Monday, September 20, 2021

Five dead in six weeks in Lower Mainland gang war

VANCOUVER - The latest fatal shooting in the Lower Mainland has been linked to the region’s escalating gang activity, bringing the number of victims in the conflict to five in the past six weeks. (The Province)

Gulf cartel leader caught sneaking across Texas border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Federal authorities arrested a leading lieutenant with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel in Texas after he illegally snuck across the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Law enforcement agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) had their sights on the cartel cell leader for some time in connection with multiple drug shipments allegedly linked to him. (Breitbart)

17-year-old wanted for string of shootings in Toronto

Investigators have been granted judicial permission to identify 17-year-old Juray Dixon who is wanted for multiple shootings in August and September. (Toronto Sun)

Police task force raids Hells Angels clubhouse in Trois Rivieres

More than 60 police officers working as part of a united police task force raided the headquarters of the Trois-Rivières chapter of the Hells Angels on Friday night. (Montreal Gazette)

Two dead after shooting in Toronto’s northwest end

Three bullet holes could be seen in the window of a townhouse where a man said he’d been in the kitchen at the time of the shooting. One bullet ricocheted into the living room, he said. His wife and two children were also home at the time. (Toronto Sun)

Acquitted of murder in May, now shot in chest and charged with attempted murder

TORONTO - A Toronto man recently acquitted of murder is recovering in hospital from a gunshot wound and facing attempted murder and firearms charges following a shooting inside a west-end apartment. (Toronto Star)

Mississauga murder victim was Hells Angel: Reports

The 32-year-old man murdered in the parking lot of a Mississauga gym was targeted in a gangland-style assassination, according to published reports. Police sources say the man was a full-patch Hells Angel. (Toronto Sun)

At least 19 die in drug cartel shoot-out in Northern Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ — A shootout between suspected drug cartel hitmen has killed 19 people in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, the state government said on Saturday, in one of the country’s worst outbreaks of gang violence this year. (Toronto Sun)

Toronto gang leader and rapper sobs after jury convicts him of 1st degree murder

A Toronto gang leader and rapper broke down and cried Wednesday evening after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 revenge shooting death of Neeko Mitchell outside a Rexdale community centre. (Toronto Star)

At least 52 dead, 16 decapitated in Brazil prison riot

SAO PAULO - At least 52 inmates died, with 16 decapitated, in a prison riot on Monday in the northern Brazilian state of Para, the state’s prison authority said, underlining the struggle Brazil’s far-right government faces to restore order in the country’s jails. (National Post)

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