Jonathan Bacon

Bacon Brother Shooting Suspects Appear In Court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KELOWNA, B.C. - Three men accused of killing gangster Jonathan Bacon in a brazen daytime shooting outside a Kelowna, B.C., hotel have made a brief cou...

Bacon Brother's Sentence Increased

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Court of Appeal has added two years to the drug trafficking sentence of one of three notorious brothers with links to the provinc...

Woman Paralyzed In Fatal Bacon Brother Shooting Launches Lawsuit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KELOWNA, B.C. - A woman paralyzed in a shooting that killed one of British Columbia's most-notorious gang leaders claims in a lawsuit she wasn't aware...

Bacon Brothers' Hitmen Sentenced

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A B.C. Supreme Court judge said Monday that five men who hunted their rivals during a Metro Vancouver gang war were a danger to everyone.J...

Bacon Brothers Were On Hit List

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two dozen people plotted to murder Jonathan, Jarrod and Jamie Bacon and their Red Scorpions' gang associates over the course of 14 months ...

UN Gang Member Pleads Guilty

CP | Neal Hall, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A senior member of the United Nations gang has pleaded guilty to conspiring to murder the Bacon brothers, the infamous leaders of a rival ...

The Notorious Bacon Brothers: Inside Gang Warfare on Vancouver Streets

Jerry Langton | Posted 05.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jerry Langton

Jamie Bacon didn't even see the two guys on the street in front of the Surrey house at about one in the morning on April 13. But as he drove his Corvette into the driveway, the two men sent a cascade of .45-caliber shells at him. Five shells hit the car, seven penetrated the garage door. Jamie instinctively leapt from the car, which continued to roll until it hit the house. As the two assailants ran away, Jamie pulled out a Glock handgun and fired four shots at them.

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.

B.C. Men Charged In Bacon Gang Slaying

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

DELTA, B.C. - Three men suspected in the bloody shooting death of an organized crime kingpin outside a Kelowna, B.C., hotel nearly two years ago have ...

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...

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 Hadden-Watts, ...

Gangland Slaying A Crime Of Opportunity

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The summer sun was out as Jonathan Bacon strolled amongst holidaying couples and families in British Columbia's picturesque Okanagan, mixi...

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 ...

Alleged Gang Leader Killed In Brazen Kelowna Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada

KELOWNA, B.C. - A settling of scores could be on the way between gangs in British Columbia after a notorious leader of the Red Scorpions was gunned do...