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Mounties say drug line linked to Brothers Keepers gang dismantled

Mounties in the Fraser Valley say they have shut down a significant local drug line linked to the Brothers Keepers gang. Chilliwack RCMP’s crime reduction unit began its investigation into the dial-a-dope line earlier this year, quickly learning that the traffickers were allegedly operating in several jurisdictions. (The Province)

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)          

UN gang hitman sentenced to two life terms for deadly violence

VANCOUVER - United Nations gang hitman Cory Vallee was handed two life sentences Friday for conspiracy to kill rivals in the Red Scorpion gang, as well as the deadly shooting of Kevin LeClair in a Langley parking lot almost a decade ago. (Vancouver Sun)
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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)

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)

Drug probe deals Hells Angels in S.W. Ontario a blow

A Southwestern Ontario drug-trafficking probe that saw three alleged Hells Angels charged deals a significant blow to the gang’s ability to make money in the region, says a senior London police officer. (London Free Press)

Man arrested, others sought after brazen jewelry store robbery

TORONTO - A man has been arrested and York Regional Police are searching for additional suspects after a brazen robbery at a jewelry store in Markham’s Markville Mall during the dinner hour on Dec. 30. (Toronto Star)

‘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)

Kelowna Hells Angels clubhouse raided, prospect arrested

A Hells Angels clubhouse was searched and a biker gang prospect arrested and charged with assault this week in Kelowna.(Vancouver Sun)

19 bodies hung from bridge, hacked up in Mexican gang war

Mexican police on Thursday found nine bodies hanging from a bridge, seven more hacked to bits, and another three dumped nearby in what they said was a gang turf-war massacre that left 19 people dead, including at least one woman. (New York Post)

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