street drugs

A man has been sentenced for drug trafficking near Campbell River as well as for an unregistered shotgun found in his trunk in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

Shotgun, drugs net 300 days in prison for man arrested in Langley

A judge in Campbell River passed sentence earlier this month

 

A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) patch is seen on an officer in Calgary, Alberta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

1.5 tonnes of illicit fentanyl ingredient seized at Metro Vancouver port

Fentanyl has been linked to a majority of drug-related deaths over the past five years

 

Mandeep Grewal was gunned down outside an Abbotsford bank in October 2018. Police said a violent gang war to control drug-line territory was going on at that time. Drug charges have now been announced against seven people. (FILE PHOTO: John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

7 people face 38 charges related to gang drug activity in Abbotsford and Mission

Police say investigation began in 2018 into expansion of Brothers Keepers’ drug line

Mandeep Grewal was gunned down outside an Abbotsford bank in October 2018. Police said a violent gang war to control drug-line territory was going on at that time. Drug charges have now been announced against seven people. (FILE PHOTO: John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Items seized over four days of targeted vehicle checks Nanaimo and Victoria by members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC photo)

WEB POLL: Decriminalize street drugs?

Do you think it would reduce gang violence?

  • Feb 4, 2021
Items seized over four days of targeted vehicle checks Nanaimo and Victoria by members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC photo)
A specialized RCMP team is investigating a suspicious trailer, which might have connections to the illicit drug trade, found abandoned outside a Cache Creek motel. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

Police probe U-Haul trailer linked to illicit drugs left outside Cache Creek motel

Hazardous materials found inside believed to be consistent with the production of illicit drugs

A specialized RCMP team is investigating a suspicious trailer, which might have connections to the illicit drug trade, found abandoned outside a Cache Creek motel. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
Suspected cocaine, opioids, cash, and ledgers were seized in raids on Nov. 21. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Three arrested in raid on Langley dial-a-dope ring

Police say the suspects were selling into the Aldergrove area

Suspected cocaine, opioids, cash, and ledgers were seized in raids on Nov. 21. (Langley RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
An RCMP officer leaves the property under investigation by the Clandestine Lab Team on Thursday, Aug. 6. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Township urges residents to call police about suspected drug labs

Explosions, toxic fumes, and environmental damage are threats of the secret labs

  • Aug 19, 2020
An RCMP officer leaves the property under investigation by the Clandestine Lab Team on Thursday, Aug. 6. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
(Langley Advance Times files)

Charges laid three months after Brookswood drug search

Langley RCMP say they found cocaine and cash during a search in April

(Langley Advance Times files)
Discarded needles can be found in various spots in the local community. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley walk made scary by discarded needles

A local resident is concerned about drug paraphernalia hurting children and pets

  • Jun 17, 2020
Discarded needles can be found in various spots in the local community. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP seized five long guns and two pistols during two recent searches in Surrey. (Langley RCMP)

Seven guns seized in Surrey raids by Langley Mounties

Police also found drugs and almost $9,000 in cash

Langley RCMP seized five long guns and two pistols during two recent searches in Surrey. (Langley RCMP)
Naloxone kits are used to try to save the lives of people who have suffered opioid overdoses. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley sees spike in drug overdose deaths

Drug toxicity deaths are climbing sharply in B.C. again

Naloxone kits are used to try to save the lives of people who have suffered opioid overdoses. (Langley Advance Times files)
Not guilty verdict in Langley dial-a-dope case

Not guilty verdict in Langley dial-a-dope case

Police found fentanyl, carfentanil, cocaine, and heroin during searches

Not guilty verdict in Langley dial-a-dope case
Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Multiple search warrants result in the arrest of five men and drug, cash seizures

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash
Willowbrook trail has become haven for drug dealers, resident say

Willowbrook trail has become haven for drug dealers, resident say

A resident says he witnessed a beating with a baseball bat

Willowbrook trail has become haven for drug dealers, resident say
Grief and anger as family mourns Langley teen Carson Crimeni

Grief and anger as family mourns Langley teen Carson Crimeni

A funeral remembered Carson’s fun-loving life and called for change in the community

Grief and anger as family mourns Langley teen Carson Crimeni
Hundreds of bouquets, messages, and emergency hotline numbers have been left at the Walnut Grove Skate Park in recent weeks, after the Aug. 7 death of Carson Crimeni. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Memorial to Carson Crimeni to stay in place through to September

Hundreds of tributes have been left at the Walnut Grove skate park

Hundreds of bouquets, messages, and emergency hotline numbers have been left at the Walnut Grove Skate Park in recent weeks, after the Aug. 7 death of Carson Crimeni. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Carson Crimeni.

Carson Crimeni’s mom mourns son

Chantell Griffiths misses the son she hadn’t seen much in recent years

Carson Crimeni.
POLL: Have you talked to your kids about drugs?

POLL: Have you talked to your kids about drugs?

The dangers of overdoses are on the minds of parents in the wake of the death of Carson Crimeni

  • Aug 13, 2019
POLL: Have you talked to your kids about drugs?
Eight alleged dealers face charges for Surrey-Langley drug ring

Eight alleged dealers face charges for Surrey-Langley drug ring

Police say the group is linked to the ongoing gang conflicts in Metro Vancouver

Eight alleged dealers face charges for Surrey-Langley drug ring