Police

The BC RCMP’s Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response team is on scene at a drug-making operation on Lefeuvre Road just north of Starr Road in northwest Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

BC RCMP team investigates drug ‘super lab’ in rural Abbotsford

Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response expected to be on scene for ‘several days’

 

(Delta Police Department photo)

Scammer arrested trying to collect “bail money” from Delta resident

Marie-Jeanne Belanger, 22, of Quebec is facing one charge of committing fraud over $5,000

 

(New Westminster Police)

Man charged after allegedly reaching for baby in stroller, punching car in New Westminster

Jamie Maclean has been charged with one count of assaulting a police officer and one count of mischief

 

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 16

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)

Delta mayor tapped to help committee tasked with modernizing policing in B.C.

Harvie appointed to group tasked with advising government committee on reforming B.C.’s Police Act

Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)
Police Service Dog Garner and his handler, DPD Const. Chris Cottrill, during their last shift together on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Lower Mainland RCMP photo)

‘Legendary’ Lower Mainland police dog Garner retires

Garner retires after six years of service with his handler, Delta Police Const. Chris Cottrill

Police Service Dog Garner and his handler, DPD Const. Chris Cottrill, during their last shift together on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Lower Mainland RCMP photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

New Delta Police strategic plan sets priorities through 2025

DPD to focus on community engagement, support for vulnerable people, road safety, ‘No Call Too Small’

(Delta Police Department photo)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 9

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
(Delta Police Department photo)

Man charged in North Delta stabbing

Balraj Nijjar, 19, facing aggravated assault charges relating to July 2021 incident at Gunderson Park

(Delta Police Department photo)
A tree fell on a home in Horseshoe Bay, killed two people inside in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)

2 people dead after tree falls on houses in Horseshoe Bay neighbourhood

Woman in her 50s and man in his 60s both killed by tree

A tree fell on a home in Horseshoe Bay, killed two people inside in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 2

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Ontario Provincial Police attend a rural shooting scene in Kawartha Lakes, Ont., on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. Despite growing calls for changes in policing, the number of officer shootings in Canada remains too high, say criminology experts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Police shootings in 2021: Experts say number in Canada remains too high

In 2021, RCMP had the most shootings of any police force

Ontario Provincial Police attend a rural shooting scene in Kawartha Lakes, Ont., on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. Despite growing calls for changes in policing, the number of officer shootings in Canada remains too high, say criminology experts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

YEAR IN REVIEW: Five Surrey stories with ‘legs’ in 2021

In journalism lingo, a story that’s not a simple one-off but rather continues to develop – often with twists and turns – is known in the business as a story with ‘legs’

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
STONECHILD, Garth Age: 60 Height: 5 ft. 10 in. Weight: 161 lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Wanted: Assault causing bodily harm and utter threat to cause death/harm Warrant in effect: Sept. 5, 2021 Parole jurisdiction: Vancouver, B.C.

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Dec. 26

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

STONECHILD, Garth Age: 60 Height: 5 ft. 10 in. Weight: 161 lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Wanted: Assault causing bodily harm and utter threat to cause death/harm Warrant in effect: Sept. 5, 2021 Parole jurisdiction: Vancouver, B.C.
Andrew Charpentier (second from left) is arrested in the 45900 block of Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack after allegedly stealing from flood victims on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Man arrested in Chilliwack accused of stealing from Abbotsford flood victims

Andrew Charpentier has been charged with four counts of break-and-enter

Andrew Charpentier (second from left) is arrested in the 45900 block of Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack after allegedly stealing from flood victims on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Two Delta men seriously injured in rollover crash

Speed believed to be a factor in Dec. 20 single-vehicle collision in 3500-block of River Road West

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police seize drugs, weapons from ‘problem residence’ in North Delta

Officers arrest five people after executing a search warrant on Dec. 9

(Delta Police Department photo)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Dec. 19

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Tolmie Road on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford was among the areas hardest hit by the recent flooding. Police arrested two men in the area on Wednesday (Dec. 15) after a farmer spotted them trying to steal equipment. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Farmers help lead police to 2 men trying to steal equipment on Sumas Prairie

Abbotsford Police arrest pair who allegedly dumped stolen car and tried to run away

Tolmie Road on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford was among the areas hardest hit by the recent flooding. Police arrested two men in the area on Wednesday (Dec. 15) after a farmer spotted them trying to steal equipment. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Highway 17 is closed following a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning (Dec. 16) involving a commercial vehicle hauling scrap metal. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Highway 17 in Delta reopens after single-vehicle crash

Lengthy closure after westbound crash in 6500-block, north of Ladner Truck Road, Thursday morning

Highway 17 is closed following a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning (Dec. 16) involving a commercial vehicle hauling scrap metal. (Shane MacKichan photo)