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Chief confronts alcohol abuse on reserve after tragic death

March 27, 2013
Chief confronts alcohol abuse on reserve after tragic death

A suspicious death over the weekend is spurring a First Nations community to confront rampant drug and alcohol abuse on the reserve. CBC | British Columbia News

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Court hears the case of convicted rioter accused of breaching conditions

March 16, 2013
Court hears the case of convicted rioter accused of breaching conditions

She’d been drinking and she was dressed to go out.  That’s how the police officer who arrested Camille Cacnio is describing the convicted Stanley Cup rioter who violated her curfew in January. Vancouver Police Constable Barry Selver says he pulled Cacnio over during a routine road check in Gastown and smelled alcohol on her breath [...]

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Alcohol may have been involved in crash that sent two to hospital, police investigating

March 4, 2013

The Vancouver Police are investigating whether alcohol played a role in a crash between a silver Chevrolet and a Black Top taxi that occurred early Sunday morning. The 6:30 a.m. crash caused one car to wind up on the sidewalk, damaging a bus shelter and a storefront. A Vancouver Police Department official said they are [...]

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RCMP issue public notification of offender likely to re-offend

March 1, 2013
RCMP issue public notification of offender likely to re-offend

Abbotsford Police are issuing a public notification that an offender who is likely to re-offend is now living in that city. RCMP say 34 year old Adrian Julian Wilson has a history of robberies and sex-related offences against both men and women. He has a long list of conditions including: no contact with any victim’s [...]

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Polak looks to crack down on party buses

February 28, 2013

B-C’S Transporation Minister says the province is looking for ways to crack down on party buses. Mary Polak’s comments come less than two weeks after a 16-year old boy died after being on a party bus in Surrey, and a case in Port Moody where police checked a party bus and found a highly intoxicated [...]

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