Thursday, October 5, 2023

Edmonton police lay charges in bank robberies involving explosives

A man accused of detonating explosives in a pair of brazen, violent attacks on armoured car guards last year may have been in the process of planning his next robbery, Edmonton police said Tuesday, announcing charges in the cases. (Edmonton Journal)

RCMP arrest four drunken men on stag party flight to Vegas

The RCMP arrested four men from Manchester headed to a stag party in Las Vegas after they became so rowdy, the crew had to make an emergency landing in Winnipeg to kick them off the flight. (The Province)

B.C. Crown drops charges against Surrey Mountie in fatal shooting

The dropping of charges against an RCMP officer who shot dead a 20-year-old Surrey man has left his mother “devastated” and the independent agency that oversees police fatalities disagreeing with the decision. (Vancouver Sun)

Married off-duty cops stop armed robbery during date night

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown of Elizabethtown Police Department were enjoying a weekly date night on Feb. 15 at a branch of Raising Cane’s restaurant when they noticed something was wrong and sprung into action. (NBC)

At least 68 arrested in Louisville protests

At least 68 people were arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, as crowds marched Tuesday over the death of Breonna Taylor, police said.The protests were largely peaceful but a large group of demonstrators "crossed several intersections, creating dangerous situations as traffic continued to try to make its way in the area," Robert Schroeder, interim chief for the Louisville Metro Police Department, told reporters. (CNN)