Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Colorado love triangle leads to deadly police shooting, arrest

A clash between a man, his wife and his wife’s boyfriend earlier this month ended with a deadly police-involved shooting and one person in a Colorado jail. (Fox News)

Surrey is getting ready to ditch the RCMP. Will there be a domino effect?

Eight days after two murdered teens were found on the side of the road in Surrey, B.C., 8,000 showed up at a sombre demonstration against gang violence last June. (Global News)

Former Mountie takes aim at toothless crime watchdog, hoping Ottawa has a fix

VICTORIA - Canada’s official watchdog on the proceeds of crime is little more than a collector of information — and not a very effective one at that, according to money-laundering expert Peter German. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • Hong Kong police make ‘largest ever’ seizure of explosives

    HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory. (CNN)

    Man dead after being tased by police in Mississauga

    A man is dead after he was Tased by police early Wednesday morning in Mississauga. Peel police were called to Runningbrooke Drive and Riverspray Crescent, near Tomken Road and Burnhamthorpe Road East, for reports of a disturbance involving a suspicious person just after 3:15 a.m. A passerby had called police. (Toronto City News)

    RCMP rescues girl held in captivity in a secured cabin near Ile a la Crosse

    A girl who had been held in captivity against her will for four days in a secluded cabin in northern Saskatchewan was rescued by Saskatchewan RCMP officers. According to RCMP in a news release, officers received a report about a girl being held captive in a secluded cabin across Lac Ile a la Crosse, roughly 10 kilometres from the village of Ile a la Crosse, shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday. (The Star Phoenix)

    Suspended Quebec police director blasts ‘sick’ system ahead of expected dismissal

    Hours before the expected announcement of his possible dismissal as head of the Sûreté du Québec, Martin Prud’homme on Friday issued a statement saying he had been the victim of a “fishing expedition.” (Montreal Gazette)

    Predawn raids target Mexican mafia gangs

    SAN DIEGO - Hundreds of federal agents and local law enforcement officers conducted dozens of predawn raids across the county Thursday, arresting alleged gang members and others with suspected gang ties on drug, gun, racketeering and other charges, authorities said. (San Diego Union Tribune)
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  • Licensed cannabis growers tied to organized crime: CBC

    An investor in a major Canadian cannabis company has had longstanding ties, including business dealings, with influential Mafia members and drug traffickers. Another investor in the same company has links with a prominent member of the Rizzutos, the powerful Montreal crime family. (CBC)
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  • Canada's largest pot producers deny organized crime links
  • Gatwick drones pair released, ‘no longer suspect’

    LONDON - A man and woman arrested in connection with drone sightings that grounded flights at Gatwick Airport have been released without charge. (BBC)

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