Supreme Court in New Westminster on Feb. 5, 2020 of aggravated sexual assault for having sex with a woman while HIV positive and not informing her of his infection. He is set to be sentenced Sept. 25, 2020. (Facebook)

Sentencing date set for Chilliwack man who failed to disclose HIV-positive status to partner

Steven Gauthier convicted of aggravated sexual assault in BC Supreme Court

Steven Gauthier was convicted in BC Supreme Court in New Westminster on Feb. 5, 2020 of aggravated sexual assault for having sex with a woman while HIV positive and not informing her of his infection. He is set to be sentenced Sept. 25, 2020. (Facebook)
The grave sites of United Nations gang members Duane Meyer and Evan Appell on June 16, 2020 in Vedder View Gardens Cemetery in Chilliwack. There were two lion statues at the grave site that went missing since April. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Lion statues stolen from United Nations gang members’ grave site in Chilliwack

Two stone statues went missing from cemetery where Duane Meyer and Evan Appell are buried

The grave sites of United Nations gang members Duane Meyer and Evan Appell on June 16, 2020 in Vedder View Gardens Cemetery in Chilliwack. There were two lion statues at the grave site that went missing since April. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.

Fraser Valley chicken abuse case moves forward

Sofina Foods and Chilliwack company face jury trial in connection with 2017 undercover video

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.
The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is looking for tips into the death of Charles Klose who was seen at approximately 12:45 p.m. on June 6, 2020 near the Bourquin Bus Loop in Abbotsford (right) and at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the Chilliwack Court House close to where he was found dead that night. (RCMP)

IHIT looking to retrace Chilliwack homicide victim’s last steps

Police release photos of Charles ‘Chucky’ Klose from Abbotsford and Chilliwack the day he died

The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is looking for tips into the death of Charles Klose who was seen at approximately 12:45 p.m. on June 6, 2020 near the Bourquin Bus Loop in Abbotsford (right) and at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the Chilliwack Court House close to where he was found dead that night. (RCMP)
David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Retrial begins for Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator in underage sex case

David Kuntz-Angel convicted in August 2019, granted a mistrial in January, and is now back in court

David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Troy Henson (left) who used to run the Princess Avenue diner The Angry Chef, was charged on May 30, 2017 with three counts of trafficking in controlled substance alongside Adrian Skerratt (right). Skerratt pleaded guilty in February 2020, Henson is wanted by police. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Chilliwack’s ‘Angry Chef’ wanted by RCMP for drug trafficking

Former diner operator Troy Henson wanted for case dating back to 2017

Troy Henson (left) who used to run the Princess Avenue diner The Angry Chef, was charged on May 30, 2017 with three counts of trafficking in controlled substance alongside Adrian Skerratt (right). Skerratt pleaded guilty in February 2020, Henson is wanted by police. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Chilliwack Law Courts.

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end

Chilliwack Law Courts.
North of Yale along Highway 1 was where police say they found 29-year-old Alica Berg with life-threatening injuries on June 3, 2020. She later died of those injuries, and homicide investigators are asking the public for tips. (Emelie Peacock/ Hope Standard)

IHIT names homicide victim found in the Fraser Canyon this week

Police asking for tips into the suspicious death of 29-year-old Alicia Berg

North of Yale along Highway 1 was where police say they found 29-year-old Alica Berg with life-threatening injuries on June 3, 2020. She later died of those injuries, and homicide investigators are asking the public for tips. (Emelie Peacock/ Hope Standard)
The RCMP, including its Emergency Response Team, were on scene at at house on Fairview Drive near Strathcona Road on the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

VIDEO: RCMP Emergency Response Team at known drug house in Chilliwack

Armed officers respond to reports of shots, bring in ERT, K-9 unit and spike belt

The RCMP, including its Emergency Response Team, were on scene at at house on Fairview Drive near Strathcona Road on the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood

UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood

RCMP reported a ‘distraught male’ fired at police officers on Christina Drive – IIO is on scene Sunday

UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood
Screenshot from Jon Hamm YouTube video in which he mentions a handful of Canadian cities, including Chilliwack. (YouTube)

‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm gives a shout out to B.C. city in very Canadian video

Jon Hamm’s short video posted May 14 mentions Chilliwack as part of SkipTheDishes fundraiser campaign

Screenshot from Jon Hamm YouTube video in which he mentions a handful of Canadian cities, including Chilliwack. (YouTube)
Chilliwack Search and Rescue and Chilliwack RCMP on the Vedder Rotary Trail in the morning on May 12, 2020 after a body of a person that went missing a day prior was recovered in the Vedder River. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Body of 22-year-old man from India recovered from Vedder River in Chilliwack

Young man was swimming in the the river with friends Monday when he went under

Chilliwack Search and Rescue and Chilliwack RCMP on the Vedder Rotary Trail in the morning on May 12, 2020 after a body of a person that went missing a day prior was recovered in the Vedder River. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
The RCMP Dive Team was called in May 3, 2020 to assist with body recovery after two children died when a side-by-side ATV plunged into Foley Lake in the Chilliwack River Valley on May 3, 2020. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Two children killed in ATV accident in Chilliwack River Valley Sunday

Two adults and one other child escaped side-by-side rollover at Foley Lake

The RCMP Dive Team was called in May 3, 2020 to assist with body recovery after two children died when a side-by-side ATV plunged into Foley Lake in the Chilliwack River Valley on May 3, 2020. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Amateur photographer captured this photograph on April 28, 2020 of a leucistic Canada Goose on a Chilliwack waterway. (William Snow photo)

Amateur B.C. photographer captures rare pale-coloured Canada Goose

Bird with the condition ‘leucism’ appears almost ghostlike

Amateur photographer captured this photograph on April 28, 2020 of a leucistic Canada Goose on a Chilliwack waterway. (William Snow photo)
(Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry photo)

Workers at two more Lower Mainland poultry facilities test positive for COVID-19

Yarrow’s Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry and Port Coquitlam’s Sofina Foods have new cases

(Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry photo)
RCMP were on scene with their canine unit at Parr Road on the morning of Friday, April 24, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Body of 50-year-old male found in Parr Road slough in Chilliwack Thursday night

Remains had been there for ‘quite some time’ so not that of two other missing people

RCMP were on scene with their canine unit at Parr Road on the morning of Friday, April 24, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)