Thursday, October 17, 2019

Two charged for murder of Hells Angel in Surrey drive-thru

Nathan James De Jong and Calvin Junior Powery-Hooker, both born in 1998, each face a charge of murder, according to court documents. The men made their first court appearance Saturday and are set to next appear in Surrey provincial court on Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • 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)

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    Police raids target resurgent Cosa Nostra in Sicily and Gambino family in New York

    Italian police and FBI agents arrested 19 mafia suspects in Sicily and New York on Wednesday in a coordinated crackdown that brought to the fore the enduring transatlantic ties between organized crime families in Italy and the United States, according to Italian authorities. (National Post)

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    Sources say RCMP have opened file on Liberal MP relating to real estate deals with Asian Organized Crime figures

    Global News has learned the RCMP opened a file on B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido after confidential police informants alleged the veteran politician had been knowingly associating with Chinese organized crime figures through his former real estate law practice in Richmond, B.C. (Global News)

    Killer of Surrey gangster pleads guilty to manslaughter

    VANCOUVER - A man who shot to death a well-known gangster in broad daylight two years ago has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and been sentenced to just under 11 years in prison. (Vancouver Sun)

    Vancouver drug smuggler found slain in Columbia

    A major Vancouver drug importer with international connections was found stabbed and burned in Colombia a day after flying into the country last month. (Vancouver Sun)

    After 18 years in prison, Hells Angels hitman can begin to apply for parole

    A long legal battle involving a hitman for the Hells Angels came to a close Friday in Nova Scotia Supreme Court when lawyers agreed that Dean Daniel Kelsie can now begin applying for parole. Kelsie shot and killed Sean Simmons in the lobby of an apartment building in north-end Dartmouth, N.S., on Oct. 3, 2000. Kelsie was one of four men who took part in the killing. (CBC)

    Feds announce $10M for RCMP to combat money laundering

    VANCOUVER - The federal government has announced $10 million to help the RCMP prosecute money laundering after a special meeting of Canada's finance and justice ministers to discuss the pervasive problem. (CTV)

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