Friday, May 14, 2021

BC gangster Jarrod Bacon out on statutory release

VANCOUVER - B.C. gangster Jarrod Bacon was let out of prison on statutory release this summer in spite of the fact that the parole board and his case managers believe he has more interest in securing his ties to the criminal underworld than changing his ways. (The Province)

Ucluelet mystery: Halls Angels behind murder of two sailors

UCLUELET — The small craft harbour here in this stunning spot on Vancouver Island’s west coast is a hub of activity. (Vancouver Sun)

Christmas night shooting in North Vancouver leaves a man dead

NORTH VANCOUVER - Rock Habib-Joumaa, a 25-year-old North Vancouver man, was shot and killed Dec. 25 in a parkade on the 600 block of Seylynn Crescent, just off Highway 1 near Fern Street, say homicide investigators. (Vancouver Sun)

31 arrested, 300 charges laid in multi-provincial sex trafficking operation

TORONTO - Thirty-one people, including a central "kingpin," have been arrested and more than 300 charges laid in a major investigation into a human trafficking and organized crime ring that operated around Canada.   (CBC)
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  • Teen murdered in Mission was ‘marked for death’

    MISSION, BC - 19-year-old Varinderpal Gill was murdered in the parking lot of the Mission Junction Mall. A teenager who policed warned was being targeted by gangsters was shot and killed in Mission on Wednesday night. (The Province)
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  • NYPD: ‘Brutal and brazen’ gang murder in Brooklyn caught on video

    NEW YORK - The NYPD says video captured 10 people hunting down and killing a man in Brooklyn earlier this month. It happened at 5:15 p.m. on March 19 near New Lots Avenue on Cleveland and Elton Streets in East New York. (CBS)

    B.C. gangs changing tactics as closed borders, COVID-19 deal impact

    VANCOUVER - Gangs and organized crime groups in B.C. are changing how they operate and run their illegal business due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, police forces say.(The Province)

    Robbery gang knifes man in Times Square subway station

    NEW YORK - Up to seven men attacked an 18-year-old man in the Times Square subway station on Saturday morning, police said. (NY Daily News)

    Two charged for murder of Hells Angel in Surrey drive-thru

    Nathan James De Jong and Calvin Junior Powery-Hooker, both born in 1998, each face a charge of murder, according to court documents. The men made their first court appearance Saturday and are set to next appear in Surrey provincial court on Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • Man killed in Coronation Park, fourth shot dead in GTA on Sunday

    Toronto Police say they’re searching for several suspects following a fatal shooting at a busy lakefront park near the CNE, the fourth to claim a life in the GTA on Sunday. (Toronto Sun)

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