Surrey man guilty of carjacking spree involving pregnant woman, infant

A Surrey man who carjacked a pregnant woman and stole a vehicle with an infant inside has been convicted of seven offences.

  • Sep. 28, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Surrey RCMP and firefighters attend to an overturned Toyota pickup truck that had been involved in a series of carjackings and crashes in the area of 68th Avenue and Fraser Highway on Dec. 23

By Jennifer Saltman, The Province

 

SURREY — A Surrey man who carjacked a pregnant woman and then stole a vehicle with an infant inside just before Christmas two years ago has been convicted of seven offences.

During an appearance in provincial court in Surrey on Monday, Edward Joseph Biwer was found guilty of three counts of robbery, one count of using an imitation firearm while committing an indictable offence, one count of dangerous driving causing bodily harm and one count of possessing stolen property.

Biwer’s crime spree took place on Dec. 23, 2014. After abandoning a stolen car, Biwer tried to rob a woman of her car keys at a strip mall on Fraser Highway. When he was unsuccessful, he stole a pickup that was parked in front of a drugstore with the engine running and a pregnant woman in the passenger seat.

The woman fought with Biwer as he drove and managed to grab the steering wheel, causing the truck to crash.

A Surrey man who carjacked a pregnant woman and then stole a vehicle with an infant inside just before Christmas two years ago has been convicted of seven offences.

During an appearance in provincial court in Surrey on Monday, Edward Joseph Biwer was found guilty of three counts of robbery, one count of using an imitation firearm while committing an indictable offence, one count of dangerous driving causing bodily harm and one count of possessing stolen property.

Biwer’s crime spree took place on Dec. 23, 2014. After abandoning a stolen car, Biwer tried to rob a woman of her car keys at a strip mall on Fraser Highway. When he was unsuccessful, he stole a pickup that was parked in front of a drugstore with the engine running and a pregnant woman in the passenger seat.

The woman fought with Biwer as he drove and managed to grab the steering wheel, causing the truck to crash.

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