Crime

Police were on scene June 14 in the area of George Ferguson Way and Ware Street. They were called to the same residence Monday night (Aug. 16) after a man was shot in the hand. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Man shot in hand in Abbotsford and 3 suspects arrested

Stray bullet enters neighbouring home, but nobody injured in incident at George Ferguson and Ware

Police were on scene June 14 in the area of George Ferguson Way and Ware Street. They were called to the same residence Monday night (Aug. 16) after a man was shot in the hand. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Kevin Wesley has been charged with the first-degree murder of Christopher Hood on July 5, 2021 in Abbotsford.

Man charged with 1st-degree murder at Clearbrook Park in Abbotsford

Body of Christopher Hood, 44, was found in parking lot on July 5, 2021

Kevin Wesley has been charged with the first-degree murder of Christopher Hood on July 5, 2021 in Abbotsford.
SKIMMING, Jacqueline
Age: 40
Height: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 153 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Wanted: Theft of motor vehicle, criminal harassment, assault, break and enter, and (MVA) drive while prohibited.
Warrant in effect: Aug. 10, 2021
Parole Jurisdiction: Chilliwack, B.C.

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Aug. 15

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

SKIMMING, Jacqueline
Age: 40
Height: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 153 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Wanted: Theft of motor vehicle, criminal harassment, assault, break and enter, and (MVA) drive while prohibited.
Warrant in effect: Aug. 10, 2021
Parole Jurisdiction: Chilliwack, B.C.
Mounties say a man is in hot water for landing a helicopter to pick up a cool treat in a Saskatchewan town. A helicopter, which landed in a parking lot, is seen in Tisdale, Sask., in a July 31, 2021, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Police say nothing cool about picking up your Dairy Queen takeout by chopper

Saskatchewan man charged after landing helicopter at ice cream shop in small town

Mounties say a man is in hot water for landing a helicopter to pick up a cool treat in a Saskatchewan town. A helicopter, which landed in a parking lot, is seen in Tisdale, Sask., in a July 31, 2021, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
A farmer harvests her hay on a farm near Cremona, Alta., Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Livestock producers in Saskatchewan facing hot, dry conditions this growing season and a feed shortage have another problem to contend with -- hay fraud. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

RCMP warn of rise in hay fraud in Saskatchewan

High demand for hay this year is fuelling the scam

A farmer harvests her hay on a farm near Cremona, Alta., Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Livestock producers in Saskatchewan facing hot, dry conditions this growing season and a feed shortage have another problem to contend with -- hay fraud. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Ogo's Ice Cream owner who is in her 70s was the victim of a violent robbery Aug. 4.

Still no suspects in violent robbery at ice cream shop in Penticton

Many local RCMP resources have been assigned to investigate this serious incident, says police

Ogo's Ice Cream owner who is in her 70s was the victim of a violent robbery Aug. 4.
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Aug. 8

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The rooms were ransacked and a lot of sentimental and valuable items were stolen. (Jennifer Aubrion/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge woman urging community to be vigilant after break-in at her home

Home ransacked after the Hammond local was away for vacation

The rooms were ransacked and a lot of sentimental and valuable items were stolen. (Jennifer Aubrion/Special to The News)
A beautiful new kayak was given to Abbotsford mom Nikki Jensen after hers was stolen from her. She was also given cash to replace it, so she’s sending birthday supplies to a child in Nunavut. (Nikki Jensen photo/ Facebook)

Theft of cherished kayak led to several acts of giving, says Abbotsford mother

Woman sponsoring birthday party for a child in Nunavut after overwhelming community support

A beautiful new kayak was given to Abbotsford mom Nikki Jensen after hers was stolen from her. She was also given cash to replace it, so she’s sending birthday supplies to a child in Nunavut. (Nikki Jensen photo/ Facebook)
Police vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon is on lockdown after multiple gunshots were fired near a platform by the facility’s Metro station. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Man who fatally stabbed Pentagon officer had troubled past

Background suggests act of a violence-prone individual more likely than part of a broader conspiracy

Police vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon is on lockdown after multiple gunshots were fired near a platform by the facility’s Metro station. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police car in Montreal on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

‘Enough is enough’: Montreal police promise action after shooting leaves three dead

Brazen triple homicide leaves neighbourhood scared for their safety

The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police car in Montreal on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Aug. 1

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The aftermath of the May 2016 fire that rendered the Ocean Ridge condominium building in White Rock’s Five Corners district uninhabitable. (File photo)

PHOTOS: Arrests announced in devastating 2016 White Rock arson

Two males were arrested July 6, police say

The aftermath of the May 2016 fire that rendered the Ocean Ridge condominium building in White Rock’s Five Corners district uninhabitable. (File photo)
Former Chilliwack Giants volunteer treasurer Josh Cahoon pleaded guilty to fraud on June 29, 2021 for stealing $29,000 from the Chilliwack Giants youth football organization. (Facebook)

Fraser Valley youth football volunteer pleads guilty to fraud for stealing $29,000

Josh Cahoon stole from Chilliwack Giants while acting as treasurer

Former Chilliwack Giants volunteer treasurer Josh Cahoon pleaded guilty to fraud on June 29, 2021 for stealing $29,000 from the Chilliwack Giants youth football organization. (Facebook)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Homicide investigators in New Westminster after 1-year-old dies

Details are scarce from both New Westminster police and IHIT

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Former masseur Reinhard “Bud” Loewen of Abbotsford has now been charged with 24 counts of sexual assault. (Facebook photo)

Former Abbotsford masseur now faces 24 sexual assault charges

Reinhard ‘Bud’ Loewen formerly operated Bud’s Massage Therapy

Former masseur Reinhard “Bud” Loewen of Abbotsford has now been charged with 24 counts of sexual assault. (Facebook photo)
Police on the scene in Morgan Heights following the Jan. 6, 2021 shooting death of Gary Kang. (File photo)

14-year term for brother of Surrey siblings killed in Lower Mainland gang conflict

Sameet Kang pleaded guilty in December to drug trafficking

Police on the scene in Morgan Heights following the Jan. 6, 2021 shooting death of Gary Kang. (File photo)
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Witnesses sought after hit and run in Langley sends man to hospital

Collision occurred Sunday, July 25 around 6:45 p.m.

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Name: AGIN, Christopher
Age: 36
Height: 5’ 8”
Weight: 196 lbs
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Tattoos: Right forearm - Skeleton praying hands and skulls, left arm - koi fish and dragon, chest - Dragon head
Wanted: Unlawfully at Large including drugs and assaults
Warrant in effect: July 13, 2021
Parole Jurisdiction: North Vancouver

CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of July 25

Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Name: AGIN, Christopher
Age: 36
Height: 5’ 8”
Weight: 196 lbs
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Tattoos: Right forearm - Skeleton praying hands and skulls, left arm - koi fish and dragon, chest - Dragon head
Wanted: Unlawfully at Large including drugs and assaults
Warrant in effect: July 13, 2021
Parole Jurisdiction: North Vancouver
Gabriel Rodriguez is one of four people who have been arrested after more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were seized at a downtown Denver hotel close to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. (Denver Police/AP)

3 men arrested near All-Star Game facing federal gun charges

The suspects were arrested with more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at a Denver hotel near the site

Gabriel Rodriguez is one of four people who have been arrested after more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were seized at a downtown Denver hotel close to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. (Denver Police/AP)