Sunday, September 20, 2020

Three more charged in Chicago looting including woman on bond for same crime

Three more people have been charged in connection to the recent looting downtown, including a woman who already appeared in court for the same crime days before and a man who allegedly said he was pressured into it. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Teen killed after jumping out of stolen vehicle pursued by NYPD

New York - A joyride in an allegedly stolen SUV turned into a car-crash tragedy for two teen boys in Morningside Heights on Saturday night, with one dying and the other suffering injuries as they tried to elude police. (New York Post)

Aquaduct racetrack robbery an inside job says employee

An employee at Aqueduct says a weekend heist was an inside job, telling The Post that the robbers knew exactly where to be to pull off their $250k racetrack robbery. (New York Post)

Stolen hearse with body inside leads police on wild chase

PASADENA - A police chase involving a stolen hearse ended in a crash — and the recovery of the body it was carrying. The hearse, a black Lincoln Navigator SUV, was stolen from a church in Pasadena, California late on February 26 while the body of an adult woman in its casket was still inside. (Driving.ca)

Man crashes stolen float plane in Vancouver harbour

Officers responded to reports around 3:30 a.m. that a man stole a Harbour Air float plane from Coal Harbour in the 1100-block of West Cordova Street and then crashed it into another plane in the harbour. (Vancouver Sun)

U.S. prosecutors bring new charges against China’s Huawei

The indictment in the Eastern District Court of New York alleges that Huawei conspired and used deception to steal trade secrets and U.S. technology. It also charges Huawei and two America-based subsidiaries of Huawei with conspiracy to commit racketeering. (The Hill)
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  • OPP arrest 20 from Quebec, lay 350 charges in Ontario luxury car theft ring

    Ontario Provincial Police say 20 Quebec residents are facing a total of 350 charges following a months-long investigation into the thefts of hundreds of luxury vehicles across central and eastern Ontario. (Global News)

    Ottawa Senators defence man foils Vancouver theft in progress

    An NHL defenceman is earning accolades after intervening in a theft in progress in Vancouver’s Gastown. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when Ottawa Senators alternate captain Mark Borowiecki saw someone break into a parked vehicle and take a backpack near Granville and West Cordova Streets, according to police. (Global News)

    Dresden vault robbery: ‘Priceless diamonds stolen’

    Burglars have stolen three diamond jewellery sets from one of Europe's largest treasure collections - the Dresden Green Vault in eastern Germany. The sets consist of 37 parts each, and the thieves may try to break them up. Dresden police and museum officials say they are still trying to establish exactly how much was stolen in the break-in early on Monday. (BBC)

    RCMP release images of suspect in crime spree, side-swiping police car

    Mounties in B.C.’s Southern Interior have released images of a man suspected of multiple crimes across the region in the past week. Police believe the man is connected to a string of criminal activity in the North Okanagan, Thompson-Nicola, Nicola Valley, and the Central Okanagan. (Vancouver Sun)

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