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Vikki Hopes

Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991. Over this time, I have covered crime, courts, city council and other general news and feature stories.

Phone
604-851-4530
Email
vikki.hopes@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Vikki

Trial date set for 3 Surrey men accused of killing Abbotsford couple

Trial date set for 3 Surrey men accused of killing Abbotsford couple

Arnold and Joanne De Jong were murdered in their home in May 2022
House arrest proposed for Abbotsford masseur who sexually assaulted 12 women

House arrest proposed for Abbotsford masseur who sexually assaulted 12 women

Defence lawyer says Reinhard ‘Bud’ Loewen should serve conditional sentence
Man charged with trying to smuggle 3 guns across border in Abbotsford

Man charged with trying to smuggle 3 guns across border in Abbotsford

Andrew Case, en route to Alaska in May, now charged with 10 offences
Abbotsford officers help save man after serious self-inflicted injury

Abbotsford officers help save man after serious self-inflicted injury

Independent Investigations Office looks into police actions and finds no wrongdoing
Alleged impaired driver arrested 2 days in a row in Abbotsford

Alleged impaired driver arrested 2 days in a row in Abbotsford

Man faces charges that include assaulting police officer
Man seriously injured during Abbotsford arrest for alleged indecent act

Man seriously injured during Abbotsford arrest for alleged indecent act

Independent Investigations Office looking into whether officer’s actions were justified
Woman serving life for Yukon murder charged with assaulting guards in Abbotsford

Woman serving life for Yukon murder charged with assaulting guards in Abbotsford

Charabelle Silverfox is in prison for killing man in Yukon in 2017
Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

BC Prosecution Service concludes that officer did not use excessive force
Abbotsford hotdog vendor helps search to find kidney for Maple Ridge man, 22

Abbotsford hotdog vendor helps search to find kidney for Maple Ridge man, 22

Enrique Perez needs transplant after diagnosis of immunological disorder
B.C. sheriff shortage results in court closures and delays, says leaked report

B.C. sheriff shortage results in court closures and delays, says leaked report

Low pay and benefits listed as main issue affecting retention and recruitment
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