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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)

Parts of Asia slipping into the hands of organized crime

Southeast Asia is no stranger to organized crime. Twenty years ago, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to address the growing illicit drug economy and signed a joint declaration that the region would become "drug-free." (CNN)

Man killed in Kamloops drug war shot dead in case of mistaken identity

KAMLOOPS - RCMP have confirmed that a man killed in an on-going drug war in the region was a victim of mistaken identity. On Jan. 23, Rex Gill and Cody Mathieu were shot and killed at the Kamloops Comfort Inn and Suites. According to Kamloops RCMP, the investigation has confirmed Mathieu was an intended target but Gill was gunned down accidentally. (CBC)
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  • 21 killed in Mexico cartel shootout

    Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 21. The Coahuila state government said in a statement that lawmen aided by helicopters were still chasing remnants of the force that arrived in a convoy of pickup trucks and attacked the city hall of Villa Union on Saturday. (CBS)

    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)

    ‘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)

    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)

    B.C. AG eyes expanding scope of special anti-money laundering unit

    VANCOUVER - The B.C. government may expand the scope of a proposed policing unit, meant to specialize in money laundering in casinos, to other areas, including real estate. (The Province)

    B.C., California police search for fugitive linked to stabbings, drug trafficking

    Police are searching for former Vancouver realtor Ricky Korasak, who is wanted in both B.C. and in California. Korasak, 34, was charged in December 2019 for an alleged role in an attempted murder in Maple Ridge in August 2015. (The Province)

    Three full patch Hells Angels plead guilty to drug trafficking charges

    MONTREAL - Three full-patch members of the Hells Angels, including one of the biker gang’s founding members in Canada, and a member of the Repentigny police pleaded guilty to various drug trafficking charges at the Montreal courthouse on Wednesday. (Montreal Gazette)

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