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Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)

Lawyer says ‘nothing normal’ about City of Surrey’s political signage bylaw

B.C. Supreme Court Justice Neil Kent says he has ‘no clue’ when he will have a judgement

 

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, is awaiting sentencing on two child-pornography charges, of which he was convicted in February 2022.

Crown says former Abbotsford vice-principal should get up to 3 years for child porn

Judge reserves sentencing decision for Mike Haire, convicted of 2 offences

 

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)

B.C. woman who suffered severe burns from guitarist’s fire stunt awarded $202K

Guitarist Ben Fussell’s 2011 stunt went awry, resulting in severe burns to a concert-goer

 

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)

Man released after filing appeal in Abbotsford motorcycle crash that killed Maple Ridge woman

Harrison Heth-Klems was sentenced to 1 year in jail for 2018 crash that killed Megan Kinnee

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey killer hunted for stranger to rob to get money for meth

His victim, an innocent stranger, was shot in the head while being pistol-whipped for six minutes

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. (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)
Megan Kinnee, 19, was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018.

Rider sentenced to 1 year for Abbotsford motorcycle crash that killed Maple Ridge woman

Judge says Harrison Heth-Klems’ actions were ‘selfish’ on day of July 2018 collision

Megan Kinnee, 19, was the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018.
David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator’s Charter delay application rejected

David Kuntz-Angel’s underage sex retrial was on hold pending Jordan application decision

David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
A Chilliwack man has been sentenced for the shooting of two people outside a Langley hotel in November of 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

Chilliwack man gets 10 years for attempted murder at Langley hotel

The second man to plead guilty was sentenced earlier this month

A Chilliwack man has been sentenced for the shooting of two people outside a Langley hotel in November of 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)
Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15, 2020 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144 Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. Her husband Daljit Singh Masutta has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle and Amazon Canada. (Photo: GoFundMe)

B.C. man suing Amazon, delivery driver for wife’s 2020 death

Paramjit Kaur Masutta was killed by a runaway cargo van while walking with her two kids in Surrey

Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15, 2020 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144 Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. Her husband Daljit Singh Masutta has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle and Amazon Canada. (Photo: GoFundMe)
The RCMP dog unit on the scene after the Oct. 10, 2017 robbery of the Scotiabank in downtown Chilliwack. Dean Kinley, 68, was convicted of robbing the bank two years ago on Sept. 11, 2020. (Chilliwack Progress file)

68-year-old Chilliwack bank robber appeals long-term offender designation

Dean Evan Kinley robbed the Scotiabank downtown in 2017, one of 16 bank robberies in his life

The RCMP dog unit on the scene after the Oct. 10, 2017 robbery of the Scotiabank in downtown Chilliwack. Dean Kinley, 68, was convicted of robbing the bank two years ago on Sept. 11, 2020. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge died in a motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)

Crown recommends jail time for man convicted of fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge died July 13, 2018 after motorcycle rear-ended SUV

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge died in a motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)
RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack on Feb. 26, 2019. The female in her 40s shot was pronounced dead on March 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

More delays in homicide case against man accused of killing Christine Denham in Chilliwack

Shane Travis Hughes’ second-degree murder case set for jury trial, pre-trial conference is May 20

RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack on Feb. 26, 2019. The female in her 40s shot was pronounced dead on March 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Charles Joshua 'Josh' Cahoon was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with 18 months probation. (Facebook)

One-year jail sentence for volunteer treasurer who stole from Chilliwack Giants football club

‘I stand before you ready to accept the consequences for my poor choices,’ said Josh Cahoon in court

Charles Joshua 'Josh' Cahoon was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with 18 months probation. (Facebook)
Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 killing of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 13, 2022. (File)

Sentencing date set for Chilliwack man who killed Keith Baldwin

Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the 2019 homicide

Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 killing of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 13, 2022. (File)
The province is appealing a B.C. Supreme Court ruling that determined sheltering is not allowed in Beacon Hill Park under the terms of an 1882 trust. It filed its notice of appeal March 23. (Black Press Media file photo)

Province appeals court ruling against sheltering in Victoria’s signature park

Beacon Hill Park decision raises questions for other B.C. parks with trusts, attorney general says

The province is appealing a B.C. Supreme Court ruling that determined sheltering is not allowed in Beacon Hill Park under the terms of an 1882 trust. It filed its notice of appeal March 23. (Black Press Media file photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo: Black Press Media)

Man who wandered intoxicated into Surrey traffic loses lawsuit

Gurminder Singh Johal, 40, was seriously injured when hit by Honda Civic after wandering onto busy King George Boulevard

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

Woman loses appeal in Surrey animal cruelty case

Armed with a warrant, the SPCA removed 69 cats and ‘15 or 16’ dogs from her property on Colebrook Road

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)

Chilliwack man pleads guilty to manslaughter of Keith Baldwin in 2019

Prolific criminal history in recent years for the 3 Charpentier brothers from Surrey to Chilliwack

Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)
Craig James, former clerk of the British Columbia legislature, leaves B.C. Supreme Court on Jan. 26, 2022. Former Speaker of the legislature, Bill Barisoff is testifying at the trial of James, who has pleaded not guilty to two counts of fraud over $5,000 and three counts of breach of trust by a public officer in relation to allegations that he used his position for personal gain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Trial of former B.C. legislature clerk ends, verdict delayed until March 30

Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes said she needed more time to reach a verdict

Craig James, former clerk of the British Columbia legislature, leaves B.C. Supreme Court on Jan. 26, 2022. Former Speaker of the legislature, Bill Barisoff is testifying at the trial of James, who has pleaded not guilty to two counts of fraud over $5,000 and three counts of breach of trust by a public officer in relation to allegations that he used his position for personal gain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck