Crime & Courts

November 21, 2022

Burnaby firm Golden Trust facing $6.2M in lawsuits over plastic shipments to Thailand

Golden Trust is being sued for US$3.1 million in Federal Court by Hapag-Lloyd, while Yang Ming is suing in BC Supreme Court for US$1.5 mil.

October 19, 2022

Suspect charged with first degree murder in death of Burnaby RCMP officer

Jongwon Ham is facing charges of first degree murder in the death of Burnaby RCMP officer Shaelyn Yang, who died of stab wounds on Wednesday.

September 21, 2022

La Foret fired its head baker for sexual harassment. Now the cafe is paying for it

Cafe La Foret is considering appealing a court decision that found sexual harassment was not enough to fire its former head baker.

August 9, 2022

Trial for man accused of murdering Marrisa Shen pushed to January 2023

The trial for Ibrahim Ali, who is charged with first-degree murder in the 2017 death of 13-year-old Marrisa Shen, has been postponed again.

August 5, 2022

Burnaby hockey player behind alleged skate-kick has long history of penalties

Brandon Gee-Moore has an average of three minutes of penalty time per game played. Others on the ice that night had a combined average of 40 seconds.

August 4, 2022

Police investigate Burnaby hockey brawl involving alleged skate to face kick

The alleged incident took place at Scotia Barn on July 29, where a video appears to show a player being kicked in the face with a skate.

August 4, 2022

Judge tosses Burnaby sexual assault claims from 1960s

An 82-year-old man was accused of sexual assault on two sisters in law when they were underage. The BC Supreme Court dismissed those claims.

August 3, 2022

17-year-old facing assault charges after threatening Metrotown passersby with knife

The teen is now facing charges of assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

July 19, 2022

2 boys sentenced, 1 awaiting sentencing for stabbing last October

Three boys pleaded guilty to the unprovoked stabbing of a 15-year-old outside a party in North Burnaby in October 2021.

July 18, 2022

Homicide victim found in vacant Burnaby lot identified

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified a man found dead in Burnaby last week as 31-year old Christopher Irwin.