Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Vancouver Police find IED during traffic stop

VANCOUVER - An area of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside was shut down for hours Tuesday as police worked to detonate an improvised bomb seized during a traffic stop. (Vancouver Sun)

Halloween mayhem in Vancouver

Halloween mayhem in Vancouver this weekend saw several people assaulted or stabbed, a Porsche set on fire and police swarmed by partiers on Granville Street. (The Province)

SIU investigates police shooting in Windsor

WINDSOR - A second shooting in Windsor in as many weekends, this time involving police officers, is sending Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit into response mode. (CTV News)

Secret Service intercepts two ‘suspicious packages’ addressed to Clinton, Obama

NEW YORK - The United States Secret Service intercepted two "suspicious packages" addressed to former President Barack Obama and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton earlier this week, the agency said Wednesday. (CNN)
  • Clinton, Obama and Soros devices linked
  • RCMP arrest 14 as they break up pipeline protest

    VANCOUVER - The RCMP have breached a gate that a northern B.C. First Nation had erected to block access to a natural-gas pipeline project. Officers broke through a blockade on Morice River Forest Service Road, southwest of Houston, on Monday afternoon to enforce a B.C. Supreme Court injunction order, arresting 14 people, said RCMP. (Vancouver Sun)

    Suspect surrenders, hostages unharmed after armed siege at Quebec bank

    A hostage-taking situation in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, west of Montreal, has ended without incident. Sûreté du Quebec Sgt. Ingrid Asselin said around 4:50 p.m. Friday, an employee inside the Caisse Desjardins credit union activated an emergency button. (CBC)

    RCMP shortages highlight government’s failures

    Since last week’s opinion piece was published where I discussed the staffing shortages in the RCMP and how it was relative to crime concerns of folks who live in rural parts of the country, I have received a number of messages from people providing anecdotal snippets about service issues they are having or have had with the RCMP. (True North)

    Woman reported missing, found dead at home, police watchdog investigating

    RCMP officers checked the woman's residence two days before she was found. B.C.'s police watchdog says it has launched an investigation into the case of a North Vancouver woman who was found dead in her apartment two days after being reported missing. (CBC)

    Second NYPD cop shooting just blocks from earlier Bronx assassination ambush

    An NYPD cop was shot in the arm by a gunman who walked into the 41st precinct stationhouse in the Bronx Sunday morning, less than twelve hours after an officer was shot two blocks away. (New York Daily News)

    Deadly shooting near George Floyd protest as looting, arson grips Minneapolis

    Protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd took a dramatic turn for the worse Wednesday night as city police responded to stores in the city being looted and burned as well as a deadly shooting at a protest location. (Fox)