Crime

Raymond Howard Gaglardi, 75. (RCMP handout)

More sex abuse charges laid against B.C. man who went by ‘Doctor Ray Gaglardi’

Investigators now focussing efforts on alleged victims within the Glad Tidings Church community

Raymond Howard Gaglardi, 75. (RCMP handout)
Racist and homophobic graffiti was left on this downtown statue on Sunday. (Facebook photo)

Racist, homophobic graffiti prominent in downtown Maple Ridge

City councillors up late removing hateful message

Racist and homophobic graffiti was left on this downtown statue on Sunday. (Facebook photo)
A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
2 British Columbians arrested, 3 at large in massive Alberta drug bust

2 British Columbians arrested, 3 at large in massive Alberta drug bust

Eight people are facing 33 charges in what police have dubbed Project Incumbent

2 British Columbians arrested, 3 at large in massive Alberta drug bust
Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Kiera Bourque, 24, was sentenced for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Penticton’s Devon Blackmore

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend
Lucas Bradwell has been sentenced for three bank robberies – in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver – that occurred in the summer of 2019.

Bank robber who was on the lam receives three years in jail

Lucas Bradwell was wanted for robberies in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver

Lucas Bradwell has been sentenced for three bank robberies – in Abbotsford, Sidney and Vancouver – that occurred in the summer of 2019.
Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Abbotsford high school killer back in court for ‘not criminally responsible’ hearing

Gabriel Klein was previously convicted of stabbing Letisha Reimer to death

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Vancouver Police Department. (Black Press Media files)

Young man assaulted, left for 12 hours until help called in Vancouver’s Strathcona Park

Vancouver police are looking to identify the victim as they investigate an assault on Monday evening

Vancouver Police Department. (Black Press Media files)
Summerland RCMP are investigating a report of a man hiking nude on the Full Frontal Trail of Mount Conkle. (File photo - Pixabay)

RCMP investigating man reportedly hiking nude on Summerland’s Full Frontal trail

Potential charges against the man could include indecent exposure.

Summerland RCMP are investigating a report of a man hiking nude on the Full Frontal Trail of Mount Conkle. (File photo - Pixabay)
Man wanted by Abbotsford Police for domestic assault

Man wanted by Abbotsford Police for domestic assault

Morgan Knull, 27, has multiple prior convictions

Man wanted by Abbotsford Police for domestic assault
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Shots fired into unoccupied vehicle in Abbotsford

Incident occurred Saturday night on Upper Maclure Road

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: One injured in shooting on South Surrey-Langley border

Shots reported near 194 Street and 34 Avenue, burned-out vehicle found in 18100-block of 12 Avenue

Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)
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)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

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