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Thieves target pharmacy, make off with huge drugs haul

April 7, 2013

Police are warning local drug users to be cautious after a “large quantity” of drugs were stolen from a local pharmacy Friday evening. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Hovercraft out of action

March 9, 2013
Hovercraft out of action

Coast Guard officials are downplaying concerns after a hovercraft broke down during a training exercise Friday evening near Nanaimo. Maritime coordinator Paul Tasker says despite that hovercraft undergoing repairs today, the other vessel at Sea Island in Richmond is still available — and in any event there’s only enough staff to deploy one at a [...]

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One of two Richmond-based hovercraft breaks down

March 9, 2013

One of two hovercrafts stationed at the Sea Island Coast Guard base broke down Friday evening. A Coast Guard officer confirmed the craft encountered issues with one of its propeller engines on Friday around 6 p.m. The hovercraft was out near Nanaimo where crews were conducting a diving training exercise. The Province – News / [...]

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Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car on Stanley Park Causeway

February 23, 2013

Two people have been sent to hospital — with one in critical condition — after a pedestrian was struck by a car on the Stanley Park Causeway in Vancouver Friday evening. According to B.C. Ambulance Services, a pedestrian was hit sometime around 7:45 p.m. by a vehicle travelling on the Stanley Park Causeway, just south [...]

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Vancouver police dog suffers severe knife wounds while helping arrest suspect

January 12, 2013

A Vancouver Police dog is recovering from serious injuries after being slashed by a violent robbery suspect in South Vancouver Friday evening. Police responded just before 7:30 p.m. to a report of a robbery at the Esso gas station at Fraser Street and Marine Drive. Calls to police said a man had attempted to rob [...]

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