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A man suffered a serious injury in Aldergrove, following an encounter with police on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Now the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC has opened an investigation. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
A man suffered a serious injury in Aldergrove, following an encounter with police on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Now the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC has opened an investigation. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Three arrested after store robbery, pepper-spraying and helicopter pursuit

Trio from Surrey, Abbotsford and Langley arrested in Chilliwack

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Brian Mcgonagle and Lily Burgess have been trying to move to Revelstoke for months. (Submitted)
Brian Mcgonagle and Lily Burgess have been trying to move to Revelstoke for months. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Police Department has released this composite sketch of a suspect in a sexual assault that occurred Aug. 14.

Police release sketch of Abbotsford sex-assault suspect

Woman attacked Aug. 14 while watering plants in her yard

The Abbotsford Police Department has released this composite sketch of a suspect in a sexual assault that occurred Aug. 14.
A pier fire in New Westminster on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Brent Hayden)

Man charged in New Westminster pier park fire

Sean Warnick, 49, has been charged with michief and arson

A pier fire in New Westminster on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Brent Hayden)
Randall Garrison

Federal NDP looks to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

Randall Garrison
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2020, file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters march in Louisville. Hours of material in the grand jury proceedings for Taylor’s fatal shooting by police have been made public on Friday, Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Police release details of Breonna Taylor investigation

Police files show contacts between Breonna Taylor and a man she dated previously

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2020, file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters march in Louisville. Hours of material in the grand jury proceedings for Taylor’s fatal shooting by police have been made public on Friday, Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Langley RCMP cruiser and officer. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley rental scam suspect recaptured after fleeing to Winnipeg

Police say the man charged with 19 offences disappeared in January

Langley RCMP cruiser and officer. (Langley Advance Times files)
This man is a suspect in a counterfeit cash incident in Langley. (Langley RCMP)

Mounties seek fraudsters, stolen guitars

Police have released photos of two suspects in recent crimes

This man is a suspect in a counterfeit cash incident in Langley. (Langley RCMP)
Marshall Road and McCallum Junction shopping centre were closed down on Sept. 11 following a police-involved shooting outside of the Cabela’s store. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Man sentenced for Abbotsford incident in which pepper-sprayed officer shot assailant

Two men were charged after incident outside of Cabela’s in September

Marshall Road and McCallum Junction shopping centre were closed down on Sept. 11 following a police-involved shooting outside of the Cabela’s store. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
Desmond Devnich, former constituency assistant to Chilliwack MLA John Martin, pleaded guilty to two counts of breach of trust in provincial court on Oct. 6, 2020 for stealing thousands of dollars from the constituency office. (LinkedIn)

Chilliwack MLA’s former constituency assistant pleads guilty to breach of trust

Desmond Devnich stole thousands of dollars from John Martin’s constituency office

Desmond Devnich, former constituency assistant to Chilliwack MLA John Martin, pleaded guilty to two counts of breach of trust in provincial court on Oct. 6, 2020 for stealing thousands of dollars from the constituency office. (LinkedIn)
Darcy Peter Bailey was arrested in Abbotsford on Sept. 30 on a federal warrant related to 65 charges. (Twitter photo)

Fort St. John man wanted on 65 charges is arrested in Abbotsford

Darcy Peter Bailey, 48, was wanted mainly for weapons offences

Darcy Peter Bailey was arrested in Abbotsford on Sept. 30 on a federal warrant related to 65 charges. (Twitter photo)
This van is the suspected vehicle involved in Tuesday’s hit-and-run outside West Oaks Mall in Abbotsford. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Police release details on suspect and vehicle from hit-and-run

Victim remains in critical but stable condition in hospital, male driver with silver van sought

This van is the suspected vehicle involved in Tuesday’s hit-and-run outside West Oaks Mall in Abbotsford. (Submitted)
26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe

26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe

Suspects range in age from 16 to 61 years old

26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe
Brandon Janveaux of Chilliwack has pleaded guilty in relation to the violent assault of an 85-year-old man in Abbotsford in November 2019.

Man pleads guilty to violent assault of elderly man in Abbotsford

Victim, 85, attacked while waiting at bus stop in November 2019

Brandon Janveaux of Chilliwack has pleaded guilty in relation to the violent assault of an 85-year-old man in Abbotsford in November 2019.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects in relation to a disturbing incident which occurred in the Metrotown area in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2020. (RCMP handout)

Burnaby RCMP search for suspects after man racially abused, has coffee thrown on him

Police treating the incident as a hate crime and assault

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects in relation to a disturbing incident which occurred in the Metrotown area in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2020. (RCMP handout)
Raymond Howard Gaglardi, 75. (RCMP handout)

More sex abuse charges laid against B.C. man who went by ‘Doctor Ray Gaglardi’

Investigators now focussing efforts on alleged victims within the Glad Tidings Church community

Raymond Howard Gaglardi, 75. (RCMP handout)
Racist and homophobic graffiti was left on this downtown statue on Sunday. (Facebook photo)

Racist, homophobic graffiti prominent in downtown Maple Ridge

City councillors up late removing hateful message

Racist and homophobic graffiti was left on this downtown statue on Sunday. (Facebook photo)
A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
RCMP were in the 19000-block of 64 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 24) evening. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Police investigation underway at Cloverdale townhouse complex

Officers were in the 19000-block of 64th Avenue – near the Langley-Surrey border – Thursday evening

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RCMP were in the 19000-block of 64 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 24) evening. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press Media)