Saturday, January 23, 2021

Business owned by Hells Angels associate raided by police

KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops gardening store owned by a close associate of a slain Hells Angels’ member has been raided by anti-gang police as part of a drug trafficking investigation.  Kamloops RCMP and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit said in a news release Tuesday that the searches were conducted on the Sunshine Gardens Superstore in the 1700-block of Kelly Douglas Road, as well as at two residences — one in the 100-block of Knollwood Drive and the other in the 1000-block of Kinross Place. (Vancouver Sun)

Ucluelet mystery: Halls Angels behind murder of two sailors

UCLUELET — The small craft harbour here in this stunning spot on Vancouver Island’s west coast is a hub of activity. (Vancouver Sun)

Montreal hitman who claimed he took part in 42 homicides on day parole

A hitman who once claimed to police that he took part in 34 contract murders and killed another eight people for personal reasons has been released to a halfway house as he tries to rid himself of the effects of having been behind bars for most of his adult life. (Postmedia)

Fugitive linked to B.C. men charged in China and Thailand

Two B.C. men now in prisons in China and Thailand on serious drug charges were allegedly working for an international fugitive wanted in both Canada and the U.S. (The Province)
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Vancouver police seize 8 guns, $3m of drugs in massive bust

Organized criminals and drug gangs have adapted their illicit operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the Vancouver Police Department’s organized crime section says. (The Province)

Outlaw biker club boss charged with murder

VANCOUVER - A prominent Hells Angels associate who leads the Devils Army support club in Campbell River has been charged with the 2016 murder of a promising MMA fighter and young father. (Vancouver Sun)

Police take down organized crime network

An organized crime network that transported multiple kilograms of cocaine from southern Ontario into the hands of high-level drug traffickers in Winnipeg has been taken down by police. (CBC)

Police release suspect photo of Luppino hitman

HAMILTON - Homicide detectives released clear images of the suspected gunman in the murder of the son of a well-known Hamilton Mafia family that show him reaching into his jacket pocket — likely for his gun — as he walks towards his victim’s house. (National Post)

‘Never-ending war’: Alberta’s battle against biker gangs

SPRUCE GROVE - An orange glow on the horizon burnt off a light July fog as a surveillance unit with the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) monitored the movements of Shane Lance Daly early one morning. (Postmedia)

Bikers with links to Hells Angels charged in Red Deer drug bust

On April 30, members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) concluded Project Rocker by raiding three homes in Red Deer, where they seized three kilograms of cocaine, 2.8 kilograms of marijuana, a handgun and SKS rifle, four vehicles and $78,794 in cash. (Calgary Herald)

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