Friday, May 14, 2021

U.S. Marshalls arrest 262 and find five missing children

A massive takedown by the US Marshals in Oklahoma netted more than 260 suspects — including 141 gang members — and located five missing children, authorities said. (New York Post)

Gangster who killed Hells Angel denied parole

A gangster who shot to death his prominent Hells Angel pal after an all-night, drug fuelled party in 2016 has been denied full parole. The Parole Board of Canada ruled recently that Jason Francis Wallace’s release from prison would leave the community at-risk because the bikers might retaliate for the fatal shooting of Bob Green in October 2016. (The Province)

‘They were making a lot of money bringing them to Canada:’ U.S. busts alleged cross border gun runners

On April 27, 2019, two young men, one visiting from Toronto and the other a local resident in Columbus, Ohio, wandered through the Ohio Expo Center gun show, visiting vendors, examining handguns and talking to sellers. Stepping to one side, they then quietly spoke with two women they had earlier given $2,000 to and, as the men walked away, the women stepped up, filled out the required paperwork and bought four semi-automatic handguns: a Ruger .380 caliber and three Glock 9mm weapons. (National Post)

Alberta man expected to plead guilty to gun smuggling in the U.S.

An Alberta man accused of smuggling guns across the Canadian border is expected to plead guilty to the crime in the United States, recently filed court documents show. Colby Skolseg is accused of shipping handguns from the United States to Canada on two occasions, in 2010 and 2012. The 44-year-old recently abandoned an extradition appeal set for this week in Edmonton. (Edmonton Sun)

Tough measures needed in battle against gangsters

TORONTO - This is a crisis. If a bullet had have been one centimetre lower, legendary jerk chicken chef, and Spence’s owner, Loxsley Brissett and his buddy, Ivoran Anson, could have been homicides 48 and 49 of the year. The other six could have been numbers 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55. Instead, they go down as shooting victims 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, and 166 of the year. No more talking. No more spin. No pandering. No more fear.

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)
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Gang task force targeting Brothers Keepers has reduced violence say police

B.C.’s anti-gang police say a special task force targeting the Brothers Keepers over the last 18 months has led to a reduction in the number of gangland hits and murder attempts. (The Province)

Toronto police seize coke, cash, high-end watches in $8 million bust

Four men are in custody and two more on the run after Toronto police dismantled a ‘professional’ level cocaine trafficking operation. (Toronto Sun)

Chilliwack Mounties take down drug gang

Mounties in the Fraser Valley say they have dismantled a major drug operation after a seven-month investigation. Officers found suspected cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, and heroin, loaded handguns and blasting caps after executing search warrants in both Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (The Province)

New York golf pro and his teacher girlfriend are killed in Mexico after gunmen fired 20 bullets into their jeep during intense fighting between drug cartels

A couple who were killed when their Jeep was shot up during a gun battle in Mexico on Monday have been identified as a golf pro from New York state and his teacher girlfriend. (Daily Mail)

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