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IIO investigates two police-related incidents that left boy injured and man dead

June 16, 2013

A youth is in serious condition in Maple Ridge and one man is dead in Victoria after two separate police-involved incidents early Saturday morning. Members of B.C.’s Independent Investigations Office has been called in to investigate both cases. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New cases for police watchdog

June 15, 2013
New cases for police watchdog

BC’s Independent Investigations Office has two new cases on its hands. The first involves Ridge Meadows RCMP. One person was hit by a police cruiser near Lougheed Highway and 216 Street in Maple Ridge overnight. No other details have been made available. The IIO is also probing a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Blanshard Street [...]

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B.C. chronic offender targets Albertans with door-to-door rip-offs

June 12, 2013
B.C. chronic offender targets Albertans with door-to-door rip-offs

A Maple Ridge, B.C. man with at least a 20-year history of ripping-off seniors and others with door-to-door sales has been charged with breaking Alberta consumer laws. CBC | British Columbia News

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Maple Ridge fire chief worried hydro crews work might cause blaze

June 11, 2013
Maple Ridge fire chief worried hydro crews work might cause blaze

Maple Ridge firefighters are concerned about a wildfire risk, with piles of wooden debris along a right of way for a major  transmission line project. Fire Chief Peter Grootendorst says Hydro’s Interior-to-Lower Mainland transmission project has left large slash piles along the route. Grootendorst says he is meeting with the contractor to get it cleaned [...]

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Beaver blamed for brush fire in B.C. suburb

June 11, 2013
Beaver blamed for brush fire in B.C. suburb

A beaver is being blamed for a small brush fire that broke out at Lougheed Highway and 105th Avenue in Maple Ridge Monday afternoon. CBC | British Columbia News

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