Thursday, June 27, 2019

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)

Cancun wraps 2018 with at least 540 homicides

Formerly peaceful Cancún continues to experience shocking levels of cartel violence. The previous annual record for murders was smashed in 2018 with 540, as opposed to 2017’s 227.(Breitbart News)

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)

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)

Bikers come from near and far for funeral of BC Hells Angel

VANCOUVER - More than 300 mourners packed a Maple Ridge church Saturday to remember slain Hells Angel Chad Wilson. Some members of the notorious biker gang and their support clubs arrived on Harleys — many of which had temporary one-day insurance to attend the service at the Maple Ridge Alliance Church on Dewdney Trunk Road. (Vancouver Sun)

Two street gangsters jailed in gun, arson conspiracy

Two young men involved in a violent Lower Mainland gang conflict were handed lengthy sentences in B.C. Supreme Court Thursday. Taqdir Singh Gill and Walta Abay, along with five others, were arrested in October 2017 after a Vancouver Police and Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit investigation called Project Temper. Gill and Abay were originally charged with conspiracy to commit murder, as well as other counts. (Vancouver 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)

Another BC gangster shot dead in Mexico

For the third time this year, a Metro Vancouver gangster has been shot to death in Mexico. Jodh Singh Manj, 31, was gunned down after leaving a gym in a commercial complex in the Mexico City neighbourhood of Santa Fe.(Vancouver Sun)

Kelowna Hells Angels made changes before clubhouse inspection

VANCOUVER - The retired head of the Ontario Provincial Police Biker Enforcement Unit testified in B.C. Supreme Court on Tuesday that Hells Angels paraphernalia and “knick knacks” on display at clubhouses are there to intimidate those who visit. (Vancouver Sun)

Wedding of high-ranking Hells Angel draws crowd, scorn

MONTREAL - A former federal party leader says he’s outraged that a prominent Montreal venue would allow a Hells Angel to hold his wedding there. “It’s just unacceptable,” former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe told CTV Montreal. (CTV)

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