Archive For The “Crime” Category

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting Toronto parking officer

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Man arrested for allegedly assaulting Toronto parking officer

A man has been arrested after a male parking officer was allegedly assaulted in Scarborough on Sunday.Toronto Police say the incident occurred just after 3 p.m. in the Warden Avenue and Ellesmere Road area.A man had allegedly confronted the parking officer and assaulted him after a ticket was issued for a car.Police say the man was…

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Toronto police investigating shooting in city’s west end

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Toronto police investigating shooting in city’s west end

Toronto police are investigating what appeared to be a violent home invasion in the city’s west end Monday afternoon.Officers were called to a condo complex in the Queensway and Windermere Avenue area at around 4 p.m.Const. David Hopkinson tells AM640 police originally believed it was a home invasion based on information they were given and…

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Murder trial begins for Saskatoon man accused in motel parking lot stabbing

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Murder trial begins for Saskatoon man accused in motel parking lot stabbing

Crown prosecutors have started to present evidence in the second-degree murder trial of a 26-year-old Saskatoon man who is accused of stabbing a 44-year-old man to death in a motel parking lot almost two years ago.The Crown alleges that in the early morning hours of April 18, 2015, Alvin Naistus killed 44-year-old William Johnston after…

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RCMP investigate after several sheriffs’ vehicles set on fire outside Fort McMurray courthouse

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RCMP investigate after several sheriffs’ vehicles set on fire outside Fort McMurray courthouse

The RCMP is asking the public to help them track down the person or people who lit several sheriffs’ vehicles on fire at the Provincial Court in Fort McMurray last week.According to police, officers were called to respond to “multiple vehicle fires” outside the courthouse on Franklin Avenue just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday.While several…

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Multiple police vehicles seen at taped-off north Edmonton home

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Multiple police vehicles seen at taped-off north Edmonton home

Several police vehicles were seen by a home taped off by officers at 66 Street and 133 Avenue Monday afternoon.Police could be seen interviewing people in the area and the home appeared to be taped off at both the back and the front.However, police would not disclose what led to the officer presence in the…

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Missing Hamilton man found safe

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Missing Hamilton man found safe

A local man has been found a week after he went missing, Hamilton police said in a statement.Dinas Goncalves was found safe, police said. They also thanked “everybody for their assistance” in find the missing man. READ MORE: Police appeal for help in finding missing Hamilton man There’s no word where the 53-year-old man went…

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Death of missing woman Melinda Gladys Charles considered suspicious

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Death of missing woman Melinda Gladys Charles considered suspicious

Deschambault Lake RCMP in northern Saskatchewan announced Monday that Melinda Gladys Charles, 47, was found deceased.The woman was reported missing on March 23 after she was last seen in the Deschambault Lake area.Police officials said her death is considered suspicious.READ MORE: ‘It doesn’t seem to get any easier’ Sheree Fertuck’s mother says a year laterThe RCMP…

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Dangerous offender who kidnapped Calgary girl in 2011 to stay locked up

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Dangerous offender who kidnapped Calgary girl in 2011 to stay locked up

Notorious sex offender John Francis Dionne will be staying behind bars for at least another couple of years, News Talk 770 learned Monday.The Parole Board of Canada has ordered his continued detention as he serves out his sentence for kidnapping a 10-year-old girl from Deerfoot Mall in February 2011.Posing as a police officer, Dionne took…

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Prince Albert police stop driver with ammunition strapped to his chest

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Prince Albert police stop driver with ammunition strapped to his chest

Prince Albert police say a driver was stopped with ammunition strapped to his chest and numerous weapons charges have been laid.At around 10:15 a.m. CT on March 24, patrol officers stopped a vehicle in the 900-block of 4th Street East due to a Traffic Safety Act investigation.Police officials said the operator of the vehicle was…

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Edmonton man charged in 2 recent ATM thefts

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Edmonton man charged in 2 recent ATM thefts

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with two ATM thefts in south Edmonton earlier this month.On Saturday, March 11, police said an ATM was stolen from a hotel in the area of Calgary Trail and 51 Avenue. On March 21, police were called to a pharmacy in Pleasantview after an ATM…

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