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Surrey RCMP is looking to identify whoever is behind a series of homemade explosives set off in South Surrey. (File photo)

Homemade explosives detonated in South Surrey

Police asking public for help identifying those responsible

Surrey RCMP is looking to identify whoever is behind a series of homemade explosives set off in South Surrey. (File photo)
(Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Watchdog clears Okanagan RCMP in death of man after arrest over alleged stolen pizzas

The man died in hospital after having difficulty breathing and broken ribs

(Phil McLachlan - Western News)
A fully automatic firearm, pistol, makeshift silencer and body armour were seized. (Neil Corbett/The News)

35,000 doses of fentanyl part of huge Maple Ridge bust

Largest seizure in RCMP detachment’s history included submachine gun, body armour

A fully automatic firearm, pistol, makeshift silencer and body armour were seized. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Campers left a mess at a site in Cherryville over the weekend, as seen Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, sparking concern from local residents who are asking elected officials and politicians to do something. (Contributed photo)

Wedding party bear sprayed at Okanagan campsite irks locals

Latest criminal activity at the Meadows leaves locals frustrated

Campers left a mess at a site in Cherryville over the weekend, as seen Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, sparking concern from local residents who are asking elected officials and politicians to do something. (Contributed photo)
Firefighters, paramedics, and RCMP were on scene assembling a stretcher and tending to an injured person after a vehicle and a pedestrian collided on Michaud Crescent Wednesday morning. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Driver maces pedestrian after hit and run in Langley City

Police were on the scene at Michaud Crescent Wednesday morning

Firefighters, paramedics, and RCMP were on scene assembling a stretcher and tending to an injured person after a vehicle and a pedestrian collided on Michaud Crescent Wednesday morning. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Chris Ellis’ family and friends gave his home a makeover while the former RCMP officer was away getting treatment for PTSD. (Submitted)

Friends do ‘amazing’ home makeover for retired police officer

Pitt Meadows RCMP veteran was away getting treatment for PTSD

Chris Ellis’ family and friends gave his home a makeover while the former RCMP officer was away getting treatment for PTSD. (Submitted)
Numerous Mounties, including plainclothes members, are on site of the Art Infiniti Hotel in the 21700-block of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge this evening. It’s unclear the reason for the heavy police presence. (Neil Corbett/The News)

FURTHER UPDATE: Body removed from Maple Ridge hotel after large police presence

A large contingent of Mounties were at the Art Infiniti Hotel Friday afternoon and evening

  • Aug 7, 2020
Numerous Mounties, including plainclothes members, are on site of the Art Infiniti Hotel in the 21700-block of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge this evening. It’s unclear the reason for the heavy police presence. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Police, fire and ambulance personnel respond to Highway 99 in South Surrey Thursday (Aug. 6) night, following reports of a wrong-way driver in the southbound lanes. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Wrong-way driver triggers multi-vehicle collision on Highway 99 in South Surrey

Police received multiple reports of vehicle heading north in southbound lanes

Police, fire and ambulance personnel respond to Highway 99 in South Surrey Thursday (Aug. 6) night, following reports of a wrong-way driver in the southbound lanes. (Shane MacKichan photo)
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)
Marks on the bottom of a canoe allegedly made when a motor boat brushed it hard enough to leave paint marks and toss its occupant, Peggy Joe, into Cultus Lake. (Rick Joe/Facebook)

RCMP charge Langley man in connection with boat collision on Cultus Lake

A 67-year-old man allegedly operated a motor boat that collided with a woman paddling a canoe

Marks on the bottom of a canoe allegedly made when a motor boat brushed it hard enough to leave paint marks and toss its occupant, Peggy Joe, into Cultus Lake. (Rick Joe/Facebook)
James Butters, who was also known as James Hayward, is seen in an undated handout photo. Butters was fatally shot by police who responded to reports of a man making threats in July 2015. The British Columbia government says it has implemented all seven recommendations made by a coroner’s jury at the inquest into the killing of a man by police in Port Hardy five years ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Nora Hayward

All inquiry recommendations implemented after fatal Port Hardy RCMP shooting: Ministry

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. cleared the RCMP officers involved of wrongdoing

James Butters, who was also known as James Hayward, is seen in an undated handout photo. Butters was fatally shot by police who responded to reports of a man making threats in July 2015. The British Columbia government says it has implemented all seven recommendations made by a coroner’s jury at the inquest into the killing of a man by police in Port Hardy five years ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Nora Hayward
VIDEO: One wounded by gunfire in Maple Ridge
VIDEO: One wounded by gunfire in Maple Ridge
Ridge Meadows RCMP reported to a dog found locked in a vehicle with its windows up on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Temperatures is Ridge Meadows reached a high of 28 C. The owner of the vehicle returned to their vehicle soon after police arrived and officers say the dog was not found to be in any distress. (Ridge Meadows RCMP)

Ridge Meadows RCMP called after dog left in vehicle with windows up

BC SPCA says they receive 1,000 calls to rescue animals from vehicles each year

Ridge Meadows RCMP reported to a dog found locked in a vehicle with its windows up on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Temperatures is Ridge Meadows reached a high of 28 C. The owner of the vehicle returned to their vehicle soon after police arrived and officers say the dog was not found to be in any distress. (Ridge Meadows RCMP)
Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in the Lower Mainland: RCMP

Police say the estimated value of stolen items ‘in excess of $200,000’

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24 by floating naked down the Kettle River. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24 by floating naked down the Kettle River. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
(The Canadian Press)

Several people sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on Sea to Sky

Police and first responders closed the highway for 10 hours while investigators looked into the case of the crash

(The Canadian Press)
(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)

RCMP watchdog calls for report deadlines to ensure timely Mountie responses

At present, legislation simply requires the RCMP commissioner to respond as soon as feasible

(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)
(The Canadian Press)

Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

Culturally responsive policing practised by First Nations police forces has been working well, group says

(The Canadian Press)
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)
Emergency crews on scene eastbound on Highway 1 near Prest Road where a pedestrian was hit and killed on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The man had been at a police detachment earlier in the day and left an interview into serious alleged offences. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

Police watchdog clears Chilliwack RCMP after man dies on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Independent Investigations Office says man was not being detained during investigative interview

Emergency crews on scene eastbound on Highway 1 near Prest Road where a pedestrian was hit and killed on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The man had been at a police detachment earlier in the day and left an interview into serious alleged offences. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)