Archive For The “Crime” Category

N.S. Supreme Court considers aboriginal status while sentencing man to 4 months for sexual assault

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N.S. Supreme Court considers aboriginal status while sentencing man to 4 months for sexual assault

A young aboriginal man who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old friend has been sentenced to four months in prison.Nova Scotia Supreme Court Judge James Chipman said the sentence took Davis Joseph Prosper’s aboriginal status into account.Chipman said Prosper “exhibits great potential” despite a difficult upbringing, and should not face a lengthy jail term. Story continues below…

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Prince Albert police dog tracks down man fleeing from stolen vehicle

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Prince Albert police dog tracks down man fleeing from stolen vehicle

A Prince Albert police dog helped officers track down a man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle.Patrol officers in the northern Saskatchewan city initially spotted the vehicle just after 6 a.m. CT on Monday in the 700-block of 6th Avenue East after the owner has reported it stolen a short time earlier. Story continues below…

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Surrey Mounties investigating reports of a shooting in Bridgeview home

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Surrey Mounties investigating reports of a shooting in Bridgeview home

Surrey RCMP are interviewing several people after a major police operation in the Bridgeview neighbourhood Monday night.S/ Sgt. Dale Carr says it began with a shots fired call Monday evening at home near 125A Street and 113B Avenue. Story continues below “We contained the area and called in the experts, the Emergency Response Team,” he…

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Ontario man accused of stealing forklift while impaired, going on rampage

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Ontario man accused of stealing forklift while impaired, going on rampage

BRACEBRIDGE, Ont. – A 20-year-old man from Bracebridge, Ont. is facing numerous charges after allegedly stealing a forklift while drunk and taking it on a destructive drive.Provincial police say the theft was discovered early on Sunday morning.When they reached the scene, they say they found the forklift had caused damage to several properties close to…

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Overnight shooting in Hamilton, believed to be at the home of Pat Musitano

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Overnight shooting in Hamilton, believed to be at the home of Pat Musitano

Hamilton police are investigating an overnight shooting at a home on St. Clair Boulevard in the east end. It’s believed to be the home of Pat Musitano of the notorious Musitano crime family.Bullet casings could be seen on the sidewalk, as well as damage to the windows and brick of the home off Main Street…

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Four suspects wanted after male teen stabbed at Yorkdale Mall

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Four suspects wanted after male teen stabbed at Yorkdale Mall

A man in his teens suffered serious injuries Monday evening following a stabbing at Yorkdale Mall.Toronto police said the call to Dufferin St. and Yorkdale Rd. came in around 5:30 p.m.WATCH BELOW: 3 separate stabbings overnight in Toronto have some on edge  Police said the suspects fled the scene and the victim was transported to a…

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Arrest of Toronto man facing drug, impaired driving charges captured on police helicopter video

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Arrest of Toronto man facing drug, impaired driving charges captured on police helicopter video

Police in Durham Region have released aerial video that shows the takedown of a suspected drunk driver who allegedly led officers on a chase over the weekend.Durham Regional Police said they responded to reports of an impaired driver on Salem Road in Ajax around 2:50 a.m. Saturday. Officers were able to locate the vehicle, but…

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Gerald Stanley’s gun charges adjourned in Colten Boushie shooting

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Gerald Stanley’s gun charges adjourned in Colten Boushie shooting

Guns charges for Gerald Stanley, the man accused of killing 22-year-old Colten Boushie, have been pushed back until next year.The accused is set to stand trial for second-degree murder following the August 2016 shooting death on Stanley’s rural property near Biggar, Sask., in the RM of Glenside. Story continues below READ MORE: Judge finds sufficient…

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Arrest for vehicle break-in leads to arrests in Dartmouth stabbing

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Arrest for vehicle break-in leads to arrests in Dartmouth stabbing

The arrest of a male youth in connection with a vehicle break-in has led to charges against multiple youth in relation to a stabbing last week in Dartmouth. Story continues below Halifax police say they received a report of a male youth who had broken into a car on Mill Lane in Dartmouth, stole a…

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Closing arguments wrap in Shawn Douglas murder trial

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Closing arguments wrap in Shawn Douglas murder trial

The men accused of killing Shawn Douglas pointed the finger at each other in the courtroom on Monday.During closing arguments, Crown prosecutor James Fitz-Gerald said 54-year-old Shawn Douglas was robbed, thrown in the trunk of a car and taken to the bush where he was zip-tied and beaten with a sledgehammer. Johnathon Peepeetch, Joshua Wilson…

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