Criminal Justice

Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, pictured in 2021, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum, pictured in 2022. (File photos: Lauren Collins)

Locke vows to make McCallum repay his legal costs for criminal charge if she’s elected

‘We are coming for you to repay every dime,’ Brenda Locke warns Doug McCallum

 

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo)

Dangerous driving suspect with ‘abysmal’ criminal record denied bail

Lawrence Peter Frederickson, 41, has 74 convictions over 19 years. B.C. Supreme Court upholds Surrey provincial court judge’s decision to deny bail

 

A report from Statistics Canada shows Kelowna with the highest rate in the country for 2021. (File photo)

Kelowna had Canada’s highest crime rate in 2021

Kelowna also ranked seventh worse in the country for violent crime

 

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.

Surrey wife killer Mukhtiar Panghali granted day parole

The Parole Board of Canada on July 25 granted Mukhtiar Singh Panghali, 50, day parole for six months

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo: Black Press Media)

Surrey man convicted of beheading roommate, desecrating body loses appeal of murder conviction

Ernest Allan Hosack was sentenced in 2018 to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 15 years for the murder of Richard Falardeau, 54.

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey man accused of forcing woman into ‘sexual activity’ with his dog

Anthony Louis White to be sentenced for sexual assault and assault on Sept. 7

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster

Surrey drug dealer gets federal time for selling $15 flap that contained fentanyl

Milad Faud Herbert sentenced to two years plus one day in prison

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey man gets 6 months house arrest for leaving fatal traffic crash

Court heard Roger Gerald Joseph Dionne, 66, went to Tim Hortons and then home after the crash

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum ‘absents’ himself from Surrey Police Board meetings

McCallum has been under pressure to step down as chairman of the Surrey Police Board until his criminal charge of public mischief is dealt with in court.

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)
Matthew Christopher Hamm, 43. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Surrey sex assault suspect charged

Suspect in custody awaiting court appearance

Matthew Christopher Hamm, 43. (Surrey RCMP photo)
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Two suspects charged with auto theft in Surrey

This was following the theft of two vehicles in Surrey on May 17

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The BC Prosecution Service announced a number of policy changes May 20, aimed at bettering the justice system for Indigenous people. (Credit: Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)

New BC Prosecution document guides against excessive incarceration of Indigenous people

Prosecutors reminded to always consider impacts of colonialism, residential schools

The BC Prosecution Service announced a number of policy changes May 20, aimed at bettering the justice system for Indigenous people. (Credit: Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
A Transit Police officer and another driver were injured on Nov. 4, 2020 in a traffic crash while the officer was responding to another officer’s call for help catching a man who escaped custody. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Transit cop charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm in Surrey crash

Const. Randeep Randhawa will appear in Surrey provincial court on June 15

A Transit Police officer and another driver were injured on Nov. 4, 2020 in a traffic crash while the officer was responding to another officer’s call for help catching a man who escaped custody. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. (File photos: Lauren Collins)

Motion challenges Surrey mayor continuing his duties with mischief charge unresolved

Coun. Brenda Locke, Doug McCallum’s only declared rival so far for the mayor’s seat, presented her notice of motion Monday night

Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. (File photos: Lauren Collins)
A man is charged after woman assaulted in Whalley on May 5. (File photo)

Man charged with aggravated assault after woman assaulted in Whalley

Raymond Kellett, 26, has been charged with aggravated assault and uttering threats

A man is charged after woman assaulted in Whalley on May 5. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)
Items seized by CFSEU-BC in Surrey, Langley and Burnaby. (Photo: CFSEU-BC)

Cops seize 31,135 lethal doses of fentanyl in Surrey, Langley and Burnaby

Guns, cash, vehicles and other drugs and weapons were also seized in month-long campaign led by CFSEU-BC

Items seized by CFSEU-BC in Surrey, Langley and Burnaby. (Photo: CFSEU-BC)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey man sentenced to 3.5 years for sex assault, forcible confinement

Floyd Broxton Peart’s criminal record – consisting of 46 convictions – dates back to 1999

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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Surrey Board of Trade weighs in on street crime as business issue

‘We know that repeat offenders cause businesses and the public distress,’ says Anita Huberman, CEO of the board

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Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Judge says no more ‘leeway’ for cops after extended detention of items seized in Surrey shoot-out

One victim paralyzed in Guildford shooting and crash, another left with inoperable brain injury

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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