Saturday, April 13, 2024

Man acquitted after brawl outside Vancouver strip club

A Vancouver man has been acquitted of aggravated assault after striking two people with a metal post outside a downtown strip club last year. (Vancouver Sun)
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Son of original East End Hells Angel linked to assault of VPD officer

VANCOUVER - Two of three men charged with assaulting a Vancouver police officer Tuesday are sons of an original member of the East End Hells Angels. (Vancouver Sun)

Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader poisoned and in coma

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is unconscious in hospital suffering from suspected poisoning, his spokeswoman has said. The anti-corruption campaigner fell ill during a flight and the plane made an emergency landing in Omsk, Kira Yarmysh said, adding that they suspected something had been mixed into his tea. (BBC)

Police flush out fecal flinger

One day after a third another unsuspecting victim in the city was doused in fecal matter, a man thought to be responsible for the attacks has been flushed out. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Brothers Keepers and UN gang in bloody Yaletown brawl Sunday morning

    Vancouver police are investigating early morning stabbings in Yaletown on Sunday that sent four men to hospital, leaving one of them in serious condition. (The Province)

    Suspect identified in Transit assault died a week later of overdose

    VANCOUVER - A man who ripped out a woman’s hair before wrestling her to the ground and punching her has been identified as having died due to a drug overdose a week after the assault last month. (The Province)

    A failure by police to act

    In the late evening hours of Monday evening, residents of Maple Ridge, B.C. were treated to the sight of a man wielding an axe against another man in the downtown area.   The RCMP were called and separated the two men. Apparently, the RCMP determined the incident was “consensual” and no charges were laid.  Consensual? How in the world does the man being chased consent to a fight with a man with an axe? There is citizen journalist video of at least part of the incident and it is clear the man who “consented,” according to the RCMP, was running away from the man with the axe, evidently not consenting. It is also clear that when the men were in close proximity the man with the axe was swinging it in an apparent attempt to hit and injure the other man. I failed to see the “consent” as he endeavoured to ward off the blows.  “Police responded to a report of two men fighting on Monday night in the 222000 block area of Lougheed Hwy. Upon police attendance it was determined the fight was consensual between two men known to each other. No significant injuries occurred and an axe was seized. Both parties were uncooperative with police and not interested in police assistance,” said RCMP Insp. Adam Gardner to the media. It’s hard to know where to start with that bit of nonsense. A number of charges in the Criminal Code apply in this case not in the least being in possession of a...

    Antifa-Proud Boys confrontation in Portland

    At least three people were arrested and several others were reported injured, as members of Antifa and other leftist groups clashed with members of the Proud Boys and other conservatives around downtown Portland, Ore., on Saturday, police said. (Fox News)

    Three suspects deported after series of Surrey street brawls

    Surrey RCMP say three individuals will be deported from Canada as a result of their involvement in a series of assaults involving large groups of youths over the past several months. (CBC)

    Man charged after referee attacked during hockey tournament

    LETHBRIDGE - An assault charge has been laid against one charged one man and are pending against another after a referee and coach at a youth hockey tournament in Lethbridge were attacked on the ice. (Calgary Herald)

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