Archive For The “Crime” Category

U.S. man charged after loaded handgun found in knapsack at CN Tower

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U.S. man charged after loaded handgun found in knapsack at CN Tower

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story said the incident happened on Saturday, but Toronto police subsequently said the incident happened on Friday.Toronto police have charged a 26-year-old Arizona man after officers allege he attempted to bring a loaded handgun into the CN Tower over the weekend. Story continues below Officers told Global News…

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Woman gets 3 years for trafficking drugs in chocolate eggs at RCMP detachment in Sask.

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Woman gets 3 years for trafficking drugs in chocolate eggs at RCMP detachment in Sask.

A guard who smuggled drugs hidden in chocolate eggs into an RCMP detachment in Saskatchewan has been sentenced to three years in prison.Bonny Maddaford, who is 45, pleaded guilty last month to trafficking cocaine, trafficking marijuana and breach of trust.READ MORE: Former Sask. RCMP guard expected to get jail time for traffickingMaddaford worked at the…

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Exclusive: Yuletide Bandit released from jail more than a dozen times during his sentence

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WINNIPEG — He terrorized the city, armoured car guards, bank employees and Winnipeg police officers during an seven year crime spree.Michael Syrnyk, now 47, was sentenced in December 2002 to 21 and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to dozens of charges. They included armed robberies of banks and armoured cars — many of which…

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Toronto man charged with sexual assault after allegedly luring 15-year-old with social media

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Toronto man charged with sexual assault after allegedly luring 15-year-old with social media

A 30-year-old man who randomly messaged a 15-year-old girl through social media is facing three charges related to the sexual abuse of a teenager.Police believe the man built up a relationship with the young female claiming he was in his early 20s. After several online communications, the two met up at his home where it’s alleged…

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Family says man stabbed in alleged ‘drug debt’ attack in west Edmonton has died

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Family says man stabbed in alleged ‘drug debt’ attack in west Edmonton has died

Relatives of a 34-year-old man who was found with life-threatening injuries after a vicious assault in a west Edmonton apartment building say he has died.The man’s family says he was taken off life support this past weekend.They said Dustin Horsethief, 34, was put on life support Friday before being taken off it on Saturday. Story continues…

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Impaired driver passed out behind wheel: Prince Albert police

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Impaired driver passed out behind wheel: Prince Albert police

Prince Albert police had to deal with three impaired drivers in what authorities are calling a busy weekend in the northern Saskatchewan city.One was caught following a report impaired driver (RID) call late Saturday afternoon.The caller said a vehicle travelling westbound on 28th Street towards the Lakewood development ran a four-way stop. Story continues below…

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RCMP find truck believed to be involved in Strathcona County hit and run

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A vehicle has been seized that police believe was involved in a hit and run at a gas station in Strathcona County.On Saturday afternoon at the Superstore Gas Bar on Baseline Road, a station attendant was seriously injured after being struck by a driver in a truck involved in stealing gas.“Witnesses report that a male…

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Oliver shooting suspect has dark past

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Oliver shooting suspect has dark past

The man arrested after a dramatic takedown in Princeton has an extensive criminal history and has even faced deportation from Canada.Afshin Maleki Ighani was taken into custody on Saturday.READ MORE:  RCMP arrest attempted murder suspectHe was the subject of a Canada-wide warrant for a shooting incident in Oliver on April 19th.A man was shot, but…

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London police investigating as ‘Amazon Bandit’ video spreads on social media

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London police investigating as ‘Amazon Bandit’ video spreads on social media

As a YouTube video titled The Amazon Bandit makes the rounds in London, police are out with tips to avoid being a victim. READ MORE: Man sets messy trap for package thieves The video — which had over 23,000 views as of 2 p.m. Monday — shows what appears to be a woman on a bicycle…

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London police seize over $6K in drugs from Richmond Street address

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London police seize over $6K in drugs from Richmond Street address

London police have laid eight charges after seizing over $6,000 worth of drugs from a home on Richmond Street.Members of the Guns and Drugs section executed a search warrant on Friday, seizing:120 hydromorphone (12 mg capsules) – $ 2,40013 grams methamphetamine – $ 1,30023 grams of crack cocaine – $ 2,30033 Oxycodone (5 mg pills) – $…

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