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Kao Macaulay has been charged in relation to a home break-in on March 30 in Abbotsford in which five kittens were stolen. (Facebook photo)

‘Prolific offender’ charged with theft of 5 newborn kittens in Abbotsford

Kao Macaulay, 23, is accused of breaking into home on March 30

Kao Macaulay has been charged in relation to a home break-in on March 30 in Abbotsford in which five kittens were stolen. (Facebook photo)
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Surrey’s OCC fielded calls from 305,000 people in 2020, an ‘unusual’ year of fewer such calls

The numbers were released Monday in recognition of Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC/Facebook)

Surrey man, Burnaby man charged in two-year organized crime investigation

Both suspects have been released from custody with court-ordered conditions

Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC/Facebook)
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Surrey policing: Changing the badge, changing the guard

As the Surrey Police Service ‘spools up,’ the Surrey RCMP ‘spools down’

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An “Ideas Box” greets residents outside the entrance to the city’s first public consultation meeting, on Surrey’s policing transition, at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre on May 23, 2019. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

ZYTARUK: The Surrey Police Service really needs to get its act together

Credibility is like sweet water in the desert, held in cupped hands. Open your fingers, and it spills onto the sand, gone forever

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An “Ideas Box” greets residents outside the entrance to the city’s first public consultation meeting, on Surrey’s policing transition, at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre on May 23, 2019. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Tory federal public safety minister Vic Toews and Liberal provincial minister of justice Shirley Bond signing Surrey’s 20-year contract with the RCMP in B.C., during a special ceremony at the Surrey RCMP detachment, in 2012. (File photo)

Does anyone really know when Surrey RCMP’s contract expires?

Even Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, officer in charge of the Surrey RCMP, doesn’t know when

Tory federal public safety minister Vic Toews and Liberal provincial minister of justice Shirley Bond signing Surrey’s 20-year contract with the RCMP in B.C., during a special ceremony at the Surrey RCMP detachment, in 2012. (File photo)
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Two seriously injured in separate collisions in Delta

Police are asking anyone with information about either incident to call 604-946-4411

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Surrey Police Service cruiser. (File photo)

Surrey Police Service chief expects some ‘boots on the ground’ this year

Meantime, SPS releases expected salaries for officers

Surrey Police Service cruiser. (File photo)
These five 10-day-old kittens were stolen from an Abbotsford home early Tuesday morning (March 30).

Thief steals five 10-day-old kittens from Abbotsford home

Police believe culprit will try to sell them online or in public

These five 10-day-old kittens were stolen from an Abbotsford home early Tuesday morning (March 30).
In early February 2021, RCMP and CBSA officers seized 1,000 kilograms of opium from two freight containers at Deltaport. (RCMP photo)

RCMP, CBSA seize tonne of opium at Delta port

Police followed the shipment to a warehouse in Surrey and arrested five men

In early February 2021, RCMP and CBSA officers seized 1,000 kilograms of opium from two freight containers at Deltaport. (RCMP photo)
A family embraces at a makeshift memorial outside of the Lynn Valley Library in Lynn Valley in North Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 28, 2021. A 28-year-old man was charged Sunday with second-degree murder in a stabbing rampage that left a young woman dead and injured six others in and around a library in North Vancouver, B.C., a day earlier. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Motive in fatal North Vancouver library stabbing unclear; suspect had outstanding warrants

Yannick Bandaogo, 28, did not know any of the victims, who range from 22 to 78 years old

A family embraces at a makeshift memorial outside of the Lynn Valley Library in Lynn Valley in North Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 28, 2021. A 28-year-old man was charged Sunday with second-degree murder in a stabbing rampage that left a young woman dead and injured six others in and around a library in North Vancouver, B.C., a day earlier. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)

Trial of former police officer accused in George Floyd’s death gets underway

Legal experts said they expect prosecutors to play the video to the jurors early on

A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
Richard Wallace, founder and executive director of Equity and Transformation, poses for a portrait in Chicago on Monday, March 22, 2021. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. “George Floyd has taken systemic racism from personal problem to America’s issue,” Wallace said. “It’s clear we’re seeing a growing and maturing of a movement.” (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)

VIDEO: George Floyd spurred broad push for change globally, activists say

Minneapolis is bracing for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin

Richard Wallace, founder and executive director of Equity and Transformation, poses for a portrait in Chicago on Monday, March 22, 2021. As Minneapolis braces for Monday’s opening statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, so does the world. “George Floyd has taken systemic racism from personal problem to America’s issue,” Wallace said. “It’s clear we’re seeing a growing and maturing of a movement.” (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
One of the tires on a commercial cargo van stopped during an enforcement blitz on March 16. The tire was worn down past the wear bars into the inner structure, causing inspectors to pull the van off the road. Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police issue 33 tickets during one-day commenrcial vehicle blitz

Police inspected 59 vehicles on March 16, with 31 given “notice and orders” or taken off the road

One of the tires on a commercial cargo van stopped during an enforcement blitz on March 16. The tire was worn down past the wear bars into the inner structure, causing inspectors to pull the van off the road. Delta Police Department photo)
Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)

Former gangster Jarrod Bacon released from prison, with more stringent conditions

Red Scorpion member, formerly of Abbotsford, had his release suspended in December

Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)
A Grade 8 class at L.A. Matheson Secondary. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

COVID-19 vaccine priority groups alleviate concerns for Surrey frontline workers

Essential workers still waiting to find out specific details

A Grade 8 class at L.A. Matheson Secondary. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Lone Surrey First Councillor Linda Annis following the news that the provincial government had given approval for the municipal police board in March 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Councillor raises concerns about latest costs for Surrey Police Service

Linda Annis says McCallum’s promise the force would only cost 10% more is ‘complete fiction’

Lone Surrey First Councillor Linda Annis following the news that the provincial government had given approval for the municipal police board in March 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has now been charged with the alleged sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford masseur now charged with alleged sexual assaults of 3 women

Bud Loewen of Bud’s Massage Therapy was first arrested in December

Reinhard “Bud” Loewen has now been charged with the alleged sexual assaults of three women during massage treatments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
The Surrey Police Service has hired three more inspectors: Tony Farahbakhchian, Rachel Milne and Benoit Rodrigue. (Photo: Surrey Police)

Surrey Police hires three more inspectors

Force adds to its ‘leadership cadre’

The Surrey Police Service has hired three more inspectors: Tony Farahbakhchian, Rachel Milne and Benoit Rodrigue. (Photo: Surrey Police)
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UPDATE: Police investigating report of indecent act in North Delta park

Woman reported a man touching himself in North Delta Community Park the morning of March 11

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