Bc Gangs

Gangster On ATV Leads Police On 4-Hour Chase

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - A man police say is associated with the UN Gang and wanted on outstanding warrants in Alberta and Newfoundland has been arres...

Alleged B.C. Gang Hit Man Arrested In Mexico

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver-area man wanted by police for allegedly playing a role in the deaths of two associates of the notorious Bacon brothers is behi...

Man Charged In B.C. Gang Leader's Slaying

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police have laid charges against a 24-year-old man in connection with the stabbing death of a man reputed to be the leader of a gan...

Assassins Sent To Kill B.C. Gangsters: Report

The Vancouver Sun | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police in the Philippines say they have intelligence about a plot by a Mexican cartel to kill Vancouver gangsters arrested last week as part of a drug...

B.C. Gang Informant's Sentence Increased

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia lawyer who became the "on-call intelligence officer" for a violent gang, feeding them information about police activiti...

B.C. Lawyer Sentenced For Helping Gang

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia lawyer who acted as a "tool" for a criminal gang has been sentenced to a year in jail in the first such conviction of...

Gangster Cars To Be Used By Police

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police in B.C. will be able to use flashy vehicles seized from gangsters or drug dealers to warn young people about the risks of criminal activity. ...

Dhak Gang Associate Arrested

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A man police say is a long-time B.C. gang associate is facing several charges after being arrested for violating his court conditions.Poli...

Canada Murders, Greek Arrest In Complex Organized Crime

Jerry Langton | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jerry Langton

It was an arrest this week in Greece this week that put Canada's gang violence into perspective. To understand how it all fits together, it pays to revisit two murders in Toronto and Kelowna, B.C. -- 10 months and more than 4,000 kilometres apart -- to understand how organized crime is fomenting violence in Canada.

Jonathan Bacon Gang Slaying Won't Be The Last

Jerry Langton | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jerry Langton

Of course, selling drugs is a dangerous game. With so much money involved, friction between rival gangs often emerges, and disagreements over territory frequently erupt into violence. Because of this, gangs form alliances for mutual protection. In B.C., as with the rest of Canada, those alliances fall into two groups -- those aligned with the Hells Angels and those against them.

Police Christmas Card To Gangsters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

In the spirit of the holidays, Abbotsford police are sending Christmas cards to gangsters and drug dealers featuring the police chief dressed as S...

B.C. Gang Violence Heats Up

CBC | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The slayings of two drug-gang associates in Burnaby, B.C., Monday is likely the latest round of systematic retribution for the killing of gangster Jon...

LOOK: Major B.C., Ontario Drug Bust Seizures

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A seven-month investigation by organized crime authorities in B.C. and Ontario has led to the arrest of several people and the seizure of 300 kilogram...

B.C. Going Gangbusters

CBC | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics

The B.C. government is spending $66 million to help fight gang violence in the province, Justice Minister Shirley Bond announced Tuesday....

Gangster Posters In B.C.?

CBC | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada

Police should create posters to warn the public about gangsters shooting up the streets of Metro Vancouver in the ongoing drug wars, acco...

Kelowna Gang Shooting Victim Left A Quadriplegic

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada

A woman wounded in a gangland shooting in Kelowna, B.C., on Sunday has been left a quadriplegic, CBC News has learned. Leah H...

The Bacon Brothers: A Timeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Here is a timeline of the some of the recent court tangles of Jonathan, Jarrod and Jamie Bacon:August 2005: Jonathan Bacon and two others ...