Crime

Brandon Nathan Teixeira, charged in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, will face trial in Canada. (File photos)

Notorious B.C. fugitive to be extradited from California on murder charge

Brandon Nathan Teixeira submitted to extradition during court proceedings Thursday in Sacramento

Brandon Nathan Teixeira, charged in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, will face trial in Canada. (File photos)
Robert William Pickton, 52, shown here in an undated picture taken from TV. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO/BCTV-Vancouver)

Clothing, jewelry, purses: RCMP ask court about disposal of evidence in Robert Pickton case

Pickton was sentenced to life with no chance of parole for 25 years for the murders of six women

Robert William Pickton, 52, shown here in an undated picture taken from TV. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO/BCTV-Vancouver)
A naked man was arrested Sunday after a theft and dangerous driving spree in Langley and Surrey. (Screencap)

Suspect in naked crime spree to appear in Surrey court

Police allege he’s responsible for thefts and multiple collisions

A naked man was arrested Sunday after a theft and dangerous driving spree in Langley and Surrey. (Screencap)
(File photo)

Man wanted on six warrants allegedly assaults traffic cop in Abbotsford, sparking chase

Police from multiple agencies worked to stop the vehicle

(File photo)
B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison

B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison

Encounter also led police to a home where 100 guns and explosives were found

B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison
Parmvir Chahil, formerly of Abbotsford, has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in relation to a 2018 attack of a man with autism in Mississauga, Ont.

Former Abbotsford man pleads guilty to 2018 assault in Ontario of man with autism

Parmvir Chahil, along with Jaspaul Uppal, to be sentenced in June for aggravated assault

Parmvir Chahil, formerly of Abbotsford, has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in relation to a 2018 attack of a man with autism in Mississauga, Ont.
Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

A Kelowna man has been charged with numerous offences

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo
Napolean Mercredi is shown in Prince Alberta, Sask. on Friday Feb. 21, 2020. The former Saskatchewan Indigenous leader has been found guilty of pocketing nearly $280,000 of band money. (Nigel Maxwell photo)

Former First Nations chief in northern Saskatchewan convicted of fraud, theft

Prosecutor Darren Howarth said he was pleased with the result

Napolean Mercredi is shown in Prince Alberta, Sask. on Friday Feb. 21, 2020. The former Saskatchewan Indigenous leader has been found guilty of pocketing nearly $280,000 of band money. (Nigel Maxwell photo)
Photos of masked-marijuana-clinic robber released by Abbotsford police

Photos of masked-marijuana-clinic robber released by Abbotsford police

Gunman robbed dispensary for cash and weed, still at large

Photos of masked-marijuana-clinic robber released by Abbotsford police
Carson Crimeni may not have been the fastest player on the ice, but he had fun, his grandfather recalled. His jersey will be go on display as part of a hockey-themed memorial at the Langley Sportsplex where the 14-year-old used to play (file)

Langley teen who died of apparent drug overdose to receive a hockey-themed memorial

Police report on Carson Crimeni case now in the hands of Crown counsel

Carson Crimeni may not have been the fastest player on the ice, but he had fun, his grandfather recalled. His jersey will be go on display as part of a hockey-themed memorial at the Langley Sportsplex where the 14-year-old used to play (file)
RCMP seen responding to a man who barricaded himself in a Walmart in Richmond on Feb. 19, 2020. (Screenshot of YouTube video)

VIDEO: Man charged after allegedly wielding two meat cleavers in Lower Mainland Walmart

A man had barricaded himself in the freezer section of the fish area at a Walmart in Richmond

RCMP seen responding to a man who barricaded himself in a Walmart in Richmond on Feb. 19, 2020. (Screenshot of YouTube video)
A body was found Saturday afternoon on Keeping Road in Abbotsford. The death is being treated as suspicious.

Homicide team investigating after body found in Abbotsford

Resident finds deceased person on Keeping Road on Sumas Mountain

A body was found Saturday afternoon on Keeping Road in Abbotsford. The death is being treated as suspicious.
Pierce County Sheriff’s Department in Washington State. (PCSD/Facebook)

Washington State woman arrested on suspicion of trying to steal baby

The suspect advertised free baby photos as a way to bolster her portfolio and save new moms money on newborn portraits

Pierce County Sheriff’s Department in Washington State. (PCSD/Facebook)
Stock photo by Alex Chambers on Unsplash

‘Distraction’ jewelry thieves in Abbotsford are getting violent, police say

Two elderly women were attacked and had items stolen by a woman

Stock photo by Alex Chambers on Unsplash
Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Victim was fatally shot with kids in backseat after party at Langley Chuck E. Cheese

IHIT is asking drivers with dash cam footage to come forward

Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Drugs allegedly found after warrants were executed in Nanaimo on Feb. 4. (Photo submitted)

Dark web drug trafficking was tied to Nanaimo GHB lab, say RCMP

Police arrested three suspects after busting drug processing lab earlier this month

Drugs allegedly found after warrants were executed in Nanaimo on Feb. 4. (Photo submitted)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Pair charged with armed robbery of Abbotsford pot dispensary

Two 18-year-olds held up business on Jan. 22, but were arrested shortly after

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Police in Nanaimo are asking for the public to help locate 44-year-old John Wilfred John who is wanted for various criminal offences, including forcible confinement, assault and threats. (Photo submitted)

B.C. man with same first and last name wanted on various charges

John Wilfred John wanted for forcible confinement, assault and threats

Police in Nanaimo are asking for the public to help locate 44-year-old John Wilfred John who is wanted for various criminal offences, including forcible confinement, assault and threats. (Photo submitted)
Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO

Longtime B.C. First Nation chief charged after break-and-enter

Hupacasath First Nation’s Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

Steve Tatoosh, Hupacasath chief councillor, holds two of the approximetely 1,400 sockeye salmon caught by a DFO test boat that were distributed to the nation’s members. KARLY BLATS PHOTO