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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

Human remains found in vehicle at Burnaby tow yard spark homicide probe

RCMP don’t consider this to be a random act

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
John Boulanger was one of many Nelson residents to leave a candle lit Wednesday evening in memory of Cpl. Allan Young. The Abbotsford officer died following an altercation on Baker Street last week. Photo: John Boulanger

Nelson residents leave a light on to honour dead Abbotsford officer

Candles were left in windows to remember Const. Allan Young

John Boulanger was one of many Nelson residents to leave a candle lit Wednesday evening in memory of Cpl. Allan Young. The Abbotsford officer died following an altercation on Baker Street last week. Photo: John Boulanger
Abbotsford officer dies of his injuries following assault in Nelson

Abbotsford officer dies of his injuries following assault in Nelson

Const. Allan Young was assaulted on July 13 on Baker Street

Abbotsford officer dies of his injuries following assault in Nelson
This 2019 Mitsubishi RVR has been identified as the suspect vehicle involved in the shooting death of Karmjit (Jazzy) Sran on July 10 in Abbotsford.

Police identify suspect vehicle in Abbotsford fatal shooting

Jazzy Sran, 43, was killed July 10 at home on Lucern Crescent

This 2019 Mitsubishi RVR has been identified as the suspect vehicle involved in the shooting death of Karmjit (Jazzy) Sran on July 10 in Abbotsford.
Graffiti, including racist symbols, was left on the side of a house on Hespeler Road on the evening of July 13. Police are continuing to investigate the incident. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Windows broken, racist graffiti left on Okanagan home

Family says nothing like this has happened since they moved to Summerland in 1980s

Graffiti, including racist symbols, was left on the side of a house on Hespeler Road on the evening of July 13. Police are continuing to investigate the incident. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Someone wrote the N-word and paimted male genitalia on the exterior walls of North Otter Elementary this past weekend. (Aldergrove Star files)

Vandals deface Aldergrove elementary school with racist slur, male genitalia

Langley School District confirms it has filed a report with the Langley RCMP

Someone wrote the N-word and paimted male genitalia on the exterior walls of North Otter Elementary this past weekend. (Aldergrove Star files)
Jamie Bacon has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder in relation to the Surrey Six killings. (File photo: Black Press Media)

Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in Surrey Six case

The plea brings an end to a complex legal case that has spanned more than a decade

Jamie Bacon has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder in relation to the Surrey Six killings. (File photo: Black Press Media)
A commercial truck, with its bucket torn off, was found abandoned Monday at a townhouse complex in central Abbotsford after it was stolen. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Thief steals bucket truck in Abbotsford while worker is 20 feet in air

Employee is able to jump to safety after suspect drives into pole

A commercial truck, with its bucket torn off, was found abandoned Monday at a townhouse complex in central Abbotsford after it was stolen. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
Langley Advance Times files

Mounties raid Murrayville condo

The RCMP Drug Section searched a Langley condo unit

Langley Advance Times files
A flower-bedecked memorial photo to one of the people who died at the scene of a suspicious house fire in Langley stands outside the burnt-out house in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

‘You will be missed’: Memorial goes up to victim of fatal Langley house fire

Flowers, messages and photo placed at scene of blaze that killed three

A flower-bedecked memorial photo to one of the people who died at the scene of a suspicious house fire in Langley stands outside the burnt-out house in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Surrey RCMP announced June 25 that two people are now facing charges in connection with the April 25 recovery of stolen cheques in Cloverdale. (File photo)

Two charged in connection with Cloverdale stolen-cheque recovery

COVID Compliance and Enforcement Team seized $33,000 in government and other cheques on April 25

Surrey RCMP announced June 25 that two people are now facing charges in connection with the April 25 recovery of stolen cheques in Cloverdale. (File photo)
Avery Levely-Flescher, 20, of Surrey, and Brandy Petrie, a 34-year-old Burnaby woman were shot and killed on a rural road in Langley, early Friday morning, Sept. 1, 2017. On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Travis MacPhail of Aldergrove was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years in the double murder. (file)

Aldergrove man gets life with no parole for 17 years in double murder

‘I don’t think this boy was a killer,’ aunt of victim says

Avery Levely-Flescher, 20, of Surrey, and Brandy Petrie, a 34-year-old Burnaby woman were shot and killed on a rural road in Langley, early Friday morning, Sept. 1, 2017. On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Travis MacPhail of Aldergrove was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years in the double murder. (file)
Shelley Mickens, a former Abbotsford Police finance director, has been charged with breach of trust, fraud, and theft related to her job from 2013 to 2016. (Facebook photo)

Former Abbotsford Police finance director charged with fraud, theft and breach of trust

Shelley Mickens of Surrey was ordered to pay back $312,000 in 2017 civil suit

Shelley Mickens, a former Abbotsford Police finance director, has been charged with breach of trust, fraud, and theft related to her job from 2013 to 2016. (Facebook photo)
Washroom doors at Penzer Action Park in Langley City, as seen here on Wednesday June 17, 2020, have been kicked in repeatedly, forcing the city to spend $15,000 on heavy-duty doors. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Closing a door on vandalism at Langley City’s Parkour park

‘Frustrated’ by repeated incidents, staff win approval for $15,000 heavy-duty doors for washrooms

Washroom doors at Penzer Action Park in Langley City, as seen here on Wednesday June 17, 2020, have been kicked in repeatedly, forcing the city to spend $15,000 on heavy-duty doors. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Police in Nanaimo have confirmed the investigation into the disappearance and murder of Makayla Chang has concluded and been forwarded to Crown counsel. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Investigation of murdered Vancouver Island teen concluded, say police

Nanaimo RCMP confirm findings of Makayla Chang murder investigation forwarded to Crown counsel

Police in Nanaimo have confirmed the investigation into the disappearance and murder of Makayla Chang has concluded and been forwarded to Crown counsel. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
This is one of the men suspected in a food theft from a Langley gas station.

Suspects sought in recent Langley thefts

A Coca-Cola sign was stolen from an Aldergrove antique store

This is one of the men suspected in a food theft from a Langley gas station.
One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

Three confirmed dead in Langley house fire

Homicide investigators release update

One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Langley RCMP are investigating a stabbing in a hotel in Milner. (Black Press Media files)

Hotel stabbing in Milner sends man to hospital

Langley RCMP say more than one attacker may have been involved

Langley RCMP are investigating a stabbing in a hotel in Milner. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP were alerted to a home invasion in Langley when a man suffering stab wounds arrived at Langley Memorial Hospital early Tuesday morning. (Langley Advance Times files)

RCMP alerted to Langley home invasion after man suffering stab wounds arrives at hospital

Two masked assailants entered a Langley home and demanded money

RCMP were alerted to a home invasion in Langley when a man suffering stab wounds arrived at Langley Memorial Hospital early Tuesday morning. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Emergency Response Team sets up to approach a home on Fairview in Chilliwack on June 3, 2020. (Submitted)

VIDEO: BREAKING: RCMP Emergency Response Team raid known drug house in Chilliwack

Armed officers respond to reports of shots, bring in ERT, K-9 unit and spike belt

The Emergency Response Team sets up to approach a home on Fairview in Chilliwack on June 3, 2020. (Submitted)