B.C. gang problem

At the scene of Newton shooting, where an innocent woman was grazed by a bullet. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Gunman serving 22 months for Surrey drive-by where innocent woman was grazed by bullet

The shooting happened in the 7700-block of 147A Street in Newton, at 3:30 p.m. on July 9, 2017

 

The City of Surrey has launched a new website to help keep kids away from gang life. (File photo)

Surrey launches website aimed at keeping city’s young people away from gang life

EmpowerSurrey.ca provides tips, tools to help parents, caregivers

 

File photo: Tom Zytaruk

Traffic infraction stops in Surrey lead to drugs, weapons busts

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit has been busy in Whalley, seizing cash, drugs and weapons during traffic stops

 

B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Court makes public ‘abbreviated’ reasons for judgment in Surrey Six slaying appeals

Six men were murdered in suite 1505 of the Balmoral Tower in Whalley on Oct. 19, 2007

B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Police stopped car riddled with bullets in Whalley Monday night. (Photo: CFSEU)

Police seize two pounds of pot, $25K from Surrey car riddled with bullet holes

This was in the neighbourhood of 104th Avenue and Whalley Boulevard on Monday night

Police stopped car riddled with bullets in Whalley Monday night. (Photo: CFSEU)
Surrey RCMP is investigating a shooting that happened near 145th Street and 82nd Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday night (Feb. 16, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

RCMP investigate shooting in Surrey

Police say incident was targeted; one person injured

Surrey RCMP is investigating a shooting that happened near 145th Street and 82nd Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday night (Feb. 16, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement Team street check. (File photo)

Surrey RCMP gang enforcement team seizes five vehicles

This was over 13 days, as SGET continues to target gang activity in this city

Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement Team street check. (File photo)
Police on the scene of a homicide in South Surrey’s Morgan Heights neighbourhood earlier this month. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Crime Stoppers received more than 500 tips related to gang activity in 2020: report

Metro Vancouver organization “urging local residents to keep providing anonymous tips”

Police on the scene of a homicide in South Surrey’s Morgan Heights neighbourhood earlier this month. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Police on the scene of a homicide in Morgan Heights in South Surrey on Jan. 6, 2021. It’s one of the six recent shootings in the Lower Mainland in a little more than two weeks. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Surrey RCMP continues ‘targeted enforcement’ after multiple gang-related shootings

Since Dec. 27, there have been six reported shootings in the Lower Mainland, with three in Surrey

Police on the scene of a homicide in Morgan Heights in South Surrey on Jan. 6, 2021. It’s one of the six recent shootings in the Lower Mainland in a little more than two weeks. (Tracy Holmes photo)
This house at 414 Royal Ave. became notorious for its residents’ and visitors’ penchant for attracting police. It was also the site of a gruesome torture in August 2018. It was demolished in 2019. KTW

6-year sentence for Kamloops man who helped carve ‘rat’ into flesh of fellow gang member

Ricky Dennis was one of three men involved in the August 2018 attack

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This house at 414 Royal Ave. became notorious for its residents’ and visitors’ penchant for attracting police. It was also the site of a gruesome torture in August 2018. It was demolished in 2019. KTW
Brian Aasebo, Surrey community safety program manager. (Photo: City of Surrey)

Surrey SAFE anti-gang family program seeing results

Its ultimate goal is to help 4,700 at-risk children by the end of its five-year funding cycle

Brian Aasebo, Surrey community safety program manager. (Photo: City of Surrey)
Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police)

Government seeks to seize Fraser Valley farm where guns, grenades found

Police raided the rural property in 2017 after tailing a stolen car there

Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police)
(Black Press Media files)

Gangs changing tactics as closed borders, COVID-19 deal impact

Police are also seeing drugs laced with more cutting agents because of the lack of supply

(Black Press Media files)
Jamie Bacon. (File photo)

New Jamie Bacon trial for counselling to commit murder charge set for March 3

The trial is set to start on March 3 at B.C. Supreme Court

Jamie Bacon. (File photo)
Conor D’Monte is wanted for murder in the 2009 shooting death of Red Scorpion Kevin Leclair. (Bolo Program)

$100,000 reward for B.C. gangster extended to United States

Police belive fugitive Conor D’Monte may be in the Los Angeles area

Conor D’Monte is wanted for murder in the 2009 shooting death of Red Scorpion Kevin Leclair. (Bolo Program)
Hells Angels parties at B.C. rec centre worry anti-gang cops

Hells Angels parties at B.C. rec centre worry anti-gang cops

Police worry about violence targeting the outlaw motorcycle group

Hells Angels parties at B.C. rec centre worry anti-gang cops