Maple Ridge cab driver assaulted

Two men were taken into custody and interviewed, then released.

  • Oct. 5, 2015 7:00 a.m.

A cab driver was assault early Sunday in Maple Ridge after telling a group of people he didn’t have room for all of them.

At about 1:30 a.m., police said, the driver was approached by several people in the 24200 block of Dewdney Trunk Road. They wanted a ride.

“The victim told the group he didn’t have room in his cab for everyone,” Ridge Meadows RCMP Cpl. Alanna Dunlop said.  “One of the men began to argue with the driver, and this escalated into a full on physical assault of the driver.”

Two men were taken into custody and interviewed.

“Due to the fact that a significant amount of further investigation is required, both suspects were released from custody, but will appear in court on a later date,” Dunlop added. “Investigators will be following up with the victim and other witnesses as the case continues.”

 

Aggressive driving

Ridge Meadows RCMP are also looking to identify the drivers of vehicles seen driving aggressively in the gravel parking lots at Albion Sports Complex.

“Police have received numerous complaints about vehicles accelerating rapidly, which tosses gravel all over the lot,”  Dunlop said.  “This behaviour has been reported from time to time in the past, but Ridge Meadows RCMP have received an increase in these type of calls lately.”

Police are asking any witnesses to get licence plate numbers of vehicles and description of vehicles.

Police could lay issue a fine of $196 for driving without consideration under the Motor Vehicle Act.  The provisions also include six points on driving records.

• Anyone with any information regarding this type of incident is asked to call Ridge Meadows RCMP at the non-emergency line, 604-463-6251.

 

 

 

Just Posted

Maple Ridge senior facing homelessness at the end of the month

Jean Ticehurst can’t find affordable housing

Debate goes on about nutrition and autism in Maple Ridge

Spoke Wednesday at the Chrysta Learning Centre

UPDATE: Car plunges down embankment in Maple Ridge

Two people injured in morning incident

New rail underpass and overpass comes with costs

Pitt Meadows residents will see 0.75 per cent tax increase for rail crossings

Dewdney Trunk Road closed, vehicle crashes

Happened in early evening, injuries unknown

Feds lowered poverty line, reducing the number of seniors in need: documents

Liberals introduced a poverty line that was below the prior low-income cutoff

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs have been sold

Victoria company has purchased BCHL team, but will keep it in Port Alberni

“Does Kirby care?” B.C. First Nation’s group using geo-targeted ads in Houston, Texas for justice

The Heiltsuk Tribal Council has called out Kirby Corporation for the Nathan E. Stewart oil spill

Trudeau announces $79M investment for 118 more public transit buses across B.C.

Contributions from municipal to federal level to fund more buses in a bid to cut commutes

B.C. woman wins record $2.1 million on casino slot machine

‘That night was so surreal … I wasn’t able to sleep or eat for the first two days,’ she said

After B.C. dad’s death, Technical Safety BC wants changes to trampoline park rules

Jay Greenwood, 46, did ‘a series of acrobatic manoeuvres prior to a fall that caused serious injury and cardiac arrest’

Cars keyed on BC Ferries after alarms bother dog on board

Delta police arrested one passenger on suspicion of mischief

$900M settlement reached in class action on sexual misconduct in Canadian military

After facing criticism, the government moved to begin settlement proceedings in early 2018

Tax take stays ahead of increased B.C. government spending

Tax revenue $2.1 billion higher than budget in 2018-19

Most Read