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Police Blotter


Police boost patrols in Stanley Park after suspicious fires

Police are increasing patrols in Stanley Park after three suspicious fires were discovered before noon on January 12 near Second Beach. The Vancouver Police Arson Squad has taken over the...

Grow-op discovered on Knight Street

Knight Street has reopened to traffic after several people were forced out of the now-suspected drug house and taken in for questioning.

Vancouver woman dies from ecstasy overdose

A  22-year-old Vancouver woman died in an overdose due to a fatal reaction to what is believed to be ecstasy, police reported today. Despite death and overdose, therapeutic Ecstasy shows...

Abbotsford laundry-burglar caught mid-cycle in neighbour's home

Police are raising questions after a modern-day Goldilocks was found doing his laundry in a neighbour's house this week - even insisting it was his own home.

High-risk sex offender Shaun Joshua Deacon to reside in Vancouver

Police issue a public warning about a repeat child sex offender in Vancouver.

Arrests made during New Year's Eve

Vancouver Police were kept busy on New Year's Eve responding to calls for service throughout the evening. Here are some statistics for last night's celebrations: 17 arrests for intoxication in a...

19-year-old stabbed to death

 A 46 year old Vancouver man is in custody after a fatal stabbing overnight, police report. This is Vancouver's 15th homicide of 2011. Around 11:30 pm on December 30th, Vancouver Police...

"Badly beaten" man discovered in Surrey

A "badly beaten" man has been found inside a van near Surrey Memorial Hospital, Global BC reports. A neighbour noticed that the vehicle was parked in a no-parking zone and located a bloodied man...

Man taunting police from third-floor window at Vancouver Art Gallery

Howe Street is closed as police attempt to bring a man down from the third floor of the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Thuy Yen "Jenny" Vu shot and killed in front of toddler

Less than 24 hours after the Davie Street shooting, a mother is shot and killed in Southeast Vancouver.
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