Crime & Courts

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.

July 15, 2022

‘It haunts me every day’: Mother renews plea for answers in son’s murder in Burnaby

“Johnny would want me and our family to move on but not knowing what happened to him is what haunts me every day. The pain and agony is something no mother should have to bear," wrote the mother of 25-year old John Hanna.

June 30, 2022

Judge tosses opioid importing charges over unreasonable delay to trial

The accused allegedly imported a fentanyl analogue, and opium into the country. But a judge found the delay to trial was too long.

June 24, 2022

Joshua Boden will spend at least 14 years in prison for murdering Kimberly Hallgarth

The former BC Lions player was convicted last year of killing his ex-girlfriend in 2009.

June 17, 2022

Bizarre kidnapping case ends in two lesser convictions and an acquittal

Abdulkadir Handule, Abdullah Abdullahi, and Obinna Njoku were charged with kidnapping Arnold Hue—but was Hue in on it?