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Police Blotter


Police seek help in "blood jade" bracelet scam

Police are warning the Chinese community of a local street scam targeting Chinese elders. The perpetrators convince victims of imminent bad fortune if they do not buy overpriced jade bracelets.

Human remains sent to Vancouver schools

Police are investigating two disturbing incidents in which human remains were discovered in separate packages mailed to two local area schools this afternoon.

Cyclist hit at 12th Avenue succumbs to injuries

  A  crash at the intersection of East 12th Avenue and Windsor Street has left one cyclist dead.  The 32-year-old female bicyclist was travelling northbound on Windsor...

20 year-old man shot this morning on Commercial Drive

At 2:45am, a young man was shot in what Vancouver Police believe was a targeted attack. The victim is now in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two men shot in front of Italian Kitchen restaurant on Alberni

Vancouver Police will be looking for witnesses and information today after two men were shot in front of the upscale Italian Kitchen restaurant in the 1000 block of Alberni Street overnight. Police...

Human remains found near UBC

The Vancouver Police and the RCMP are conducting a joint investigation this afternoon in Pacific Spirit Park after a citizen discovered human remains in a wooded area, according to a VPD report. The...

Pedestrian fatality in East Vancouver

A woman has been struck and killed off East Hastings Street, and the driver has remained at the scene.

Shooting on West 10th Ave.

Police are investigating an early morning shooting in the 500 block   West 10th Avennue that has sent one man to hospital with an injury to his leg.   Just before 6...

East Vancouver stabbing lands two in custody

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing another man near 1800 Franklin in East Vancouver last night just before midnight. Investigation is still underway but police also arrested the victim for...

Gun death in downtown Vancouver: suspected gang execution

Another gun-related death in Vancouver: this time, a brazen shooting in Vancouver's upscale Sheraton's Bar One restaurant. This is the city's first murder of 2012.
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