Saturday, August 13, 2022

Secret hearing for Crown appeal of Jamie Bacon murder trial stay

Two years after a judge stayed a murder charge against Jamie Bacon, the Crown’s appeal got underway in a secret hearing before B.C.’s highest court on Monday. (The Province)

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)

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)

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)

High profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

A high-profile Lower Mainland gangster was shot to death early Wednesday inside his parents’ South Surrey home. Gary Kang, 24, was gunned down about 5 a.m. at the home in the 16000-block of 30th Avenue in the Morgan Creek area of Surrey. (The Province)

Hells Angels partied with strippers at Langley Rec Centre

A party with booze and multiple strippers, allegedly attended by Hells Angels gang members, was held in one of Langley Township’s own facilities earlier this spring, according to an internal Township email. (Langley Advance)

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)

Six men convicted in kidnapping and double homicide

VANCOUVER - Six men were convicted Thursday in connection with the fatal shootings of two people in an east Vancouver home that were witnessed by a young boy and were followed by the abduction and torturing of a man. (Vancouver Sun)

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)

Surrey murder charge laid after suspect shows up at scene of fatal shooting

A Surrey gangster now charged in a 2019 murder was arrested Monday after he showed up at the scene of a fatal shooting that happened the night before. Munroop Hayer, 27, appeared in Surrey Provincial Court Wednesday on one count of first-degree murder in the slaying last Remembrance Day of Andrew James Baldwin. Hayer’s next court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 16. (Vancouver Sun)

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