RCMP

Pitt Meadows council has approved putting its down detachment at Harris Road park. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows leaders chided over sneaking through RCMP building approval

Local letter writer knows who won’t be getting votes in the next municipal election

  • Jul 26, 2021

 

Pitt Meadows council is rezoning a section of Harris Road Park to allow construction of a new RCMP detachment. (City of Pitt Meadows screengrab)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows needs to walk back RCMP building approval

Community can’t afford a new detachment, local resident writes

  • Jul 23, 2021

 

An aerial view of Kyuquot. (Photo courtesy, Walters Cove Resort)

RCMP called after decomposed body found by cleanup crew on Vancouver Island

Remains ‘very old’, BC Coroners Service investigating

 

A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Family of slain Indigenous man confront RCMP in Campbell River

‘I’ll never see my son’s face again’ — Lowndes’ mother

A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested four people in connection to two separate catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Four arrested after two incidents of catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge

One man arrested in daycare parking lot; three others allegedly used leaf blowers as distraction

Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested four people in connection to two separate catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

UPDATE: Missing Maple Ridge man found deceased

Virpan Kumar was last seen at around 8 a.m. on Monday July 19

Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows waits for the province’s approval to establish its own detachment. (City of Pitt Meadows screengrab)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows residents should be given vote on new ‘cop shop’

Another letter writer adds his opposition to a separate RCMP detachment in Pitt Meadows

  • Jul 18, 2021
Pitt Meadows waits for the province’s approval to establish its own detachment. (City of Pitt Meadows screengrab)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: New police detachment at Harris Road Park should go to public vote

Writer opposes changes to one of Pitt Meadows’ most important parklands

  • Jul 17, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
(Black Press Media files)

Chilliwack RCMP race to report of male with firearm, find young boy with toy gun

RCMP remind folks it’s ‘not a smart idea’ to dress in camouflage, play with toy guns outside

(Black Press Media files)
In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din. (The News files)

Sister of Maple Ridge man killed by police has been denied victim’s assistance

Yin Yin Din was in the house when her brother was shot two years ago

In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din. (The News files)
(Black Press Media files)

Police officer, wife launching complaint for ‘driving while Black’ stop by RCMP

The couple was on their way to buy groceries in the community of Preston, Halifax

(Black Press Media files)
Sandi Banni is concerned about the loss of amenities, including shade trees, if a new RCMP detachment is built on Harris Road. (Special to the News)

LETTER: Many lack of opportunity to comment on Pitt Meadows RCMP plan

Residents should be able to vote directly on whether to spend millions on a detachment

  • Jul 16, 2021
Sandi Banni is concerned about the loss of amenities, including shade trees, if a new RCMP detachment is built on Harris Road. (Special to the News)
A bald eagle was rescued by the OWL – Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society – on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (RCMP/Special to The News)

Baby bald eagle nabbed by RCMP in Pitt Meadows

The local police helped a raptor rehabilitation group rescue a young eagle covered in mites

A bald eagle was rescued by the OWL – Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society – on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (RCMP/Special to The News)
Around 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 officers received a report of a man who had barricaded himself inside a house in the 22100 block area of Lougheed Highway. As a precaution police had 222nd Street at Lougheed Highway closed in both directions. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

Police announce arrest related to Friday’s Maple Ridge standoff

A man is facing six charges including assault and assault with a weapon

  • Jul 15, 2021
Around 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 officers received a report of a man who had barricaded himself inside a house in the 22100 block area of Lougheed Highway. As a precaution police had 222nd Street at Lougheed Highway closed in both directions. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows can’t afford its own RCMP detachment

Local resident lays out several arguments against a costly new facility

  • Jul 15, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Police attended a Campbell River Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Probe of fatal RCMP shooting of Wet’suwet’en man needs Indigenous oversight: First Nation leaders

Wet’suwet’en man shot by police in Campbell River last week

Police attended a Campbell River Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
RCMP officers take part in a rescue operation in a handout photo. RCMP have rescued two stranded boaters in northern Manitoba in what they say turned out to be a very Canadian rescue. The Thompson detachment received a report on July 10 that the boaters were stranded near an unnamed lake south of the northern city. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Thompson RCMP MANDATORY CREDIT

Mounties tackle swamps, beaver dams to rescue stranded boaters in northern Manitoba

Officers tried to reach the boaters using a snowmobile trail, but they had to turn back due to swampy terrain

RCMP officers take part in a rescue operation in a handout photo. RCMP have rescued two stranded boaters in northern Manitoba in what they say turned out to be a very Canadian rescue. The Thompson detachment received a report on July 10 that the boaters were stranded near an unnamed lake south of the northern city. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Thompson RCMP MANDATORY CREDIT
Ridge Meadows RCMP are announcing a new dashboard that allows citizens to find crime data online. (Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP sharing crime data online

New community safety dashboard unveiled on Tuesday

Ridge Meadows RCMP are announcing a new dashboard that allows citizens to find crime data online. (Special to The News)
Two women look at the wreckage on the morning of Tuesday, July 13, after a crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna the day previous. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

VIDEO: 4 dead after Kelowna crane collapse, police say

A fifth person is presumed dead, buried beneath the wreckage

Two women look at the wreckage on the morning of Tuesday, July 13, after a crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna the day previous. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Damian Dutrisac went missing May 7 after his fishing boat capsized on the Fraser River. (Facebook photo)

Body of missing Abbotsford fisherman Damian Dutrisac finally found

Dutrisac’s body was discovered July 12 in the Upper Sumas Mountain area of the Fraser River

Damian Dutrisac went missing May 7 after his fishing boat capsized on the Fraser River. (Facebook photo)