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Police in Vernon seized nearly 1.5 million contraband cigarettes after a traffic stop was conducted on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. (RCMP photo)

Police seize 1.5 million illegal cigarettes after B.C. traffic stop

A North Okanagan man was arrested and released from custody pending a future court date

 

Delta police are crediting an off-duty Delta firefighter, off-duty RCMP officer and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of a driver trapped in their burning vehicle following a crash in North Delta the morning of Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)

Off-duty first responders, Good Samaritan save life of driver in North Delta crash

Five-vehicle collision closed Highway 10 between Scott Road and Highway 91 Thursday (Jan. 19)

 

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Civilian police investigator targets evasive Vancouver officers for further probe

Observers targeted after probe rules pair who punched man will not face further investigation

 

Police respond to gunfire at the Bank of Montreal in Saanich, B.C., on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Police will release the results of their investigation into the dramatic shootout in which two gunmen were killed outside the bank. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Police to release findings on Saanich bank shootout where 2 Cowichan men died

Twin brothers from Cowichan Valley died in a firefight with police

Police respond to gunfire at the Bank of Montreal in Saanich, B.C., on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Police will release the results of their investigation into the dramatic shootout in which two gunmen were killed outside the bank. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

B.C. Mounties investigate criminal claims against tribal police officer

Stl’atl’imx Tribal Police Service serves 10 tribes near Lilloet

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A drug “super lab” was busted in Abbotsford in January 2022. Three men have now been charged. (BC RCMP photo)

Drug ‘super lab’ in Abbotsford could have produced 27M lethal doses of fentanyl, say police

Three men charged after investigation in Abbotsford and Surrey that began in August 2021

A drug “super lab” was busted in Abbotsford in January 2022. Three men have now been charged. (BC RCMP photo)
Shaun Deacon in a photo released Oct. 31, 2022. (BC Corrections handout)

Child sex offender Shaun Deacon back in prison, charged with 2 counts of breach

Police previously issued public warnings about Deacon living in Abbotsford and Metro Vancouver

Shaun Deacon in a photo released Oct. 31, 2022. (BC Corrections handout)
A large police presence on Clerke Road in Coldstream early Tuesday, Jan. 17. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Two bodies found in home near Vernon

Vernon North Okanagan make discovery after answering assault with weapon call at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday

A large police presence on Clerke Road in Coldstream early Tuesday, Jan. 17. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Constable Mathieu Nolet, left, poses with Chief Donovan Fisher during a swearing-in ceremony in Nelson, B.C., in this undated handout photo. The City of Nelson in B.C. says Nolet, who suffered critical injuries in an avalanche that killed a colleague last week is making “incremental progress” but faces a long road to recovery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - City of Nelson

Officer who survived deadly avalanche making ‘incremental progress’: City of Nelson

Const. Mathieu Nolet remains in the ICU a week after the avalanche just north of Kaslo

Constable Mathieu Nolet, left, poses with Chief Donovan Fisher during a swearing-in ceremony in Nelson, B.C., in this undated handout photo. The City of Nelson in B.C. says Nolet, who suffered critical injuries in an avalanche that killed a colleague last week is making “incremental progress” but faces a long road to recovery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - City of Nelson
Michael Lund has a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest and was the subject of a wanted person notification on Sept. 9. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wanted man in Victoria found in Vancouver after evading police for 4 months

A warrant was issued for Michael Lund’s arrest in September

Michael Lund has a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest and was the subject of a wanted person notification on Sept. 9. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Emahlee Cobman/Facebook)
(Emahlee Cobman/Facebook)
Crime Stoppers shares a photo to help Sidney/North Saanich RCMP find suspect after red, soft-sided suitcase disappears Peninsula-bound bus on Sunday, Nov. 20 around 1:30 p.m. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)

Police seek suspect after suitcase stolen on airport-bound bus

Suitecase owner returned home to Ontario Nov. 20 without all her belongings

Crime Stoppers shares a photo to help Sidney/North Saanich RCMP find suspect after red, soft-sided suitcase disappears Peninsula-bound bus on Sunday, Nov. 20 around 1:30 p.m. (Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook)
Victoria Police Department is investigating the death of a person found on the 3100-block of Douglas Street on the morning of Dec. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Police Department is investigating the death of a person found on the 3100-block of Douglas Street on the morning of Dec. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP officers in red serge march alongside a hearse carrying RCMP Const. Shaelyn Yang’s casket to her regimental funeral, in Richmond, B.C., on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. The 31-year-old officer was stabbed to death two weeks ago while she helped a City of Burnaby employee issue an eviction notice to a man living in a tent at a local park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
RCMP officers in red serge march alongside a hearse carrying RCMP Const. Shaelyn Yang’s casket to her regimental funeral, in Richmond, B.C., on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. The 31-year-old officer was stabbed to death two weeks ago while she helped a City of Burnaby employee issue an eviction notice to a man living in a tent at a local park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The New Westminster Police Department issued a sexortion warning Dec. 29, after seeing an uptick in reports. (Black Press Media file photo)

Uptick in sextortion reports prompts warning from B.C. police department

Non-consensual distribution of intimate images jumped 9% from 2020 to 2021, according to Stats Can

The New Westminster Police Department issued a sexortion warning Dec. 29, after seeing an uptick in reports. (Black Press Media file photo)
Ontario Provincial Police Constable Grzegorz Pierzchala is shown in this undated handout photo. Ontario Provincial Police say two suspects have been arrested after Constable Pierzchala was shot and killed while on duty near Hagersville, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, OPP

Ontario Provincial Police officer shot dead had just passed probation

Const. Grzegorz Pierzchala was shot while responding to a vehicle in a ditch

Ontario Provincial Police Constable Grzegorz Pierzchala is shown in this undated handout photo. Ontario Provincial Police say two suspects have been arrested after Constable Pierzchala was shot and killed while on duty near Hagersville, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, OPP
Video shot by a citizen outside of Abbotsford Centre on Nov. 26 captured a man under arrest being hit twice in the face by an officer. (Screengrab from video by Marty Gaites)

Man who was punched by cop after Offspring concert in Abbotsford files lawsuit

Ryan Atzenberger says police used ‘excessive force’ while arresting him

Video shot by a citizen outside of Abbotsford Centre on Nov. 26 captured a man under arrest being hit twice in the face by an officer. (Screengrab from video by Marty Gaites)
The Delta Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras in February 2023 to include front-line patrol officers as part of a six-month pilot program. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police to pilot body-worn cameras for some patrol officers – a first in B.C.

Six-month project to expand cameras’ use after successful traffic section, anti-gang unit deployments

The Delta Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras in February 2023 to include front-line patrol officers as part of a six-month pilot program. (Delta Police Department photo)
The New Westminster Police Department is hoping to catch and deter thieves from stealing off doorsteps by planting bait packages beginning this month. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police drawing out porch pirates with bait packages in one B.C. city

New Westminster department hopes tactic reduces holiday theft

The New Westminster Police Department is hoping to catch and deter thieves from stealing off doorsteps by planting bait packages beginning this month. (Black Press Media file photo)
Incident in which a man’s arm was broken during a police traffic stop under investigation. (Citizen file photo)
Incident in which a man’s arm was broken during a police traffic stop under investigation. (Citizen file photo)