Wednesday, October 28, 2020

4 charged in shooting death in north Edmonton

EDMONTON - Four young men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 27-year-old Abdi Ladif Hirsi, who was found dead in a car riddled with bulletholes in northeast Edmonton last month. (Global News)

IHIT called in for overnight shooting in Surrey

VANCOUVER - Homicide detectives have been called in to investigate after one person was shot dead in Surrey early Friday morning. Shortly after midnight Thursday, Surrey Mounties were called out to a fight in the 1600-block of 160 street. (The Province)

Gang police seize firearm, drugs in Kelowna long weekend stops

KELOWNA - B.C.’s anti-gang unit targeted the street-level drug trade and local gangs in Kelowna over the long weekend, seizing a firearm, cash and small amounts of cocaine, crystal meth and fentanyl. (The Province)

Two gangbangers sentenced to a combined 155 years in prison for murder of 9-yr.-old

Two Chicago gang members have been sentenced to a combined 155 years in prison for the “mind-numbing” execution of 9-year-old boy four years ago. Gunman Dwright Doty, 26, was sentenced Wednesday to 90 years in prison for executing fourth-grader Tyshawn Lee, who was lured into an alleyway with the promise of a juice box in November 2015. (New York Post)

Drugs, weapons linked to Brothers Keepers gang seized by Delta police

DELTA - Police say they have seized a significant amount of drugs, including a suspected bulk quantity of fentanyl, from a known criminal organization.Delta police say in a news release that drugs and weapons were recovered on Feb. 15 when members of their drug section went into a Surrey home linked to the so-called Brothers Keepers gang. (Vancouver 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)

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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  • New Toronto courthouse will increase downtown gang activity: police report

    TORONTO - The new Toronto courthouse under construction downtown will bring an “unprecedented number of violent criminals to a single location” and it will be “extremely difficult” to prevent gang-related violence in the vicinity of the new building, according to a secret Toronto police report. (Toronto Star)

    15 arrested in Ontario biker gang bust

    Fifteen people are facing close to 200 charges in a police probe targeting biker gang members who trafficked in drugs and persons in several Ontario cities. OPP Supt. Bryan MacKillop said that his service and police in Ottawa, Niagara Region and Sudbury started investigating a group in June 2018, based on the suspicion that they were trafficking in cocaine, fentanyl and forcing women into the sex trade. (CP 24)

    Mob hitman suspected of killing Whitey Bulger

    Fotios “Freddy” Geas is suspected of rubbing out Bulger, 89, on Tuesday morning — hours after the aging mobster was transferred to Hazelton federal penitentiary in West Virginia. (New York Post)

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