Archive For The “Crime” Category

Male pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Mississauga

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Male pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Mississauga

A male pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga, Ont., overnight.The collision happened just after midnight near Hurontario Street and Topflight Drive.Peel EMS confirm the male victim was located without vital signs and pronounced dead at the scene.The age and identity of the man has not been released.There’s no word yet…

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Nova Scotia RCMP ask for help identifying mask used in robbery

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Nova Scotia RCMP ask for help identifying mask used in robbery

RCMP are asking the public for help in identifying not just a suspect but a mask worn during a robbery on Saturday morning on Highway 3 in Nova Scotia.Police say the mask was worn by a tall man who entered a service station at 6:14 a.m. demanding cigarettes and cash. The man and woman working…

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2 young people arrested and charged in Callingwood arson series

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Edmonton police have arrested and charged two males — a youth and an 18-year-old — in connection with several arson cases in Callingwood.The two suspects were identified after police released surveillance images on July 27.Police said the two boys are believed to be responsible for setting nine fires in the area, including near a church,…

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Woman, man charged after RCMP say dog dragged behind car on Alberta highway

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Woman, man charged after RCMP say dog dragged behind car on Alberta highway

WARNING: This article contains graphic details that may disturb some readers. Discretion is advised.Charges have been laid against a woman and a man one month after RCMP say a dog was put down after suffering injuries from being pulled behind a car.On July 2, Strathmore RCMP were called by a Canadian Pacific (CP) railway police…

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Winnipeg police asking for help finding suspect in ‘serious sexual assault’

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Winnipeg police asking for help finding suspect in ‘serious sexual assault’

Police are searching for Leslie Reid Contois, 42, in connection to a sexual assault from July 15.Police said in a news release that Contois is “alleged to have committed a serious sexual assault upon an adult female victim”.Officers issued a warrant for his arrest and warn that he is known to carry weapons and should…

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New Brunswick RCMP looking into 2 suspicious fires at fishery department offices

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New Brunswick RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans building in Charlo, N.B.Police and the fire department were first called to the building when a fire was reported on July 30, 2017 at 3:00 a.m.READ MORE: PEI man faces $575 fine after leaving dog in car during festival Story continues…

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Lumby RCMP officer charged following crash that left two injured

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Lumby RCMP officer charged following crash that left two injured

A Lumby RCMP officer has been charged following a crash last year that left two people injured.The Criminal Justice Branch says Cst. Megan Valenta faces one count of driving without due care and attention.The RCMP truck Valenta was driving crashed into a motorcycle on Highway 6 near Vernon on Aug. 6 of last year.The charge…

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OPP hope 3D facial reconstruction can identify victim in cold-case homicide

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OPP hope 3D facial reconstruction can identify victim in cold-case homicide

CASSELMAN, Ont. – Provincial police are hoping a new three-dimensional facial reconstruction will help identify the remains of a woman found more than 40 years ago in southeastern Ontario.A farmer discovered the body in the Nation River south of the town of Casselman, Ont., about 55 kilometres southeast of Ottawa, on May 3, 1975.The woman…

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Winnipeg police seize AR15 semi-automatic rifle, arrest 3

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Winnipeg police seize AR15 semi-automatic rifle, arrest 3

An AR15 .223 calibre semi-automatic rifle was seized after police executed a search warrant on Thursday.At 12:45 p.m. officers searched a suite at a residence in the 500 block of Redwood Avenue, according to a news release.The semi-automatic rifle and a “Jolt Handy Prod” device that delivers an electronic shock were seized and three people…

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70-year-old Winnipeg woman charged in fatal 2016 crash

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70-year-old Winnipeg woman charged in fatal 2016 crash

Winnipeg police have charged a 70-year-old woman in a crash that killed 58-year-old Sharon Strong.On August 15, 2016 at 12:10 p.m. emergency crews responded to the 900 block of Jefferson Avenue for a serious collision.RELATED: Pedestrian struck and killed by car in Winnipeg identified by policeThe police investigation found Strong had been struck by a…

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