Monday, November 28, 2022

Hit and run suspect hunted in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA - Peel police are searching for a man in a hit-and-run investigation after an altercation inside a Mississauga bar escalated into a vehicle being driven onto a sidewalk and into a group of people, injuring five. (Hamilton Spectator)

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...

Hitman’s first job was failed execution of a Hells Angel

VANCOUVER - The woman dressed in a burqa carefully clutching her purse boarded the Canada Line SkyTrain at the Bridgeport station in Richmond, B.C. Underneath the disguise was Knowah Truth Ferguson, a Hamilton man just two months past his 18th birthday. Inside the purse was a .45-calibre gun and a Glock pistol. (Hamilton Spectator)

4 charged with murder in downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17

International investigators on Wednesday charged three Russians and one Ukrainian with murder in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine nearly five years ago. (CBC)

Suspect arrested in Florida in connection with mailed bombs

A male suspect was arrested in Florida on Friday morning in connection with the rash of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats nationwide, law enforcement sources confirmed to Fox News. The Department of Justice will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. ET. (FOX News)
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    Rhino poacher killed by an elephant then ‘devoured’ by lions

    A rhino poacher is believed to have been attacked by an elephant and then eaten by a pride of lions during an incident in South Africa’s Kruger national park. (The Guardian)

    Woman chases down man who groped her in NY subway

    NEW YORK - A woman is caught on camera turning the tables on the man who assaulted her – fighting back and chasing him off. (CBS New York)

    Iran shoots down U.S. drone

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over Iran's collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, although American and Iranian officials are disputing exactly where the downing occurred. (CBC)

    Russian teen blows himself up in lobby of FSB building

    MOSCOW - Russia opened an investigation into suspected terrorism after a 17-year-old youth blew himself up on Wednesday in the lobby of an office belonging to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the north of the country. (Reuters)

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