Archive For The “CrimeNews” Category

Man facing 8 charges in week-long Toronto bank robbery spree: police

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Man facing 8 charges in week-long Toronto bank robbery spree: police

Toronto police say a 53-year-old man is facing charges in connection with eight bank robberies that occurred in the span of eight days last month.A suspect was arrested on Friday following a holdup at a bank near Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue.Police say the suspect entered the branch at around noon, produced a note demanding money…

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Alberta police chiefs to finalize policy on naming homicide victims

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Alberta police chiefs to finalize policy on naming homicide victims

A new province-wide policy on identifying victims of homicide will be released by the end of a two-day meeting of police chiefs in Calgary that begins Tuesday morning. However, it might not change a whole lot of what Edmonton police are doing now.“I don’t think we’ll see a quantum leap,” Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht…

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Virtual ‘kidnapping’ scam aimed at female Chinese students hits Vancouver

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Virtual ‘kidnapping’ scam aimed at female Chinese students hits Vancouver

A virtual kidnapping scam targeting female Chinese students has hit Vancouver.According to the RCMP, the cyber extortion scheme tricks victims into believing their loved ones have been kidnapped. It’s a scheme that has been reported worldwide.Now it appears there have been six incidents reported in the Lower Mainland.The RCMP, who is in contact with the…

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Man found stabbed near Halifax police headquarters

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Man found stabbed near Halifax police headquarters

Police say a man suffering from stab wounds was found near their headquarters early Sunday.According to a police report, officers found the man around 2:45 a.m. near the back of the police building off Cogswell Street. READ MORE: Nova Scotia RCMP charge man with stunting after clocking vehicle at 162 km/h Police say the 56-year-old…

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Bridgewater, N.S. intimate photos case unlikely to deter teens: experts

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Bridgewater, N.S. intimate photos case unlikely to deter teens: experts

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. – It had all the trappings of a typical teen romance, until it became part of a high-profile case that shines a light on the consequences of mixing digital images and sexuality.The 14-year-old girl had known the boy since they were young. When they talked in class, he would compliment her looks and…

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Why the Saskatoon Police Service hasn’t adopted body cameras, just yet

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Why the Saskatoon Police Service hasn’t adopted body cameras, just yet

On July 21st, Meadow Lake RCMP were dispatched to an altercation at a home that resulted in the arrest of a man and charges of assault, resisting arrest and two counts of assaulting on a peace officer.A separate RCMP investigation was then launched after the altercation was caught on tape between the man and members…

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High-ranking soldier charged after video recording device found in Canadian Forces washroom in Toronto

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High-ranking soldier charged after video recording device found in Canadian Forces washroom in Toronto

A high-ranking military member has been charged with seven counts of voyeurism following the alleged discovery of a video recording device in a women’s washroom at a Canadian Forces facility last summer.The Canadian Forces said Friday that the charges are in connection with “alleged incidents of video recording” of members of the Department of National…

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Police investigating shots fired in South Surrey

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Police investigating shots fired in South Surrey

Several police cars are in front of a South Surrey business where there are reports of shots being fired.According to witnesses, the incident happened outside the Drip Lounge near 32 Avenue and 152 Street. Both the building and a vehicle were allegedly hit by stray bullets.Surrey RCMP said the shots were fired at about 3:30…

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Nanaimo RCMP searching for violent offender

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Nanaimo RCMP searching for violent offender

The RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding a 34-year-old Nanaimo man who is wanted for several violent offences and warrants.Lance Point has been charged with assault with a weapon and assault following a violent confrontation with police when they attempted to arrest him on outstanding warrants on May 18.Point is described as…

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Police shut down North Kildonan street after serious incident

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Police shut down North Kildonan street after serious incident

Winnipeg police have shut down Edison Avenue near Roch Street Wednesday morning.Several police cars, an ambulance and a fire truck are on scene.A spokesperson for the police would only tell Global News officers are responding to a serious incident and no one was transported to hospital. The call came in around 9:30 a.m.Police can be…

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