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Police searching for witnesses, video after indecent act in North Delta

A youth witnessed a man apparently masturbating on a path near Burnsview Secondary on Friday morning

 

Twelve more Surrey Police Service officers are on Monday expected to join the 29 already on patrol with Surrey Mounties. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Twelve more SPS officers to join Surrey Mounties on patrol Monday

Both police forces continue to grapple with Omicron

 

Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that fled from Abbotsford to Langley on Thursday (Jan. 20) were 12 catalytic converters. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

12 catalytic converters found in stolen vehicle after driver flees from Abbotsford to Langley

‘Prolific offender’ Tyson Fust, 27, of Langley now faces 13 charges

 

Methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine from a safe supply being handed out to drug users by the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users, Drug User Liberation Front and Moms Stop the Harm to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, are displayed in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Alberta police chiefs say too soon to support drug decriminalization

Calgary chief constable says decriminalization alone wouldn’t reduce addiction or overdose rates.

Methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine from a safe supply being handed out to drug users by the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users, Drug User Liberation Front and Moms Stop the Harm to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, are displayed in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The BC RCMP’s Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response team is on scene at a drug-making operation on Lefeuvre Road just north of Starr Road in northwest Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

BC RCMP team investigates drug ‘super lab’ in rural Abbotsford

Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response expected to be on scene for ‘several days’

The BC RCMP’s Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response team is on scene at a drug-making operation on Lefeuvre Road just north of Starr Road in northwest Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
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Scammer arrested trying to collect “bail money” from Delta resident

Marie-Jeanne Belanger, 22, of Quebec is facing one charge of committing fraud over $5,000

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Man charged after allegedly reaching for baby in stroller, punching car in New Westminster

Jamie Maclean has been charged with one count of assaulting a police officer and one count of mischief

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Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 16

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)

Delta mayor tapped to help committee tasked with modernizing policing in B.C.

Harvie appointed to group tasked with advising government committee on reforming B.C.’s Police Act

Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)
Police Service Dog Garner and his handler, DPD Const. Chris Cottrill, during their last shift together on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Lower Mainland RCMP photo)

‘Legendary’ Lower Mainland police dog Garner retires

Garner retires after six years of service with his handler, Delta Police Const. Chris Cottrill

Police Service Dog Garner and his handler, DPD Const. Chris Cottrill, during their last shift together on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Lower Mainland RCMP photo)
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New Delta Police strategic plan sets priorities through 2025

DPD to focus on community engagement, support for vulnerable people, road safety, ‘No Call Too Small’

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Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 9

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
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Man charged in North Delta stabbing

Balraj Nijjar, 19, facing aggravated assault charges relating to July 2021 incident at Gunderson Park

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A tree fell on a home in Horseshoe Bay, killed two people inside in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)

2 people dead after tree falls on houses in Horseshoe Bay neighbourhood

Woman in her 50s and man in his 60s both killed by tree

A tree fell on a home in Horseshoe Bay, killed two people inside in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 2

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Ontario Provincial Police attend a rural shooting scene in Kawartha Lakes, Ont., on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. Despite growing calls for changes in policing, the number of officer shootings in Canada remains too high, say criminology experts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Police shootings in 2021: Experts say number in Canada remains too high

In 2021, RCMP had the most shootings of any police force

Ontario Provincial Police attend a rural shooting scene in Kawartha Lakes, Ont., on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. Despite growing calls for changes in policing, the number of officer shootings in Canada remains too high, say criminology experts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

YEAR IN REVIEW: Five Surrey stories with ‘legs’ in 2021

In journalism lingo, a story that’s not a simple one-off but rather continues to develop – often with twists and turns – is known in the business as a story with ‘legs’

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
STONECHILD, Garth Age: 60 Height: 5 ft. 10 in. Weight: 161 lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Wanted: Assault causing bodily harm and utter threat to cause death/harm Warrant in effect: Sept. 5, 2021 Parole jurisdiction: Vancouver, B.C.

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Dec. 26

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

STONECHILD, Garth Age: 60 Height: 5 ft. 10 in. Weight: 161 lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Wanted: Assault causing bodily harm and utter threat to cause death/harm Warrant in effect: Sept. 5, 2021 Parole jurisdiction: Vancouver, B.C.
Andrew Charpentier (second from left) is arrested in the 45900 block of Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack after allegedly stealing from flood victims on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Man arrested in Chilliwack accused of stealing from Abbotsford flood victims

Andrew Charpentier has been charged with four counts of break-and-enter

Andrew Charpentier (second from left) is arrested in the 45900 block of Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack after allegedly stealing from flood victims on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
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Two Delta men seriously injured in rollover crash

Speed believed to be a factor in Dec. 20 single-vehicle collision in 3500-block of River Road West

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