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VPD bust major property theft ring

November 22, 2012
VPD bust major property theft ring

Four people are facing charges after Vancouver Police busted a major property theft ring. More than $ 100-thousand worth of construction equipment and tools have been recovered by an investigation lasting only six weeks. Two search warrants were executed at residences in Richmond and Burnaby. Detective Constable Phil Ens of the Auto Crime Enforcement Unit says [...]

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Former homeless man to take City of Vancouver to court

November 22, 2012

Pivot Legal Society is going to court on behalf of a former homeless man to challenge three Vancouver city bylaws. Lawyer Scott Bernstein says a 57-year-old man was ticketed and harassed, when he couldn’t find shelter space.  “The combination of the three bylaws say there is no legal place for a homeless person to sleep [...]

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Oppal delivers Missing Women report to BC government

November 22, 2012
Oppal delivers Missing Women report to BC government

BC’s Missing Women commissioner has delivered his final report to the provincial government, and the Ministry of Justice has promised to make it public before Christmas. Wally Oppal spent several months reviewing the events leading up to the 2002 arrest of serial killer Robert Pickton, and why police were not able to stop him sooner. [...]

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Homicide victim identified

November 22, 2012
Homicide victim identified

Vancouver Police have identified the city’s latest murder victim as a young man from Richmond. Mathew Johnathan Hall’s remains were found on November 17. The 23-year old’s body was inside a car set on fire in the 1500 block of Carolina Street. Vancouver Police say he was known to them, but they’re not saying if [...]

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GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sentencing in Whistler sled dog massacre

November 22, 2012
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sentencing in Whistler sled dog massacre

Tears and gasps of horror at  the sentencing in the case of the Whistler sled dog massacre today. The crown lawyer, her own hands shaking at times, laid out a story of declining revenues leading to the killings of the sled dogs at the Whistler tourism company. Bob Fawcett, who has pleaded guilty to charges, [...]

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