B.C. gang problem

B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Court makes public ‘abbreviated’ reasons for judgment in Surrey Six slaying appeals

Six men were murdered in suite 1505 of the Balmoral Tower in Whalley on Oct. 19, 2007

 

Police stopped car riddled with bullets in Whalley Monday night. (Photo: CFSEU)

Police seize two pounds of pot, $25K from Surrey car riddled with bullet holes

This was in the neighbourhood of 104th Avenue and Whalley Boulevard on Monday night

 

A burnt-out truck discovered in Surrey was located after a shooting in Langley City on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 (Aaron Hinks/Black Press Media)

WEB POLL: Worried about gang violence and personal safety?

Does the increase in shooting worry you?

 

A Honda with what appeared to be bullet holes in the windshield was being examined by police at the scene of a shooting in Langley City on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Rhetoric can’t halt bullets

It’s just a matter of time before a bystander dies. What is the government’s plan?

  • Feb 6, 2021
A Honda with what appeared to be bullet holes in the windshield was being examined by police at the scene of a shooting in Langley City on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Violence hits Langley as gang war boils over in Lower Mainland

Three violent local incidents haven’t been definitively linked to gangs, but are apparently targeted

The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Too many shootings as gang war continues

We need to ask what more we could be doing to stop the endless gang wars

The RCMP was called to a condo complex in Langley City in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2021, for a shooting. (Shane Mackichan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
This house at 414 Royal Ave. became notorious for its residents’ and visitors’ penchant for attracting police. It was also the site of a gruesome torture in August 2018. It was demolished in 2019. KTW

6-year sentence for Kamloops man who helped carve ‘rat’ into flesh of fellow gang member

Ricky Dennis was one of three men involved in the August 2018 attack

  • Oct 30, 2020
This house at 414 Royal Ave. became notorious for its residents’ and visitors’ penchant for attracting police. It was also the site of a gruesome torture in August 2018. It was demolished in 2019. KTW
One man was taken to hospital following a shooting incident near the South Surrey-Langley border Thursday (Sept. 17). It was the first of three incidents in three days in the Langley area. (Tracy Holmes/Special to Langley Advance Times)
One man was taken to hospital following a shooting incident near the South Surrey-Langley border Thursday (Sept. 17). It was the first of three incidents in three days in the Langley area. (Tracy Holmes/Special to Langley Advance Times)
More than 1,100 kilograms of dried cannabis was seized during five raids in Langley, Surrey, and Delta in 2019. Court documents show no charges have yet been laid in the case. (RCMP photo)

RCMP say no charges a year after drug raid due to “complex investigation”

Residents of a raided site tried to get seized property back via the courts

More than 1,100 kilograms of dried cannabis was seized during five raids in Langley, Surrey, and Delta in 2019. Court documents show no charges have yet been laid in the case. (RCMP photo)
Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police)

Government seeks to seize Langley farm where guns, grenades found

Police raided the rural property in 2017 after tailing a stolen car there

Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police)
(Black Press Media files)

Gangs changing tactics as closed borders, COVID-19 deal impact

Police are also seeing drugs laced with more cutting agents because of the lack of supply

(Black Press Media files)
Jamie Bacon. (File photo)

New Jamie Bacon trial for counselling to commit murder charge set for March 3

The trial is set to start on March 3 at B.C. Supreme Court

Jamie Bacon. (File photo)
Hells Angels barred from booking Langley rec centre after booze-fueled stripper parties

Hells Angels barred from booking Langley rec centre after booze-fueled stripper parties

Bikers brought strippers to past events at George Preston Rec in violation of liquor licenses

Hells Angels barred from booking Langley rec centre after booze-fueled stripper parties
Conor D’Monte is wanted for murder in the 2009 shooting death of Red Scorpion Kevin Leclair. (Bolo Program)

$100,000 reward for B.C. gangster extended to United States

Police belive fugitive Conor D’Monte may be in the Los Angeles area

Conor D’Monte is wanted for murder in the 2009 shooting death of Red Scorpion Kevin Leclair. (Bolo Program)
Langley RCMP officers at the site of a fatal shooting outside an Aldergrove McDonalds earlier this month. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley RCMP head warns of gang life in wake of public slaying

Both the public and anyone involved in gang life is at risk, said Supt. Murray Power

Langley RCMP officers at the site of a fatal shooting outside an Aldergrove McDonalds earlier this month. (Langley Advance Times files)
UPDATED: Hells Angels parties at Langley rec centre worry anti-gang cops

UPDATED: Hells Angels parties at Langley rec centre worry anti-gang cops

Police worry about violence targeting the outlaw motorcycle group

UPDATED: Hells Angels parties at Langley rec centre worry anti-gang cops