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Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Kiera Bourque, 24, was sentenced for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Penticton’s Devon Blackmore

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend
Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Abbotsford high school killer back in court for ‘not criminally responsible’ hearing

Gabriel Klein was previously convicted of stabbing Letisha Reimer to death

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Vancouver Police Department. (Black Press Media files)

Young man assaulted, left for 12 hours until help called in Vancouver’s Strathcona Park

Vancouver police are looking to identify the victim as they investigate an assault on Monday evening

Vancouver Police Department. (Black Press Media files)
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)
Summerland RCMP are investigating a report of a man hiking nude on the Full Frontal Trail of Mount Conkle. (File photo - Pixabay)

RCMP investigating man reportedly hiking nude on Summerland’s Full Frontal trail

Potential charges against the man could include indecent exposure.

Summerland RCMP are investigating a report of a man hiking nude on the Full Frontal Trail of Mount Conkle. (File photo - Pixabay)
Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One injured in South Surrey shooting

Shots reported in area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue

Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: One injured in shooting on South Surrey-Langley border

Shots reported near 194 Street and 34 Avenue, burned-out vehicle found in 18100-block of 12 Avenue

Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

‘Not criminally responsible’ hearing slated for man convicted of Abbotsford school stabbing

Gabriel Klein was found guilty in March of killing Letisha Reimer, 13, in 2016

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Langley RCMP are looking for this man in relation to the theft of a pair of work boots from the Otter Co-op store on Aug. 26. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Suspects sought in assault, boot theft

Langley RCMP are investigating two local crimes

Langley RCMP are looking for this man in relation to the theft of a pair of work boots from the Otter Co-op store on Aug. 26. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they have now been charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Two men face 35 charges for Lower Mainland armed-robbery spree

Pair struck businesses in Abbotsford, Langley, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge and Surrey

Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they have now been charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals

Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals

“They want people to get upset, and angry, and saddened… That’s the reaction racists want, isn’t it?”

Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for racist vandals
An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Suspected Brookswood flasher arrested

The 33-year-old Surrey man is banned from being around girls 16 and under

An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
D-Hut Pizza in Abbotsford was robbed three times by the same man in 2019. Kolton Klassen has now pleaded guilty to all three robberies. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Man pleads guilty to robbing Abbotsford pizza restaurant 3 times

Kolton Klassen, 28, robbed D-Hut Pizza in May and June 2019

D-Hut Pizza in Abbotsford was robbed three times by the same man in 2019. Kolton Klassen has now pleaded guilty to all three robberies. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
The man responsible for a double-homicide in Langley in 2017 is about to go on trial for a drug trafficking charge. (Langley Advance Times file)

Double murderer returns to court over Langley drug charge

Travis MacPhail’s trial is scheduled to start on Sept. 1

The man responsible for a double-homicide in Langley in 2017 is about to go on trial for a drug trafficking charge. (Langley Advance Times file)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Aug. 16

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)
Lorne Guilbault is wanted by the Abbotsford Police Department on several outstanding arrest warrants.

Man wanted for ramming police car and almost hitting bystanders in Abbotsford

Police say Lorne Guilbault ‘engages in high-risk criminal driving behaviour’

Lorne Guilbault is wanted by the Abbotsford Police Department on several outstanding arrest warrants.
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

UPDATE: Arrest made in incident in which ‘agitated’ man pulled out knife on 3 people in Abbotsford

Police say 27-year-old man arrested after information received from public

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for Aug. 7

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)
Tools, guitars, $10,000 paint sprayer stolen in Langley thefts

Tools, guitars, $10,000 paint sprayer stolen in Langley thefts

Langley RCMP also have a lost diamond ring and are looking for the owner

Tools, guitars, $10,000 paint sprayer stolen in Langley thefts
Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)

Gangster Jarrod Bacon released from prison for third time

Parole board continues to express concerns about Bacon’s behaviour

Jarrod Bacon is show here in a 2009 court appearance in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)