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Police had roads blocked Friday afternoon (Aug. 26) in the area of Bourquin Crescent and Ware Street near Mill Lake Park after a stabbing in the area. (Screengrab from Facebook video)

Charges laid in relation to stabbing near Mill Lake in Abbotsford

Victim, 20, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in incident on Friday afternoon

Police had roads blocked Friday afternoon (Aug. 26) in the area of Bourquin Crescent and Ware Street near Mill Lake Park after a stabbing in the area. (Screengrab from Facebook video)
CYR, Tony
Age: 45
Height: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 190 lbs.
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Wanted: Unlawfully at large
Warrant in effect: Aug. 20
Parole jurisdiction: Vancouver

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of August 28

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

CYR, Tony
Age: 45
Height: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 190 lbs.
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Wanted: Unlawfully at large
Warrant in effect: Aug. 20
Parole jurisdiction: Vancouver
The APD is investigating several incidents at local medical marijuana grow operations. (File photo)

Abbotsford Police Department investigating medical marijuana grow-op home invasions

APD says that eight local medical marijuana grow operations have been invaded in last five months

The APD is investigating several incidents at local medical marijuana grow operations. (File photo)
A holstered taser is seen on a police officer’s belt. In B.C., incidents of police-involved interactions that result in serious injury or death have been steadily increasing. The province’s police watchdog says it’s struggling to keep up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A holstered taser is seen on a police officer’s belt. In B.C., incidents of police-involved interactions that result in serious injury or death have been steadily increasing. The province’s police watchdog says it’s struggling to keep up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A photo outside the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) building on East Hastings Street Aug. 22 shows a white tent set up where a man died after police reportedly used a bean bag gun on him. (VANDU/Twitter)

Man in distress dies after Vancouver police reportedly shoot him with bean bag rounds

Witness says man had been bear-maced and was crying for help when police arrived

A photo outside the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) building on East Hastings Street Aug. 22 shows a white tent set up where a man died after police reportedly used a bean bag gun on him. (VANDU/Twitter)
The IIOC of BC is investigating a crash involving the APD in Abbotsford on Aug. 7. (Facebook photo)

IIO seeking witness to fatal motor vehicle collision in Abbotsford

Two people died following a police pursuit by the APD on Aug. 7

The IIOC of BC is investigating a crash involving the APD in Abbotsford on Aug. 7. (Facebook photo)
HEATHEN, Ronald
Age: 38
Height: 5 ft. 9 in.
Weight: 166 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Wanted for: Theft of motor vehicle
Warrant in effect: Aug. 16
Parole jurisdiction: Chilliwack

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of August 21

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

HEATHEN, Ronald
Age: 38
Height: 5 ft. 9 in.
Weight: 166 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Wanted for: Theft of motor vehicle
Warrant in effect: Aug. 16
Parole jurisdiction: Chilliwack
The B.C. Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner found that a VicPD officer committed actions of discreditable conduct during an off-duty sexual encounter in Vancouver in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. officer conduct discreditable in drunken sexual encounter: OPCC ruling

Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner hearing reviewed 2018 Vancouver incident

The B.C. Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner found that a VicPD officer committed actions of discreditable conduct during an off-duty sexual encounter in Vancouver in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Abbotsford Police Department has released this sketch of the suspect in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday, Aug. 15.

Abbotsford Police release drawing of suspect in attempted child abduction

Major crime unit continues to investigate incident that took place Aug. 15

The Abbotsford Police Department has released this sketch of the suspect in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday, Aug. 15.
Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday (Aug. 15) night. (File photo)

Abbotsford Police investigate possible attempted child abduction

Cops called to incident on Maple Street on Monday night (Aug. 15)

Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday (Aug. 15) night. (File photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Woman, 37, seriously injured in stabbing in Abbotsford

Investigators working to identify suspect and motive in Thursday-morning incident

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
An example of Surrey Mounties and Surrey Police Service officers patrolling the city’s streets together. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Final Surrey Police Service take-over date from RCMP still unknown

In this special report, the Now-Leader explores why that is

An example of Surrey Mounties and Surrey Police Service officers patrolling the city’s streets together. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. (Facebook photo)

Two die in Abbotsford when stolen car crashes during police pursuit

Vehicle was believed to be linked to recent violent crime in another area

A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. (Facebook photo)
A file photo of the Granville Street entertainment district, where a machete attack inside a rooming house Saturday (Aug. 6) left four people seriously injured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A file photo of the Granville Street entertainment district, where a machete attack inside a rooming house Saturday (Aug. 6) left four people seriously injured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Burnaby RCMP are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred along the Trans-Canada Highway in Burnaby Saturday (Aug. 6). (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)

18-year-old killed in gang-related shooting on Burnaby highway: police

Meysam Zaki was sitting in the passenger seat when he was killed Saturday

Burnaby RCMP are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred along the Trans-Canada Highway in Burnaby Saturday (Aug. 6). (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)
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CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of August 14

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

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The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. issued a public safety notice Aug. 3, identifying 11 dangerous B.C. gangsters. (Courtesy of CFSEU-BC)

11 B.C. gangsters identified as posing a ‘significant threat’ to public safety

Police believe anyone connected to or near the gangsters may be putting themselves at risk

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. issued a public safety notice Aug. 3, identifying 11 dangerous B.C. gangsters. (Courtesy of CFSEU-BC)
A report from Statistics Canada shows Kelowna with the highest rate in the country for 2021. (File photo)

Kelowna had Canada’s highest crime rate in 2021

Kelowna also ranked seventh worse in the country for violent crime

A report from Statistics Canada shows Kelowna with the highest rate in the country for 2021. (File photo)
Police seized these two airsoft pistols on Monday (Aug. 1) in Abbotsford after reports came in about two men firing guns in the parking lot of Cabela’s. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Surrey man charged after reports of guns being fired outside Abbotsford store

Weapons seized after incident in Cabela’s parking lot were airsoft pistols

Police seized these two airsoft pistols on Monday (Aug. 1) in Abbotsford after reports came in about two men firing guns in the parking lot of Cabela’s. (Abbotsford Police Department 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

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of July 31

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

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