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The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (Black Press file photo)

Evidence for charges after man injured by police dog in Ladysmith traffic stop: IIO

Incident happened on Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith in April 2021

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (Black Press file photo)
Comox Valley RCMP cruiser

Vancouver Island RCMP confirm shooting in Comox

Man shot in leg at Comox dog park

  • Aug 4, 2022
Comox Valley RCMP cruiser
Nanaimo RCMP have issued additional information to a July 28 rollover accident south of Nanaimo. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Shirtless man who fled crash scene south of Nanaimo arrested

Two SUVs rolled over in incident along the Trans-Canada Highway, one person injured

Nanaimo RCMP have issued additional information to a July 28 rollover accident south of Nanaimo. (Black Press Media files)
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Statistics show violent crime severity up 44 per cent in Nanaimo

Nanaimo climbs up crime severity index, but underlying factors can skew the numbers

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Anyone with information about unsolved crimes in Nanaimo is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP’s non-emergency line at 250-754-2345. (News Bulletin file photo)
Anyone with information about unsolved crimes in Nanaimo is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP’s non-emergency line at 250-754-2345. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. issued a public safety notice Aug. 3, identifying 11 dangerous B.C. gangsters. (Courtesy of CFSEU-BC)

11 B.C. gangsters identified as posing a ‘significant threat’ to public safety

Police believe anyone connected to or near the gangsters may be putting themselves at risk

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. issued a public safety notice Aug. 3, identifying 11 dangerous B.C. gangsters. (Courtesy of CFSEU-BC)
A report from Statistics Canada shows Kelowna with the highest rate in the country for 2021. (File photo)

Kelowna had Canada’s highest crime rate in 2021

Kelowna also ranked seventh worse in the country for violent crime

A report from Statistics Canada shows Kelowna with the highest rate in the country for 2021. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP say a gun allegedly used in a shooting Monday, Aug. 1, has been found and a suspect charged with attempted murder remains in custody. (News Bulletin file photo)

Gun found, charges laid in shooting near Nanaimo Parkway

Robert Allen Estes, charged with attempted murder, remains in custody

Nanaimo RCMP say a gun allegedly used in a shooting Monday, Aug. 1, has been found and a suspect charged with attempted murder remains in custody. (News Bulletin file photo)
RCMP were called to an area near Shelter Bay Marina around 1:15 p.m. on Friday July, 29 after a call from a member of the public. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Vehicle used in West Kelowna homicide: RCMP

The victim has been identified but his name is not being released until next of kin are notified

RCMP were called to an area near Shelter Bay Marina around 1:15 p.m. on Friday July, 29 after a call from a member of the public. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
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RCMP: Man arrested following complaint of break-and-enter, assault in Nanoose Bay

Police responded to complaint morning of July 30

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Vernon North Okanagan RCMP and the Coroner are investigating two separate incidents resulting in the deaths of two men over the August long weekend. Criminality is not suspected in either event. (Black Press Media files)

2 sudden deaths in Vernon spark RCMP, Coroner investigation

Langley man dies after being in distress at Kal Beach; body of senior found in Vernon Creek

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP and the Coroner are investigating two separate incidents resulting in the deaths of two men over the August long weekend. Criminality is not suspected in either event. (Black Press Media files)
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PQB crime report: Stop signs reported stolen by vandals in Parksville

Variety of prowlers also reported lurking in city

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Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey’s Softball City on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)

2 of 3 victims in shooting at Surrey sports park now dead, say RCMP

3 men targeted at South Surrey’s Softball City

Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey’s Softball City on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)
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Convicted sex offender charged with indecent acts in Port Hardy

Richard Overton has been charged with three counts of indecent act

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An RCMP shoulder patch. (Black Press Media files)

Lower Mainland Mountie who drove drunk with police dog in vehicle fined 30 days pay

Const. Blaise Picketts was arrested after he passed out at a Maple Ridge Burger King drive through

An RCMP shoulder patch. (Black Press Media files)
Left: Louis Flood in 2000. Right: Louis Flood in July 2022. (Photo courtesy of Creston RCMP)

Idaho sex offender arrested by B.C. RCMP after 20 years on the run

Louis Flood went missing while on parole in 2001

Left: Louis Flood in 2000. Right: Louis Flood in July 2022. (Photo courtesy of Creston RCMP)
Stephen Michael Bacon’s defence lawyer has submitted an application for Bacon to enter a guilty plea to the charge of first-degree murder in the death of Makayla Chang. (File photos)

Accused expected to plead guilty to murder of Nanaimo teen

Stephen Michael Bacon accused of the murder of Makayla Chang who went missing in 2017

Stephen Michael Bacon’s defence lawyer has submitted an application for Bacon to enter a guilty plea to the charge of first-degree murder in the death of Makayla Chang. (File photos)
Bullet holes are seen in the windshield and passenger window of a police vehicle at the scene of a shooting, in Langley, B.C., on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘My heart breaks’: Trudeau, leaders react to deadly Langley shooting

28-year-old Surrey man shot four people, killing two, during a 5-hour spree Monday

Bullet holes are seen in the windshield and passenger window of a police vehicle at the scene of a shooting, in Langley, B.C., on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Police pursuit for man with stolen BC Ambulance vehicle ends in Port Alberni

Emergency Response Team, RCMP helicopter called after armed man steals vehicle from Ucluelet

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Nanaimo RCMP are responding to an incident on Haliburton Street. A roadblock has been set up beginning at Woodhouse Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Man dead after RCMP shooting on central Vancouver Island

IIO investigating incident at Haliburton Street in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP are responding to an incident on Haliburton Street. A roadblock has been set up beginning at Woodhouse Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)