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Police are searching for an alleged sex offender, Nicole Edwards, who they say has not returned to her Vancouver halfway house. (Police handout)

Police hunt for woman charged in ‘horrific’ assault who failed to return to Surrey halfway house

Call 911 immediately if you see alleged sex offender Nicole Edwards, police say

 

(Black Press Media files)

Woman steals bottles of wine after brandishing stun baton in New Westminster

Police say the female suspect was wearing a beige trench coat with fur lining

 

Workers prepare to take down 28 large trees on private property on Mill Bay Road this week after they were intentionally poisoned almost two years ago. (Submitted photo)

Still no charges over poisoning of trees in Mill Bay

It’s been almost two years since incident involving 28 large trees

 

Cory Harrington has been found. (Submitted photo)

Missing Lake Cowichan man located

Cory Harrington was last seen on Dec. 11

  • Jan 19, 2021
Cory Harrington has been found. (Submitted photo)
Director of police services Clayton Pecknold speaks during a press conference at the press gallery at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., Monday, December 19, 2016. Accessibility to British Columbia’s municipal police complaints process can and should be improved, its commissioner says, as the office faces criticism from both legal advocates and the head of Vancouver’s police union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Change needed for access, outreach: B.C. police complaints commissioner

The office only investigates the 14 municipal police departments in B.C., not the RCMP

Director of police services Clayton Pecknold speaks during a press conference at the press gallery at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., Monday, December 19, 2016. Accessibility to British Columbia’s municipal police complaints process can and should be improved, its commissioner says, as the office faces criticism from both legal advocates and the head of Vancouver’s police union. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Suspect arrested in break-and-enter near Cowichan Bay. (File photo)

Suspect arrested after break-in near Cowichan Bay

Poilce dog used in search for suspect

Suspect arrested in break-and-enter near Cowichan Bay. (File photo)
Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, of the Calgary Police Service is shown inthis undated handout image provided by the police service. The Calgary Police Service is releasing the name of an officer killed in the line of duty on New Year’s Eve. The service says Harnett, a 12-year veteran of the force, died on Thursday night after being hit by a driver allegedly fleeing a traffic stop. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Calgary Police Service *MANDATORY CREDIT*

2 charged in murder of Calgary cop appear in court, to stay in custody for bail hearing

Harnett joined the force 12 years ago after serving as a military police officer for 2 1/2 years

Sgt. Andrew Harnett, 37, of the Calgary Police Service is shown inthis undated handout image provided by the police service. The Calgary Police Service is releasing the name of an officer killed in the line of duty on New Year’s Eve. The service says Harnett, a 12-year veteran of the force, died on Thursday night after being hit by a driver allegedly fleeing a traffic stop. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Calgary Police Service *MANDATORY CREDIT*
The CVRD has chosen a new society to deliver community policing services for North Cowichan, Duncan and Cowichan Bay. North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring says he hopes this will breath new life into the program. (File photo)

New society selected to provide Cowichan Community Policing services

CVRD chooses the South Cowichan Community Policing Advisory Society

  • Dec 29, 2020
The CVRD has chosen a new society to deliver community policing services for North Cowichan, Duncan and Cowichan Bay. North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring says he hopes this will breath new life into the program. (File photo)
Jody Anderson has been missing since Dec. 22 (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Missing woman found safe; man remains missing from Lake Cowichan

Cory Harrington last seen on Dec. 11; Jody Anderson missing since Dec. 22

Jody Anderson has been missing since Dec. 22 (Submitted photo)
(File)

No criminal charges for southern Alberta police in ‘Star Wars’ storm trooper arrest

Lethbridge police say there will now be a professional misconduct investigation

(File)
Police received a tip from a Chemainus resident that led them to recover a stolen vehicle and the eventual arrest of a suspect. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Man arrested after stolen vehicle recovered in Chemainus

Suspect not located initially but later turns himself in without incident

Police received a tip from a Chemainus resident that led them to recover a stolen vehicle and the eventual arrest of a suspect. (Photo by Don Bodger)
RCMP S/Sgt Chris Swain is the volunteer of the year at the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association. (File photo)

Chris Swain volunteer of year at Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

RCMP S/Sgt Swain regular volunteer at CTRA

  • Dec 21, 2020
RCMP S/Sgt Chris Swain is the volunteer of the year at the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association. (File photo)
People hold signs in solidarity during a rally for justice for Ejaz Choudry, a 62-year-old man who was recently killed in a Peel Regional Police-involved shooting, in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Four of 55 reviews into police shootings completed in 2020; one officer charged

Experts say it is common for an investigation into a police shooting to take months or more than a year

People hold signs in solidarity during a rally for justice for Ejaz Choudry, a 62-year-old man who was recently killed in a Peel Regional Police-involved shooting, in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Travis Jury is wanted by the RCMP for numerous offences. (Submitted photo)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP ask for help finding wanted man

Travis Jury is considered to be violent

  • Dec 11, 2020
Travis Jury is wanted by the RCMP for numerous offences. (Submitted photo)
The RCMP took a man in custody after an alleged assault near the Silver Bridge in Duncan on the morning of Dec. 10. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Man in custody after assault near Silver Bridge in Duncan

Police say no risk to public

  • Dec 10, 2020
The RCMP took a man in custody after an alleged assault near the Silver Bridge in Duncan on the morning of Dec. 10. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
FILE – A rainbow flag flies at Queen’s Park at the annual Pride flag raising ceremony at the official launch of Pride Month in Toronto on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima

Canadian police chiefs apologize for 1968 opposition to decriminalizing homosexuality

Chief Bryan Larkin says police continued to criminalize members of sexual and gender diverse communities

FILE – A rainbow flag flies at Queen’s Park at the annual Pride flag raising ceremony at the official launch of Pride Month in Toronto on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima
RCMP Const. Mike Lenz, Lyle Mullin and Keepy Johal stand with the tree that they covered in purple lights for the holiday season. (Submitted photo)

Lake Cowichan RCMP string purple lights to protest violence against women

Lights mark the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

  • Dec 8, 2020
RCMP Const. Mike Lenz, Lyle Mullin and Keepy Johal stand with the tree that they covered in purple lights for the holiday season. (Submitted photo)
Police looking for witnesses to robbery. (File photo)

RCMP looking for witnesses to Duncan robbery

Incident took place in Duncan on Oct. 30

  • Dec 4, 2020
Police looking for witnesses to robbery. (File photo)
Cowichan RCMP rally against gender-based violence. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Cowichan RCMP mark campaign against gender-based violence

16 days of activism runs until Dec. 10

  • Dec 2, 2020
Cowichan RCMP rally against gender-based violence. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Remains of the scene off Melrose Road in Whiskey Creek where three bodies were found on Nov. 1, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Probe continues into grisly mid-Island discovery of 3 human bodies, 4 dead dogs

Police still want to speak with motorist who picked up hitchhikers near scene on Nov. 1

Remains of the scene off Melrose Road in Whiskey Creek where three bodies were found on Nov. 1, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)