Crime

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

‘Not criminally responsible’ hearing slated for man convicted of Abbotsford school stabbing

Gabriel Klein was found guilty in March of killing Letisha Reimer, 13, in 2016

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they have now been charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Two men face 35 charges for Lower Mainland armed-robbery spree

Pair struck businesses in Abbotsford, Langley, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge and Surrey

Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they have now been charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Trio with ties to gang conflict arrested with fentanyl in Abbotsford

Drugs found to be four times more potent than lethal dose, police say

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals

Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals

“They want people to get upset, and angry, and saddened… That’s the reaction racists want, isn’t it?”

Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals
An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Suspected flasher arrested in Langley

The 33-year-old Surrey man is banned from being around girls 16 and under

An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
D-Hut Pizza in Abbotsford was robbed three times by the same man in 2019. Kolton Klassen has now pleaded guilty to all three robberies. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Man pleads guilty to robbing Abbotsford pizza restaurant 3 times

Kolton Klassen, 28, robbed D-Hut Pizza in May and June 2019

D-Hut Pizza in Abbotsford was robbed three times by the same man in 2019. Kolton Klassen has now pleaded guilty to all three robberies. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Matthew Roy has been charged in relation to a stabbing in Abbotsford in July. (Submitted)

Stabbing suspected wanted by Abbotsford Police is in custody

Matthew Roy is charged with aggravated assault and 2 counts of breaching probation

Matthew Roy has been charged in relation to a stabbing in Abbotsford in July. (Submitted)
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Two witnesses help catch alleged purse-snatcher in Abbotsford

Woman had her purse grabbed while she was loading groceries into car

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
The Vedder Rotary Trail was one location of a reported armed robbery on Aug. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Two Chilliwack armed robberies likely connected, say RCMP

Two separate robberies involved man allegedly brandishing a gun

The Vedder Rotary Trail was one location of a reported armed robbery on Aug. 20, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Aug. 16

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)
Value Village robbed at knifepoint in Mission

Value Village robbed at knifepoint in Mission

Masked man makes off with cash, avoids police K9 units and escapes

Value Village robbed at knifepoint in Mission
One more day in jail for man found with items from Abbotsford home break-in

One more day in jail for man found with items from Abbotsford home break-in

Police found Ryan Gillanders, 22, with wallets, electronics and more

One more day in jail for man found with items from Abbotsford home break-in
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

UPDATE: Arrest made in incident in which ‘agitated’ man pulled out knife on 3 people in Abbotsford

Police say 27-year-old man arrested after information received from public

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for Aug. 7

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)
A man being transferred from the Medevac helicopter to Royal Columbian Hospital after being airlifted from Harrison Hot Springs on August 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Three men face attempted murder charges after Harrison Hot Springs stabbing

Man, 24, sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries following attack Wednesday

A man being transferred from the Medevac helicopter to Royal Columbian Hospital after being airlifted from Harrison Hot Springs on August 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)

Gangster Jarrod Bacon released from prison for third time

Parole board continues to express concerns about Bacon’s behaviour

Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country’s crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Human remains found in vehicle at Burnaby tow yard spark homicide probe

RCMP don’t consider this to be a random act

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country’s crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Man pleads guilty to sexual interference in Mission

Man pleads guilty to sexual interference in Mission

Will Laws Clark initially faced 9 charges in Abbotsford and Mission

Man pleads guilty to sexual interference in Mission
Eleven firearms, cocaine and cash was all a part of a seizure on Coote Street in Chilliwack on July 17, 2020. (RCMP photo)

Gun, drugs and vehicles seized from alleged Chilliwack ‘dial-a-dope’ operation

Police report seizing 11 firearms from home on Coote Street, arrest and release two people

Eleven firearms, cocaine and cash was all a part of a seizure on Coote Street in Chilliwack on July 17, 2020. (RCMP photo)
Police were on the scene of a stabbing in the parking lot of IHOP and BMO at South Fraser Way and Bourquin Crescent West on Nov. 15, 2019. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Man sentenced for stabbing outside of Abbotsford restaurant

Victim in November 2019 incident was 17-year-old male

Police were on the scene of a stabbing in the parking lot of IHOP and BMO at South Fraser Way and Bourquin Crescent West on Nov. 15, 2019. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)